Punjab directs boiler owners to be extra vigilant

Punjab directs boiler owners to be extra vigilant

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Chandigarh, May 11 : Punjab Industries and Commerce Director Sibin C has advised all the industries using boilers to be extra cautious while restarting their industries and the boilers weeks of Covid induced lockdown.

In a statement here on Monday, the department said after lifting of lockdown and start of industrial activity, the boiler users are advised to be extra vigilant, follow all safety protocols and to stick to proper procedure as prescribed in the Indian Boiler Regulations 1950, to avoid any accident.

It was also advised that during this phase, the Boilers, Pipelines and valves should be tested initially and operated as test run periods and employees working on boilers must be sensitized so as to minimize the risks involved. Further operation of the Boilers should be carried out under the supervisions of Boiler Operation Engineers or the Boiler Attendants as required under the rules. (UNI)