Transportation and handling
Prior to unloading of pipes from trailers, all items shall be inspected for any visual/transportation damages.
From the lay-down area to the trench site, the pipes shall be transported through trailers or by using of Hydra.
Single pipe must be unloaded and handled separately (one at a time) by using pliable straps, wide fabric straps, slings or ropes to lift single pipe. (Not using Steel Cables or Chains).
Individual pipe can usually be lifted with a single sling.
At any time during handling or installation of the pipe, any damage such as cracks, de-lamination or fracture occurs, the pipe should be repaired before the section is installed.