Pressure Systems Safety Regulations: A Quick Guide is part of an ongoing Series of pocket books providing practical guidance on the rapidly increasing new European legislation and relevant technical standards. This edition covers a specific set of regulations or technical standards relating to pressure systems, lifting equipment, machinery, etc., picking out key technical points and explaining them in straightforward terms.
The PSSRs: 2000 are legislation covering the ‘in-service’ use of pressure systems. They have the status of a statutory instrument and are therefore the law. Non-compliance is a criminal offence.
Codes, standards, and regulations are complex documents that can be difficult to understand if you are not familiar with them or not using them on a day-to-day basis. Even with familiarity, there can still be difficulties with interpretations. This Quick Guide provides simple, clear, comprehensive essential information on complex pressure system regulations.
The guide is:
Anyone, and any company, that uses, manufactures, buys or sells pressure equipment – the compressed airline at the petrol station, hospitals, shopping centres, restaurants, manufacturing works, process plants, etc., - must comply with these regulations.