Presentation on theme: "Maryland Made Easy 1 Building Equipment Safety and What You Need To Know about Boilers, Pressure Vessels and Elevators."— Presentation transcript:
Maryland Made Easy 1 Building Equipment Safety and What You Need To Know about Boilers, Pressure Vessels and Elevators.
Maryland Made Easy 2 Division of Labor and Industry Ron DeJuliis, Commissioner Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Martin OMalley, Governor Anthony G. Brown, Lt. Governor Alexander M. Sanchez, Secretary Safety Inspection Unit Rob McGeeney Program Manager
Maryland Made Easy 3 Purpose An Overview of the elevator, boiler and pressure vessel safety law. & The responsibilities of Industry Stakeholders.
Maryland Made Easy 4 Amusement Ride Safety Railroad Safety and Health Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Elevator Safety What is The Safety Inspection Unit?
Maryland Made Easy 5 What does the SIU do? coordinates and conducts inspections of equipment that have been determined to have a high risk potential if not installed, maintained and operated safely. We are the Public Safety side of DLLR.
Maryland Made Easy 6 Inspections Reduce the Risk... of injury by identifying hazards, failures and inadequate installation and maintenance of equipment at the time of inspection and hopefully before public exposure. protection through inspection
Maryland Made Easy 7 Affecting the Safety of... Neighbors, Friends, Relatives, You and; Our Children. We are the Public Safety side of DLLR.
Maryland Made Easy 8 The Elevator Safety Inspection Unit Larry Kreseski Chief Elevator Inspector
Maryland Made Easy 9 Elevator Safety Review Board Edward M. Hord, Chairman Ron DeJuliis Michael Warfield Sonny Yeatman Charles E. Meeks Rick J. Lowman Chris Mendoza Debra D. Wylie
Maryland Made Easy 10 Elevator Safety Act Public Safety Article, Title 12, Subtitle 8 Annotated Code of Maryland Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 09.12.81
Maryland Made Easy 11 Elevator safety law applies to all: elevator units operating in Maryland, except......
Maryland Made Easy 12 When: 1) installed in a privately owned single-family residential dwelling; or 2) installed in a building or structure under federal control or regulation.
Maryland Made Easy 13 Whats an elevator unit? Passenger and freight elevators Special purpose elevators Escalators and moving walks Dumbwaiters Vertical and inclined platform lifts Stairway chair lifts
Maryland Made Easy 14 Major Change ELEVATORS The owner of the elevator unit must hire an Authorized Third Party Qualified Elevator Inspector (TPQEI) to perform the required safety inspection. State inspectors will no longer perform periodic annual safety inspections.
Maryland Made Easy 15 Final Inspections on new elevators Perform inspections on altered elevator units Investigate accidents and complaints Follow-up inspections to confirm corrective action Comprehensive 5-year inspection of elevator units Periodic annual inspection of publicly owned elevator units Quality control monitoring of inspections performed by TPQEI. SIU will continue….
Maryland Made Easy 16 Re-registration of equipment Annually 30 days before periodic inspection Building Owner Responsibilities DLLR will notify owner 90 days in advance of the periodic inspection. Contract with a TPQEI Perform inspection on or before due date Submit inspection report to Commissioner
Maryland Made Easy 17 Must contract with an authorized TPQEI to perform the required periodic annual inspections. A listing of authorized TPQEI can be found on the DLLR web site. www.dllr.state.md.us/ The elevator maintenance company is not authorized to perform the required periodic annual safety inspections. Building Owner Responsibilities
Maryland Made Easy 18 Building Owner Responsibilities Ensure that: Inspections are performed on or before the inspection due date Any identified violations are abated You receive a Certificate of Inspection and... Post the Certificate in or on the equipment.
Maryland Made Easy 19 Maintain their elevator units in accordance with the applicable safety code. Ensure that all required tests, inspections, repairs and maintenance are performed by qualified persons. All required test, repair and maintenance documentation are to be kept on the premises and available to State and authorized inspectors. Building Owner Responsibilities
Maryland Made Easy 20 Building Owner Responsibilities Operating a elevator in Maryland without a valid Certificate of Inspection is a violation of the law and subject to penalty.
Maryland Made Easy 21 Authorized Inspectors All TPQEI must register and be authorized by the Commissioner. Every authorized inspector will be issued credentials identifying them as an Authorized TPQEI. TPQEI authorization must be renewed annually. Inspectors must maintain their professional credentials and liability insurance. It is the responsibility of the inspector to ensure their authorization remains valid. Inspection reports received from a TPQEI with an invalid authorization will be rejected which may result in the owner being in violation and subject to penalty.
Maryland Made Easy 22 TPQEI Authorization ID TPQEI - Level 1 Must be an independent elevator consultant, employed by an independent inspection agency or employed by the insurer of the elevator unit; and
Maryland Made Easy 23 A listing of Authorized Third Party Inspectors can be found on the Safety Inspection Units web site. http://www.dllr.maryland.gov/labor/safety/ Only Authorized Third Party Inspectors can perform the required periodic safety inspections. Owner and User Responsibilities
Maryland Made Easy 24 The Process 1. About 90 days before your inspection due date, you will receive a reminder notice from the State. Included will be a re-registration form. At least 30 days before the inspection due date, complete and return the re-registration form
Maryland Made Easy 25 The Process 2. Contract with your TPQEI to perform the required annual periodic inspection. 3. Perform the inspection on or before the due date. 4. Submit the inspection report to the Commissioner within 30 days of performing the inspection. 5. If necessary, perform a follow-up inspection to verify compliance for each violation noted. 6. Submit the follow-up inspection report to the Commissioner within 30 days of the inspection.
