Roof Inspection Checklists

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Roof Inspection Checklists can be automated and linked to detailed cost models for budgeting and project estimation. The post Roof Inspection Checklists appeared first on 4BT. Roof Inspection Checklists Uncategorized

Inspection & Testing Method of concrete

Construction Cost Estimating

Concrete inspection and testing should be executed by experienced personnel to ensure that requirements of the specifications, methods and drawings are satisfied. A “walk through” inspection should be carried out before the production of concrete is started.

OSHA Now Using Drones For Safety Inspections

FDR Safety

This is largely due to OSHA’s 2018 implementation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems to improve safety inspections. The memorandum essentially states that OSHA has added Unmanned Aircraft Systems, commonly known as drones, to their toolkit for conducting safety inspections.

The 10 Pros And Cons Of Construction Site Inspections


Inspections are an essential part of the construction process. Construction construction inspections construction site construction site inspection inspection inspectorIf done correctly, they can have tremendous advantages for anyone working in the industry.

OSHA Drone Inspections: Part 2

FDR Safety

Whether employers like them or not, drones are a safer way to perform inspections. The post OSHA Drone Inspections: Part 2 appeared first on FDRsafety In our previous blog on drones we addressed whether you should or shouldn’t allow OSHA to operate drones on your worksite.

Inspection and Testing of Ready Mix Concrete

The Constructor

Inspection and testing of ready mix concrete is crucial to ensure that all specified conditions meet the acceptable criteria.

Prepare for an OSHA Inspection

Safety Services Company

Planning for an OSHA inspection is good business. Take these 5 steps to prepare for a surprise worksite inspection and you’ll also have a solid foundation of safe work practices. Ask for a copy of the complaint/reason before they begin the inspection.

Some vital steps for concrete post-pour inspection

Construction Cost Estimating

This civil engineering article sheds light on the required steps for post-concrete inspection as soon as decluttering of any concrete structure is completed.

Court Limits Scope Of OSHA Inspections

FDR Safety

Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently found that OSHA could not expand the scope of an injury-based inspection to a wall-to-wall inspection based on the employer’s OSHA 300 Logs. The post Court Limits Scope Of OSHA Inspections appeared first on FDRsafety.

Court Limits Scope Of OSHA Inspections

FDR Safety

Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently found that OSHA could not expand the scope of an injury-based inspection to a wall-to-wall inspection based on the employer’s OSHA 300 Logs. The post Court Limits Scope Of OSHA Inspections appeared first on FDRsafety.

Precautions for Bored Piles Construction and Inspection

The Constructor

There are several precautions that need to be considered while inspection and construction of bored pile foundation is preceded. These precautions. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation Foundation


The Constructor

Quality control of concrete starts with inspection of concrete during pre-placement, during placement and post-placement. Type of inspection of. Concrete Concrete Durability Concrete Technology How To Guide Work Procedures Durability Quality

OSHA to Step Up Drone Inspections

Construction Equipment

EHS Today reports that The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is stepping up the use of drones to inspect worksites. OSHA reportedly used drones with cameras to conduct nine inspections of employer facilities in 2018, along with an additional nine in 2019.

Labor secretary: OSHA jobsite inspections likely to increase

Construction Dive

The agency's visits to construction sites will ramp up once new inspectors are fully trained, labor department head Alexander Acosta told a House committee

Mill240 Apartments II Drone Paint Inspection

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The Mill240 Apartments II project in Lawrence, Massachusetts, involves a massive renovation of the former Newark Paper Mill, which has been unoccupied for several decades. PC Construction was selected to bring these buildings back to. All Commercial Projects Technology & Innovation

City officials approve drones to monitor, inspect sites

Construction Dive

The Spokane Public Works Department in Washington says it will employ unmanned aerial vehicles to quickly and safely perform necessary inspections on existing infrastructure and ongoing construction projects

Whole-House Plumbing Inspection

Contractor Magazine

How an annual plumbing inspection can keep plumbing in better working order. read more. Video Plumbing

Weekly Product Gallery: Inspection tools

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More evidence that drones could and should play major role in infrastructure inspections

Construction Dive

Researchers at a Swedish university further solidified the idea that UAVs can inspect dams, wind turbines and other types of infrastructure faster and more safely than humans

[VIDEO] MDOT Tests High-quality Bridge Inspection Camera

Construction Equipment

A new system tested in southwest Michigan aims to improve bridge deck inspections using 3D optical bridge evaluation, known as 3DOBS.


