April 12, 2023

What’s the Importance of Low TRIR?

TRIR, or Total Recordable Incident Rate, is an OSHA requirement to record job-site incidents, accidents and injuries. OSHA requires accurate and up-to-date record keeping regarding TRIR […]
April 6, 2023

How Often Should You Calibrate CMM Probes? (Best practices)

When choosing whether or not to calibrate a CMM probe it is typically better to be safe than sorry, but there are some occasions where recalibration may be unnecessary.
April 6, 2023

What are the Differences Between a Faro Arm and a Laser Tracker?

In manufacturing and other industries where precision and accuracy are paramount, measuring tools play a critical role in ensuring quality and consistency. Among the most commonly used tools are Faro Arms and Laser Trackers, which are highly accurate devices designed to provide precise measurements of objects and surfaces.
April 3, 2023

Kirkfield Lift Lock Project Tests the Tenacity of IIA Inspectors

With more than a century in service (and counting), the Kirkfield Lift lock in Kawartha Lakes City, Ontario, has stood the test of time. Still, the years take a toll on even the most solidly built structure. Non-destructive evaluations by qualified professionals play an important role in keeping this historic structure safe and sound.
February 7, 2023

Torque Wrench Calibration: A New Twist for IIA’s Mobile Testing Services 

The customer, a major Midwestern utility, has long trusted IIA Lift Services to provide on-site live line tool testing. In late 2022, the utility asked if IIA could also provide on-site calibration of torque wrenches, which are used in the maintenance and repair of bucket trucks and other utility vehicles.