Lifetime Examinations – of pressure equipment

Equipment designed with a limited lifetime due to fatigue stresses or creep stresses shall -at the latest- when half its lifetime is assessed determine a program of lifetime examination. The program will determine the nature, extent and timing of studies/tests necessary for continued safe operation and shall be submitted together with appropriate documentation to FORCE Certification for assessment.

The program shall be prepared and evaluated according to the Danish Working Environment Authority (WEA) Executive Order (AT/1977/21) Section 5, Annex 3, section 3.1 and Annex 4 point 4 .