The Constructor

Liquid penetrant inspection is a non-destructive testing method for detection of crack penetration depth in concrete. This method is used when visual. How To Guide Non-Destructive Tests Concrete Technology Concrete Test Concrete Tests


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NEED FOR INSPECTION OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES: Inspection is the first step towards any maintenance. Concrete Technology How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Repair/Maintenance Structual Inspection Structures

Canadian officials recover CA$1.5M of wages as a result of jobsite inspections

Construction Dive

More than 55% of the employers the Ontario Ministry of Labor inspected had underpaid their employees

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OSHA inspections to increase, says Secretary of Labor


Alexander Acosta recently told a Congressional committee that he expected OSHA inspections to increase soon. Newly hired inspectors are getting up to speed, Acosta said, and when deployed, will step up inspections. Secretary of Labor R.

Visual Inspection of Underwater RCC Structures -Tools and Limitations

The Constructor

Visual inspection is the most widely used method for inspection of underwater reinforced concrete structures. This technique is economical, and it.

Some useful tips for making inspection of reinforcement in jobsite

Construction Cost Estimating

Though the inspection of reinforcement involves lots of complexities and huge cost, but the problem should be properly resolved by appointing a standard consulting firm for accomplishing the inspection work.

Drone Technology Improves Infrastructure Inspections

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W hat began as a school project has turned into an exciting career for the founders of SkySpecs , an Ann Arbor-based startup that provides drone technology for the inspection of infrastructure projects, such as wind turbines, cell towers, power transmission towers, and eventually bridges. “It

OSHA drone inspections come to jobsites, raise legal questions

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The primary concerns around OSHA's nascent use of drones involve privacy and who has the last word on authorizing their use

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[VIDEO] OSHA Inspections Increase in 2017-18

Construction Equipment

OSHA inspections exceeded 32,000 in fiscal year (FY) 2017 and 2018, Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta told a congressional appropriations hearing on April 3. This surpassed the 31,948 total in FY 2016, he said.


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INSPECTION AND TESTING OF STRUCTURES Post concrete inspection of concrete is essential to check for any damage or defects that may require repair. Concrete How To Guide Material Testing Guide Concrete Technology

What to expect from a cement ball mill inspection

GCP Applied Technologies

What to expect from a cement ball mill inspection. without prior stopping of mill feed) for internal inspection. After the audit is complete, GCP provides a full written report, detailing the inspection and providing recommendations for improvements. .

How to Respond to an OSHA Inspection

Construction Business Owner

Whether an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection of your workplace is triggered by a workplace injury, a formal complaint or a programmed, wall-to-wall inspection, being prepared for it will help limit exposure and defend against any citations that may be issued.

OSHA inspections involving temporary workers up substantially

FDR Safety

OSHA has substantially increased its inspections of worksites where temporary workers are employed, following up on an initiative announced 18 months ago directed at temporary staffing agencies. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that OSHA inspections involving temporary staffing agencies increased 322% for fiscal year 2014, with 283 worksite inspections compared with 67 inspections in 2013.

Rail Officials Seek Improved Design, Inspection Standards

ENR Construction

Public transportation officials are seeking official inspection standards for rail-specific infrastructure, and are also pursuing universal design guidelines to maximize public service at transit stations

Inspection of Concrete Structures -I

The Constructor

Inspection of Concrete Structures Concrete is inherently a durable material, but its durability under any given set of exposure conditions varies. Concrete Technology Structual Inspection Structural Engineering

Inspection Checklists for Construction of Urban Stormwater System

The Constructor

Checks that need to be carried at different stages of urban stormwater system construction includes checklist for excavation, trenching, pipes before. Construction Engineering & Management Construction


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Hence, the bridge must be regularly inspected and maintained for the benefit of its users. There are three levels of inspection: 1. General inspection: Usual inspection of representative parts of a structure.

How to Inspect Painting Works in Building?

The Constructor

Is there any procedure or method statement or guideline for inspection of painting works in buildings? Read More at How to Inspect Painting Works in

Illinois Utility Uses Drones in Field Inspections

Construction Equipment

Ameren Illinois supplies gas and electric power to a 43,700-square mile area of midstate Illinois near Urbana is making use of specially outfitted UAVs to detect power outages, inspect transmission facilities.

Surviving an OSHA Inspection

Safety Services Company

Each year OSHA conducts around 50,000 workplace inspections. While the odds of a workplace being inspected are less than 1 percent, it is vital for business owners to understand how to navigate the four steps of an inspection. The representative should also ask the inspector the scope of the investigation and to provide a copy of the standards that will apply to the inspection. Step 2 the Inspection. Inspection procedures.