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inspection

[in′spek·shən]
(industrial engineering)
The critical examination of a product to determine its conformance to applicable quality standards or specifications.

Inspection

An onsite examination of construction to determine whether it is being performed according to the drawings, specifications, and building codes; may include examination of concrete reinforcement, repointing, steel connections, and waterproofing installations.

inspection

1. Examination of work completed or in progress to determine its compliance with contract requirements.
2. Examination of the work by a public official, owner’s representative, or others.
3. The process of measuring or checking materials, workmanship, or methods for conformance with quality controls, specifications, and/or standards.

inspection

(testing)
A formal evaluation technique in which software requirements, design, or code are examined in detail by a person or group other than the author to detect faults, violations of development standards, and other problems.
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6058 on the Form 5500 series of returns (for retirement plans), must be made available for public inspection and copying, on written request.
ProClarity's graphical and intuitive user interface brings the data to life and allows users to gain a complete understanding of issues and trends that are impacting the facilities in order to improve inspection efficiency and uniformity," continued Hallmen.
Second is the application to provide a visualization of a control hierarchy of the inspection process with links to dimensional metrology knowledge.
Peck: One of the interesting instruments OSHA uses in this approach is its Program Evaluation Profile (PEP), which gives each facility an overall score for its safety and health status and uses that to determine the scope of the inspection.
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