Abrasive Blasting Verification
It is a requirement to have "Whip Checks" on all hose connections
Can the CMW's verify all hoses have Whip checks fitted?
It is a requirement to have safety clips fitter to all hose connections
Can the CMW's verify there are safety clips on all hose connections?
It is a requirement to have good quality air feed to the abrasive blasting helmet
Are the air traps in good quality and pressure differential indicators showing filters are not blocked. Has the air has flow checks (50l/s) and air quality tested.
The air feed helmet is the last line of defence and is required to have 1 inner and at least 1 outer visor fitted. The outer visor can become brittle with impact of material and needs to changes regularly and should have more than on with tear offs as a starting point
Does the helmet have one inner lens in good condition and at least one outer?
The "Dead Man" switch is used to stop the flow of high pressure air and particulates in and emergency. The switch is required to be attached to the CMW or require positive pressure to activate the air flow
Is the "Dead Man" switch correctly deployed and effective?
Email audit and attach to Notification of Work Order