8 AAC 80.010 - Boiler and pressure vessel construction code

Current through April 6, 2022

(a) The department adopts by reference the following sections of the 2013 edition of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (ASME code) as interpreted as of July 1, 2013:
(1) Section I, Rules for Construction of Power Boilers;
(2) Section II, Materials;
(3) Section IV, Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers;
(4) Section V, Nondestructive Examination;
(5) Section VI, Recommended Rules for Care and Operation of Heating Boilers;
(6) Section VII, Recommended Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers;
(7) Section VIII, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels;
(8) Section IX, Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications;
(9) Section X, Fiber Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels.
(b) The department adopts by reference the American Petroleum Institutes" Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In-Service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration 10th edition, May 2014, with Addenture 1, May 2017, Addenture 2, May 2018 (API 510)
(c) Canadian registration number (CRN) vessels that are designed and constructed in confonnance with the ASME Code, but do not bear the ASME symbol, will be approved for use upon receipt of the manufacturer's data sheet.
(d) A boiler or pressure vessel fabricated for installation in this state in accordance with AS 18.60.180 - 18.60.390 must bear a National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors registration number. Cast iron heating boilers are exempt from the requirements of this subsection.


8 AAC 80.010
In effect before 7/28/59; am 4/22/73, Register 45; am 11/22/75, Register 56; am 6/11/78, Register 66; am 5/12/82, Register 82; am 6/21/84, Register 90; am 10/21/92, Register 124; am 12/17/99, Register 152; am 11/1/2000, Register 156; am 9/25/2002, Register 163; am 6/14/2006, Register 178; am 9/27/2008, Register 187; am 10/16/2012, Register 204; am 10/23/2014, Register 212, January 2015; am 4/24/2020, Register 234, April 2020; am 4/24/2020, Register 234, April 2020

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers' Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, and the American Petroleum Institute's Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In Service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration, adopted by reference in 8 AAC 80.010, are available for public review at the Mechanical Inspection Section, Division of Labor Standards and Safety, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, 1251 Muldoon Rd. Suite 113, Anchorage, AK 99504; telephone (907) 269-4925, and may be obtained by contacting the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Three Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016; telephone: (800) 843-2763; facsimile: (973) 882-1717; Internet address: http://www.asme.org or the American Petroleum institute, 200 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20001-5571; telephone (202) 682-000.

As of Register 151 (October 1999), the regulations attorney made technical revisions under AS 44.62.125(b)(6) to reflect the name change of the Department of Labor to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development made by ch. 58, SLA 1999 and the corresponding title change of the commissioner of labor.

Authority:AS 18.60.180

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