Compressors are being kicked off site due to non-compliance

If you’re taking your compressor on sites; infrastructure sites, government sites, work projects etc, it just doesn’t need to be serviced properly, it also needs to be site compliant.

When we are talking site compliant, we are talking about

  • Wheel nut indicators
  • Emergency stop button
  • Wheel chocks if your compressor doesn’t have an automatic parking brake
  • Reflective stickers
  • Battery isolator
  • Fire extinguisher that’s in date range
  • Document pouch containing all services records, hazard evaluations and operating instructions ready to show on sites

If you need help to make sure your compressor is serviced, safe and compliant, bring it to Air Powered and we can help.

“G’day, Murray Closter, Air Powered Services here.

Today we’re just going to talk briefly about compressors and being both serviced, safe, and site compliant.

There’s a lot of changes in the legislation in these days and now if you’re going on sites, infrastructure sites, government sites, work projects, your machine just doesn’t need to be serviced properly, it needs to be site compliant.

So, when we talk about site compliant, we’ll just go through things that the machines need on them to make sure that you can get on site.

The first think you’ve got is wheel nut locks indicators. They’re on all your wheels or your nuts.

You’ve got an emergency stop button that’s required on all compressors.

We walk around the front. If you’ve got a compressor that’s small in weight and it hasn’t got an automatic parking brake, you need wheel chocks on your compressor.

You’ve got reflective stickers.

You come to a battery isolator that’s required on sites.

And a fire extinguisher that’s in date range.

If you look inside the compressor, we’ve got a couple of things that you need to make sure right up to date.

Firstly, you’ve got a pouch here that has logbook. Service records are in that logbook indicating that it’s been serviced regularly and it’s in date of service.

You’ve got hazard evaluations, you’ve got operating instructions, and you’ve got all your documentation that needs to be there ready to show the sites when you go on to the sites.

Couple of critical things that not a lot of compressors or not a lot of users consider is that you’ve got your vessel in here that’s required to be tested and certified every two years.

So, there’s an internal and external every two years and safety valve needs to be also certified in date within four years.

So, all these things are required to make your machine to be safe on site, and to be certified and be able to go to the site.

So, it’s not just a question of making sure that your compressor is serviced and up to date. Its also making sure that its compliant and all the paperwork’s there.

So, if you’ve got any issues with your compressor and you need to bring it to Air Powered Services, we can help bring it up to date, service the compressor, turn it around quickly and make your unit safe and site compliant. Thank you.” – Murray Closter