4th Qtr Violation Report 2014

Report of Violation Findings for Fourth Quarter 2014
The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors has released its Fourth 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) 18,184 1,251 7%
Low Pressure Steam Boilers (H)  11,700 2,051 18%
Hot Water Heating/Supply Boilers (H)  62,526  8,900 14%
Pressure Vessels (U)(UM)  56,383 1,634 3%
Potable Water Heaters (HLW)  11,656  1,249 11%
Totals  160,449 15,085 9%

Statistics were derived from the fourth quarter tracking period 10/01/2014 – 12/31/2014.
Number of total jurisdictional reports: 29