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2019/04/16 to 2019/04/18
When: 2019/04/16
Contact: Linda Robinson

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Pressure Safety Valves Workshop

16-18 April 2019
Time: 08:30- 16:00 (approx.), Registration from 08:00
Booking Closure Date: 5 April 2019
Event Code: A9218
CPD Accreditation Number : SAIMechE-1229-12/21

Sica's Guest House & Conference Centre,
19 Owen Avenue, Mayville, Durban
Teas and lunch will be provided.

Member - R5 175.00 (R4 500.00 + VAT R675.00)
Non-member - R10 350.00 (R9 000.00 + VAT R1 350.00)|
Terms & Conditions:
SAIMechE KZN Branch does not offer credit terms. To secure your booking, payment must be made and proof of payment sent by 5 April 2019 to

Certification and Material:
Each delegate will be provided with a manual of course material. This workshop carries 3 CPD points.
Participants will understand the principles of operation, installation, calibration, inspection and repair of pressure safety valves (PSV’s), as well as the statutory and code requirements of their use.

 Examine the origins and development of PRV’s, and code requirements, such as ASME Sections I and VIII.
 Identify the application and installation requirements of PRV’s
 Recognize the operational malfunctions of PRV’s
 Understand the inspection, maintenance, operation, troubleshooting and repair of PRV’s
 Identify critical inspection, lapping & grinding, assembly, testing and sealing requirements of safety relief valves
 Calibration safety relief valves and non-destructive examination of safety relief valves
 Who Should Attend:
 From apprenticed artisans and technicians to graduate engineers. Operations and production staff, Maintenance staff of all disciplines (mechanical, instrument and electrical), including Supervisors.
 - Engineers (especially recent graduates)
 - Foremen and supervisors
 - Operations and production staff
 - Technicians
 - Millwrights and artisans
 - Planners
Workshop Programme:

Day 1

Introduction and history of PRV design
Organizations associated with PRV Standards Development and Enforcement
Statutory requirements
“VR” Accreditation Program
National Board Inspection Code
ASME Code Sections I and VIII
PRV & POPRV principles of operation
Installation requirements for PRV/POPRV
Operational problems with PRV/POPRV


Pressure relief device certifications
Nameplate data interpretation
PRV/POPRV repair
Case studies
Disassembly of PRV/POPRV
Inspection prior to repair


Lapping and grinding
Testing, pressure testing and sealing
Nameplate stamping
Quality systems
Non-destructive examination
Training and qualification of personnel
Sizing of PRV’s
Steps for obtaining National Board “VR” Stamp

Mr. Denzil Bazley,
B.Sc. (Mech.Eng.), Pr.Eng., MSAIMechE, GCC
Denzil Bazley, a registered Professional Engineer and holder of the Government Certificate of Competence (GCC Mech), having 30 years’ experience in maintenance and training in a variety of industries including oil and gas, FMCG, water and wastewater. He has trained in more than ten countries.

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