Pursuant to Regulation 22 of the Health and Safety in Employment (Pressure Equipment, Cranes, and Passenger Ropeways) Regulations 1999, I, Richard Steel, in exercise of those powers delegated to me by the Secretary of Labour, hereby give notice of recognition of the documents listed below submitted by Genesis Energy:
- Application for Recognition to Enable the Use of Extended Pressure Equipment Inspection Intervals, dated 18 July 2014; and
- Submission for Recognition of Extended Inspection Intervals for Boiler and Deaerators at Huntly Power Station, dated November 2014; and
- GEN-TEC-INS-PRD01, Technical Management Manual – Pressure Equipment (revision 18) dated 1 December 2014
The documents apply to the Huntly Power Station and specifies the inspection intervals for a range of pressure equipment.
Recognition is granted subject to the following limits and conditions:
- It applies only to pressure equipment scheduled tabled in documentation above.
- Inspection periods shall not exceed the maximum permitted by 126.96.36.199(b) “Extended Interval” of AS/NZS 3788.
- Its own In-House Inspection Body shall determine the frequency and timing of the attendance of its equipment inspectors at Huntly Power Station for the purpose of reviewing, approving and auditing the implementation of the ITP and for the inspection and certification of equipment.
- Genesis Energy (Huntly Power Station) shall advise its own In-House Inspection Body of any changes to its equipment or process that may affect equipment life or the frequency or type of inspection applied. Genesis Energy (Huntly Power Station) shall in conjunction with its own In-House Inspection Body review actual or proposed changes to its equipment or process in order to establish any potential impact on safety and equipment inspection.
- Genesis Energy (Huntly Power Station) shall advise its own In-House Inspection Body of any changes to, or affecting, Genesis Energy (Huntly Power Station) inspection personnel.
- Genesis Energy (Huntly Power Station) shall review its quality management system and update it to accommodate any changes necessary following the granting of this recognition.
This recognition may be withdrawn should the services of its own In-House Inspection Body be discontinued or, if there is any significant change to the equipment or process.
Dated at Wellington this 27th day of January 2015.
RICHARD STEEL, Manager, Technical Support Services.