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DRILLING RIG INSPECTION DETAILS

  • Inspection Date

  • Contractor

  • Equipment Suite/ Rig Number
  • Inspection Frequency

  • Contractor Representative

  • FMG Site

  • Specify Project Name/Number

  • Specify Location

  • GPS Location
  • Prepared By

DRILLING RIG

INSPECTION OVERVIEW - Major Hazards & Specific Components

  • Major Hazards applicable to this Compliance inspection are marked (MH)
    While conducting rig and auxiliary equipment inspections the FMG Major Hazards and Critical Controls are to form the main criteria for scrutiny with focus on the following which are specific to drilling rigs: Physical Separation, Isolation, Electrical Hazards, Cranes and Lifting Equipment and Mobile Plant & Equipment

  • SCORING FOR MAJOR HAZARDS:
    Reference= Any Additional Information from the Drill Standard and/or Australian Standards
    N/A= Not Applicable -2 = FAILED
    -1 = Present but Non Compliant
    1 = Minimum compliance, Improvement required
    2 = Compliant, no action required

  • SCORING FOR DRILL SPECIFIC ITEMS:
    Reference= Any Additional Information from the Drill Standard and/or Australian Standards
    N/A= Not Applicable FAILED
    0 = Present but Non Compliant
    1 = Minimum compliance, Improvement required
    2 = Compliant, no action required

DRILL RIG

  • Are you inspecting a drill rig ?

  • Asset Number

  • Take a Photo of the Equipment being Inspected

  • Select Drilling Method

EXCLUSION ZONE, BARRICADING & GUARDING

  • MH - Traffic adequately controlled in work area via cones / signs

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Exclusion zones identified / barricaded i.e. rod handling, high pressure air/fluids, dropped objects, open edges

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Where a barricade / exclusion zone is in place, signs or information tags are to be used, informing of the hazard / restricted area

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - All rigs regardless of type will have guarding around the base of the mast to prevent entanglement in rotating rods, casing, clamps, breakouts, rod handlers, feed chains, etc

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Modifications & repairs to guarding must meet FMG and Australian standards. Is guarding in good condition, sufficient and without bent, broken or missing sections?

  • Service Provider plant and equipment shall comply with Fortescue Guarding & Engineering requirements which apply to all permanent and temporary controls designed to limit personnel interaction with plant and activities (100-PR-SA-1034 & 100-SP-ME-0003) and AS 4024.1501-2006. Guards shall be constructed from 'ARC' mesh, 50x50x3 mm, with rolled edges, unless noted otherwise on the drawings. Finish paint colour Y14 Golden Yellow.
    Guards on rotating equipment shall cover the complete rotating component with no gaps between the guard and housings, i.e. Low speed coupling guards and bearing housings.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Can monitoring & inspection of equipment be done with guards in place (if not, view the procedure for the task)

  • MH-CC - Gravitational energy/dropped objects controlled via exclusion zones & barricading

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Line of fire risks identified & controlled

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

ISOLATION POINTS & EMERGENCY STOPS

  • MH-CC - Are isolators fitted to equipment and are they labelled and identify what they control?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Are isolators able to be activated from ground levels

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Minimum of 3x Emergency stops, clearly labelled, identified and accessible from ground level.

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults00

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ELECTRICAL

  • Battery & leads in good condition

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

OPERATING PLATFORM/ DRILLERS CONTROL PANEL

  • MH-CC - Overhead protection in place above Driller & control panel, rated for potential load

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Not too high, good access and egress

  • Level, free of trip hazards, non-slip surface

  • Structurally sound, free of sharp edges, obstacles, cracks and defects

  • Adequate Lighting/work lights (if doing night shift)

  • Good visibility of work area from platform

  • Tetra Radio available at Control Panel

  • Are all levers & controls clearly labelled, functional & undamaged

  • Do levers return to centre / neutral position

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

WORK PLATFORM, WALKWAYS, STEPS AND ACCESS LADDERS

  • Are removable sections retained

  • Do stairs and ladders terminate close enough to the ground and allow for 3 points of contact

  • MH-CC - Open edges & potential to fall 2 x 2 identified and controlled

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Work platforms, elevated work areas and scaffolds shall have complete floors, hand rails, edge protection, barricades, toe boards & safe access & egress

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Do all gates open inward & are they self-closing, do handrails conform to design requirements

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

CYCLONE, SPLITTER & SAMPLE SYSTEM

  • No wear holes in cyclones or T Pieces, Wear bends & elbows in good condition

  • Cyclone is securely mounted & level with no cracks in mounting structure. If cyclone is on a trailer is it chocked & level?

  • Every three (3) years – Inspection of all load-bearing attachment points, welds and critical
    load bearing path areas, which will include cyclone support arm and attachment;

  • MH - Splitter rams & knife gates operational with isolation point fitted to knife draw

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Sample hose to be mineral sample hose rated to no less than 500 psi

  • T Piece/ Outside return pipe secure and has deflector fitted to end of pipe.

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRE SUPPRESSION & HANDHELD FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

  • MH - Are fire extinguishers & suppression systems clearly labelled on all equipment (note - not all equipment will have fire suppression)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Is the fire suppression system adequately charged & in date?

  • • Visual Inspection every 6 months
    • Recharge of fire suppression every 12 months.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Are there enough fire extinguishers available, in date & of suitable type

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRST AID & COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

  • Trauma kit present at rig, correctly stocked & in date with tamper seals in tact

  • MH - Back up communication device available

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Functioning mine spec radio at site & signal receivable (perform radio check)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

WATER PUMPS & HOSES

  • Are pumps, hoses & couplings in good condition with no leaks?

  • MH - Are hoses & couplings rated for the maximum likely pressure & do they have secondary retention i.e. pins or locking mechanisms?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Do high pressure delivery lines have suitable whip checks, anchor points?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Are pump inlet(s) & controls labelled?

  • Water injection dust suppression capability to the cyclone & outside air return

  • Where fitted, do PRV’s discharge away from personnel

  • MH - High pressure water pumps will have a PRV, (pressure set) with current certs and discharge away from personnel

  • High pressure water pumps will have a relief valve that is pressure set and is monitored monthly and will be changed out every 12 months from install date. All relief valves must be on a register and have current certificates on the Drill Rig. High pressure water pumps used exclusively as a pressure cleaner and is not used for any other function i.e connected into the drill system, used for pumping out core etc, a pressure set PRV is not required.

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

DRILL HEAD ASSEMBLY

  • Air swivel condition, no air/water leaks

  • Condition of head guides

  • Head sub condition, no excessive wear

  • Drill head alignment

  • Automated blow down system, (Max 180psi on blowback)

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

SLIPS TABLE & BREAKOUTS

  • MH - Breakouts shall be designed to prevent any manual handling during the rod handling process and will be hydraulically operated from a single point

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - No manual spanners in use, rigs must have hands free break out capability

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • No cracking, fatigued, worn or deformed components

  • Manual slips are correctly sized & fit correctly with lifting points or suitable handles for removal

  • Condition of breakout jaw inserts

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ROD HANDLER

  • MH-CC - Exclusion zones identified / barricaded i.e. high pressure air/fluids, dropped objects, open edges

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Gravitational energy/dropped objects controlled via exclusion zones & barricading

  • Refer to section 4.20 in Drill Standard

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • All hydraulic hoses and fittings condition

  • Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Rod handler controls clearly labelled

  • Rod handler control levers return to neutral

  • If loading rods off a truck, is the rod truck in suitable position ?

