Virtual Inspections and ADA Compliance

Constructech

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult to conduct in-person inspections so cities and counties are moving to virtual inspections that will be easier to schedule and help move projects along more efficiently and effectively.

Visual Inspection Checklist for Concrete Structure Based on ACI 201.1R

The Constructor

Checklist for concrete inspection are items that might have a bearing on the durability and performance of the concrete. How To Guide Work Procedures concrete inspection Concrete Technology

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The 10 Pros And Cons Of Construction Site Inspections

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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. They can provide the certainty that everything proceeds as it should and in a safe way. It is clear that inspectors have a crucial job. They have.

COVID-19 forces building officials to explore remote video inspections

Construction Dive

Some building departments have been forced by the outbreak to introduce technology to their process, the International Code Council says, and those that have will continue using this method of inspection after the health crisis

Sketches/ Maps of Concrete Cracks Observed in Visual Inspections

The Constructor

Concrete Cracks Concrete Technology Structural Evaluation Concrete cracks concrete inspection Cracks cracks in columns Cracks in slab visual inspectionSketches or maps or pattern of different types of cracks which are commonly developed in concrete structures is considerably crucial to recognize in.

Types of Reinforced Concrete Structure Inspections

The Constructor

There are four types of inspection for reinforced concrete structure namely: inventory, routine, detailed, and special inspections. Concrete Technology How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Repair/Maintenance Structual Inspection StructuresInventory.

DPR repurposes 360-degree imaging for crucial WeWork project inspection

Construction Dive

The contractor facilitated a critical fire marshal inspection at The Gulch in Nashville, Tennessee, that would have otherwise been canceled due to social distancing guidelines

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.

OSHA Drone Inspections: Part 2

FDR Safety

Whether employers like them or not, drones are a safer way to perform inspections. That being said, with potential for drone inspections increasing, we recommend that you do what is needed to maintain a good working relationship with OSHA, whether that means allowing drone use on your job site or not. The post OSHA Drone Inspections: Part 2 appeared first on FDRsafety

Global bridge inspection market predicted to hit $6.3B in next decade

Construction Dive

The projected activity in bridge inspection services worldwide through 2029 represents a fourfold increase from current levels. The demand for the construction of bridges is expected to increase three times

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.

Inspection of Underwater Concrete Structures -Methods, Types and Purpose

The Constructor

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 StructuralMethods, types and objectives of underwater concrete.

OSHA Alert: How to Prepare for an OSHA Inspection

FDR Safety

The most important step to take before an OSHA inspection even takes place is selecting a company representative. The company representative is the individual charged with representing the company’s interests during an OSHA inspection. A well-versed representative is also familiar with OSHA’s own internal procedures for handling an OSHA inspection, the Field Inspection Reference Manual or FIRM at [link]. Keeping the inspection under control.

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Roof Inspection Checklists

Job Order Contracting

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. Maintenance checklist Roof Inspection Checklists maintenance checklistLocally researched cost data is optimal for this purpose versus the use of “national average” reference cost databases and associated location factors.

How to perform Magnetic Particle Inspection? [PDF]

The Constructor

Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) is a popular non-destructive testing (NDT) method. MPI helps to detect surface and subsurface faults and. Non-Destructive Tests

Inspection Feature Added to Asset Management App

Construction Equipment

Construction equipment operators can perform inspections in the field and submit them immediately with the Vehicle and Equipment Inspection feature on Temeda’s smartphone-based asset management application.

NYC Considers Drones for Building Inspection

Construction Equipment

New York City officials are pushing to legalize the use of drones for facade inspection after an architect was killed by falling construction debris, according to a Dezeen report.

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

Naval Shipyard Uses Drones for Inspection

Construction Equipment

According to Pilot online, a traditional inspection would require a construction crew to build and move scaffolding to carefully look After a storm swept through Hampton Roads in mid-April, surveying the wing-swept damage at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Virginia was likely to take several weeks.

OSHA construction safety inspections fall 84% during COVID-19 pandemic

BD+C

In the first week of March, OSHA conducted about 395 construction inspections. The number of inspections at construction sites dropped to about 65 during the week of April 26 OSHA’s in-person checks of construction sites have plunged by 84% during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency has focused its attention on virus transmission hazards in the health-care industry, according to OSHA data.

How to perform Magnetic Particle Inspection? [PDF]

The Constructor

Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) is a popular non-destructive testing (NDT) method. MPI helps to detect surface and subsurface faults and. Non-Destructive Tests

Whole-House Plumbing Inspection

Contractor Magazine

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

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. This probable cause can be: reported cases, complaints, targeted inspections or expressed points of emphasis, planned inspections, and even a compliance officer seeing a violation from the street. Ask for a copy of the complaint/reason before they begin the inspection.

CONCRETE PLACEMENT INSPECTION CHECKLIST

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

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

What are the inspections carried out by local authorities while construction?

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What are the inspections carried out by local authorities while construction? The post What are the inspections carried out by local authorities

Weekly Product Gallery: Inspection tools

Contractor Magazine

This week’s gallery focuses on inspection tools: a line of four thermal imagers that double the resolution of the cameras for saved images; a self-leveling camera for small drain lines; a compact thermal imager that plugs directly into an iOS or Android smartphone device; a pipeline inspection cover with a heavy-duty protective cover; and a thermography tool to transmit thermal data via Android devices

How to Inspect and Monitor Chemical Jet Grouting Process?

The Constructor

I want to know how to monitor and carry out inspection of the chemical jet grouting process at the construction site? The post How to Inspect and

Clark Construction deploys simple solution for in-house inspections

Construction Dive

Cellphone videoconferencing from jobsites has taken on greater importance for contractors since the COVID-19 pandemic began

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

New OSHA weighting system could lead to more inspections

Construction Dive

The process, rolled out this week, could put increased emphasis on the Fatal Four, a former Department of Labor official said

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. Batch Plant Inspection: Contractor retains the power to examine any and all concrete batch plants which will deliver concrete to the construction site. A “walk through” inspection should be carried out before the production of concrete is started.

Mill240 Apartments II Drone Paint Inspection

PC Construction

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

Updated Robot Dog Speeds Site Inspections

ENR Construction

Boston Dynamics’ autonomous dog-shaped robot, Spot, is known for its ability to traverse complex terrain and is now being used by construction companies for inspections and LiDAR site scans

NEED AND TYPES OF INSPECTION OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

The Constructor

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

Judge orders inspection of privately funded border wall segment

Construction Dive

The 3.5-mile section of the wall is built too close to the Rio Grande, has suffered from erosion and could fall into the river, according to experts who have examined it

Inspection of Concrete Structures- II

The Constructor

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.

Post-Concrete Inspection and Testing: Purpose, and Applications

The Constructor

Post concrete inspection of concrete structures is essential to check for any damage or defects that may require repair. Immediately after stripping. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Concrete Concrete Technology

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