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3rd Quarter Violation Report

11/19/15

Report of Violation Findings for Third Quarter 2015
 
The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors has released its Third Quarter Report of Violation Findings for 2015.
 
The data captures problem areas and trends related to boiler and pressure vessel operation, installation, maintenance, and repair; and also identifies problems before unsafe conditions occur.
 
This report serves as an important source of documentation for jurisdictional officials, providing statistical data to support the continued funding of inspection programs.

Overall Totals for Each Type of Pressure Equipment 
 
Type of Pressure Equipment Total Number of Inspections Total Number of Violations Percent of Violations
High Pressure/High Temperature Boilers (S)(M)(E) 19,579 1,436 7%
Low Pressure Steam Boilers (H)  13,086 1,961 15%
Hot Water Heating/Supply Boilers (H)  65,331  8,017 12%
Pressure Vessels (U)(UM)  52,269 1,998 4%
Potable Water Heaters (HLW)  15,053  1,794 12%
Totals  165,318 15,206 9%

Statistics were derived from the third quarter tracking period 07/01/2015 – 9/30/2015.
Number of total jurisdictional reports: 29
 
 
 

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