  • MH - System operates via remote controls outside the exclusion zone & line of fire

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Rod handler operator & Driller have good visual contact

  • No cracking, fatigued, worn or deformed rod handler components

  • MH - Is there a system in place to prevent dropped rods from occurring

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

CRANES, LIFTING EQUIPMENT, WINCHES & WIRELINES

  • MH-CC - Is the machine rated capacity (MRC) or Working Load Limit WLL clearly identified and marked on all relevant lifting devices/equipment?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH -No over spooling or bunching of wire ropes on cable drums. Check for winch & wireline creep

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Check steel wire ropes used in lifting devices (Winch, Wireline Winch, JIB Winch, Hoist) for excessive amounts of rust, broken wires, squashing and deformities.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Does all lifting equipment i.e pullback/ pulldown ropes, winch ropes, wirelines, slings etc have its own unique identity code or serial number, excluding shackles?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Wire rope (excluding Diamond drilling Wireline wire rope) identification/ serial numbers are commonly stamped or etched in the swage of the wire rope. Cross reference the identification/ serial number on the swage to the details in the wire rope register. Wireline wire rope identification/ serial number location varies between drill rigs however, identification/ serial numbers must be kept in close proximity to the wireline assembly.

  • MH - Check wire rope lifting device/s (Winch, Wireline Winch, JIB Winch, Hoist) are fitted with Winch Limiter/Cut Out Switch

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Are all lifting hooks fitted with a safety latch except for grab & chain shortening hooks?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - No bent or deformed hooks & shackles

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Inspect a sample of various lifting equipment (slings, chains etc) to check for damage, excessive wear and compliance to requirements

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

MAST STRUCTURE, CHASSIS, FRAME, PINS & PIVOT POINTS

  • Pivot points & pins receiving grease

  • Do all pins and bushes have retaining plates or lock pins

  • MH - Is the mast structure free from cracks and signs of fatigue

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Is the base structure free from cracks and signs of fatigue

  • Anything below a score of 1 must not be operated

  • Anything below a score of 1 must not be operated

  • MH - Does the mast have a complete floor when in the down position to facilitate safe access for working in the mast or doing mast inspections?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Anchorage points should be located overhead to prevent pendulum effect (WAH)

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ONBOARD COMPRESSORS & AIR SYSTEMS

  • Aux air inlets & outlets labelled correctly

  • Aux Inlet & outlet connection assemblies plumbed 45 – 90 deg facing downwards

  • Pressure relief valves to be installed on all pressure vessels to prevent uncontrolled release of stored energy

  • MH - Check condition of receiver tanks & PRV’s,

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Ensure PRV's discharge away from personnel and point in a downward direction

  • Ensure any vertical PRV's have a bend (45 or 90 deg) on the outlet side to reduce any contamination or blockage

  • Ensure oil is present in sight glasses

  • Visually inspect air hoses, whip checks & hammer locks for damage

  • MH - Shackles to be rated the same strength or greater than the whip-check & have lock wires/pins if used above head height

  • Bolted fixtures above head height shall have a form of secondary retention;
    • Shackles must be a four-part configuration and appropriately rated;
    • Shackles used as terminal fittings are prevented from unscrewing, e.g. mousing or similar;
    • High pressure hose attachment points shall not be extended through the use of multiple
    shackles in order to be attached; (Rated Hammer locks and Chains acceptable);

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Has restricted tooling ( pneumatic tools/ air tools) been authorized for use ?

  • As per document 100-PR-SA-1018 - Restricted items such as Pneumatic tools require department manager approval

  • Air outlets for handheld air tools to have a regulator fitted to reduce pressure

  • MH-CC -Adequately rated whip checks/hose restraints to be fitted to all pressure hoses, they must be rated to the maximum pressure & volume of the hose, constructed from stainless or galvanised steel wire rope

  • Completed unit must as a minimum:
    • Shall have ≥900mm of hose grip, two attaching legs that are diametrically opposed with
    protective coating, formed eyes securing the unit and each no longer than 450mm in length;
    • In the event that the hose being secured is less than 900mm in length then a full-length whip
    check shall be used and shall be secured at each end;
    • Whip-checks are to have accredited certification from OEM; • No whip-check sock to be installed over potentially abrasive surface(s) (E.G: Dixon Boss bolt assembly) and any whip-check legs that are exposed to sharp, steel surface(s) shall have a protective coating or cover;
    • Each whip check leg shall have its own engineered and rated attachment point that shall not be shared by any other devices;

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Ensure all required air hoses (as per standard) have full length whip socks

  • • Air lines connected to a booster or auxiliary compressor shall be full-length Whip Checks

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ENGINE & ENGINE BAY

  • Hot surfaces clearly labelled?

  • Are turbos, exhaust manifolds and exhaust components wrapped in lagging or guarded to prevent fires and contact with personnel.

  • Are there any engine oil leaks, coolant leaks or fuel leaks

  • Is there a build-up of oily rags / hydrocarbons creating fire risk

  • Is there any wear on turbo oil feed lines, fuel lines etc

  • Suitable access and egress for checking pre-start items

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Radiator has a manually operable or built in pressure relief valve cap and has overflow tube fitted.

  • The cooling system shall have the ability for the pressure to be completely relieved before the cap is removed. If a pressure relieving radiator cap cannot be fitted, the service provider shall ensure the coolant level can be checked and replenished without the removal of the radiator cap.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Are there any hydraulic leaks? check hoses, rams, blocks, control valves, hydraulic pumps and rotation motors across all systems and aux equipment.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING

  • Is the drill site clear of unnecessary trip hazards, obstacles, hoses cords etc

  • All tools and equipment stored correctly

  • Rig site free of unnecessary rubbish

  • Spill kit available and adequately stocked ?

  • Hydrocarbons and chemicals stored correctly ?

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

OPERATIONAL CHECKS

  • MH-CC - Check condition of WAH equipment, Harnesses, Lanyards, Static Lines etc

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Test E-Stop function

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Test rod cage or drill platform rod rotation cut-out, proximity or interlock switch are operational

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Are all gauges & warning lights operational

  • MH - Winch limiter switch/cut out operational on all lifting devices

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Cyclone knife gate isolation function

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate control and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Checks Performed?

  • Operational check preformed

COMPLIANCE & CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTATION

  • Evidence to be provided on Drillers/Operators Certification

  • • RC and Diamond Driller – Minimum Certificate III in Drilling (including VOC for method used);
    • Trainee Driller – Minimum Certificate II / Enrolled in Certificate III;
    • Licenced Waterwell Driller - As per the MCRWBA, only Drillers licensed by the Australian Drilling Industry Association (ADIA)
    for the applicable state; class of work proposed; and endorsed for the drilling method used shall carry out work on a water
    bore; and
    • Any unlicensed Trainee Driller must be supervised by an appropriately licensed Driller at all times while carrying out the
    work.

  • Evidence to be provided of last mast inspection completed

  • • There shall be a documented system in place to ensure mast inspections are completed

  • NDT report

  • The NDT shall be carried out on a triennial (3 year) basis, refer to 8.3 - Non Destructive Testing (NDT), of the drill standard.

