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METHOD STATEMENT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FIRST FIX ITEMS

CONTENTS 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 5.0 6.0 7.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE REFERENCES RESPONSIBILITIES HUMAN RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT MATERIALS METHOD & SEQUENCE OF CONSTRUCTION

1.0 PURPOSE a ! SCOPE

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1.1 P&'($)# To define the method of installation of hangers and erection of fire protection pipes to be employed to ensure that the first fix works to be undertaken on site are complying with the following and Civil defense approved MEP services coordinated shop drawings. 1.1.1 1.1.! 1.1.& 1.1.( 1.1.) 1.1.+ 1.1., 1.1.1.! atest contract specifications issued "pproved shop drawing by the relevant authority having #urisdiction such as $atar Civil %efense 'ubmitted approved coordinated MEP services drawing 'ubmitted approved materials. "pproved latest standard recogni*ed local and international installation practices Pro#ect safety plan and associated safety procedures Pro#ect environmental plan and associated procedures Pro#ect .uality plan and associated .uality procedures SCOPE AND APPLICATION OF *OR+ This method statement is applicable for hose rack and fire sprinkler fire protection systems employing the approved materials. This method statement also focuses within site materials inspection/ installation/ testing and commissioning method to ensure that the fire protection systems supplied/ installed/ inspected and tested for the works is in accordance with pro#ect re.uirements. The work method summari*es into the following0 1.!.1 1.!.! 1.!.& 1.!.( Preparation works %elivery/ inspection and storage of hanger supports/ pipes/ threaded fitting and grooved fittings. 'etting out plans 1nstallation of hanger supports and laying of painted pipe as per the approved shop drawing.

2.0 REFERENCES The specification re.uirement for fire protection installation 2fire hose and sprinkler system3 has been prepared with reference to the Pro#ect 'pecifications 'ection ).

3.0 RESPONSIBLIT,

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&.1 P'$-#./ E "0 ##'10 1.2a'"#3 The pro#ect engineer4in4charge is responsible for carrying out detailed engineering and manpower planning within the scope of contract/ preparation/ review of shop drawings and materials take4off leading to the procurement as per approval by the consultant. &.! S0/# E "0 ##'3 'ite engineer is responsible for daily site work coordination and briefs supervisors and sub4contractors daily tasks to be undertaken. &.& S/$'#4##(#'3 'torekeeper shall inspect materials delivered for any damage and5 or discrepancy before advising $"5 $C for inspection. 6e shall be responsible for proper storage of the materials received on site. 4.0 HUMAN RESOURCE REQUIREMENT 4 4 4 4 Pro#ect Engineer 'ite Engineer 'ite 'upervisor Pipe fitters and helpers

5.0 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 PPE for all staff and labors Measuring tapes 'etting out markers 'pirit levels Electric hand grinders 7renches and spanners Certified chain block sets Certified mobile scaffoldings and step ladders Cutting 'aw 8eamers 9rinding machines Threading machines Trolleys Electric drilling machines ifting scissors ifting cranes Pipe grooving machines

6.0 MATERIALS "ll materials in accordance with the approved drawings and specification
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4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 :ire hose reels including all accessories :ire hose reel cabinets 'prinkler pipes/ black E87 or seamless pipe 'prinkler heads 6angers/ supports ; fittings 1solating5gate valves <on4return valve Check valves Pressure relief valves "larm check valve Threaded for != and smaller si*e pipes. 'i*es larger than !>> shall be grooved type ductile iron :ittings.

7.0 METHOD a ! SEQUENCE OF CONSTRUCTION 7.1. PREPARATION 1. Check whether shop drawings are approved by civil defense and consultant are issued prior commencement of installation work. !. Check the excavated trenches/ wall5floor sleeves/ opening si*es/ positions/ etc according to 'hop drawings. &. "ll fire fighting pipes penetrating through concrete wall5 slab to be provided with approved pipe sleeves. (. Check all e.uipments/ tools and materials prior installation works commence. ). Confirm availability of storage space/ storage and delivery method for piping materials. +. Confirm the area allocated for temporary fabrication and workshop on pro#ect site. ,. The re.uired personnel protective e.uipment will be issued to all the operative staffs prior start of installation works. -. "ll the material to be used for installation works should be checked for their compliance with pro#ect?s standards and specifications. @. 1ssue Material 5 E.uipment 8e.uisition forms 2ME8:3 for material delivery. 1A. "s necessary/ barricade or secure the work areas as safety precautions. 11. "ll installation pipe works should be in accordance with pro#ect?s standards and specifications. 1!. "ll hose systems shall be such that they can be operated efficiently by one person. 1&. " copy of the approved shop drawings are to be given to the site engineer and the fabricator prior to the start of the fabrication work.

