2014 First Qtr. Report

Report of Violation Findings for First Quarter 2014
The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors has released its First Quarter Report of Violation Findings for 2014.
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) 16,171  1,235 8%
Low Pressure Steam Boilers (H) 11,617 2,119 18%
Hot Water Heating/Supply Boilers (H) 69,636 9,404 14%
Pressure Vessels (U)(UM) 55,209 1,763 3%
Potable Water Heaters (HLW) 12,566 1,358 11%
Totals 165,199 15,879 10%

Statistics were derived from the first quarter tracking period 1/1/2014 – 3/31/2014.
Number of total jurisdictional reports: 29