General Plumbing Risk Assessment

For general plumbing works there are a number of associated risks, The examples below are the main risks associated with plumbing works derived from pipe cutting and soldering, brazing works and fire hazards.

Burns:

Contact with naked flames, solder, Hot pipes.

Fire:

Ignition of debris, building materials

Manual handling/Strain injuries

Lifting heavy items such as hot water tanks, Bath tubs, Toilets etc

Fumes

Fumes from solder and brazing work

Trips and Falls

Untidy work areas, training pipes and cables

Cuts

From pipe cutting.

A Risk Assessment for General Plumbing work is available HERE

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