The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors has released its Fourth-Quarter Report of Violation Findings for 2008. The Violation Tracking Report identifies the number and type of boiler and pressure vessel inspection violations found among participating member jurisdictions.
The Violation Tracking Report indicates problem areas and trends related to boiler and pressure vessel operation, installation, maintenance, and repair. Additionally, it identifies problems prior to adverse conditions occurring. This report can also serve as an important source of documentation for jurisdictional officials, providing statistical data to support the continued funding of inspection programs.
Report of Violation Findings:
Fourth Quarter 2008
||Number of Violations
|Boiler Piping and Other Systems
|Boiler Manufacturing Data Report/Nameplate
|Pressure-Relieving Devices for Boilers
|Repairs and Alterations
Number of jurisdictional reports: 88
Total number of inspections: 184,698
Total number of violations: 19,400
Percent violations: 11