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The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors was created in 1919 to promote greater safety to life and property through uniformity in the construction, installation, repair, maintenance, and inspection of pressure equipment.

The National Board membership oversees adherence to laws, rules, and regulations relating to boilers and pressure vessels. The National Board Members are the chief boiler inspectors representing most states and provinces/territories of Canada, as well as many major cities in the United States. Please click for detailed listing.


The National Board's
functions include:

Resources Available from the National Board

 National Board Inspection Code

This American National Standard has been adopted by most states and cities, all Canadian provinces, and federal regulatory agencies including the US Department of Transportation. It is the only standard recognized worldwide for inservice inspection repairs and alterations of boilers and pressure vessels.