1(. The pro#ect engineer along with the supervisor should check the site for the completion of the civil works and the portion of the area cleared for the installation pipe works.

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1). 'ubmit 6ot 7ork5Cold 7ork Permit to "CC5"M"<" 1 day prior work commencement 2as applicable3 1+. 6ot work process should always be accompanied with :ire Extinguisher 2mandatory re.uirement3 7.2. T'a )($'/a/0$ 5 L$a!0 "6U 7$a!0 " S/$'a"# a ! D0)/'08&/0$ M#/2$!) 1. "ll materials should be inspected upon receipt at the #ob site to insure that no damage has occurred in transit. !. "ll materials should be well packed for avoiding damages. &. The Pipes should be unloaded individually/ or as a package by mechanical e.uipment. (. The customer should be sure to maintain control of the pipe during unloading. ). %o not drop/ impact/ or bump the pipe/ particularly at the pipe ends. +. 7hen mechanically lifting the pipes use straps/ slings/ or rope to lift. ,. Pipes can be stored on flat ground/ free from rocks or debris. -. 1f pipes are to be stacked/ the stack height should not exceed 1.! meters/ and the ends of the stack must be securely supported by posts to prevent collapse of the stack. @. "ll pipes shall be stored at a secure place and 1t will be distributed to the work spot by trolley or fork lift. 1A. "ll fittings and other e.uipments shall be kept in a container safely at one place and it will be distributed to the site. 7.3. INSTALLATION PROCEDURES 7.3.1 F0'# S('0 47#' S9)/#:

1. Prepare all materials and e.uipments on site re.uired prior installation. !. The outer surface of the pipe has to be cleaned and free from welds/ splatters/ burrs/ dust/ rust/ cements/ grease etc for one coat of primer and followed by one coat of undercoat and the final coating shall be of Bsignal red= paint. The pipes exposed to view shall be painted with two coat of finishing paint. &. Clevis hangers ; 'prinkler pipe hangers are used to hang pipes. :or pipe risers/ C4bolts are employed for supporting pipes at riser shafts. (. Defore installation/ all lengths of pipe and fittings should be thoroughly inspected for cuts/ scratches/ gouges/ buckling/ and any other imperfections which may have been imparted to the pipe during shipping/ unloading/ storing and stringing. ). Measure length of the pipe re.uired with due allowance for the pipe fittings to be used/ cut the pipe to the re.uired length using a mechanical cutter. Ensure that ends are cut s.uare and burrs removed from pipe.

+. The pipe ends are then threaded or grooved as re.uired based on the si*e of the pipe and type of fittings to be used by means of threading or grooving machine. Pipes upto !?? will be connected by threaded #oints and !?? and above will be connected by grooved #oints.

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,. 1ndividual pipe sections shall be taken to the installation location. The pipes shall be transported either by trolley or roller or manual or site mobile crane. -. Pipes are then lifted to the re.uired location and level. Position and tighten the pipe supports to hold the pipes. @. The pipes will be checked for initial level and position and if necessary ad#ust on the pipe support. 1A. The pipes and fittings shall be #oin as described below0 11. Threaded pipes and fittings0 1nstall few strands of #ute yarn and wind around the threaded end of pipes. 1nsert the threaded pipe ends to screwed fittings and tighten the pipe firmly using a spanner. Check the piping for proper alignment. "d#ust the level if necessary. 1!. 9rooved pipes and fittings0 "pply a thin layer of lubricant to neoprene rings of the grooved fittings. 1nsert the grooved pipe into fitting. Tighten the bolts to firmly #oint pipe and fittings. Check for alignment and ad#ust if necessary. 1&. "ny minor changes to supports and pipe work will be carried out according to local conditionsE these changes will be immediately red color marked on the relevant drawings/ for future references on complete package hand over. 1(. "ny ma#or changes or alterations to support or pipe work runs will re.uire a consultation with Contractor5Consultant 5 %esign department and change re.uest to be raised to amend the problem area after approval from concerned authority. firmly

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