  • MH-CC - Pressure Vessel and PRV certification

  • Ensure pressure relief valves are installed on all pressure vessels to
    prevent uncontrolled release of stored energy due to over pressure and in accordance with AS
    1210-2010: Pressure Relief Valve certificates are valid 1 year from inspection.
    Pressure vessels shall comply with Australian Standards AS1210-2010, AS3788:2006 and AS4343-2005 as well as Regulation 6.34 of the MSIR-1995.
    Each pressure vessel must have a logbook and an equipment file that contains copies of:
    Manufacturer’s Data Reports;
    Hydrostatic test certificates; and
    Third Party Inspection reports and proof of design registration (if applicable). Inspection reports (2 yearly external / 4 yearly internal)
    These items must be available on site at all times for review.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Verify certification for WAH anchorage points. WAH anchorage point must be rated to withstand 15kN for 1 person or 21kN for 2 persons.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - View evidence of WAH system (Static line, anchorage points, posts, stanchions etc) Annual Inspection.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Lifting Equipment Register

  • Steel wire rope i.e winch, wireline, jib winch, pullback/ pulldown ropes etc inspection documentation.

  • All steel wire ropes shall be replaced annually or have a documented, accredited NDT inspection, which confirms wire ropes are within OEM specifications.

  • Electrical Register

  • Drill head saver sub/ head sub register

  • Safe Work Instructions/Procedure available in work area

  • The Service Provider shall review all relevant SWI’s/SOP's for the work scope as a minimum every two years.

  • Emergency Response Plan and Map of Area available

  • SDS available in work area

  • SDS documents shall be within 5 years of issue

EXCLUSION ZONE, BARRICADING & GUARDING

  • MH - Traffic adequately controlled in work area via cones / signs

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Exclusion zones identified / barricaded i.e. rod handling, high pressure air/fluids, dropped objects, open edges

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Where a barricade / exclusion zone is in place, signs or information tags are to be used, informing of the hazard / restricted area

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - All rigs regardless of type will have guarding around the base of the mast to prevent entanglement in rotating rods, casing, clamps, breakouts, rod handlers, feed chains, etc

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Modifications & repairs to guarding must meet FMG and Australian standards. Is guarding in good condition, sufficient and without bent, broken or missing sections?

  • Service Provider plant and equipment shall comply with Fortescue Guarding & Engineering requirements which apply to all permanent and temporary controls designed to limit personnel interaction with plant and activities (100-PR-SA-1034 & 100-SP-ME-0003) and AS 4024.1501-2006. Guards shall be constructed from 'ARC' mesh, 50x50x3 mm, with rolled edges, unless noted otherwise on the drawings. Finish paint colour Y14 Golden Yellow.
    Guards on rotating equipment shall cover the complete rotating component with no gaps between the guard and housings, i.e. Low speed coupling guards and bearing housings.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Can monitoring & inspection of equipment be done with guards in place (if not, view the procedure for the task)

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Gravitational energy/dropped objects controlled via exclusion zones & barricading

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Line of fire risks identified & controlled

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

ISOLATION POINTS & EMERGENCY STOPS

  • MH-CC - Are isolators fitted to equipment and are they labelled and identify what they control?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Are isolators able to be activated from ground level ?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Minimum of 3x Emergency stops, clearly labelled, identified and accessible from ground level.

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ELECTRICAL

  • Anderson plug fitted & labelled with a cover

  • Battery & leads in good condition

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

DRILLER OPERATING PLATFORM/ CONTROL PANEL

  • MH-CC - Overhead protection in place above Driller & control panel, rated for potential load

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Not too high, good access and egress

  • Level, free of trip hazards, non-slip surface

  • Structurally sound, free of sharp edges, obstacles, cracks and defects

  • Adequate Lighting/work lights (if doing night shift)

  • Good visibility of work area from platform

  • Tetra Radio available at Control Panel

  • Are all levers & controls clearly labelled, functional & undamaged

  • Do levers return to centre / neutral position

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

WORK PLATFORM, WALKWAYS, STEPS AND ACCESS LADDERS

  • Are removable sections retained

  • Do stairs and ladders terminate close enough to the ground and allow for 3 points of contact

  • MH-CC - Open edges & potential to fall 2 x 2 identified and controlled

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Work platforms, elevated work areas and scaffolds shall have complete floors, hand rails, edge protection, barricades, toe boards & safe access & egress

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Do all gates open inward & are they self-closing, do handrails conform to design requirements

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRE SUPPRESSION & HANDHELD FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

  • MH - Are fire extinguishers & suppression systems clearly labelled on all equipment (note - not all equipment will have fire suppression)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Is the fire suppression system adequately charged & in date?

  • • Visual Inspection every 6 months
    • Recharge of fire suppression every 12 months.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Are there enough fire extinguishers available, in date & of suitable type

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRST AID & COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

  • Trauma kit present at rig, correctly stocked & in date with tamper seals in tact

  • MH - Back up communication device available

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Functioning mine spec radio at site & signal receivable (perform radio check)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

WATER PUMPS & HOSES

  • Are pumps, hoses & couplings in good condition with no leaks?

  • MH - Are hoses & couplings rated for the maximum likely pressure & do they have secondary retention i.e. pins or locking mechanisms?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Do high pressure delivery lines have suitable whip checks, anchor points?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Are pumps inlets, outlets & controls labelled?

  • MH - High pressure water pumps will have a PRV, (pressure set) with current Certs and discharge away from personnel

  • High pressure water pumps will have a relief valve that is pressure set and is monitored monthly and will be changed out every 12 months from install date. All relief valves must be on a register and have current certificates on the Drill Rig. High pressure water pumps used exclusively as a pressure cleaner and is not used for any other function i.e connected into the drill system, used for pumping out core etc, a pressure set PRV is not required.

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

DRILL HEAD ASSEMBLY

  • Water swivel condition, no leaks ?

  • Condition of head guides

  • Head sub condition, no excessive wear

  • Drill head alignment

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FOOT CLAMPS & BREAKOUTS

  • MH - Breakouts shall be designed to prevent any manual handling during the rod handling process and will be hydraulically operated from a single point

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - No manual spanners in use, rigs must have hands free break out capability

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • No cracking, fatigued, worn or deformed components

  • Foot clamps are correctly sized & fit correctly with lifting points or suitable handles for removal

  • Condition of breakout jaw inserts

  • Swinging breakouts, hydraulic spanners and casing drive chucks shall have a system in place to prevent unintended movement or activation

  • i.e proximity switch on rotation cage/ gate to cut out swinging breakouts, dead man switch on valve bank to prevent casing drive chuck activation

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ROD HANDLER & ROD MANIPULATORS

  • MH-CC - Exclusion zones identified / barricaded i.e. high pressure air/fluids, dropped objects, open edges

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Gravitational energy/dropped objects controlled via exclusion zones & barricading

  • Refer to section 4.20 in Drill Standard

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • All hydraulic hoses and fittings condition

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Rod handler/ Manipulator controls clearly labelled

  • Control levers return to neutral

  • MH - System operates via remote controls outside the exclusion zone & line of fire

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Rod handler operator & Driller have good visual contact

