industrial inspection News

  • New technology for industrial remote visual inspections

    Ashtead Technology is delighted to announce the addition of the latest Olympus technology to its rental fleet of industrial videoprobes. “The new IPLEX NX offers dramatic improvements to existing imaging technology and can help locate defects that were previously invisible” says Branch Manager Alan Hasson. “With a host of new features, this instrument improves the accuracy of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Learning to love OSHA inspections

    Do you live in fear of OSHA safety inspections? Sure, you think your ducks are more or less in a row, but the spectre of surprise inspections hovers over you like a storm cloud on the horizon. When you clean your house thoroughly from top to bottom, doesn’t a part of you kind of which company would drop by unexpectedly? Can you imagine actually looking forward to a surprise OSHA ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Industrial Solvent Use by New Jersey Manufacturer Results in OSHA Health Inspection

    Earlier this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) initiated an inspection at a New Jersey manufacturing plant after a flash fire injured a worker. The employee was cleaning a degreasing tank when the fire occurred and the inspection revealed the use of 1-bromopropane (1-BP), also known as n-propyl bromide.  1-BP is a liquid solvent and OSHA reports the ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • API Inspection Company is Expanding Nationwide

    Chem Ref Services have proudly served the Houston area since 2004. We provide premium “API inspection” and Nondestructive examinations (NDE) services to the petroleum, chemical, pharmaceutical and refining industries. Chem Ref Services aim is to become known throughout the entire USA in the near future. We cater to the ...


  • ALS acquires Advanced Inspection Technologies

    On 4 October 2013, ALS acquired a majority share of Advanced Inspection Technologies LLC (AIT).  AIT is based in Houston, Texas and conducts advanced non-destructive testing and consulting services globally.  AIT will form part of the ALS Industrial Division and the Asset Care business which provides reliability and integrity engineering services to industrial clients. Operating since ...

  • Weihua technical inspection and testing center

    Weihua technical inspection and testing center was established in August, 2004, covers an area of more than 1000㎡. In July, 2007, we were formally recognized through China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment. Inspection report within the scope of approval issued by our test center not only available in China, but also more than 90 countries in the world, to achieve mutual ...

  • UK increases North Sea rig inspections

    Energy Secretary Chris Huhne today said that the UK Government will increase its inspection of drilling rigs and monitoring of offshore compliance and has asked a new oil industry group to report back on its findings on the UK’s ability to prevent and respond to oil spills. A review has been carried out by DECC officials which has found that our existing system is fit for purpose, but in ...

  • HVAC Inspections Can Improve IAQ & Reduce Costs

    The building consulting experts at EC2 provide HVAC inspection services for commercial and residential properties to ensure good indoor air quality (IAQ) and comfort for building occupants.   As Chicago braces for a chilly Thanksgiving holiday with temperatures dipping below the freezing mark many HVAC systems are working overtime to keep homes, schools and offices warm.  ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 1 in 4 construction sites fail safety inspections

    Nearly one in four of the construction sites visited by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) during March failed safety checks. Inspectors from HSE carried out checks at 2014 construction sites across Great Britain as part of an intensive inspection campaign aimed at reducing death and injury in one of Britain's most dangerous industries. During unannounced visits, inspectors focused on ...

  • Webinar, Safety Simplified: Oil & Gas Onsite Inspections

    In the Oil & Gas industry, it’s far easier to explain the importance of workplace safety than it is to ensure that safety. You need to protect your workers and the public throughout the entire lifecycle of your project, while complying with the relevant regulations. Onsite observations are a critical piece of this puzzle, especially when you know how to capitalize on the information you ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • HSE announces planned inspections of waste management vehicles

    A wave of inspections of transport risks in waste management operations will take place in 2010-11, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced. The inspections will focus on skip-hire operations and waste management companies where waste is hand sorted, two areas that represent a disproportionately high level of accidents. A HSE spokesperson said: “The waste and recycling industry ...

  • HVAC Inspections Reduces Allergens and Microbial Contaminants

    The building consulting experts at EC2 provide testing solutions for HVAC systems to determine if mold, particulates and other indoor air quality (IAQ) contaminants are present. With Labor Day behind us the summer is coming to a close.  Many HVAC systems have been running nonstop, but will soon be taking a break before they begin providing warm air to keep building occupants comfortable ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • CMS Close to Beginning Hospital Infection Control Inspections

    According to recent reports, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are currently finalizing their hospital control survey. Once complete, the CMS is expected to conduct hospital infection control inspections in the near future. Some in the industry see these actions as a likely prelude to forthcoming regulations meant to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).   ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Huhne extends North Sea environmental inspection improvements

    The Energy Secretary ahead of his visit to Scotland on Wednesday announced that he is boosting the number of offshore environmental oil and gas inspectors. This will enable the number of offshore inspections undertaken each year to increase from 60, the number before the Gulf of Mexico spill, to 150. The increase in staff will allow annual environmental inspections of all manned fixed ...

  • Understanding OSHA’s and Memorandums of Understanding and Inspection Exemptions

    Writer’s Credentials Following a twenty-five-year career as an Occupational Safety & Health Division of Compliance Officer, I conducted workplace/job site inspections to enforce federal and state regulations.  I conducted approximately seventy-five separate fatality investigations, hundreds of non-fatal accidents, imminent dangers, general scheduled inspections, ...

  • PURE CLOSES ACQUISITION OF PRESSURE PIPE INSPECTION COMPANY

    Calgary, Alberta. Pure Technologies Ltd. (“Pure”) (TSX-V:PUR) announced today that it has concluded the purchase of The Pressure Pipe Inspection Company (“PPIC”) for up to CAD$34.9 million in cash and common stock of Pure. PPIC, a privately-held company with headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, is a leader in large-diameter water and wastewater pipeline condition ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • New Sewer Regulations will increase demand for Inspections

    Following recent changes to private sewer ownership and in anticipation of a heightened demand for pipe inspection work, Ashtead Technology has expanded its fleet of inspection crawlers and push-rod cameras. Ashtead Technology's Alan Hasson says, "More pipes will need to be inspected as a result of the new regulations, so we have made additional investments in our instrument fleet in order to ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • California Increases Inspections Of Waste Collection Vehicles

    -->11/20/2006  Sacramento, CA — The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has increased enforcement of air quality regulations ...


  • US Department of Labor`s OSHA announces new local emphasis program for programmed inspections of industries that use hazardous chemicals

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is launching a local emphasis program in Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri for programmed health inspections of industries known to use hazardous chemicals and who have reported release of such chemicals to the Environmental Protection Agency. The goal is to reduce occupational illnesses and deaths, "This local emphasis ...

  • Rising Standards for Safety and Quality Control Drive Adoption of Industrial X-Ray Inspection Systems, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    Follow us on LinkedIn – Primarily known for their non-intrusive approach to screening, X-ray inspection systems are fast emerging as one of the most important tools in testing applications. Initially, the adoption of X-ray systems for industrial ...

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