Site setup: useful observations

In the situations discussed up to now, there are safety prevention issues regarding the personnel who work on site and in some cases passersby, in relation to setting up the work site and the environmental impact.

Setting up the work site

During the setup process, it is necessary to conveniently and appropriately place the compressor, compressor-sandblaster connection line, sandblaster, abrasive tube, and abrasive pallets.
If possible, the compressor should be placed in the shade, should not be covered with the dust generated from sandblasting, and connected at a preferable distance of between 10 and 20 meters from the sandblaster in order to avoid the following:
The compressor/sandblaster connection tube must have a portion suitable for its capacity, must be protected from any eventual crushing, and have its connections verified.
The sandblaster must be placed flat, in a fresh and dry place, on a metal, wood or cement surface, and must be cleaned of dust to avoid that the exhaust air flow emitted at the end of the work cycle does not kick up dust from the ground.  The area around the machine must be blocked off and accessible only to the appropriate personnel.
The abrasive tube must be protected so that it cannot be crushed, broken, or be an obstruction.  It must be laid out in such a way that it is not coiled, as this may cause abrasion breakage which may cause the abrasive to leak out.  The wear of these tubes must be checked according to the schedules indicated in the instruction manual, user's guide, and maintenance guide.  The same is true for all other pars subject to wear and indicated in the manual in the chapter regarding MAINTENANCE..

For any maintenance activity, the power source of the air compressor must be disconnected, as does any electrical power.
The abrasive pallets should be placed on the ground near the sandblaster. It is also convenient to carry the abrasive tube around, moving it where necessary as opposed to frequently moving both the sandblaster and bags of abrasive.
Lastly, no one should have access to the 20 meter radius surrounding the user, and this area should be clearly drawn and marked.