The Leading Provider Of Pressure System Inspections Across the Middle East and Africa

Lloyds British International Pressure System Inspections

The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR) require pressure systems to be inspected in accordance with a Written Scheme of Examination. Lloyds British International can provide you with full compliance, by means of thorough examinations together with Written Scheme of Examination documentation.

Pressure System Inspection Services across Africa and the Middle East

Lloyds British International are the leading provider of testing and inspection services across the Middle East and Africa. After accumulating 200 years of experience we have naturally evolved into being the leading provider of pressure system inspection services. To achieve complete compliance of your pressure systems you will need to ensure that you book your regular thorough examination in accordance with the specific WSE – written scheme of examination. Our international network of branches allow us to look after an impressive set of clients pressure system inspection requirements across Uganda, Ghana, Rwanda, Kuwait and Bahrain and surrounding countries

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Overview of the Pressure System Inspections and Frequently Asked Questions

A pressure system is a system comprising one or more rigid pressure vessels with associated pipe-work and protective devices. In addition to the pressure system inspection, which involves the system being closed down and vessels opened up, a working examination is also usually required. This involves testing the system under pressure and is sometimes more frequent than the thorough examination.

A ‘Written Scheme of Examination’ is drawn up following a risk assessment of the Pressure System. It must:

  • Clearly define the extent of, and items of plant included in the pressure system inspection.
  • Detail the inspection frequency of relevant parts of the system.

The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR) require pressure systems to be inspected in accordance with a Written Scheme of Examination. (PSSR) 2000 applies to most pressure systems used at work. Under PSSR duty holders, users and owners of pressure systems are required to:

  • Establish the safe operating limits (pressure and temperature) of their systems
  • Ensure that a suitable written scheme of examination is in place before the system is operated
  • Ensure that the pressure system inspection is in accordance with the written scheme
  • Carry out proper maintenance and provide suitable operating instruction

Frequency of Pressure System Inspections and Thorough Examinations

Inspection Frequency of Pressure System
Comment on Inspection 
Steam Boilers and Steam Ovens
May be varied by allowable risk-based assessment scheme of examination
Steam Pressure Plant
As above
Hot Water Boilers over 100°C
As above
Air Pressure Plant
Working examination 13 / thorough examination 26
Air Conditioning Plant over 25kW
As comment row one
Refrigeration plant over 25 kW
As above
Other pressure systems
As above

Why Choose Lloyds British International over other Pressure System Inspection Inspection Providers?

Lloyds British International as group has been operating on an international status since the 1970’s. This has meant our international teams have unrivalled experience and knowledge when it comes to local and international legislations. Furthermore due the hard working and customer focused culture that is implemented in all our locations it means our teams and customers are always working towards the same goal. Lloyds British International will manage your organisations compliance but also ensure workplace safety and efficiency are also optimised. Another asset that sets us aside from most is our industrial training institute. This means Lloyds British International can be your service provider right the way through from inspection of the equipment to training your individuals how to safely use and operate it no matter where you are in the world.

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