All valves must comply with certain statutory requirements, regulations and standards. These certifications differ globally and few companies possesses the capabilities to undertake such assessments. Although mandatory they help to reduce risks to staff, the environment and your business as a whole.
Valves must comply with certain statutory requirements, regulations and/or standards. These certifications differ globally and few companies posses the capabilities to undertake such assessments. Although mandatory they help to reduce risks to staff, the environment and your business as a whole.
All valves must comply with strict guidelines dependent on their country of origin or final location. Lloyd’s Register is one of the few companies who are qualified to carry out these mandatory inspections. The appropriate design of pressure vessels requires a detailed knowledge of the process, the contingencies that could lead to system overpressure and the complex interaction of variables that occur during an incident.
Lloyd's Register is authorised by the following regulatory bodies to perform safety inspections at the new construction phase of the lifecycle and issue statutory certification on their behalf, to the following codes:
European Pressure Equipment Directive (PED), European Union
European Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive (TPED), European Union
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Code, North America
National Board Inspection Code (NBIC), USA
Indian Boiler Regulation (IBR), India
Department of Safety and Health (DOSH), Malaysia
Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Singapore
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), Japan
Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), Canada
Occupational Health and Safety Act, South Africa
Work covering the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations, Australia
New Zealand Occupational, Safety and Health Service (OSH)
United States Department of Transportation (US-DOT) Regulations, USA
International container regulations, carriage of dangerous goods
With over 35 years experience we are the world’s premier ASME authorised assurance agency outside the USA, and the most renowned and reputable notified bodies for the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED). We also offer risk-based asset management - in service inspection program with RBMO and fitness assessment to ensure that the pressure vessels in service are fit for the continued safe operation.
In addition Lloyd’s Register is the only non-governmental, international global provider of IBR services which is authorised by the Central Board India to provide full lifecycle IBR services in India for India, as well as on a global scale.
What is the value of choosing Lloyd’s Register?
Clients benefit from our technical expertise, knowledge, experience and our independence. With no institutional or private shareholders, we are able to make technical decisions free of commercial and political pressure. Around the world, we work with manufacturers, engineering procurement construction contractors and asset owners to help them operate with confidence and a network reach across 240 offices globally ensures we can meet your local demands no matter where you are located, or the geographical scope of your project.
By choosing Lloyd's Register as your technical expert, you send a clear message to your stakeholders that your business is committed to meeting its social and economic responsibilities, safely. Our teams comprise specialists with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of all the materials, components, equipment, systems, human behaviour and operational complexities involved with manufacturing, including Quality, Health, Safety, Environment and Risk Management. We provide this expertise across the supply chain and it is this insight which can help your business gain increased returns from improved safety, performance and higher production rates.
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