09.12.01.28

.28 Reporting Requirements.

A. Accident or Explosion Report.

(1) After an accident or explosion the owner or operator shall notify the chief boiler inspector within 24 hours by email and by telephone.

(2) Notification under §A(1) of this regulation shall contain the following information regarding the accident or explosion:

(a) Name, address, telephone number, and other contact information of the individual reporting the incident;

(b) Location and address of the incident;

(c) Date and time of the incident;

(d) Description of the incident;

(e) Maryland registration number and National Board registration number;

(f) Manufacturer, year of manufacture, and serial number;

(g) Type of boiler or pressure vessel and maximum allowable working pressure;

(h) Injuries including fatalities; and

(i) Property damage.

(3) A special inspector, immediately upon receiving a report of an accident or explosion, shall notify the chief boiler inspector.

(4) Unless necessary to save human life, the owner or operator, or both, shall ensure that the boiler, pressure vessel, or any part of the boiler or pressure vessel is not removed or disturbed before the inspector conducts an inspection.

B. An inspector shall file a report of a hazardous condition that affects the safe operation of a boiler or pressure vessel with the Chief Boiler Inspector within 24 hours by email.

C. An authorized insurer shall file a report with the Chief Boiler Inspector by email within 24 hours if the insurance policy is cancelled, not renewed, or suspended due to an unsafe condition.

D. An authorized insurer shall file a report with the Chief Boiler Inspector by email within 24 hours where the insurance coverage is denied as a result of an inspector’s first inspection.

E. Inspection Report.

(1) Within 30 days of the inspection date, an authorized inspection agency shall submit to the Chief Boiler Inspector:

(a) A report of each certificate inspection; and

(b) A report of each inspection of a boiler or pressure vessel that did not have a valid certificate at the time of the inspection.

(2) The inspection report shall include at least the following information:

(a) Date of the inspection;

(b) Maryland registration number;

(c) Owner’s identification number;

(d) Manufacturer, year of manufacture, National Board registration number, manufacturer’s serial number;

(e) Year of installation;

(f) Location and address of the boiler or pressure vessel;

(g) Name and address of the owner of the boiler or pressure vessel;

(h) Name and address of the primary contact of the boiler or pressure vessel;

(i) Name and address of the person to whom a certificate should be sent;

(j) Name and address of the person to whom an invoice should be sent;

(k) Specific location in the plant;

(l) Type and use of the boiler or pressure vessel;

(m) Whether a variance has been granted and if so, the terms of the variance;

(n) ASME symbol stamped on the boiler or pressure vessel;

(o) If a boiler, the fuel, the fuel train code, and the firing method;

(p) If a pressure vessel, the pressurized fluid;

(q) The stamped maximum allowable working pressure and the maximum allowable operating pressure and the set pressure of the pressure relief device;

(r) The minimum required capacity of the pressure relief device, and the total installed pressure relief capacity;

(s) The status of the boiler or pressure vessel;

(t) The inspection type;

(u) Whether a certificate is posted;

(v) Whether the pressure gage was tested;

(w) Whether the inspector recommends that a certificate be issued;

(x) Whether a hydrostatic pressure test was performed, and if so, at what pressure;

(y) Complete nameplate information or a photograph or rubbing of the nameplate;

(z) A statement of the condition of the boiler or pressure vessel, in general and specifically as needed, including violations;

(aa) If violations were noted, the recommended corrective action to take;

(bb) The name of the owner or owner’s representative to whom the report was explained, with contact information;

(cc) The name of the authorized inspection agency; and

(dd) The name of the inspector, the inspector’s National Board commission number, and the inspector’s Maryland commission number.

(3) An inspection of a historical boiler shall be reported on:

(a) National Board Form C-1; and

(b) A Maryland inspection report form.

(4) Method of Filing an Inspection Report.

(a) A report shall be submitted electronically in the format required by the Chief Boiler Inspector, unless to do so would create an undue burden.

(b) If a report is not submitted electronically in the format required by the Chief Boiler Inspector it shall be:

(i) Submitted on the Maryland inspection report form; and

(ii) Subject to a filing fee, payable by the authorized inspection agency.

F. An authorized insurer shall file a report of insurance change with the Chief Boiler Inspector within 30 days after an insurance policy is issued, cancelled, not renewed, or suspended for any reason.

G. A manufacturer shall file a manufacturer’s data report with the Chief Boiler Inspector through the National Board for each of its boilers and pressure vessels to be operated in Maryland.

H. Repair and Alteration Reports.

(1) A person performing repairs or alterations on a boiler or pressure vessel shall provide the Chief Boiler Inspector and the owner with a written report of each repair or alteration within 30 days of the completion of the repair or alteration.

(2) The repair or alteration report shall include at least the following:

(a) Name and address of the company performing the repair or alteration;

(b) Owner and location, including the address of the boiler or pressure vessel;

(c) Maryland registration number and National Board registration number;

(d) Manufacturer and serial number;

(e) Description of the repair or alteration; and

(f) Completion of certificate of compliance and certificate inspection.

I. Inventory Report.

(1) Within 3 days of the first day of each month, each authorized insurer shall submit to the Chief Boiler Inspector an inventory report of each boiler and pressure vessel that it insures.

(2) Within 3 days of the first day of each month, each owner-user inspection service shall submit to the Chief Boiler Inspector an inventory report of each boiler and pressure vessel it owns.

(3) The inventory report shall contain at least the following information about each boiler and pressure vessel:

(a) Maryland registration number;

(b) Name of the manufacturer, year of manufacture, and National Board number;

(c) Manufacturer’s serial number;

(d) Owner’s identifying number;

(e) Type of boiler or pressure vessel;

(f) Location and address of the boiler or pressure vessel; and

(g) Name and address of the owner of the boiler or pressure vessel.

(4) Method of Filing an Inventory Report.

(a) An inventory report shall be submitted electronically in the format required by the Chief Boiler Inspector, unless to do so would create an undue burden.

(b) If an inventory report is not submitted electronically in the format required by the Chief Boiler Inspector it shall be subject to a filing fee, payable by the authorized inspection agency.