ASTM International - ASTM D7186-05
Standard Practice for Quality Assurance Observation of Roof Construction and Repair
|Publication Date:||1 July 2005|
|ICS Code (Roofs):||91.060.20|
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 daily, full-time, quality assurance observation of roofing projects. 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 does not address practices of roof investigation, condition reporting, or analysis of preexisting roofs.
1.5 This pracitce 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.
1.6 Assessment of safe work practices or safety monitoring procedures followed by the contractor are outside the scope of this practice.
1.7 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.