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Items Found During Inspection #106355
04/29/05 12:31 AM
04/29/05 12:31 AM
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I was recently part of a team doing an inspection on a facility. For security reasons, I can not identify the name or location.

- Big Jim
Home made with duck tape:

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Notice condition of outlet, scooter parked in walkway:

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Open panel:

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Open gutter:

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Missing covers:

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SO installed, extension ring:

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Damaged Handle:

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Re: Items Found During Inspection #106356
04/29/05 12:41 AM
04/29/05 12:41 AM
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Missing Cover:

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MCC taken with a good strobe light:

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same with available light:

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Home made cover:

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Flying Fire Strobe:

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Its a rough life:

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Bottom of boxes are over 7 feet above the floor:

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Re: Items Found During Inspection #106357
04/29/05 12:47 AM
04/29/05 12:47 AM
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Not electrical, but an obvious problem:

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Quality installation and forklift damage:

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Its only 36 volts:

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Shall we start a list here?

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Neat, safe?

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Not even sure what this was:

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Re: Items Found During Inspection #106358
04/29/05 12:52 AM
04/29/05 12:52 AM
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Cover impossible:

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Naked fire strobe:

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Re: Items Found During Inspection #106359
04/29/05 05:22 AM
04/29/05 05:22 AM
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Big Jim,
What can you say in a situation like this eh?.
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For security reasons, I can not identify the name or location.

Good call mate, personally I'd be extremely ashamed if this was any place that I had anything to do with.
This is just out and out vandalism.
I pity the people that actually have to use this equipment or even depend on equipment like the fire alarm and sprinkler systems in the condition that they are in.
Would things like this in a building get it shut down?.

Re: Items Found During Inspection #106360
04/29/05 05:42 AM
04/29/05 05:42 AM
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Mayenne N. France
Are people really expected to work in all that crap?
As John Lennon said- "Set fire to that lot!"
Alan


Wood work but can't!
Re: Items Found During Inspection #106361
04/29/05 09:26 AM
04/29/05 09:26 AM
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Saline, MI 48197
Reminds me of some of the things you will find in a lot of larger industrial facilities. It is an on going battle to repair and correct these type of problems. Management sometimes doesn't want to spend the money and sometimes it is because of poor work habits.

Re: Items Found During Inspection #106362
04/29/05 02:37 PM
04/29/05 02:37 PM
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The maintenance management structure and budgeting are being changed. They have been through 4 Maintenance Managers in 6 years. The last one got sick and died recently while they were in the process of firing him. The new people seem to have a good attitude.
We produced quite a list of projects from short to long term. Our goal is to make significant headway before they have OSHA problems.
To help put things in perspective a bit, this is about a 1,000,000 sq ft building.


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