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Avoid Drilling Accidents with Concrete Cutting Sydney

by Maria Williams Online Marketing Specialist

Concrete cutting Sydney is a regular practice in the construction industry. Cutting as a process is followed by possible hazards and accidents that a trained person will know how to avoid or minimize.

Drilling holes in the concrete walls is a complex process, which requires proper equipment and guidance from a professional. Most of the accidents at the construction site occur due to the use of unsuitable tools or machines handling by untrained persons.

Research the area before drilling

Before commencing the process of concrete drilling, first, research the area. In most cases, electrical equipment is installed behind the concrete walls. To avoid damaging the electricity network, the worker conducts a field inspection. If the location of the electricity network cannot be determined, the building's architectural plans will give the best picture. The worker must have this information to know where he may or may not drill.

Start drilling with shallow holes

If there is still a dilemma regarding electrical equipment behind the wall, it is best to start drilling with shallow holes. The worker will be sure he will not hit an electric wire and will be saved from potential disaster. Usually, the wires in the walls are installed at least 2, 5 centimetres deep, so keep this in mind before you start drilling.

Use specialised tools and machines for drilling

According to statistics, most accidents happen when drilling is taken out by amateur people, often alone in their homes. They use handheld drills that cause trembling or kickbacks, so injuries are inevitable. You need specialised tools and machines for accomplishing the task. If you do not have access to such equipment, call a core drilling Sydney that will complete the project for you.

Wearing a protective mask

Drilling holes in concrete walls produce dust in the air. Dust creates inhalation of silica dust, causing problems and diseases to human health. Although you plan to drill for a short period, you still have to wear a protective mask all the time.

Concrete core hole drilling is a process of creating holes of any diameter, usually for installing plumbing and electrical cables. Holes can have unlimited diameter and depth. Except for walls, drilling is performed on ceilings, roofs, bridges, tunnels, roads. They can be drilled at a specific angle, above and below ground or water. Drills are powered by electric, air, hydraulic and high-cycle electrical means.

To avoid possible hazards and accidents on the construction site, call a professional concrete cutting Sydney to complete the project for you.


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Created on Dec 18th 2019 07:25. Viewed 75 times.

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