This comprehensive guide deals with all aspects of designing, procuring, installing and operating a temporary steam or hot water boiler installation. We trust that by studying the contents and following this advice your temporary boiler plant will operate safely and more efficiently, and provide you with a trouble-free system. INTRODUCTION Temporary Steam and Hot Water Boiler Plant – Guidance for Safe Installation and Use (Ref: BG08) is a guidance document intended to provide advice to all those involved in the design, procurement, manufacture, supply, installation and use of temporary steam and hot water boiler installations. It is applicable to all temporary installations of boilers and addresses the following issues: The Legal and Regulatory framework, ownership and responsibilities; The Specification and Design of temporary boiler installations; Temporary boiler installation guidance and best practice; Operation and maintenance of the temporary plant. British Engineering Services clearly state on their website under Boiler inspection: “Wrongly designed, sited or installed boilers can lead to serious failures that can have a major effect on people, production and the plant in general. As a manager or an employer, you have an obligation to ensure the safe installation and operation of your boiler systems, as well as conduct regular engineering inspections as identified by the written scheme of examination, governed by the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000” SCOPE This guidance applies to all steam and hot water boilers supplied and installed as temporary plant on a site to replace or supplement existing steam or hot water capacity. Temporary boilers on trailers or in containers are normally available in sizes up to around 8,000 kg/h and 15 bar steam. It includes guidance on design, procurement, supply, installation, operation and maintenance of all temporary boiler plants.
BG08 - Temporary Steam And Hot Water Boiler Plant