Using pressure systems

A pressure system is one that contains or is likely to contain a relevant fluid over 0.5 bar.

The main legislation covering the duties of a user of pressure equipment is the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR).

In general terms the user must do the following:

For more detail, read INDG261 Pressure systems: A brief guide to safety.

Updated: 2021-12-01