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Enlist precaution to be taken prior to taken to and during excavation work?  

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Ulhas
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18/11/2018 12:30 pm  

1.No excavation work in KOC area without clearance of Explosive Ordinance
Disposal (EOD)( Rule no 1 is for ķOC KUWAIT)
2. No mechanical excavation closer than 5 meters to any hydrocarbon carrying
pipeline.
3.No mechanical excavation closer than 3 meter to a non-hydrocarbon carrying
pipeline, cables and services.
4. For any excavation deeper than 1m, ladder must be positioned projecting
minimum 1 meter above the edge of the excavations.
5. Ladders shall be provided every 7.5 meters (25 feet) of lateral travel in the trench.
6 Ladders shall be securely supported at the bottom as well as at the top.
7. Excavated material shall be placed 1m from the edge of the excavation for depth
up to 1.2 meter.
(Accordingly placement of excavated material shall be increased proportion to the
depth of excavation.)
8.Heavy equipment, machinery shall be kept at least 3 meters away from the edge.
9. Any walkway across trench shall have scaffold type platform with handrails.
10.All trenches shall have barrier (such as fixed guardrails) and reflective warning
notices clearly displayed. Flashing lights are mandatory during poor visibility.
11. The access to plant, equipment and emergency services must not be obstructed by
the trenches.


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