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Asphalt and Bitumen Boiler

This mandatory standard must be applied at all construction locations

  • Asphalt and Bitumen boiler use must meet the following standards:-
  • LPG hoses to be steel reinforced braid type & at least 4m in length
  • Pressure Regulator of no more than 2 bar fitted to cylinders.
  • Placed on non-combustible insulating base
  • Fitted with auto thermostat controls
  • Have a close fitting lid
  • Never left unattended whilst in operation
  • Never tow or move whilst burner is alight
  • Working cylinders to be a minimum of 3m away from pot, secured in the upright position
  • Stored/spare cylinder to be stored in accordance with 'Flammable Gas Storage' Visual Standard
  • Controlled under Hot Work Permit
  • Fire Extinguishers must Include at least 1 Foam and 1 Dry Powder type. NEVER Water.
  • Method of raising the fire alarm located adjacent to the working area

Pat Boyle

Managing Director