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inspection

  1. the examination of raw materials, work in progress and finished goods to check that these items comply with predetermined QUALITY standards. The principal purpose of inspection is the identification of rejects, thereby ensuring that the standards set are maintained by weeding out unacceptable items (DEFECTIVE WORK). Inspection can involve examination of all items, or just a sample of items where the cost of examination is high.
  2. the inspection of buildings, plant, machinery and equipment which is also necessary to identify MAINTENANCE problems which might cause machine failure and disruption to production, or inconsistent machine performance which would affect product quality. See QUALITY CONTROL, QUALITY COSTS.
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Employers should put a daily work schedule in Arabic on noticeable posters to ease inspectional observations and other languages for workers to recognize.
We carried out 66,302 inspectional visits, of which 10040 were made in Abu Dhabi, 7062 in Al Ain, 13569 in Dubai, 7197 in Sharjah, 7522 in Ajman, 7847 in Ras Al Khaimah, 4275 in Umm Al Qaiwain and 8790 in Fujairah," he is reported as saying by the UAE state news agency WAM.
We conducted 7,197 visits in Sharjah, 7,522 visits in Ajman, 7,847 visits in Ras Al Khaimah, 4,275 visits in Umm Al Quwain and 8,790 inspectional visits in Fujairah.
The 9th Annual FDA Inspections Summit will be an unprecedented gathering of the nation's most influential and innovative thought leaders in quality, compliance and inspectional readiness.
In order for that to occur, the laboratory must be able to ensure that: 1) any previous inspectional issues have been addressed; 2) the laboratory is current with regard to changes or anticipated changes in the rules, recommendations, and expectations of inspectional organizations; and 3) the laboratory is compliant with the expectations of federal, state/local and/or professional organizations.
On March 4, 2013 after the close of trading, Impax announced that it had received a second Form 483 inspectional observation notice by the U.
Al Maidoor was provided a complete overview of the project during his inspectional tour.
Sharfstein, principal deputy commissioner, said the agency "has found inspectional deficiencies of varying degrees of seriousness at all of these facilities.
increases the risk that the board's inspectional efforts do not .
The plan specifies that following an FDA inspection of a facility, the agency will issue a form FDA 483, Inspectional Observations, notifying management of any objectionable conditions or violations of federal code discovered during the inspection.
praised the FDA's efforts, but noted that the agency has "often not met its inspectional targets.
Ubl went on to say that the FDA has "often not met its inspectional targets" but rather than concentrating on" arbitrary inspectional targets," should determine its inspectional priorities based on risk-assessment and impact to the public health and dedicate its resources accordingly.

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