Information Bulletin: New boiler and pressure vessel codes adopted

Information Bulletin

Information Bulletin: New boiler and pressure vessel codes adopted

December 6, 2011

Information Bulletin
Boiler, PV and Refrigeration

Reference Number:

IB-BP 2011-01

On November 30, Minister Coleman signed Ministerial Order No. 316. That Order amends the boiler regulation to bring several addenda of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) boiler manufacturing codes into force in BC. The Order also adopts new editions of two ASME codes dealing with piping, the latest edition of the National Board Inspection Code as well as the National Fire Protection Association Combustion Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code. All of the above came into force effective December 1, 2011.

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Topic: Announcement of new boiler and pressure vessel codes adopted

Effective December 1, 2011, under Ministerial Order M 316 Deposited as B.C. Reg. 201/2011 (attached to this information bulletin), the Schedule to the Power Engineers, Boilers, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation has been amended as set out in the table below. The amendments adopt addenda to cu rent editions of codes, adopt new editions of codes, correct code titles or correct grammatical errors. Addenda or new editions may be obtained from the authoring bodies listed in Column 2 below.

Ed Hurd

Provincial Safety Manager, Boiler and Pressure Vessel




Bill 19 – 2003 Safety Standards Act

B.C. Reg. 105/2004 Safety Standards General Regulation

Reg. 104/2004 Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel & Refrigeration Safety Regulation

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