Is there a written and approved site procedure for Sulphuric Acid Handling?
Has it been communicated to the employees ?
Has it been communicated to contractors?
General PPE for working with Acid is always worn (acid resistant overall, PVC gloves, steel toe capped boots, hardhat, safety glasses)?
PPE for offloading acid is always worn as outline in the procedure(acid resistant coverall, water-proof jacket and trousers (to be worn over the gun boots), pvc gloves, hardhat with a transparent face shield)
PPE on the heaps is allways worn (acid resistant, trousers over the gumboots and a pair of rubber gloves (PVC) and hardhat with transparent face shield?
PPE when conducting maintenace is always worn (acid resistant overall, gumboot (trousers over the gumboots), PVC gloves, (gloves inside the overall sleeves), face shield and hardhat?
PPE when pumping of acid from Acid loading Bay to Plants is always worn (PVC suit, Goggles, hard hat and respirator) ?
Are there any safety showers?
Are safety showers in working order?
When safety showers are not in working order is the supervisor informed and shower is fixed before commencing work or another source of water is ready to use?
Are areas of work barricaded off?
Are pumps swithced off and locked/tagged out?
Are lines/pumps drained prior to starting work?
When welding/cutting has a hot work permit been completed and approved?