It’s very likely that accidents will occur on the equipment which may have been inspected shortly before. Accidents aren’t necessarily anyone’s fault, but rather a consequence of bad luck.

If the accident is serious and is the result of a clear flaw in the equipment that the inspector failed to report, the inspector may be held liable for both civil and criminal prosecution. Additionally, the company which carried out the inspection may be liable for compensation.

FIRST: Imapct area – what is it?