1. Are all major material sections/components marked with the relevant job number?
2. Are the welding machines in use calibrated and labelled with calibration dates?
3. Are the welding activities being undertaken in accordance with an approved WPQR/WPS?
4. Does the welder(s) know which WPQR/WPS relates to the work in progress?
5. Are the welder(s) appropriately qualified for welding process, position, materials and thicknesses involved?
6. Are joint fit-ups and preparations in accordance with the relevant WPS?
7. Are weld maps and/or welding databooks being completed?
1. Are conforming and non-conforming materials appropriately separated?
2. Are conforming and non-conforming materials appropriately labelled e.g. job no. or green paint mark?
3. Are metal types appropriately separated e.g. steel and aluminium?
1. Are welding consumables stored correctly e.g. temperature controlled environment?
2. Is there evidence of ‘first in first out’ (FIFO) methodology being used for welding consumable withdrawal?
3. Are all welding consumables within their shelf-life?
4. Are non-conforming (non-traceable or expired) welding consumables stored separately and clearly labelled as such?
5. Are welding consumable withdrawal logs being completed with job no. traceability?
6. Are welding consumable certificates available for stored items?