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phone02 9986 1186
Email: info@thejettersedge.com.au

JETTER SAFETY

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If you have a Jetter injury please seek medical advice immediately.

 
We recommend all Jetter Operators thoroughly read the following for
important information regarding Jetter Safety and Injury Prevention.

 

Click here to download your free copy of the 2019 Jetter Safety Manual to be used with all class B water jetters.

 
Jetting Manual 2018
What is a class “B” water jetter?

Any unit where ‘bar litres’ is 5600 or higher

How to calculate ‘bar litres’?

Simply multiple your pump pressure (in bar) by flow (lpm)

Example: 300bar x 20lpm = 6000 ‘bar litres’

Useful conversions:

How to convert psi pressure into bar pressure

Divide psi by 14.5 = bar

Example: 5000psi divided by 14.5 = 345 bar

 

Click here to see past Jetter Injuries

 

Jetter Training

The Australian Standards for High Pressure Water Jetting (AS/NZS 4233.1:2013 7.3.3) states that "All operators shall be appropriately trained and assessed as competent/capable. Training shall be delivered through an RTO and be in accordance with the high pressure water jetting Units of Competency. Trainers shall be accredited by an RTO and shall have relevant water jetting experience."

There is an RTO accredited training centre at IPCS 5 Bearing Road, Seven Hills. The training course runs for 2 days and is held every month. Contact Georgina for further information - Ph 02 9674 9088 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or go to https://www.assassinjetters.com.au/training-courses

(This page will be updated on a regular basis with the latest safety information.)  

Hose Restraints  

The Australian Standards for High Pressure Water Jetting (AS/NZS 4233.1:2013) states that "all hoses shall be restrained" to prevent injury if they fail.

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AS/NZS 4233.1:2013 - 1.6.17 Hose restraint

"A device that is attached to the hose and is able to restrain, withstand and contain the energy created at the time of a hose or hose coupling failure".

This is a picture of a wire braided hose restraint and carabiner that now come with all our jetters.
If you want your jetter to comply, they can be purchased for just $95+gst. 

Buy a 1/4" Hose Restraint here 

Buy a 3/8" Hose Restraint here 

Download your free Mustang Remote Mini Reel Operation Guide Here

Mini Reel Guide

Hose Centurion - Protect your hose and stop it from coming back out at you

Hose CenturionThese will screw directly into a 100mm pvc inspection opening. 

They protect your hose from tearing on the sharp edge of the inspection opening. 

It also saves you from being covered in effluent. 

This is a patented design by a young Sydney plumber. 

Order your Hose Centurion here $129+gst. 

 

 

  

Safety Plate - Stops the hose from coming back out of the drain and causing an injury.

Safety Plate

AS/NZS 4233.1:2013 - 1.6.1 Anti-withdrawal device
"A device that will stop a flexible lance from ejecting or being pulled from a tube or pipe during the lancing operation".

These plates have saved countless jetter injuries and must be used where ever possible to prevent the hose from coming back out of the drain.

Buy your safety plate here for $169+gst

 

 

 

 

Safety Eyewear- don't leave home without a pair.

                  

Do you have a current Safe Work Method Statement for your business?

Download one here from Bluesafe Solutions

 

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