  • No cracking, fatigued, worn or deformed components

  • MH - Is there a system in place to prevent dropped rods from occurring

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

CRANES, LIFTING EQUIPMENT, WINCHES & WIRELINES

  • MH-CC - Is the machine rated capacity (MRC) or Working Load Limit WLL clearly identified and marked on all relevant lifting devices/equipment?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Main/ haul winch will have a disc locking clevis pin & shackle arrangement on the main winch rope haul plug. Core retrieval wirelines will have a lockable overshot & rated safety chain/wire rope

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Core retrieval wirelines will have a lockable overshot & rated safety chain/wire rope

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH -No over spooling or bunching of wire ropes on cable drums. Check for winch & wireline creep

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Check steel wire ropes used in lifting devices (Winch, Wireline Winch, JIB Winch, Hoist) for excessive amounts of rust, broken wires, squashing and deformities

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Does all lifting equipment have its own unique identity code or number, excluding shackles?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Check wire rope lifting device/s (Winch, Wireline Winch, JIB Winch, Hoist) are fitted with Winch Limiter/Cut Out Switch

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Are all lifting hooks fitted with a safety latch except for grab & chain shortening hooks?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - No bent or deformed hooks & shackles

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Inspect a sample of various lifting equipment (slings, chains etc) to check for damage, excessive wear and compliance to requirements

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

MAST STRUCTURE, CHASSIS, FRAME, PINS & PIVOT POINTS

  • Pivot points & pins receiving grease

  • Do all pins and bushes have retaining plates or lock pins

  • MH - Is the mast structure free from cracks and signs of fatigue

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Is the rig base structure free from cracks and signs of fatigue

  • Anything below a score of 1 must not be operated

  • Anything below a score of 1 must not be operated

  • MH - Does the mast have a complete floor when in the down position to facilitate safe access for working in the mast or doing mast inspections?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Anchorage points should be located overhead to prevent pendulum effect (WAH)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ENGINE & ENGINE BAY

  • Hot surfaces clearly labelled?

  • Are turbos, exhaust manifolds and exhaust components wrapped in lagging or guarded to prevent fires and contact with personnel.

  • Are there any engine oil leaks, coolant leaks or fuel leaks

  • Is there a build-up of oily rags / hydrocarbons creating fire risk

  • Is there any wear on turbo oil feed lines, fuel lines etc

  • Suitable access and egress for checking pre-start items

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Radiator has a manually operable or built in pressure relief valve cap and has overflow tube fitted.

  • The cooling system shall have the ability for the pressure to be completely relieved before the cap is removed. If a pressure relieving radiator cap cannot be fitted, the service provider shall ensure the coolant level can be checked and replenished without the removal of the radiator cap.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Are there any hydraulic leaks? check hoses, rams, blocks, control valves, hydraulic pumps and rotation motors across all systems and aux equipment.

GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING

  • Is the drill site clear of unnecessary trip hazards, obstacles, hoses cords etc

  • All tools and equipment stored correctly

  • Rig site free of unnecessary rubbish

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

OPERATIONAL CHECKS

  • MH-CC - Check condition of WAH equipment, Harnesses, Lanyards, Static Lines etc

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Test E-Stop function

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Test rod cage or drill platform rod rotation cut-out, proximity or interlock switch are operational

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Are all gauges & warning lights operational

  • MH - Winch limiter switch/cut out operational on all lifting devices

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Checks Performed?

  • Operational check preformed

COMPLIANCE & CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTATION

  • Evidence to be provided on Drillers/Operators Certification

  • • RC and Diamond Driller – Minimum Certificate III in Drilling (including VOC for method used);
    • Trainee Driller – Minimum Certificate II / Enrolled in Certificate III;
    • Licenced Waterwell Driller - As per the MCRWBA, only Drillers licensed by the Australian Drilling Industry Association (ADIA)
    for the applicable state; class of work proposed; and endorsed for the drilling method used shall carry out work on a water
    bore; and
    • Any unlicensed Trainee Driller must be supervised by an appropriately licensed Driller at all times while carrying out the
    work.

  • Evidence to be provided of last mast inspection completed

  • • There shall be a documented system in place to ensure mast inspections are completed

  • NDT report

  • The NDT shall be carried out on a triennial (3 year) basis, refer to 8.3 - Non Destructive Testing (NDT), of the drill standard.

  • MH-CC - Verify certification for WAH anchorage points. WAH anchorage point must be rated to withstand 15kN for 1 person or 21kN for 2 persons.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - View evidence of WAH system (Static line, anchorage points, posts, stanchions etc) Annual Inspection.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Lifting Register

  • Steel wire rope i.e winch, wireline, jib winch, pullback/ pulldown ropes etc inspection documentation.

  • Steel wire rope i.e winch, wireline, jib winch, pullback/ pulldown ropes etc inspection documentation.

  • Electrical Register

  • Haul plug/ head sub register

  • Safe Work Instructions/Procedure available in work area

  • The Service Provider shall review all relevant SWI’s/SOP's for the work scope as a minimum every two years.

  • Emergency Response Plan and Map of Area available

  • SDS available in work area

  • SDS documents shall be within 5 years of issue

EXCLUSION ZONE, BARRICADING & GUARDING

  • MH - Traffic adequately controlled in work area via cones / signs

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Exclusion zones identified / barricaded i.e. rod handling, high pressure air/fluids, dropped objects, open edges

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Where a barricade / exclusion zone is in place, signs or information tags are to be used, informing of the hazard / restricted area

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - All rigs regardless of type will have guarding around the base of the mast to prevent entanglement in rotating rods, casing, clamps, breakouts, rod handlers, feed chains, etc

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Modifications & repairs to guarding must meet FMG and Australian standards. Is guarding in good condition, sufficient and without bent, broken or missing sections?

  • Service Provider plant and equipment shall comply with Fortescue Guarding & Engineering requirements which apply to all permanent and temporary controls designed to limit personnel interaction with plant and activities (100-PR-SA-1034 & 100-SP-ME-0003) and AS 4024.1501-2006. Guards shall be constructed from 'ARC' mesh, 50x50x3 mm, with rolled edges, unless noted otherwise on the drawings. Finish paint colour Y14 Golden Yellow.
    Guards on rotating equipment shall cover the complete rotating component with no gaps between the guard and housings, i.e. Low speed coupling guards and bearing housings.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Can monitoring & inspection of equipment be done with guards in place (if not, view the procedure for the task)

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Gravitational energy/dropped objects controlled via exclusion zones & barricading

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Line of fire risks identified & controlled

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

ISOLATION POINTS & EMERGENCY STOPS

  • MH-CC - Are isolators fitted to equipment and are they labelled and identify what they control?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Are isolators able to be activated from ground level ?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Minimum of 3x Emergency stops, clearly labelled, identified and accessible from ground level.

