Jurisdictional Inspection

Ensuring safety and compliance for your jurisdictional equipment

What are Jurisdictional Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspections?

Jurisdictional inspections ensure that boiler and pressure vessels are constructed, installed and operated in a manner that meets established codes and regulations. These inspections seek to confirm that the equipment is safely operated and maintained.


The ultimate goal of these inspections is to minimize loss of life and property through the accepted construction and fabrication, as well as the safe operation and maintenance of boilers and pressure equipment.

Why are Jurisdictional Inspections relevant to my business?

Most US states have laws regulating the operation and inspection of boilers and pressure vessels. While requirements vary between jurisdictions, high-pressure boilers (15 psi and higher operating pressure) typically require one internal inspection and an additional external inspection each year. Compliance with these requirements is a must for facilities with these types of equipment.

Unfired pressure vessels, such as air and water storage tanks, as well as low pressure boilers and fired storage water heaters may also have inspection requirements. Inspection frequencies for these industrial systems and components range from annual to five-year intervals.

How can TÜV SÜD ARISE assist you with Jurisdictional Inspections?

TÜV SÜD ARISE is licensed to operate in the United States, Canada and, Puerto Rico through a network of preferred partners. Inspectors hold National Board Commissions with special endorsements and multiple state licenses for efficiencies in servicing.

Structured and dedicated to servicing the unbundled insurance market, TÜV SÜD ARISE is committed to proactive involvement in clients' jurisdictional programs. TÜV SÜD ARISE is also in accordance with the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) and jurisdictional requirements.

All current and future TÜV SÜD ARISE jurisdictional clients will enjoy the benefits of National Association of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Owners and Operators (NABO) membership and access to services provided by the ARISE Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company RRG.


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