The aim was to install a dust suppression system to reduce risk of occupational health and control respiratory related hazards while also reducing manual handling and plant required in managing dust on site. Environmental aspects surrounding the build such as the nearby river, horticulture, trees and fields were also a contributing factor. The aim was to introduce something easily adaptable and user friendly to any manager onsite to utilise without the risk of communication breakdown or labour.
Each sprinkler is full or part circle in operation, has a throw of approximately 12 metres and will consume 1m³/hr of water at three bar pressure. There is a catch pit and jet wash at the exit to site to avoid dust transferring onto neighbouring roads. Positioning the system so as not to be affected by future works is key.
Benefits are as follows:
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