SSPC 15 is responsible for developing a Standard with the following title, purpose and scope:
Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems
This Standard specifies safe design, construction, installation, and operation of refrigeration systems.
2.1 This Standard establishes safeguards for life, limb, health, and property and prescribe safety requirements.
2.2 This Standard applies
(a) to the design, construction, test, installation, operation, and inspection of mechanical and absorption refrigeration systems, including heat pump systems used in stationary applications,
(b) to modifications including replacement of parts or components if they are not identical in function and capacity, and
(c) to substitution of refrigerant having a different designation.