• 1.

      The floor, ceiling and walls have to be checked for structural weakness and flamable materials.

    • 2.

      The firebox dimensions can be defined using summary tables.

    • 3.

      It is mandatory respect the following distances from the flue lining:

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      At least 16 cm of a piece of frame.

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      11 cm of a party wall.

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      7 cm of any wood piece (including door frame or decoration element).

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      If the flue lining is crossing concrete floor, it has to be insulated using cement-lime mortar or refractor mortar.

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      The flue lining must not touch any flammable material (including flammable insulating material).

    • 4.

      Plan the steps of work and supply adequate materials and tools accordingly.

    • 5.

      The work area must remain clean at all time without things obstructing the working area and it must be well ventilated.

    • 6.

      Place warning sings and surround dangerous areas with barriers preventing the entrance.

    • 7.

      Everything has to be singposted.

    • 8.

      Stop all type of work with extremely bad climate conditions.

    • 9.

      Each step has to be protected as soon as it is placed with a plastic sheet and a board of wood or carpet tiles to avoid stains and scratches on the finished surface.

    • 10.

      Every worker has to know the safety rules and wear his safety equipment at all time.

    • 11.

      Equipments operators have to be trained according to the safety regulations.

Individual Protection Equipment




Reflective vest

Work helmet

Work boots