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Introduction (S10.1)

All compaction equipment covered by this Code must be checked, adjusted, maintained and operated in accordance with working practices, maintenance schedules, operating procedures and vibration frequencies recommended by the equipment manufacturer. Where available, relevant records must be provided to the authority on request within a reasonable period of time.
If available, records can demonstrate to the authority that the undertaker is using calibrated equipment. If data is not available, the authority may monitor more closely to check on compaction.
All equipment and operating procedures used for compacting reinstatement materials laid above the surround to apparatus must comply with the following requirements: