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This standard establishes the elements and activities for the safe pressure testing of steel and copper piping systems.
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The primary purpose of this standard is to provide construction companies that are engaged in the installation, modification, or repair of steel and/or copper piping systems with the safe work practices and procedures that are necessary to help prevent injuries resulting from pressure testing...
The primary purpose of this standard is to provide construction companies that are engaged in the installation, modification, or repair of steel and/or copper piping systems with the safe work practices and procedures that are necessary to help prevent injuries resulting from pressure testing failures.
1. Scope, Purpose and Exceptions 1.1 Scope 1.2 Purpose 1.3 Exceptions 2. References 3. Definitions 4. General Requirements 5. Training Requirements 6. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 7. Pre-Test Plan 8. Pre-Test Briefing 9. Pre-Test Procedures 10. Testing Procedures 11. Post-Test Procedures Appendix A – Primary Pressure Testing Hazards Appendix B – Primary Causes of Pressure Testing Failures Appendix C – Establishing Safe Test Pressures Appendix D – Hydrostatic vs. Pneumatic Testing Appendix E – Sample Hydrostatic Pressure Testing Checklist Appendix F – Sample Pneumatic Pressure Testing Checklist Appendix G – Calculating Safe Distance from Pressurized Components Appendix H – Sample Leak Test Report Appendix I – Sample Pneumatic Test Permit
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