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.

Inspection of Underwater Concrete Structures -Methods, Types and Purpose

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Inspection of underwater concrete structures is required for maintenance and repair works. Concrete Special Concrete Structual Inspection Structural Engineering Concrete Structures Inspection of structure special concrete Structural

City officials approve drones to monitor, inspect sites

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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

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

Some useful tips for making inspection of reinforcement in jobsite

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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.

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

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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.

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.

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

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

Some small employers exempt from regular OSHA inspections

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Small employers may not realize that they may be exempt from “programmed” OSHA inspections if they employ 10 or fewer employees and operate in a low-hazard industry. Programmed OSHA inspections are those conducted by the agency on a regular basis. Under the 1999 Appropriations Act, smaller employers are exempt from those kind of inspections if the following requirements are met: The company must have had 10 or fewer employees currently and at all times in the previous 12 months.

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

Whole-House Plumbing Inspection

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

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.


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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

Product Snapshot: Inspection Camera and Dust Extraction

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The Micro CA 350 inspection camera provides a clear view of tight, confined spaces encountered by building trades

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The Importance of Inspections & Fleet Maintenance

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Recently, a crew working a “tilt-up” job in Austin, Texas, got a frightening reminder of how important regular crane maintenance and equipment inspections can be after an accident on the jobsite. You can watch live video of the accident at v=Mn6PYOG6sWw

Oroville Dam Close-Call Leads to Improved Inspections

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California's Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that will bring improved inspection processes and schedules to the state's 1,250 dams that are classified as high-risk under federal guidelines

SEIU uses new opening to go along on OSHA inspections

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OSHA last year cleared the way for union representatives to accompany OSHA compliance officers on worksite inspections even if the union doesn’t represent the company’s workers, and now the consequences are being felt.

how to inspect for painting works?

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Read More at how to inspect for painting works? Is there any procedure/method statement/guideline for painting works? The Constructor

Why You Should Have a Plan for Properly Dealing with ICE Inspections

Construction Business Owner

A very different sort of enforcement action that tends to fly below the radar, but still can be intimidating and costly is an inspection of your hiring records by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE

Certified home inspection done right!

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My son Mike introduced me to the home inspector, and explained I was a professional in the mechanical trades. Then the fun began

Surface-Clinging Drone Developed for Better Bridge Inspections

Construction Equipment

Prodrone, based in Tokyo, Japan, has released a self-propelling surface-clinging drone which is able to inspect both ceilings and vertical surfaces. The company says the PD6-CI-L is an excellent choice for the civil infrastructure inspection market


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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

Inspection of Concrete Structures -I

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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

PNT and MiFi Allow Drones to Inspect Railroads

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The UP railroad was using drones guided by GPS technology to inspect bridges but found that the GPS signals between the drone and the operator were getting distorted or cut by the steel structures


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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.

Drones Used To Conduct Bridge Inspections in Minnesota

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Drones Used To Conduct Bridge Inspections in Minnesota. Technology

Inspection of Concrete Structures- II

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Concrete Technology Structual Inspection StructureUltrasonic Testing (Pulse Velocity Test) An ultrasonic test measures the velocity of an ultrasonic pulse through a concrete member or sample. Listed.

30th Annual International RoadCheck Inspection Date Announced

Construction Equipment

Over a 72-hour period, CVSA-certified commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and their drivers

Surviving an OSHA Inspection

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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.

System Inspector Inspect

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To inspect a system what's the next thing we have to do? Yeah, tell Revit we want to Inspect. Department of Inspection Inspector? Using Revit MeP, this feature makes me think of Monty Python's Dept. of Redundancy Department every time I use it.

Product Snapshot: Inspection Camera and Portable Generator

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The William’s Wireless Boroscope has a 3-ft flexible camera tube that allows for inspection of confined spaces

Falling Concrete Triggers Bridge Inspections in New Hampshire

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of Transportation began Rush inspections of 16 red-listed bridges on Sept. The New Hampshire Dept. 6 after a large piece of concrete fell off the N.H. Route 102 Bridge onto moving traffic on I-93 in Derry, N.H. a week earlier

Foundation Professional Advises On Inspections For A Home.

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Foundation Professional Advises On Inspections For A Home. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Foundation Professional Advises On Inspections For A Home : Comments. Inspection Consultation. Foundation Inspections. Julian Construction Blog. Shawn Kyles.

How to Build a Pool Surviving the Inground Pool Construction Inspections

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In most areas of the country when building an inground pool, permits along with inspections are required as with any construction process. Structural, Electrical and Plumbing inspections during construction, and a Final inspection when you finish building your inground pool.