Spray Painting System: Daily Component Checklist

P1 Air Compressor    
• Fully maintained and serviced    
• Capable of 125psi discharge pressure    
• Positioned upwind and away from working area    
• High volume of breathing air quality if separate dedicated compressor not used    
• High temperature safety cut out    
• Oil and particulate filter separator    
P2Paint Air Supply Hose    
• Large bore hose    
• Large connector fittings with whipchecks and/
or safety chains installed
P3 Paint Pump    
• Fully maintained and serviced on a regular basis    
• Check and top up throat seal liquid daily    
• Completely cleaned immediately after
each operation
• Keep pump ‘wet’ at all times – leave solvent in
pump after use, for long storage periods, use
Diesel, Kerosine or Pump Armor
P4 Paint Line    
• Rated pressure must be greater than maximum rated pressure of pump and undamaged    
P5 Paint Line Whip Hose    
• Rated pressure must be greater than maximum rated pressure of pump and undamaged    
P6 Spray Gun    
• Check Spray Gun is clean and fully operational
(clean with thinners, etc.)
• Ensure Tip Guard is in place    
• Ensure correct tip size is used for product being applied    
• Ensure gun rated pressure is above pump rated pressure    
P7Reversible Air Drill and Mixer/Stirrer    
• Ensure Air Drill is in good working order    
• Mixer/Stirrer is clean and free from contaminants    
• For 2 component coatings –
2 Air Drills and Mixer/Stirrers required
P8 Drum(s) for Mixing Paint    
• Clean straight sided tin(s) for mixing paint    
P9 Painter’s Tool Box    
• Contains spares, tools, gloves for mixing, brushes, fittings, etc    
P10Extra Drum    
• Disposal drum for waste paint and used Thinner residue    
P11Bag of Rags    
• These are a must for general use and any spills or leaks    
S1 Breathing Air Source    
• Checked and maintained on a regular basis    
• Located in a clean air atmosphere, upwind and away from the blast area and engine exhaust fumes    
• Approved air compressor or dedicated breathing air compressor or air pump or bottled breathing air or other approved supply    
S2Breathing Air Filter    
• Cartridges require regular programmed replacement    
• Cartridges require regular programmed replacement    
S3Carbon Monoxide Monitor or Converter Monitor    
• Checked, tested and calibrated on a routine basis    
• Samples air and safeguards against toxic, carbon monoxide gas    
• Ensures carbon monoxide level is below 10ppm (11 milligram/m³) as per AS1715    
S4Breathing Air Line    
• Fitted with threaded screw-type connector or AS 1715 approved ‘Safety Type’ coupling with two distinct actions required for disconnection    
• AS Standard approved and marked    
S5Climate Control Tube    
• Air temperature control within 15°C – 25°C range for operator comfort    
• Complies with requirements of AS 1715    
S6Blast Helmet (Respirator)    
• Inspected and maintained for wear and tear to the cape, collar, head gear and visor as per AS 1715 requirements    
• Inner lens in place for impact protection    
• Supplied with minimum 170 liters/minute breathing quality air as per AS 1715    
• Air quality regularly tested and test records maintained as per AS 1715 requirements to check the following levels of contaminants:
Oil below 1 milligram/m³,
Carbon Monoxide below 10 ppm (11 milligrams/m³),
Carbon Dioxide below 800 ppm (1400 milligrams/m³),
Oxygen between 19.5 and 22.0%  
• Issued on an exclusive use basis (or shared use only with an AS 1715 approved programme for extensive and stringent cleaning, disinfecting, and recording)      
• Earplugs and/or earmuffs essential for hearing protection      
• Optional communication equipment      
• Optional blast light illumination kit     
S7Other Protective Clothing    
• Leather gloves/gauntlets      
• Blast suit/protective overalls      
• Safety footwear      
S8Work Hazards    
Check, control and eliminate wherever possible:      
• Physical dangers – tripping, falling, crushing      
• Toxic substances e.g. lead, arsenic, cyanide, heavy metals, chromates, free silica, etc. present either in the abrasive, the coating, the substrate or the environment    

spray painting checklist

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