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METHOD FOR CEMENT STORAGE AND SAFE HANDLING AT SITE AND BATCHING PLANT

METHOD FOR CEMENT STORAGE AND SAFE HANDLING AT SITE AND BATCHING PLANT

HOW TO STORE CEMENT AT SITE OR IN GODOWAN?

METHOD STATEMENT OF CEMENT STORAGE AND SAFE HANDLING

1.     INTRODUCTION

A.        Purpose
The purpose of this document is to provide procedure to assist the safe handling and storage of Cement. (Manual handling and mechanical Handling)
B.        Scope
This document describes the requirement for the following
        I.            Responsibility in cement storage and handling
      II.            The requirements for specialist personnel.
    III.            Manually cement unloading from trucks.
   IV.            Cutting and feeding of cement in batching plant hopper.
     V.            The requirement for the safety of materials in transit and in store.

2.     RESPONSIBILITES

a)      Site In-charge
Site In-charge is over all responsible for ensure to comply with companies EHS and Quality Standard at site.
b)      QC Engineer  
QC Supervisor is responsible to ensure that cement storage is safe and as per standard in cement store room
c)       Store In-charge
Store In-charge is responsible to store material with safe handing and safe storage with implementation of EHS and Quality Standard of company.

3.     PROCEDURE FOR CEMENT STORAGE AND SAFE HANDLING

A.     CEMENT BAGS UNLOADING FROM TRUCK

·         QUALITY PROCEDURE

        I.            1Cement shall be unloaded manually by means of labour.
      II.           2Date of manufacture shall be checked on bags and same shall be written in invoice.
    III.          3.  Cement bags shall be checked in truck if any moisture and lumps  present in cement bags, bags shall not be unloaded in cement store go down.
   IV.            4. During showering or raining cement bags shall not be unloaded till rain is not stoped.

·         SAFETY PROCEDURE

        I.            Labours shall be in all mandatory PPE’s and with nose mask and hand gloves while unloading cement bags.
      II.            Wooden platform shall be checked first weather planks are fixed on battens to uplift by weight of labour to safe walking and unloading of cement on planks.
    III.            There shall be proper lighting arrangements in storeroom while unloading cement.


B.     CEMENT STORAGE PROCEDURE

·         QUALITY PROCEDURE

        I.          1.  Cement will be received in bags
      II.          2.  Cement shall be stored in a leak proof store room.
    III.         3.  Store room should have minimum window and close fitting doors.
   IV.           4. Cement bags shall be stacked off the wooden planks in such a way as to keep about 150mm to             200mm clear above the floor. The floor may comprise of lean cement concrete.
     V.           5. A polythene membrane shall be there to cover the wooden planks on which cement will be stacked.
   VI.           6.A Space of 400mm to 600mm shall be left around between the exterior walls and the stacks.
 VII.            In the stack the cement bags shall be kept close together to reduce circulation of air such as much as possible.
VIII.          7.The height of stack shall not be more than 10 bags to prevent the possibility of lumping up under pressure.
    IX.           8.Each lot of cement shall be stacked separate with minimum 400mm distance from last lot stacked.
      X.           9.Cement bags shall be stacked in a manner to facilitate their removal and use in the order in which they are received.
    XI.           10. FIFO (First in First Out) procedure shall be followed in removal of cement bags.
  XII.           11For extra safety during the monsoon, or when it is expected to store for an unusually long period the stack shall be completely covered by a water proofing membrane such as polythene.




·         SAFETY PROCEDURE

   I.            Proper lighting shall be provided in cement store room.
 II.            Min two Exhaust fans shall be fitted in cement store room.

C.      CUTTING AND FEEDING OF CEMENT IN BATCHING PLANT HOPPER

LEARN HOW TO FEED CEMENT IN BATCHING PLANT HOPPER

·         QUALITY PROCEDURE

        I.            1Cement shall be feed in hopper by means of manually labour.
      II.           2.  FIFO (First in First Out) Procedure shall be followed in feeding of cement hopper.
    III.           3.  Old cement bags shall be feed first in hopper.
   IV.             4After completing the concrete work, hopper platform shall be cleaned and extra cement bags shall be stacked again.
     V.              5Cement bags shall be covered again by polythene after completing the concrete work.
   VI.            6Doors of Cement storage shall be closed at the end of work.

SAFETY PROCEDURE IN CEMENT STORAGE AND SAFE HANDLING OF CEMENT 

   I.            All labours shall be in mandatory PPE’s and with Nose mask and hand gloves while cutting and feeding cement in hopper.
 II.            Temporary steps shall be provided up to hopper plate form to feed hopper.
III.            Exhaust fans shall be in working condition while feeding cement in hopper.

4.     REFERENCES DOCUMENT

·         IS 4082 Stacking and storage of construction material and components at site recommendations
·         PROJECT TENCHINACAL SPECIFICATIONS


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