Technical Bulletin 4 of 2015 – Registration of Natural and Liquefied Petroleum Gas equipment

Registration of natural and liquefied petroleum gas equipment with the safe gas equipment scheme The Pressure Equipment Regulations (PER) intrinsically, under various regulations contained within, makes reference to the safe use, application, installation of pressure equipment and permits. The Department of Labour has mandated the Southern African Gas Association (SAGA) as the Verification Body to register on its behalf all Industrial Equipment that operate above 0,5GJ/h for Natural Gas and above 10kg/h for Liquefied Petroleum […]

Technical Bulletin 1 of 2015 – LP Gas Industrial vs. LP Gas Thermo Processing Equipment Installations

 A LP Gas Industrial gas practitioner (installer) is ONLY licensed to carry out installations as per SANS10087 part 3.  This part specifies requirements for the installation of liquefied petroleum gas equipment, and of storage vessels and associated vaporizers, pipework and fittings up to the outlet of the first pressure reduction stage in the line.   Any installation downstream of the outlet needs to comply with SANS 329 and is a separate qualification, competency and registration criteria […]

Technical Bulletin 3 OF 2013 – Duties of a Gas Practitioner

Definitions/acronyms as per PER: “Authorised person” means a person who is registered as competent gas practitioner  within the scope of work, in the Gas Industry, to be known as Gas Practitioner “CoC” Certificate of Conformity (CoC) “AIA” Approved Inspection Authority “PER”  Pressure Equipment Regulations, No.:734 dated 15 July 2009 “Authorised person”         means a person who is registered as competent gas practitioner  within the scope of work, in the Gas            […]