Virginia Works Newsletter
October 2003

BOILER RULES REVISED

The Virginia Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rules and Regulations were amended effective July 2, 2003, to adopt certain parts of the 1998 Edition of CSD-1.

One of the most severe and frequent accidents to boilers is a low water condition. The Department of Labor and Industry has taken steps to adopt the latest national standards to help minimize the frequency and severity of low water conditions. All new steam boilers contracted for and installed after July 2, 2003, are required to have two (2) low water fuel cut-offs. The second low water cut-off is required to have a manual reset.

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