Standards and Regulations for Infrared Electrical Inspections

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Standards and Regulations - Infrared electrical-mechanical inspections:
Any company that is providing Infrared Thermographic Services must meet or exceed the following Standards and Regulations as established by OSHA, ASTM, ASNT ISO and NFPA.  These requirements were put in place to reduce risk to the Infrared Service Provider, but they also serve to reduce liability to the client.  These Standards and Regulations ensure clients receive  professional and accountable results.

Standards and Regulations

  • Training and qualification of who can perform these inspections.
    • ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM E1934 - 07)
    • ASNT - American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT-TC-1A)
    • ISO - International Organization for Standardization (18436-7)
  • Inspection procedures and documentation requirements.
    • ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM E1934 - 07)
  • Selection of proper Infrared imaging equipment for the appropriate type of inspection.
    • ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM E1934 - 07)
  • Safety of personal who are involved in these types of surveys.
    • OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration (29 CFR 1910.132 (d)(1), 29 CFR 1910.269 (l)(6)(iii), 29 CFR 1910.335 (a)(1)(i), (iv), (v))
    • NFPA - National Fire and Protection Agency (NPFA 70E)
  • Electrical Maintenance
    • NFPA - National Fire and Protection Agency (NPFA 70B)

 

Colbert Infrared Services, Inc. played a key role in developing these base-line standards.  In almost all categories, Colbert exceeds these requirements and standards.  It is worthwhile to familiarize yourself with these references.

 

We will be glad to provide you with a copy of our Written Practice that defines our unique training and certification requirements for all of our thermographers.

 

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