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Pressure systems

Pressure systems can range from steam-generating commercial coffee machines to
large boilers. When using pressure systems every employer or self-employed person has a duty to provide a safe workplace and safe work equipment. Designers, manufacturers, suppliers, installers, users and owners have additional health and safety duties.

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The law

The main regulations covering pressure equipment and pressure systems are the Pressure Equipment Regulations 1999 (PER) and the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR).

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The relevant legislation and guidance that applies will depend on your status, so are you a:

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The most commonly asked questions about pressure systems if you are a:

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Updated: 2021-02-26