ASTM D7186 - 14 - Standard Practice for Quality Assurance Observation of Roof Construction and Repair

ASTM D7186 - 14

Standard Practice for Quality Assurance Observation of Roof Construction and Repair

Status : Current   Published : January 2014



1.1 This practice covers procedures for performing visual monitoring of roofing construction to:

1.1.1 Establish guidelines for quality assurance observation practices; and

1.1.2 Define the role and responsibilities of the quality assurance observer.

1.2 This practice pertains to quality assurance observation of roofing projects, and the report of information obtained from these observations. This practice is applicable to new construction or reroofing projects involving the installation of a new roof system, the removal of existing roofing and installation of a new roof system, or recovering an existing roof. It is also applicable to roofing projects involving repairs or scheduled maintenance to an existing roof.

1.3 This practice contains the following information:

1.3.1 The objectives of the quality assurance process;

1.3.2 The responsibilities and qualifications of the individual(s) involved in the observations of the roof construction or repair;

1.3.3 Identification and use of the basic tools or equipment required for the visual roof observation process; and

1.3.4 Monitoring, recording, and reporting procedures.

1.4 This practice addresses new construction or repair. This practice does not address the investigation, condition, or analysis of existing roofs.

1.5 This practice does not address practices of roof investigation, condition reporting, or analysis of preexisting roofs.

1.6 This practice does not pertain to quality control processes or techniques performed by persons or entities representing or under contract to the roofing contractor. The quality control process is separate and distinct from the quality assurance observation process.

1.7 Assessment of safe work practices or safety monitoring procedures followed by the contractor is outside the scope of this practice.

1.8  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Standard NumberASTM D7186 - 14
TitleStandard Practice for Quality Assurance Observation of Roof Construction and Repair
Publication Date11 January 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Equipment, Low-slope roofing, Project documentation, Project reporting, QAO, Quality assurance observation, Reroofing, Roof construction, Roof maintenance, Roof repair, Steep-slope roofing, Tools
File Size94 KB

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