Article 1 In General 40.1-51.5 – 40.1-51.19
Article 2 Hobby and Model Boilers 40.1-51.19:1 – 40.1-51.19:5

Terms Used In Virginia Code > Title 40.1 > Chapter 3.1 - Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act

  • Board: means the Safety and Health Codes Board. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.5
  • Boiler: means a closed vessel in which water is heated, steam is generated, steam is superheated, or any combination thereof, under pressure or vacuum for use externally to itself by the direct application of heat from the combustion of fuels, or from electricity or nuclear energy. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.5
  • Certificate inspection: means an inspection, the report of which is used by the Chief Inspector to decide whether or not a certificate as provided by § 40. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.5
  • City: means an independent incorporated community which became a city as provided by law before noon on July 1, 1971, or which has within defined boundaries a population of 5,000 or more and which has become a city as provided by law. See Virginia Code 1-208
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Labor and Industry. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Contract fee inspector: means any certified boiler inspector contracted to inspect boilers or pressure vessels on an independent basis by the owner or operator of the boiler or pressure vessel. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.5
  • County: means any existing county or such unit hereafter created. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • Department: means the Department of Labor and Industry. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Employ: shall include to permit or suffer to work. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • farm: means any person that obtains at least 51 percent of its annual gross income from agricultural operations and produces the agricultural waste used as feedstock for the waste-to-energy technology, (ii) "agricultural waste" means biomass waste materials capable of decomposition that are produced from the raising of plants and animals during agricultural operations, including animal manures, bedding, plant stalks, hulls, and vegetable matter, and (iii) "waste-to-energy technology" means any technology, including but not limited to a methane digester, that converts agricultural waste into gas, steam, or heat that is used to generate electricity on-site. See Virginia Code 1-222.1
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Model boiler: means any boiler fabricated to demonstrate an original design or to reproduce or replicate a historic artifact, and used primarily for demonstration, exhibition, or educational purposes. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.19:1
  • Month: means a calendar month and "year" means a calendar year. See Virginia Code 1-223
  • Owner-user inspection agency: means any person, firm, partnership or corporation registered with the Chief Inspector and approved by the Board as being legally responsible for inspecting pressure vessels which they operate in Virginia. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.5