Recently the Sahuarita Plumbing professionals at Spartan Plumbing Incorporated weighed in on jobsite safety and how best to safely maintain the plumbing at your home.
When preparing for a plumbing project it is recommended that one first look up the appropriate plumbing and building codes and to assemble the appropriate tools and sets of hands if necessary. Whether you are a do it yourself type or one that needs help from a professional having the appropriate knowledge and set of maintenance tools can make all the difference.
No matter how large or small the project protecting oneself from bodily harm is always top priority. Protection of ones eyes, ears, arms, hands, feet, lungs, and head are always the most key areas depending on the scale of the plumbing project. Plumbers can be in contact with some dangerous and hazardous workplaces and materials so protection is always key.
Plumbers also can experience some extreme temperatures when working on a job, from hot attics in summer to freezing basements in winter. Keeping oneself hydrated and properly dressed during a job can help curtail the effects of extreme temperatures.
Plumbers work on job sites where water, electricity, and combustibles are present and these elements do not mix. If a plumber smells gas then they must evacuate until the source is found and safety restored. Gas lines should only be repaired, installed and services by a licensed plumber.
Lastly a plumber should always have emergency information handy such as the gas company, electric company, building supervisors, and homeowners. In case of an emergency one can call the appropriate contact in order to eradicate any issues.
Remember these tips the next time a plumbing project arises at your home or office and you too will be properly prepared like the pros. If you need any assistance make sure to contact a licensed, bonded, and insured professional plumber for help. If located in the southwest contact the Sahuarita plumbing and Tucson plumbing professionals at Spartan Plumbing Incorporated!