spot check

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spot check

1. noun An inspection that is random and/or occurs only for a limited time. Because I've gotten reports that some of you are abandoning your posts early, there will be spot checks for the foreseeable future.
2. verb To make such an inspection. Because I've gotten reports that some of you are abandoning your posts early, I will be spot checking you all for the foreseeable future.
See also: check, spot
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If the spot check shows no signs of eavesdropping, Alice and Bob use the remaining bits--the ones they haven't compared over the phone--as their key.
Thanks again and shouts out to AppleMom for hooking us up with the day trip and the spot check.
A second pilot was implemented that incorporated the Spot Check concept which will be discussed below.
Clr Michael Watson (Con, Denby Dale), who is on Kirklees Licensing Committee, said he was anxious to see at first hand how the spot check operation worked.
The spot check identified some inconsistencies in relation to training in infection control.
Three drivers were immediately suspended for faults and a further four are to face prosecution following the spot check.
The hospital says the day of the spot check - Monday this week - was a particularly busy period and patients are sometimes forced to wait on trolleys until a bed becomes available.
The spot check visits are carried out by Healthcare Inspectorate Wales and follow concerns raised by the public and patients about cleanliness in hospitals.
The spot check revealed several maintenance issues and damaged furniture on wards.
The spot checks were carried out on the ring road close to the multistorey car park at Queensgate between 6pm and 10pm.
The spot checks also revealed: | A reliance on bank staff and staff-|ing shortages; Patients involved in carrying out |domestic duties at Glan Clwyd including making drinks and doing laundry as staff didn't always have the time; Unsuitable areas for storing and |administrating medication at Glan Clwyd and just one shower room that didn't have a shower curtain; No resuscitation equipment on |the Anglesey ward, while staff at Wrexham didn't always have access to it ; Fan Gorau had "dark" and "sparse" bedrooms, and issues with medication storage and date checking with a pharmacist only visiting once a week.
We will use the findings from the spot checks to help us continue to improve the care of older people in Wales and the lessons we have learned will be shared across the Welsh NHS.
And it believes the spot checks go against Home Office guidance, which states that home visits should be arranged by prior appointment at a mutually convenient time.
Obaid Ebrahim Marzouqi, Head of Markets Management Section at Dubai Municipality, said that the spot checks also resulted in the seizure of several low-quality goods and pirated CDs.
Police said the young test buyers left empty handed when they revisited the stores that had originally failed the spot checks.