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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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In the past, the now-defunct City Messenger's Office oversaw the maintenance of City Hall, while the public library, Union Station, senior center and Department of Inspectional Services all had their own maintenance and custodial staffs.
The Crown Prince gave his directives during an inspectional visit he made to the department, during which he also inaugurated a communication project under the name 'Wisal', an innovative audio portal.
In May 2012, the city's Department of Inspectional Services issued a cease-and-desist order to Elliott Ginsburg, who had owned and operated Arrow Wholesale for 50 years.
Led by Ron Brown of the Department of Public Works, police and the Department of Inspectional Services are also involved.
Asked about popular Chinese outlets where such counterfeit products are seen, Al Qamzi said, "We have had certain agreements with representatives of outlets like Dragon Mart to operate inspectional visits and over a certain amount of time, we will be able to end such products.
Antanavica, building inspector in Auburn, said police, fire, inspectional services and town managers in both towns had been working together to create agreements in multiple areas in the restaurant.
Summary: ABU DHABI - General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, made an inspectional tour of the 10th International Defence Exhibition shortly after its official opening in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
You will take away practical knowledge on how to work with FDA staff during a recall, and how you can prepare for inspectional follow up or a regulatory action, and in some cases a legal action.
According to a statement released by FDA, the MRA is designed to ease part of this burden and minimize resource-intensive duplicative inspectional efforts by the U.S.
As previously disclosed, the FDA performed an inspection of the Warsaw North Campus facility in 2016 and issued a Form 483 with inspectional observations at the conclusion of the inspection in late 2016.
Malek Helali Doha THE Minister of Education and Higher Education HE Dr Mohamed bin Abdul Wahed al Hammadi conducted an inspectional visit to Ahmad Bin Mohamed Al Thani and Doha secondary schools.
The police department opened a new headquarters in 2013, while the inspectional services and community development divisions have been renovated within the past two to three years, according to Webb.

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