52. In enterprises having an approved pressure vessel quality control program the inspector sees to the initial qualification of welders and issues the qualification certificate.
Thereafter, the enterprise shall maintain the qualification of its welders in conformance with this Division and with the Welding and Brazing Qualifications Code (ASME-1995, Section IX).
However, an inspector shall require the requalification of a welder if he ascertains that his welding is defective or does not meet the requirements of the previously mentioned Code.
(Replaced as regards the personal qualification of welder).
O.C. 2519-82, s. 52; O.C. 1310-91, s. 19; O.C. 1678-94, s. 6; O.C. 977-96, s. 8; O.C. 280-2006, s. 49.