Country-specific legal framework conditions apply for the operation of a steam boiler system. These conditions are imposed by various areas of legislation, which are typically:

  • Boiler law
  • Occupational health and safety laws
  • Immission and water laws
  • Hazardous substances and chemicals regulations
  • Fire safety

The following points among others must be observed in this regard:

  • Preparation and regular review of a risk assessment
  • Determining the inspection intervals for the system parts and the overall system, instruction of approved notified bodies to confirm these inspection intervals
  • Training of operating personnel
  • Availability of operating instructions
  • Implementation of hazard warnings in the operating instructions as working instructions
  • Preparation of checklists for the boiler attendant
  • Keeping a boiler operating log
  • Regular maintenance of the boiler system by the operating and maintenance personnel and also experts
  • Performance of routine boiler checks