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April 3 - April 9, 2016

If you’re performing a QA inspection as a part-time consultant and the surface in question was blasted and painted two days before you arrived on-site, should you sign off on the work if the owner asks you to?


Selected Answers

From Per Gabrielsson of Free Lance Consultations and Inspections on November 4, 2016:
How can you sign off on work when you haven't seen ...read more

From Daniel Robles of General Dynamics Nassco on November 3, 2016:
You could sign for what was currently shown to you ...read more

From amar jit singh of NIC T Pune on August 6, 2016:
In my opinion, the blasted surface cannot be allow ...read more

From Pieter van Riet of Corrocoat SA on May 19, 2016:
If the inspection points that you missed were witn ...read more

From Michael Halliwell of Thurber Engineering Ltd. on May 18, 2016:
Lionel, I agree you could review the documentation ...read more

From Rosemary Coutinho of O Pintor Consultoria on May 18, 2016:
I would never sign off on work I didn't witness! ...read more

From Per Gabrielsson of Free Lance Consultations and Inspections on May 18, 2016:
Lionel, you must have great trust in subcontractor ...read more

From Lionel DARRE of LDI on May 16, 2016:
The question does not specify to sign "witnessed." ...read more

From Jason Hetherington of GPI on April 20, 2016:
Absolutely not, this is a test of morality. Never ...read more

From Adrian Granda of Julio Crespo Peru SAC on April 8, 2016:
Definetely not. Inspectors who knows this issue wi ...read more

From OM PRAKASH JAT of TECH INTERNATIONAL SHARJAH HAMRIAH UAE. on April 7, 2016:
 I will not sign any inspection documents if ...read more

From Daniel valdivia of DC 30 NCIFTI on April 6, 2016:
No, I would not put my name on an inspection that ...read more

From Michael Halliwell of Thurber Engineering Ltd. on April 5, 2016:
I had this sort of scenario pop up for me. A contr ...read more

From Per Gabrielsson of Free Lance Consultations and Inspections on April 4, 2016:
I would say "you must be kidding"! Then I would c ...read more

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