Maryland Made Easy 26 The Process 7. Expect to receive your Certificate of Inspection within 14 days after a satisfactory annual periodic inspection report is received.
Maryland Made Easy 27 The Process If an inspection report is not received within 45 days after the due date, SIU may send a PAST DUE NOTICE. If an inspection report is not received within 60 days after the due date, SIU may issue a CITATION with PENALTY.
Maryland Made Easy 28 The Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Inspection Unit Karl Kraft Chief Boiler Inspector
Maryland Made Easy 29 Board of Boiler Rules Ashwani K. Gupta, Ph.D. Chairman Leonard Billian, P.E. Carey M. Dove Eric Harvey Kevin J. Mulvey Brian M. Wodka, P.E. J. Ronald DeJuliis
Maryland Made Easy 30 Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act Public Safety Article, Title 12, Subtitle 9 Annotated Code of Maryland Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 09.12.01
Maryland Made Easy 31 The Boiler & Pressure Vessel Safety Law applies to all pressure retaining objects operating in Maryland unless specifically exempt.
Maryland Made Easy 32 Major Change October 1, 2010 If a BPV is not insured, then the owner or user must hire an Authorized Inspection Agency (AIA) to perform the required safety inspection. Note: If BPV is insured, the insurer must perform the required inspection. State inspectors will no longer perform periodic safety inspections (certificate inspections).
Maryland Made Easy 33 Boiler and Pressure Vessel Stakeholders Deputy Inspectors and Special Inspectors Insurer and Non-Insurer AIA Owners and User Installers and Repair Organizations Database Participants and Non-Participants State Administrators
Maryland Made Easy 34 State Inspectors 1.Deputy Inspectors a)SHALL i.Investigate accidents & explosions ii.Investigate complaints about the operation of BPVs iii.Monitor the inspections of Special Inspectors b)MAY i.Inspect new BPVs ii.Inspect repairs & alterations iii.Inspect antiques and models
Maryland Made Easy 35 Authorized Inspection Agencies 1.Insurer AIAs SHALL: a)Perform periodic safety inspections of INSURED objects. 2.Non-Insurer AIAs MAY: a)Perform periodic safety inspections of NON-INSURED objects.
Maryland Made Easy 36 R egistration of equipment Annually 30 days before periodic inspection (verifying location data) Owner and User Responsibilities DLLR will notify owner 90 days in advance of the periodic inspection. Perform Inspections on or before due date Insurer performs inspection or; Contract with non-insurer AIA to perform inspection
Maryland Made Easy 37 Maintain their boiler and pressure vessel in accordance with the applicable laws, regulations and safety codes. Ensure that all required tests, inspections, repairs and maintenance are performed by qualified persons. All required test, repair and maintenance documentation are to be kept on the premises and available to State and authorized inspectors. Comply with Stationary Engineer Law Owner and User Responsibilities
Maryland Made Easy 38 Maryland Commission ID Card
Maryland Made Easy 39 A listing of Authorized Inspection Agencies can be found on the Safety Inspection Units web site. http://www.dllr.maryland.gov/labor/safety/ Only Authorized Inspection Agencies can perform the required periodic safety inspections. Owner and User Responsibilities
Maryland Made Easy 40 Owner and User Responsibilities Ensure that; Inspections are performed or before the due date Any identified violations are abated You receive a Certificate of Inspection You Post the Certificate in or on the equipment.
Maryland Made Easy 41 Owner and User Responsibilities Operating a boiler or pressure vessel in Maryland without a valid Certificate of Inspection is a violation of the law and subject to penalty.
Maryland Made Easy 42 The Process About 90 days before your inspection due date, DLLR will send a reminder including a re- registration form. At least 30 days before the inspection due date, complete and return the re-registration form
Maryland Made Easy 43 The Process Contact an Authorized Inspection Agency If insured, insurer AIA must inspect If not insured, contract with a non- insurer AIA to perform inspection. The inspection should be done within 30 days prior to the due date. The inspection report shall be received by SIU within 30 days after the inspection date.
Maryland Made Easy 44 The Process If a violation was noted A follow-up inspection shall be done to verify compliance. The follow-up inspection report shall be received by DLLR within 30 days after the follow-up inspection date.
Maryland Made Easy 45 The Process After a satisfactory inspection report is received, your Certificate will be mailed within 14 days. The Certificate of Inspection must be posted in accordance with the law.
Maryland Made Easy 46 The Process If an inspection report is not received within 45 days after the due date, SIU will send a PAST DUE NOTICE. If an inspection report is not received within 60 days after the due date, SIU may send a CITATION with PENALTY.
Maryland Made Easy 47 BPV Stakeholders 1.Installers: a)Shall notify State in writing at least 30 days prior to installation (see Notice of Installation) b)Shall coordinate with AIA to ensure compliance with Law & Regulations c)For boilers, shall submit CSD-1 form CG-500 i.CSD-1 is mandatory at time of installation (or discovery) ii.CSD-1 applies to ALL boilers unless excluded d)BPV may be tested, but SHALL NOT be operated without a Certificate of Inspection. e)NOTE: Maryland Boiler Law and Regulations do NOT recognize International Mechanical Code.
Maryland Made Easy 48 BPV Stakeholders 1.Repair Organizations shall: a)Maintain a National Board (NB) R Stamp i.Give prior notice and receive approval ii.Repair in accordance with NB R Stamp rules iii.Submit R Forms to A.State B.NB C.Owner/User
Maryland Made Easy 49 Open Discussion Safety Inspection Unit Larry Kreseski, Chief Elevator Inspector 410-767-2990, email@example.com Karl Kraft Chief Boiler Inspector 410-767-2330 - firstname.lastname@example.org