The responsibility of the Boiler Unit is to protect Tennessee’s citizens from potential hazards involved in the operation of boilers and pressure vessels. The three categories of commercial (business, industry, etc.) vessels inspected in Tennessee are high pressure, low pressure and unfired vessels.
The Boiler Unit oversees all inspections of boilers and pressure vessels including inspections performed by The Deputy or Special Inspectors. The unit licenses boiler repair and erection companies to repair boilers and pressure vessels in Tennessee. These companies are located throughout the nation, with over 180 licensed to service Tennessee.
Apply for Boiler & Pressure Vessel Installation Permit
The permit application is used to request a new installation, reinstallation or second-hand installation of a boiler or pressure vessel (lethal service). For further assistance, contact (844) 224-5818 Ext. 222
Report an Accident
Owners/users must immediately report any accident involving serious physical injury or fatality relating to a boiler or pressure vessel. Contact the Boiler Chief at (615) 499-3791.
Rules, Interpretations, and Laws
The board hears matters pertaining to Boiler and Pressure Vessel laws, interprets rules, and provides case opinions.
Additional information and related Boiler Unit sites (i.e. National Board, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, etc.) are provided.