WALLS: Loading, Transporting, & Storing
- See to it that adequate manpower and proper tools
are available prior to loading.
Inform your supervisor, and get help if you need it.
each set wall for slivers, jagged edges, rough or slippery surfaces,
and protruding nails prior to loading.
load all set walls prior to transport, including the following:
the first (key) set wall to the gate or side of the A-frame/truck/trailer/lowboy.
the next set wall to the key set wall via grip chain or cleats
and floor nailing.
c. Secure each additional set wall in the same manner.
d. During loading or upon completion, nail a top
cleat or "high tie" to the set walls.
Do not allow set walls to remain "free-standing".
- See to it
that adequate manpower and proper tools are available prior
to unloading. Inform
your supervisor, and get help if you need it.
- Remove "high
tie" which is securing the outer set wall to the inner set walls.
- Remove the
side cleat or grip chain and floor nails securing the outer
set wall while leaving the remaining set walls secure.
unload the outer set wall. All workers should position themselves from
the sides and not in the middle.
- If a forklift
is not available or the weight of the set wall requires wall
jacks, they should be attached to both ends of the set wall
as soon as it is lowered from the A-frame/truck/trailer/lowboy.
- Once pushed
into position, the wall jacks should be removed one at a time.
- When using
a dolly to roll the set wall into place, position it carefully
under the wall.
You may not move set walls when you lack manpower. Tell your
supervisor when you need help.