TITLE 41: FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER III: BOARD OF BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL RULES
PART 2120 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL SAFETY
SECTION 2120.1275 FIELD REPAIR
Section 2120.1275 Field Repair
a) Field repairs are defined as any repair conducted outside a fixed repair shop location. Field repairs may be conducted with the aid of mobile facilities with repair capabilities with or without testing capabilities. Field repairs may be conducted in user facilities without use of mobile facilities as described above.
b) Organizations that obtain certification for in-shop/plant repairs may also perform field repairs to safety and safety relief valves provided that:
1) Technicians trained as required by Section 2120.1285 in the employ of the certificate holder perform such repairs;
2) Quality Control System meeting Section 2120.1260 with procedures for field repairs is maintained;
3) All functions affecting the quality of the repaired valves are supervised from the location where the certification is issued;
A) Periodic audits of the work carried out in the field are made by quality control personnel of the Certificate holder to ensure that the requirements of the quality control system are met; this audit shall include but not be limited to testing by the Certificate holder of sample valves which were repaired in the field. Sample valves shall be tested using the Certificate holder's in-shop/plant testing facilities.
B) Provided the above provisions are met, verification testing of field repaired valves shall not be required.
C) Organizations that only perform field repairs must demonstrate field repair capabilities to representatives of the Division. Two valves, one steam and one air as applicable, must be repaired in the field and tested for verification. A Quality Control System Manual must be prepared describing all field repair activities that affect the performance of the repaired valves as specified in Section 2120.1260(b).
(Source: Amended at 17 Ill. Reg. 14917, effective September 1, 1993)