Lifting Sheets

  • Sheet should be lifted by both hands
  • Support carefully
  • Only one sheet should be carried at a time.

 Carrying Sheets

  • Sheets should always be carried by at least 2 people
  • if use trolley for transportation , it should be of 8X4 sq ft size to provide full base support to the sheets


Placing sheets

  • Take precaution not to damage the corners of sheets
  • Only one sheet at a time should be removed
  • Sheet should be slide from one end while placing it on surface

Stacking

  • Sheet should not be kept directly on ground
  • Full base wooden battens should be used
  • Sheets should be kept at least 150mm above the ground
  • Different size and type of each board shall be stacked separately
  • Should be stored flat in a covered dry place in horizontal alignment with well supported from both corners

 

Transportation

  • 2 people should hold the sheet from both side and load it in to the truck
  • Follow the instructions for loading process
  • Wooden battens should be used to make the base flat
  • Do not exceed the maximum stacking capacity as given

 General Guidelines

  • The storage area should be separated form people and water courses
  • There should be good security procedures to prevent any un authorized access
  • There is good access point and easy exit
  • Protected from direct sunlight
  • Appropriate shelving is on hand to minimize breakage
  • Good natural ventilation equipped