work method statement for material inspection.


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When you will enter to a quality assurance and quality control department first time to start work on a project site. You might ask this “What is the first thing that I would check?” There are several things that you will check, but the material upon arrival on site is one of the important that you should be checking

You could ask the Inspection and Test Plan for a certain work in which the material that you would like to check belongs to. So you can identify what would be your next action.

Once you received the material approval report or MRN ( material receipt note) for the particular material, You are ready to check the material arrived at site. Now! This might be your question “What if the material arrived is not yet approved, what will I do?” Here is what you will do and in case that the material is being reviewed by consultant and it’s eventually be approved later then you may still submit the material inspection with comment as “awaiting approval.”

Here are the steps to follow to checking the materials on your site at the first time.

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1. Obtain Delivery Challan:

Always ask your storekeeper for the and collect the delivery challan of the material. Make sure every morning , especially if the project has just started. It is expected that there will be volumes of materials that will be arriving.

This should be your initiative as a quality assurance and quality control engineer, be proactive on this task.

In case you are handling subcontractor, then ask them to submit their M.R.N along with the delivery challan, approved material submittal, packing list and mill test certificate whenever required.

2. Fill the Inspection Form

Fill up the l inspection with all details as per the delivery challan. make sure that all details asked in the form are filled up.

3. Attachment for the Material Inspection

The first attachment is the Material Receipt Note t (MRN) .. The delivery chalan is the second attachment. Also attach the packing list whenever required. If your material is related to steel structural works, you should attach the “Mill Test Certificate” of such material.

4. Joint Inspection With The Consultant

If you have completed the arrangement of your material inspection and compiled everything needed. So you are now going to bring the consultant for a joint inspection of your material on site. Just make sure that the materials that you are going to present with the consultant are accessible and stored in a storage yard nearby on your project site.