13 NCAC 13 .0206             OWNERS OR USERS TO NOTIFY CHIEF INSPECTOR OF ACCIDENTS

(a)  The owner or user of a boiler or pressure vessel shall notify the Chief Inspector within 24 hours when a device is rendered inoperative due to an over pressurization, dry firing or any related event that causes damage to the equipment, real or personal property, personal injury, or death.

(b)  No person shall remove or disturb the boiler, pressure vessel, or any of its parts, before an investigation by the Chief Inspector or designee has been made, except for the purpose of conserving life or limiting consequential damages.

(c)  Insurance inspectors who elect to investigate an accident shall not have equipment removed from the location until an investigation has been made by the Chief Inspector or designee.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑69.11; 95‑69.14;

Eff. May 29, 1981;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2009; July 1, 2006; January 1, 1995.