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PDFWAC 296-104-503

RepairsWhat are the requirements for nonnuclear boilers and unfired pressure vessel repairs and alterations?

Repairs and alterations to standard nonnuclear boilers and pressure vessels shall be made in accordance with the rules of the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC), Part 3 as adopted in WAC 296-104-502(1).
Repairs and alterations shall be made by an organization in possession of a valid Certificate of Authorization for use of the national board "R" symbol stamp. The national board "R" symbol stamp organization shall comply with the following jurisdictional requirements:
(1) Assign and submit a current "controlled copy" of their quality control manual to the jurisdiction prior to starting mechanical work in Washington state.
(2) Submit a completed copy of the "process traveler/checklist" signed off by qualified company QC personnel and the national board commissioned inspector with "R" endorsement for each repair/alteration job within forty-five days of the completion of the physical work.
(3) Submit a completed copy of the completed "R-1" (for repairs, also for routine repairs) form or the completed "R-2" (for alterations) form within forty-five days of the completion of the physical work.
Repairs and alterations to nonstandard boilers and pressure vessels, as addressed in WAC 296-104-215, must be authorized by the chief inspector.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.79 RCW. WSR 20-06-058, § 296-104-503, filed 3/3/20, effective 4/3/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.79.030, 70.79.040, 70.79.150, 70.79.290, 70.79.330, and 70.79.350. WSR 08-24-072, § 296-104-503, filed 12/1/08, effective 1/1/09.]
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