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ELECTRICAL

  • Anderson plug fitted & labelled with a cover

  • Battery & leads in good condition

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

OPERATING PLATFORM/ DRILLERS CONTROL PANEL

  • MH-CC - Overhead protection in place above Driller & control panel, rated for potential load

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Not too high, good access and egress

  • Level, free of trip hazards, non-slip surface

  • Structurally sound, free of sharp edges, obstacles, cracks and defects

  • Adequate Lighting/work lights (if doing night shift)

  • Good visibility of work area from platform

  • Tetra Radio available at Control Panel

  • Are all levers & controls clearly labelled, functional & undamaged

  • Do levers return to centre / neutral position

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

WORK PLATFORM, DRILL DECK, WALKWAYS, STEPS & ACCESS LADDERS

  • Are removable sections retained

  • Do stairs and ladders terminate close enough to the ground and allow for 3 points of contact

  • MH-CC - Open edges & potential to fall 2 x 2 identified and controlled

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Work platforms, elevated work areas and scaffolds shall have complete floors, hand rails, edge protection, barricades, toe boards & safe access & egress

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Do all gates open inward & are they self-closing, do handrails conform to design requirements ?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRE SUPPRESSION & HANDHELD FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

  • MH - Are fire extinguishers & suppression systems clearly labelled on all equipment (note - not all equipment will have fire suppression)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Is the fire suppression system adequately charged & in date?

  • • Visual Inspection every 6 months
    • Recharge of fire suppression every 12 months.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Are there enough fire extinguishers available, in date & of suitable type

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRST AID & COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

  • Trauma kit present at rig, correctly stocked & in date with tamper seals in tact

  • MH - Back up communication device available

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Functioning mine spec radio at site & signal receivable (perform radio check)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

WATERPUMPS & HOSES

  • Are pumps, hoses & couplings in good condition with no leaks?

  • MH - Are hoses & couplings rated for the maximum likely pressure & do they have secondary retention i.e. pins or locking mechanisms?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Do high pressure delivery lines have suitable whip checks, anchor points?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Are inlets, outlets & controls labelled?

  • Where fitted, do PRV’s discharge away from personnel

  • Rigs utilizing pneumatic drilling techniques are to have water injection capability & dust suppression to the cyclone & outside air return

  • MH - High pressure water pumps will have a PRV, (pressure set) with current Certs.

  • High pressure water pumps will have a relief valve that is pressure set and is monitored monthly and will be changed out every 12 months from install date. All relief valves must be on a register and have current certificates on the Drill Rig. High pressure water pumps used exclusively as a pressure cleaner and is not used for any other function i.e connected into the drill system, used for pumping out core etc, a pressure set PRV is not required.

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

SAMPLE/ DISCHARGE SYSTEM

  • No wear holes in T Pieces, Wear bends & elbows in good condition

  • Sample hose open to atmospheric at discharge?

  • If the system is able to be mechanically sealed then it must be rated to the highest pressure of system.

  • Discharge pipes, wear bends on drill head to have suitable secondary retention system i.e safety chain, steel wire rope etc

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

DRILL HEAD ASSEMBLY

  • Air swivel condition, no air/water leaks

  • Condition of head guides

  • Head sub condition, no excessive wear

  • Drill head alignment

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

SLIPS TABLE/ BREAKOUTS & HYDRAULIC SPANNERS

  • MH - Breakouts shall be designed to prevent any manual handling during the rod handling process and will be hydraulically operated from a single point

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • No manual spanners in use, rigs must have hands free break out capability

  • No cracking, fatigued, worn or deformed breakout and hydraulic spanner components

  • Condition of breakout, foot clamp and lower drive jaw inserts

  • Swinging breakouts, hydraulic spanners and casing drive chucks shall have a system in place to prevent unintended movement or activation i.e proximity switch, dead man switch etc

  • i.e proximity switch on rotation cage/ gate to cut out swinging breakouts, dead man switch on valve bank to prevent casing drive chuck activation

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

CRANES, LIFTING EQUIPMENT, WINCHES & WIRELINES

  • MH-CC - Is the machine rated capacity (MRC) or Working Load Limit WLL clearly identified and marked on all relevant lifting devices/equipment?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH -No over spooling or bunching of wire ropes on cable drums. Check for winch & wireline creep

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Check steel wire ropes used in lifting devices (Winch, Wireline Winch, JIB Winch, Hoist) for excessive amounts of rust, broken wires, squashing and deformities

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Does all lifting equipment have its own unique identity code or number, excluding shackles?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Check wire rope lifting device/s (Winch, Wireline Winch, JIB Winch, Hoist) are fitted with Winch Limiter/Cut Out Switch

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Are all lifting hooks fitted with a safety latch except for grab & chain shortening hooks?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - No bent or deformed hooks & shackles

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Inspect a sample of various lifting equipment (slings, chains etc) to check for damage, excessive wear and compliance to requirements

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

MAST STRUCTURE, CHASSIS, FRAME, PINS & PIVOT POINTS

  • Pivot points & pins receiving grease

  • Do all pins and bushes have retaining plates or lock pins

  • MH - Is the mast structure free from cracks and signs of fatigue

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Is the base structure free from cracks and signs of fatigue

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Does the mast have a complete floor when in the down position to facilitate safe access for working in the mast or doing mast inspections?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Anchorage points should be located overhead to prevent pendulum effect (WAH)

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ONBOARD COMPRESSORS & AIR SYSTEMS

  • Is there an board Compressor & Air System

  • Aux air inlets & outlets labelled correctly

  • Inlet & outlet connection assemblies plumbed 45 – 90 deg facing downwards

  • Pressure relief valves to be installed on all pressure vessels to prevent uncontrolled release of stored energy

  • MH - Check condition of receiver tanks & PRV’s,

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Ensure PRV's discharge away from personnel and point in a downward direction

  • Ensure any vertical PRV's have a bend (45 or 90 deg) on the outlet side to reduce any contamination or blockage

  • Ensure oil is present in sight glasses

  • Visually inspect air hoses, whip checks & hammer locks for damage

  • MH - Shackles to be rated the same strength or greater than the whip-check & have lock wires/pins if used above head height

  • Bolted fixtures above head height shall have a form of secondary retention;
    • Shackles must be a four-part configuration and appropriately rated;
    • Shackles used as terminal fittings are prevented from unscrewing, e.g. mousing or similar;
    • High pressure hose attachment points shall not be extended through the use of multiple
    shackles in order to be attached; (Rated Hammer locks and Chains acceptable);

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Has restricted tooling ( pneumatic tools/ air tools) been authorized for use ?

  • As per document 100-PR-SA-1018 - Restricted items such as Pneumatic tools require department manager approval

  • Air outlets for handheld air tools to have a regulator fitted to reduce pressure

  • MH-CC - Adequately rated whip checks/hose restraints to be fitted to all pressure hoses, they must be rated to the maximum pressure & volume of the hose, constructed from stainless or galvanised steel wire rope

  • Completed unit must as a minimum:
    • Shall have ≥900mm of hose grip, two attaching legs that are diametrically opposed with
    protective coating, formed eyes securing the unit and each no longer than 450mm in length;
    • In the event that the hose being secured is less than 900mm in length then a full-length whip
    check shall be used and shall be secured at each end;
    • Whip-checks are to have accredited certification from OEM; • No whip-check sock to be installed over potentially abrasive surface(s) (E.G: Dixon Boss bolt assembly) and any whip-check legs that are exposed to sharp, steel surface(s) shall have a protective coating or cover;
    • Each whip check leg shall have its own engineered and rated attachment point that shall not be shared by any other devices;

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Ensure all required air hoses (as per standard) have full length whip socks

  • • Air lines connected to a booster or auxiliary compressor shall be full-length Whip Checks

