Written Schemes of Examination
User/Owner of a compressed air system shall not allow it to be operated The Scheme must include pressure vessels, pipe lines and all protective devices.
Scope of the Written Scheme is defined by Competent Person who must have Incorporated Engineer Status with appropriate indemnity insurance
Pipe work: Pipes, valves, pumps, compressors, hoses, bellows, other pressure containing components to be included if:
1). Mechanical integrity is liable to be significantly reduced by corrosion, erosion, fatigue & other factors
2). Failure resulting in the sudden release of stored energy would give rise to danger
The HSE defines the air system, out lines what where when components in the air system have to be examined. The scheme must be regularly reviewed and modified as appropriate.
Air Energy Management are qualified to provide and certify Written Schemes of Examination. We follow the recommendations for Written Schemes of Examination as outlined by the British Compressed Air Society. Schemes are underwritten by an Incorporated Engineer holding specific insurance for this purpose.
It is a legal requirement.
Every compressed air system must have a Written Scheme of Examination
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