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Use and maintenance of a H-Class vacuum cleaner

Industry: 
Construction
Runtime: 
10 mins 47 secs

This film provides an overview of the use and maintenance of a H-Class vacuum cleaner when carrying out asbestos removal and asbestos related work.

Use and maintenance of H-Class vacuum cleaner

This video provides an overview of the use and maintenance of H-Class vacuum cleaners. The visual representations within are examples only and were developed solely for demonstration purposes.

Persons carrying out asbestos removal work and asbestos related work, including the use and maintenance of H-Class vacuum cleaners must be provided with the information, training, instruction, or supervision necessary to protect all persons from risks to their health and safety.

Only H-Class vacuum cleaners can be used for asbestos removal or asbestos related work. The H in H-Class stands for high hazard. All H-Class vacuum cleaners must comply with the Class H requirements in Australian and New Zealand Standard number 60335.2.69.

There are a number of make and model H-Class vacuum cleaners available in Australia. It is important that workers review the manufacturer’s operating procedures for the actual H-Class vacuum being used, before the commencement of work. A copy of the manufacturer's operating procedures should be kept with the vacuum at all times. The use and maintenance instructions for the make and module vacuum you are using may be different from the one shown in this presentation.

The following short film provides an overview of the steps required prior to the commencement of use of a H-Class vacuum cleaner. The film was developed for demonstration purposes only, using a new, unused H-Class vacuum in an environment free of asbestos containing materials. Always refer to the manufacturer's operating procedures and/or contact a H-Class vacuum specialist for further guidance.

The next short film provides an overview of the steps required upon completion of work using a H-Class vacuum cleaner. The film was developed for demonstration purposes only, using a new, unused H-Class vacuum in an environment free of asbestos containing materials. Always refer to the manufacturer's operating procedures and/or contact a H-Class vacuum specialist for further guidance.

This final short film provides an overview of the steps required to change a H-Class vacuum dust bag and store the vacuum appropriately until its next use. This film was developed for demonstration purposes only, using a new, unused H-Class vacuum in an environment free of asbestos containing materials. Always refer to the manufacturer's operating procedures and/or contact a H-Class vacuum specialist for further guidance.