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

  • Aux air inlets & outlets labelled correctly

  • Inlet & outlet connection assemblies plumbed 45 – 90 deg facing downwards

  • Visually inspect air hoses, whip checks & hammer locks for damage

  • MH - Shackles to be rated the same strength or greater than the whip-check & have lock wires/pins if used above head height

  • Bolted fixtures above head height shall have a form of secondary retention;
    • Shackles must be a four-part configuration and appropriately rated;
    • Shackles used as terminal fittings are prevented from unscrewing, e.g. mousing or similar;
    • High pressure hose attachment points shall not be extended through the use of multiple
    shackles in order to be attached; (Rated Hammer locks and Chains acceptable);

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Adequately rated whip checks/hose restraints to be fitted to all pressure hoses, they must be rated to the maximum pressure & volume of the hose, constructed from stainless or galvanised steel wire rope

  • Completed unit must as a minimum:
    • Shall have ≥900mm of hose grip, two attaching legs that are diametrically opposed with
    protective coating, formed eyes securing the unit and each no longer than 450mm in length;
    • In the event that the hose being secured is less than 900mm in length then a full-length whip
    check shall be used and shall be secured at each end;
    • Whip-checks are to have accredited certification from OEM; • No whip-check sock to be installed over potentially abrasive surface(s) (E.G: Dixon Boss bolt assembly) and any whip-check legs that are exposed to sharp, steel surface(s) shall have a protective coating or cover;
    • Each whip check leg shall have its own engineered and rated attachment point that shall not be shared by any other devices;

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

ENGINE & ENGINE BAY

  • Hot surfaces clearly labelled?

  • Are turbos, exhaust manifolds and exhaust components wrapped in lagging or guarded to prevent fires and contact with personnel.

  • Are there any engine oil leaks, coolant leaks or fuel leaks

  • Is there a build-up of oily rags / hydrocarbons creating fire risk

  • Is there any wear on turbo oil feed lines, fuel lines etc

  • Suitable access and egress for checking pre-start items

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Radiator has a manually operable or built in pressure relief valve cap and has overflow tube fitted.

  • The cooling system shall have the ability for the pressure to be completely relieved before the cap is removed. If a pressure relieving radiator cap cannot be fitted, the service provider shall ensure the coolant level can be checked and replenished without the removal of the radiator cap.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Are there any hydraulic leaks? check hoses, rams, blocks, control valves, hydraulic pumps and rotation motors across all systems and aux equipment.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING

  • Is the drill site clear of unnecessary trip hazards, obstacles, hoses cords etc

  • All tools and equipment stored correctly

  • Rig site free of unnecessary rubbish

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

OPERATIONAL CHECKS

  • MH-CC - Check condition of WAH equipment, Harnesses, Lanyards, Static Lines etc

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Test E-Stop function

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Lower jaws / foot clamps maintain pressure

  • MH - Test rod cage or drill platform cut-out/ proximity/ interlock switches are operational i.e rod cage rotation cut-out, swinging breakouts cut-out, rod presenter dead-man etc

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Are all gauges & warning lights operational

  • MH - Winch limiter switch/cut out operational on all lifting devices

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Checks Performed?

  • Operational check preformed

COMPLIANCE & CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTATION

  • Evidence to be provided on Drillers/Operators Certification

  • • RC and Diamond Driller – Minimum Certificate III in Drilling (including VOC for method used);
    • Trainee Driller – Minimum Certificate II / Enrolled in Certificate III;
    • Licenced Waterwell Driller - As per the MCRWBA, only Drillers licensed by the Australian Drilling Industry Association (ADIA)
    for the applicable state; class of work proposed; and endorsed for the drilling method used shall carry out work on a water
    bore; and
    • Any unlicensed Trainee Driller must be supervised by an appropriately licensed Driller at all times while carrying out the
    work.

  • Evidence to be provided of last mast inspection completed

  • • There shall be a documented system in place to ensure mast inspections are completed

  • NDT report

  • The NDT shall be carried out on a triennial (3 year) basis, refer to 8.3 - Non Destructive Testing (NDT), of the drill standard.

  • MH-CC - Pressure Vessel and PRV certification

  • Ensure pressure relief valves are installed on all pressure vessels to
    prevent uncontrolled release of stored energy due to over pressure and in accordance with AS
    1210-2010: Pressure Relief Valve certificates are valid 1 year from inspection.
    Pressure vessels shall comply with Australian Standards AS1210-2010, AS3788:2006 and AS4343-2005 as well as Regulation 6.34 of the MSIR-1995.
    Each pressure vessel must have a logbook and an equipment file that contains copies of:
    Manufacturer’s Data Reports;
    Hydrostatic test certificates; and
    Third Party Inspection reports and proof of design registration (if applicable). Inspection reports (2 yearly external / 4 yearly internal)
    These items must be available on site at all times for review.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Verify certification for WAH anchorage points. WAH anchorage point must be rated to withstand 15kN for 1 person or 21kN for 2 persons.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - View evidence of WAH system (Static line, anchorage points, posts, stanchions etc) Annual Inspection.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Lifting Register

  • Steel wire rope i.e winch, wireline, jib winch, pullback/ pulldown ropes etc inspection documentation.

  • All steel wire ropes shall be replaced annually or have a documented, accredited NDT inspection, which confirms wire ropes are within OEM specifications.

  • Electrical Register

  • Safe Work Instructions/Procedure available in work area

  • The Service Provider shall review all relevant SWI’s/SOP's for the work scope as a minimum every two years.

  • Emergency Response Plan and Map of Area available

  • SDS available in work area

  • SDS documents shall be within 5 years of issue

EXCLUSION ZONE, BARRICADING & GUARDING

  • MH - Traffic adequately controlled in work area via cones / signs

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Exclusion zones identified / barricaded i.e. rod handling, high pressure air/fluids, dropped objects, open edges

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Where a barricade / exclusion zone is in place, signs or information tags are to be used, informing of the hazard / restricted area

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - All rigs regardless of type will have guarding around the base of the mast to prevent entanglement in rotating rods, casing, clamps, breakouts, rod handlers, feed chains, etc

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Modifications & repairs to guarding must meet FMG and Australian standards. Is guarding in good condition, sufficient and without bent, broken or missing sections?

  • Service Provider plant and equipment shall comply with Fortescue Guarding & Engineering requirements which apply to all permanent and temporary controls designed to limit personnel interaction with plant and activities (100-PR-SA-1034 & 100-SP-ME-0003) and AS 4024.1501-2006. Guards shall be constructed from 'ARC' mesh, 50x50x3 mm, with rolled edges, unless noted otherwise on the drawings. Finish paint colour Y14 Golden Yellow.
    Guards on rotating equipment shall cover the complete rotating component with no gaps between the guard and housings, i.e. Low speed coupling guards and bearing housings.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Can monitoring & inspection of equipment be done with guards in place (if not, view the procedure for the task)

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Gravitational energy/dropped objects controlled via exclusion zones & barricading

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Line of fire risks identified & controlled

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ISOLATION POINTS & EMERGENCY STOPS

  • MH-CC - Are isolators fitted to equipment and are they labelled and identify what they control?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Are isolators able to be activated from ground level ?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Minimum of 3x Emergency stops, clearly labelled, identified and accessible from ground level.

