GM Flooring Services Ltd. - Risk Assessment For Carpet Tile & Carpet Installation With Latex Screed

Item 1

To uplift and remove existing flooring using Stanley knives, floor scrapers and where appropriate possible use of 110v Bully Stripper. Gloves and knee pads are used and waste material is removed by hand to a skip on site.

Item 2

The floor is then screeded using a Latex Screed with a trowel and then spike rolled off to prevent trowel marks and to help the air pass through. The screed is mixed using a 110v mixing machine.

Item 3

The floor is sanded by hand, or if required using a 110v floor sanding machine.

Item 4

To sweep floor clean. To spread adhesive tackifier or F3 adhesive over the floor area using a trowel. To lay 500 x 500mm carpet tiles or rolls . To cut edge using a Stanley knife.

Item 5

To control risk to fitters and personnel. Fitters to have knee pads . Stanley knifes' old blades to be removed from site. Knives in use by experienced personnel. Stored in Tool Box and Sleeve retractable.

Item 6

Manual Assessment - The fitters are very experienced in handling flooring materials. They use trolleys where possible to move materials on site.