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Reg. 615, Reg. 616, Reg. 617


QUALIFICATION TESTS FOR WELDERS ENGAGED IN WELDING OF BOILERS AND STEAM-PIPES UNDER CONSTRUCTION, ERECTION AND FABRICATION AT SITE IN INDIA AND IN REPAIRING BOILERS AND STEAM-PIPES BY WELDING

Reg 615

Maintenance of records

Every manufacturer or repairer of boilers and steam-pipes shall maintain a record of all welding personnel engaged on welding and repairing of boilers and steam-pipes, particulars of each welder and the work handled by him. Such record shall be produced to the Inspecting Authority, Inspecting Officer or an Inspector on demand.

In the case of welders, who undertake welding under their own responsibility, the record as aforesaid shall be maintained by themselves.

  Reg. 616.

Fees for examination of welders:-


Fees for examination of welders under these regulations shall be Rs.100/- and this shall be borne by the applicant/sponsor. In addition, the applicant/sponsor shall bear all other expenses like cost of material and workshop and testing facilities as fixed by the Competent Authority.

The fee for endorsement of welder’s certificate shall be Rs.100/- and shall be borne by the applicant/sponsor.



Reg. 617

Penalty.-


(1) Whoever employs a person in welding a boiler or steam-pipe in contravention of these Regulations shall be punishable with fine which may extend to Rs.100/-.
(2) Any employer or welder who fails to maintain the records as required under Regulations 615 shall be punishable with fine which may extend to Rs.100/-.
 
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