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ELECTRICAL

  • Anderson plug fitted & labelled with a cover

  • Battery & leads in good condition

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

OPERATING PLATFORM/ DRILLERS CONTROL PANEL

  • MH-CC - Overhead protection in place above Driller & control panel, rated for potential load

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Not too high, good access and egress

  • Level, free of trip hazards, non-slip surface

  • Structurally sound, free of sharp edges, obstacles, cracks and defects

  • Adequate Lighting/work lights (if doing night shift)

  • Good visibility of work area from platform

  • Tetra Radio available at Control Panel

  • Are all levers & controls clearly labelled, functional & undamaged

  • Do levers return to centre / neutral position

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

WORK PLATFORM, WALKWAYS, STEPS AND ACCESS LADDERS

  • Are removable sections retained

  • Do stairs and ladders terminate close enough to the ground and allow for 3 points of contact

  • MH-CC - Open edges & potential to fall 2 x 2 identified and controlled

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Work platforms, elevated work areas and scaffolds shall have complete floors, hand rails, edge protection, barricades, toe boards & safe access & egress

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Do all gates open inward & are they self-closing, do handrails conform to design requirements

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRE SUPPRESSION & HANDHELD FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

  • MH - Are fire extinguishers & suppression systems clearly labelled on all equipment (note - not all equipment will have fire suppression)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Is the fire suppression system adequately charged & in date?

  • • Visual Inspection every 6 months
    • Recharge of fire suppression every 12 months.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Are there enough fire extinguishers available, in date & of suitable type

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRST AID & COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

  • Trauma kit present at rig, correctly stocked & in date with tamper seals in tact

  • MH - Back up communication device available

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Functioning mine spec radio at site & signal receivable (perform radio check)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

WATER PUMPS & HOSES

  • Are pumps, hoses & couplings in good condition with no leaks?

  • MH - Are hoses & couplings rated for the maximum likely pressure & do they have secondary retention i.e. pins or locking mechanisms?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Do high pressure delivery lines have suitable whip checks, anchor points?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Are inlets, outlets & controls labelled?

  • Where fitted, do PRV’s discharge away from personnel

  • MH - High pressure water pumps will have a PRV, (pressure set) with current Certs.

  • High pressure water pumps will have a relief valve that is pressure set and is monitored monthly and will be changed out every 12 months from install date. All relief valves must be on a register and have current certificates on the Drill Rig. High pressure water pumps used exclusively as a pressure cleaner and is not used for any other function i.e connected into the drill system, used for pumping out core etc, a pressure set PRV is not required.

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

DRILL HEAD ASSEMBLY

  • Air swivel condition, no air/water leaks

  • Condition of head guides

  • Head sub condition, no excessive wear

  • Drill head alignment

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

SAMPLE/ DISCHARGE SYSTEM

  • No wear holes in T Pieces, Wear bends & elbows in good condition

  • Discharge hose rated to no less than 500 psi

  • Discharge pipes, wear bends on drill head to have suitable secondary retention system i.e safety chain, steel wire rope etc

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

SLIPS TABLE & BREAKOUTS

  • MH - Breakouts shall be designed to prevent any manual handling during the rod handling process and will be hydraulically operated from a single point

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - No manual spanners in use, rigs must have hands free break out capability

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • No cracking, fatigued, worn or deformed components

  • Manual slips are correctly sized & fit correctly with lifting points or suitable handles for removal

  • Condition of breakout jaw inserts

  • Swinging breakouts, hydraulic spanners shall have a system in place to prevent unintended movement or activation i.e proximity switch, dead man switch etc

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ROD HANDLER

  • MH-CC - Exclusion zones identified / barricaded i.e. high pressure air/fluids, dropped objects, open edges

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Gravitational energy/dropped objects controlled via exclusion zones & barricading

  • Refer to section 4.20 in Drill Standard

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • All hydraulic hoses and fittings condition

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Rod loader controls clearly labelled

  • Control levers return to neutral

  • Rod loader operation in suitable position

  • MH - System operates via remote controls outside the exclusion zone & line of fire

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Rod handler operator & Driller have good visual contact

  • No cracking, fatigued, worn or deformed rod handler components

  • MH - Is there a system in place to prevent dropped rods from occurring

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

CRANES, LIFTING EQUIPMENT, WINCHES & WIRELINES

  • MH-CC - Is the machine rated capacity (MRC) or Working Load Limit WLL clearly identified and marked on all relevant lifting devices/equipment?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH -No over spooling or bunching of wire ropes on cable drums. Check for winch & wireline creep

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Check steel wire ropes used in lifting devices (Winch, Wireline Winch, JIB Winch, Hoist) for excessive amounts of rust, broken wires, squashing and deformities

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Does all lifting equipment have its own unique identity code or number, excluding shackles?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Check wire rope lifting device/s (Winch, Wireline Winch, JIB Winch, Hoist) are fitted with Winch Limiter/Cut Out Switch

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Are all lifting hooks fitted with a safety latch except for grab & chain shortening hooks?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - No bent or deformed hooks & shackles

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Inspect a sample of various lifting equipment (slings, chains etc) to check for damage, excessive wear and compliance to requirements

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

MAST STRUCTURE, CHASSIS, FRAME, PINS & PIVOT POINTS

  • Pivot points & pins receiving grease

  • Do all pins and bushes have retaining plates or lock pins

  • MH - Is the mast structure free from cracks and signs of fatigue

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Is the base structure free from cracks and signs of fatigue

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Does the mast have a complete floor when in the down position to facilitate safe access for working in the mast or doing mast inspections?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Anchorage points should be located overhead to prevent pendulum effect (WAH)

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ONBOARD COMPRESSORS & AIR SYSTEMS

  • Aux air inlets & outlets labelled correctly

  • Inlet & outlet connection assemblies plumbed 45 – 90 deg facing downwards

  • Pressure relief valves to be installed on all pressure vessels to prevent uncontrolled release of stored energy

  • MH - Check condition of receiver tanks & PRV’s,

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Ensure PRV's discharge away from personnel and point in a downward direction

  • Ensure any vertical PRV's have a bend (45 or 90 deg) on the outlet side to reduce any contamination or blockage

  • Ensure oil is present in sight glasses

  • Visually inspect air hoses, whip checks & hammer locks for damage

  • MH - Shackles to be rated the same strength or greater than the whip-check & have lock wires/pins if used above head height

  • Bolted fixtures above head height shall have a form of secondary retention;
    • Shackles must be a four-part configuration and appropriately rated;
    • Shackles used as terminal fittings are prevented from unscrewing, e.g. mousing or similar;
    • High pressure hose attachment points shall not be extended through the use of multiple
    shackles in order to be attached; (Rated Hammer locks and Chains acceptable);

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Has restricted tooling ( pneumatic tools/ air tools) been authorized for use ?

