EEMUA releases new guide on pressure system installation where site assembly is required under the control of the end user

27 July 2021

EEMUA 245, 'UK Pressure Equipment - A guide to pressure system installation where site assembly is required under the control of the end user, is a new guide from EEMUA. It provides practical advice on how legal compliance should be demonstrated where on-site manufacture and assembly of pressure equipment are undertaken under the direct control of the intended user of the equipment.

EEMUA 245 has been developed to help designers, purchasers, installation contractors, users and other parties understand the roles and activities when assembling pressure equipment on site. The guidance primarily relates to pressure systems containing a relevant fluid as defined under the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR).

The need for guidance has arisen after many years of questions and interpretations of Regulations and is perhaps more important as the UK evolves in its relationship with other trading partners.

The publication has been developed by EEMUA, the Pressure Equipment Consultation Forum (PECF) and the Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) in consultation with Lloyd’s Register and other stakeholders within the pressure equipment industry. It has been prepared using technical advice from the GB Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

EEMUA 245 is free to download from the EEMUA Shop.