531. Application of the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016.

(iv)     Pressure Equipment and Assemblies

531.     Application of the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016.

Subject to certain exclusions1, the safety of pressure equipment2 and assemblies3 with a maximum allowable pressure (PS)4 greater than 0.5 bar placed on the market5 on or after 8 December 20166 is governed by the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 20167. Those regulations do not, however, apply to the assembly of pressure equipment on the site and under the responsibility of the user8.

Further, nothing in the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 prevents the showing and use of pressure equipment and assemblies, which is not in