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3rd Qtr Violation Report

12/05/13

Report of Violation Findings for Third Quarter 2013
 
The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors has released its Third Quarter Report of Violation Findings for 2013.
 
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)
 17,253
 1,232
 7.1%
Low Pressure Steam Boilers (H)
14,709
2,107
14.3%
Hot Water Heating/Supply
Boilers (H)
65,457
7,499
11.5%
Pressure Vessels (U)(UM)
55,561
1,930
3.5%
Potable Water Heaters (HLW)
12,453
1,233
9.9%
Totals
165,433
14,001
8.5%

 
Statistics were derived from the third quarter tracking period 7/1/2013 -9/30/2013.
Number of total jurisdictional reports: 29
 
 

 

 


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