Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)
Pressure Equipment Regulations, 2009
Regulation 15 - Access
The user shall cause pressure equipment to be erected and maintained in such a manner that access to and exit from any chamber, flue, manhole, inspection opening, control or accessory is safe and unobstructed.
(a) "access" - the word "access" can also mean:
(i) for internal inspection: remote access e.g. small vessels
(ii) for external inspection: accessibility for inspection activities e.g. pressure accessories
(b) The Approved Inspection Authority shall verify compliance of above requirement during the pre-commissioning inspection activity.