(a)  The Chief Inspector or his designee may post a menace to public safety notice on the boiler or pressure vessel:

(1)           if the owner or user fails to request a reinspection within 60 days of an inspection during which deficiencies were noted;

(2)           upon verbal notification by the Chief Inspector regarding an inspection whereby the inspector identified a condition of imminent danger; or

(3)           within 15 days after the Chief Inspector renders a decision regarding an appealed decision.

(b)  The notice described in this Rule shall be posted on the boiler or pressure vessel and in the establishment where the boiler or pressure vessel is being used so that it may be easily read by members of the public and employees.

(c)  The menace to public safety notice shall not be removed, rendered illegible or inaccessible, or otherwise obliterated except with the approval of the Chief Inspector.

(d)  The Chief Inspector shall notify the Commissioner of Labor regarding action pursuant to G.S. 95-69.19.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑69.11; 95‑69.17;

Eff. January 1, 1995;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2006;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2018.