Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 12 - DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 09.12.01 - Board of Boiler Rules
09.12.01.08 - Hazardous Condition

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg 09.12.01.08

09.12.01.08. Hazardous Condition

A. A special inspector who finds a hazardous condition affecting the safety of a boiler or pressure vessel shall notify the chief boiler inspector in accordance with Regulation .28 of this chapter.

B. If a special inspector determines that a boiler or pressure vessel is unsafe for operation:

(1) The inspector shall:

(a) Notify the owner promptly,

(b) Specify the repair or corrective measure required to achieve compliance with regulations, and

(c) If the owner does not agree to take the required action promptly, notify the chief boiler inspector immediately;

(2) Until the required repair or corrective measure is completed:

(a) Use of the boiler or pressure vessel is prohibited, and

(b) The chief boiler inspector shall suspend the inspection certificate, if any.

C. If, upon inspection, the chief boiler inspector or a deputy boiler inspector declares a boiler or pressure vessel unsafe:

(1) The boiler or pressure vessel shall be condemned and stamped in accordance with Regulation .30 of this chapter; and

(2) Use or operation of the condemned boiler or pressure vessel shall subject the owjer to the penalties provided by Public Safety Article, ยง 12-915, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(Regulations .08 adopted effective November 4, 1985 (12:22 Md. R. 2103)
Regulations .08 adopted effective June 1, 1989 (16:10 Md. R. 1106); amended effective 45:8 Md. R. 419, eff. 4/23/2018)
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