Top Ten Boiler and Combustion Safety Issues to Avoid
Boiler inspections are mandated to be carried out in states and municipalities having boiler safety laws. These are called jurisdictional inspections. In most states these laws call for inspection of water-side systems (water level controls and pressure-retaining devices) but not testing of train devices.
Boiler failures. Catastrophic boiler failures can threaten the safety of operating personnel. Fuel explosions low water or poor feedwater quality generally causes them. Fuel explosions. One of the most dangerous situations in the operation of a is that of a explosion in the furnace (Fig. 1).