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RCI-1 Inquiries

Print Date: 7/24/2024 8:38:48 PM

This section provides a complete list of inquiries received for RCI-1 and the replies approved by the National Board Committee on Qualifications for Inspection.

A request for the Committee on Qualifications for Inspection to consider an Inquiry may be submitted to the Secretary of the Committee on Qualifications for Inspection at secretaryCQI@nbbi.org

Each inquiry references the edition applicable to the committee response and approval. Use of inquiries, for other than the approved edition, may not be appropriate for reference.


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2023 Edition Inquiries

Inquiry
Edition, Part, Paragraph
Subject
RCI-23-02
2023, Part 7, 7-4.4
Code of Ethics

INQUIRY RCI-23-02

Subject: Code of Ethics

Edition: 2023, Part 7, 7-4.4

Question 1: Does RCI-1, paragraph 7-4.4 prohibit an AIA from providing authorized inspection or repair inspection services to a Certificate Holder for Code work when the assigned AIA’s Authorized Inspector and/or Repair Inspector is directly involved with NDE Level III services to that Certificate Holder?

Reply 1: Yes.

Question 2: Does RCI-1, paragraph 7-4.4 prohibit an AIA from providing authorized inspection or repair inspection services to a Certificate Holder for Code work when the NDE Level III services are performed by an individual who is engaged by the AIA through a contractual arrangement to provide inspection services, but the assigned AIA’s Authorized Inspector and/or Repair Inspector is not directly involved with NDE Level III services to that Certificate Holder?

Reply 2: Yes.

RCI-23-01
2023, Parts 4 & 5, 4-1.1.9, 5-2.8
Safety Training

INQUIRY RCI-23-01

Subject: Safety Training

Edition: 2023, Parts 4 & 5, 4-1.1.9, 5-2.8

Question: Can an employee, other than the assigned Supervisor, who is identified in the Authorized Inspection Agency’s Quality Program verify that the assigned Inspectors are provided safety training for hazards expected to be encountered in the carrying out of their assigned duties?

Reply: Yes.

 


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