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Standard Practice for Pressure Water Cleaning and Cutting
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1.1 This practice covers the personnel requirements, operator training, operating procedures, and recommended equipment performance/design for the proper operation of all types of pressure water-jet cleaning and cutting equipment as normally used by industries concerned with construction, maintenance, repair, cleaning, cutting, and demolition work.
1.2 The term high-pressure water jetting covers all water jetting, including the use of additives or abrasives at pressures above 1005 psig (6.9 MPa).
1.3 Any person required to operate or maintain pressure water-jetting equipment shall have been trained and have demonstrated the ability and knowledge to do so in accordance with the original equipment manufacturer's instructions, specifications, and training programs.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.
1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. See Notes 1 through 8 and Section 8 for specific hazards statements.
abrasive blasting; cleaning; construction; cutting; demolition; hydrojetting; lancing; moleing; shotgunning; water blasting; ICS Number Code 25.100.01 (Cutting tools in general); 25.220.20 (Surface treatment)
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Oct. 15, 1993