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Fourth-Quarter Violation Tracking

Print Date: 6/23/2018 3:20:02 AM

Tracking Statistics Released for Fourth Quarter 2009 

The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors has released its Fourth-Quarter Report of Violation Findings for 2009. The Violation Tracking Report identifies the number and type of boiler and pressure vessel inspection violations found among participating member jurisdictions.
 
This report also 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 2009
 

Category

Number of
Violations

Percent of Total
Violations

Boiler Controls

5,925

31

Boiler Piping and Other Systems

4,283

23
Boiler Manufacturing Data Report/Nameplate

799

4

Boiler Components

2,111

11

Pressure Relieving Devices for Boilers

2,999

16

Pressure Vessels

2,566

14

Repairs and Alterations

152

1

 
Summary:
Number of jurisdictional reports: 90
Total number of inspections: 192,640
Total number of violations: 18,835
Percent violations: 10