Joint materials by butt fusion processes
This Standard is about jointing materials by butt fusion processes. Butt fusion processes may be carried out using non-automatic and automatic machines and on parent materials with the same SDR rating, and polymer type.
Jointing materials by butt fusion includes providing weather protection, checking joint preparation, equipment and consumables, monitoring the jointing process, making butt joints to specification, de-beading, shutting down equipment and dealing with waste.
This Standard is for anyone who carries out butt fusion jointing.
You must be able to:
1. work in line with health, safety and environmental regulations, guidelines and procedures at all times
Knowledge and Understanding
You need to know and understand:
1. legislation, organisational procedures and codes of practice relating to health, safety and the environment including manual handling, use of equipment, hazardous materials, work in excavations, risk assessments, accidents and personal protective equipment