Wash. Admin. Code § 296-104-025 - Administration - What are the notification and reporting requirements following an accident involving a boiler or pressure vessel?

When an accident occurs which renders a boiler or unfired pressure vessel inoperative, the owner or user shall notify the chief inspector, and submit a detailed report of the accident. In cases of accidents, such as explosions or those resulting in personal injury, notice to the chief inspector shall be given immediately by telephone or electronic means designed to assure its earliest possible receipt. Neither the boiler or unfired pressure vessel nor any parts thereof shall be removed or disturbed before an inspection has been made by the chief inspector, or his designee except for the purpose of saving life or limiting consequential damage. The inspector making the investigation and inspection shall report to the chief inspector as soon as possible. The boiler or pressure vessel owner shall be responsible for all costs of the department's investigation.

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Wash. Admin. Code § 296-104-025

Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.79 RCW. 13-10-018, § 296-104-025, filed 4/23/13, effective 6/1/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.79.030 and 70.79.040. 99-22-026, § 296-104-025, filed 10/26/99, effective 11/26/99; 96-21-081, § 296-104-025, filed 10/16/96, effective 11/16/96; 95-19-058, § 296-104-025, filed 9/15/95, effective 10/16/95; Part II, § 2, filed 3/23/60.

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