Regulatory and Code Updates for April 2016

Every month RAE produces a short summary of important changes to regulations and codes that may impact our clients. The following are the updates from the month of April:

ABSA will be implementing leadership changes as of May 1, 2016. See the bulletin here.

ABSA has released two new AB documents for an alternate design submission process, for pressure vessel manufacturers and owner-users (for pressure piping): AB-530 Quality Plan Requirements for PV Design Submissions and AB-531 Quality Plan Requirements for AB-OU PP Design Submissions.

ABSA released Information Bulletin IB16-006 regarding Coils in Pressure Vessels and Heating / Cooling Coils in Non-Code Storage Tanks.

BCSA issued a news release to remind all owners of propane tanks (operating above 15 psi) that they require a BCSA operating permit for those propane tanks. See the details here.

TSASK issued an information bulletin on servicing intervals of pressure relief valves on propane tanks. See the bulletin for full details.



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