The objectives of pressure equipment inspection are to:-

  • promote the safety and health of persons in the workplace and of the public
  • comply with occupational health and safety legislations
  • limit the potential damage to property
  • protect the environment through the control
  • reduction or elimination of risk associated with the pressure equipment
  • determine the condition of the pressure equipment
  • detect potential failures at early stages
  • reduce the risk of injury by potential failure and increase the pressure equipment life.

    These objectives are achieved by verifying that:-

    • fabrication and operation comply with design conditions
    • verifying that pressure equipment is safe and fit for service under the specified operating conditions until the next planned inspection.

    Verifying that maintenance, repairs, and alterations are performed which will:-

    • maintain the integrity of the pressure equipment
    • indicating repairs
    • replacements or alteration which may be needed
    • assessing remaining safe life of the pressure equipment.

    LMATS Melbourne and Sydney testing laboratories assists clients in risk based inspections, preparing the inspection plans and performing inspections.