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Examination of Steam Receivers

Overview

Steam receivers must be examined by personnel authorized by the Department of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) at least once (1) within every twenty six (26) months period. This process is intended to minimize the risk of explosions or other malfunctions possible for pressure vessels. Operators who do not adhere to this standard are liable for a fine. Operators must keep the official report, logging each inspection, on the same premises as the equipment in question and it must be made available DOHS personnel for inspection at any time.

Who is eligible?

Individuals and organizations which own and operate steam receivers.

How do I get this service?
  • Operators must hire the services of an authorized examiner from the list of authorized examiners. This list is updated throughout the year. 
  • Once an inspection by an authorized examiner has taken place, the examiner is required by law to issue a report to the operator detailing and assessing the state of the equipment in question.
  • This report must be kept in the official log of the operator and available for inspection by DOHS personnel.
What supporting documents are required?
  • An inspector may require the owner to produce documents proving ownership of the equipment being examined
  • The official assessment report is the sole documentation required for the DOHS
How long will this service take?

One (1) working day.

How much does it cost?
  • BWP 15 for steam receiver of diameter 800mm or over
  • BWP 8 for steam receiver of diameter less than 800mm and steam receivers of circular shape respectively

 

The fine for non-compliance is BWP 100 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding two (2) months or to both

Where can I obtain this service?

Gaborone

Block 8 Government Enclave

 

Francistown

1st Floor, Ntshe House

Conner Guy and St Patrick Streets

 

Maun

Integrated Block, Rural Administration Centre

 

Lobatse

Plot 3114

1st Floor, Century House

Corner of Letsholathebe Street and 1st Khama Avenue

 

Selebi-Phikwe

First Floor above Department of Tourism

Plot 2574

Where can I get more information on this Service

For more information, please contact your nearest nearest DOHS office.

 

Occupational Health and Safety Department

Ministry of Employment Labour Productivity and Skills Development

Private Bag 00241

Block 8, Government Enclave

Gaborone

Tel. (+267) 3732700

Fax. (+267) 3952261

 

Occupational Health and Safety Department

Ministry of Employment Labour Productivity and Skills Development

Private Bag F422

1st Floor, Ntshe House

Conner Guy and St Patrick Streets

Francistown

Tel. (+267) 2417739

Fax. (+267) 2417740

 

Occupational Health and Safety Department

Ministry of Employment Labour Productivity and Skills Development

Private Bag 157

Integrated Block, Rural Administration Centre

Maun

Tel. (+267) 6862463

Fax. (+267) 6860486

 

Occupational Health and Safety Department

Ministry of Employment Labour Productivity and Skills Development

Plot 3114

1st Floor, Century House

Corner of Letsholathebe Street and 1st Khama Avenue

Lobatse

Tel. (+267) 5300118

Fax. (+267) 5200123

 

Occupational Health and Safety Department

Ministry of Employment Labour Productivity and Skills Development

First Floor above Department of Tourism

Selebi-Phikwe

Tel. (+267) 2610288

Fax. (+267) 2610287

 

Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45, and 13:45 to 16:30 Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

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