There is a lot to contemplate on prior to replacing a manned operation with a flying technology and choosing between an inspection officer/engineer and a UAV to perform an inspection.
Below are reasons construction and industrial companies should only use drones for their industrial inspections.
- Provides in-depth data deprived of the safety risks
Regardless of whether it’s the dangerous nature of mechanical and electrical equipment or the scary height of the building in need of examining, Industrial inspections’ come accompanied by lots of hazardous risks.
Being capable of collecting information without placing any worker at risk is a huge win for every company. Some posts and inspections’ still need human engineers, but at least, businesses are now capable of reducing the probability of employee injury.
- Less and sometimes no equipment downtime
Contingent upon the nature of the building, inspections performed by personnel might need switching off to abstain from personal damages. In case you are using drones, then downtime of equipment (for instance wind turbines) can be significantly minimized.
- Can easily operate in new environments’
Drones diminish the need for long risk planning and calculations when exploring new or strange environments’. For instance, a structure site can be carefully inspected even before any person sets foot on the location; implying that they are fully cognizant of the structural weaknesses and dangers they need to avoid once they get to the site.
- Less safety and health checks
Regardless of whether it’s a structural inspection of blocks and flats or a roof inspection, there are safety and health regulations that each company has to follow when sending out a human employee to inspect a potentially dangerous site.
With drones in place, these safety and health requirements will be hugely diminished; if not eliminated altogether.