Conducting site clearance is important before starting any construction activity around the site. It is normally the first operation to be done which consists of the removal and disposal of vegetation or any obstruction on the site area. Though many consider this as a simple process, Land clearance requires a method statement to make it efficient and successful.
Here are the methodologies for site clearance work:
1. Restriction on the site area
Due to the presence of heavy equipment and the potential risk from toxic gasses that may spread on the vicinity, access from the site must be limit. Only people with site safety training must gain access to the area.
2. Issuing of permits
Prior to site clearing, those who are in charged must obtain a site clearance from the city authorities. Moreover, necessary signage and precautionary measures are needed to inform the public on the ongoing work in the area and to avoid more damage.
3. Establishing boundaries
Site engineer must control entry and movement around the site area to ensure the safety of all concerned. Setting up boundaries to prevent entry to hazardous spots.
4. Wildlife eradication
Proper removal and disposal of vegetation such as herbs, shrubs, grasses and trees. Vegetation must be placed in one designated area to be disposed of properly later on.
5. Limit working area
All operation related to construction must be done only within the borders set out with fences. This is to reduce work and prevent additional clearing.
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