  • As per document 100-PR-SA-1018 - Restricted items such as Pneumatic tools require department manager approval

  • Air outlets for handheld air tools to have a regulator fitted to reduce pressure

  • MH-CC -Adequately rated whip checks/hose restraints to be fitted to all pressure hoses, they must be rated to the maximum pressure & volume of the hose, constructed from stainless or galvanised steel wire rope

  • Completed unit must as a minimum:
    • Shall have ≥900mm of hose grip, two attaching legs that are diametrically opposed with
    protective coating, formed eyes securing the unit and each no longer than 450mm in length;
    • In the event that the hose being secured is less than 900mm in length then a full-length whip
    check shall be used and shall be secured at each end;
    • Whip-checks are to have accredited certification from OEM; • No whip-check sock to be installed over potentially abrasive surface(s) (E.G: Dixon Boss bolt assembly) and any whip-check legs that are exposed to sharp, steel surface(s) shall have a protective coating or cover;
    • Each whip check leg shall have its own engineered and rated attachment point that shall not be shared by any other devices;

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Ensure all required air hoses (as per standard) have full length whip socks

  • • Air lines connected to a booster or auxiliary compressor shall be full-length Whip Checks

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ENGINE & ENGINE BAY

  • Hot surfaces clearly labelled?

  • Are turbos, exhaust manifolds and exhaust components wrapped in lagging or guarded to prevent fires and contact with personnel.

  • Are there any engine oil leaks, coolant leaks or fuel leaks

  • Is there a build-up of oily rags / hydrocarbons creating fire risk

  • Is there any wear on turbo oil feed lines, fuel lines etc

  • Suitable access and egress for checking pre-start items

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Radiator has a manually operable or built in pressure relief valve cap and has overflow tube fitted.

  • The cooling system shall have the ability for the pressure to be completely relieved before the cap is removed. If a pressure relieving radiator cap cannot be fitted, the service provider shall ensure the coolant level can be checked and replenished without the removal of the radiator cap.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Are there any hydraulic leaks? check hoses, rams, blocks, control valves, hydraulic pumps and rotation motors across all systems and aux equipment.

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING

  • Is the drill site clear of unnecessary trip hazards, obstacles, hoses cords etc

  • All tools and equipment stored correctly

  • Rig site free of unnecessary rubbish

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

OPERATIONAL CHECKS

  • MH-CC - Check condition of WAH equipment, Harnesses, Lanyards, Static Lines etc

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Test E-Stop function

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Lower jaws / foot clamps maintain pressure

  • MH - Test rod cage or drill platform cut-out/ proximity/ interlock switches are operational i.e rod cage rotation cut-out, swinging breakouts cut-out, rod presenter dead-man etc

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Are all gauges & warning lights operational

  • MH - Winch limiter switch/cut out operational on all lifting devices

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Checks Performed?

  • Operational check preformed

COMPLIANCE & CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTATION

  • Evidence to be provided on Drillers/Operators Certification

  • • RC and Diamond Driller – Minimum Certificate III in Drilling (including VOC for method used);
    • Trainee Driller – Minimum Certificate II / Enrolled in Certificate III;
    • Licenced Waterwell Driller - As per the MCRWBA, only Drillers licensed by the Australian Drilling Industry Association (ADIA)
    for the applicable state; class of work proposed; and endorsed for the drilling method used shall carry out work on a water
    bore; and
    • Any unlicensed Trainee Driller must be supervised by an appropriately licensed Driller at all times while carrying out the
    work.

  • Evidence to be provided of last mast inspection completed

  • • There shall be a documented system in place to ensure mast inspections are completed

  • NDT report

  • The NDT shall be carried out on a triennial (3 year) basis, refer to 8.3 - Non Destructive Testing (NDT), of the drill standard.

  • MH-CC - Pressure Vessel and PRV certification

  • Ensure pressure relief valves are installed on all pressure vessels to
    prevent uncontrolled release of stored energy due to over pressure and in accordance with AS
    1210-2010: Pressure Relief Valve certificates are valid 1 year from inspection.
    Pressure vessels shall comply with Australian Standards AS1210-2010, AS3788:2006 and AS4343-2005 as well as Regulation 6.34 of the MSIR-1995.
    Each pressure vessel must have a logbook and an equipment file that contains copies of:
    Manufacturer’s Data Reports;
    Hydrostatic test certificates; and
    Third Party Inspection reports and proof of design registration (if applicable). Inspection reports (2 yearly external / 4 yearly internal)
    These items must be available on site at all times for review.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Verify certification for WAH anchorage points. WAH anchorage point must be rated to withstand 15kN for 1 person or 21kN for 2 persons.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - View evidence of WAH system (Static line, anchorage points, posts, stanchions etc) Annual Inspection.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Lifting Register

  • Steel wire rope i.e winch, wireline, jib winch, pullback/ pulldown ropes etc inspection documentation.

  • All steel wire ropes shall be replaced annually or have a documented, accredited NDT inspection, which confirms wire ropes are within OEM specifications.

  • Electrical Register

  • Safe Work Instructions/Procedure available in work area

  • The Service Provider shall review all relevant SWI’s/SOP's for the work scope as a minimum every two years.

  • Emergency Response Plan and Map of Area available

  • SDS available in work area

  • SDS documents shall be within 5 years of issue

EXCLUSION ZONE, BARRICADING & GUARDING

  • MH - Traffic adequately controlled in work area via cones / signs

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Exclusion zones identified / barricaded i.e. rod handling, high pressure air/fluids, dropped objects, open edges

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Where a barricade / exclusion zone is in place, signs or information tags are to be used, informing of the hazard / restricted area

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - All rigs regardless of type will have guarding around the base of the mast to prevent entanglement in rotating rods, casing, clamps, breakouts, rod handlers, feed chains, etc

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Are all rotating/moving parts identified & guarded.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Modifications & repairs to guarding must meet FMG and Australian standards. Is guarding in good condition, sufficient and without bent, broken or missing sections?

  • Service Provider plant and equipment shall comply with Fortescue Guarding & Engineering requirements which apply to all permanent and temporary controls designed to limit personnel interaction with plant and activities (100-PR-SA-1034 & 100-SP-ME-0003) and AS 4024.1501-2006. Guards shall be constructed from 'ARC' mesh, 50x50x3 mm, with rolled edges, unless noted otherwise on the drawings. Finish paint colour Y14 Golden Yellow.
    Guards on rotating equipment shall cover the complete rotating component with no gaps between the guard and housings, i.e. Low speed coupling guards and bearing housings.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Can monitoring & inspection of equipment be done with guards in place (if not, view the procedure for the task)

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Gravitational energy/dropped objects controlled via exclusion zones & barricading

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Line of fire risks identified & controlled

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

ISOLATION POINTS & EMERGENCY STOPS

  • MH-CC - Are isolators fitted to equipment and are they labelled and identify what they control?

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Are isolators able to be activated from ground level ?

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Minimum of 3x Emergency stops, clearly labelled, identified and accessible from ground level.

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

ELECTRICAL

  • Anderson plug fitted & labelled with a cover

  • Battery & leads in good condition

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

DRILLER OPERATING PLATFORM/ CONTROL PANEL

  • MH-CC - Overhead protection in place above Driller & control panel, rated for potential load

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Not too high, good access and egress

  • Level, free of trip hazards, non-slip surface

  • Structurally sound, free of sharp edges, obstacles, cracks and defects

  • Adequate Lighting/work lights (if doing night shift)

  • Good visibility of work area from platform

  • Tetra Radio available at Control Panel

  • Are all levers & controls clearly labelled, functional & undamaged

  • Do levers return to centre / neutral position

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

WORK PLATFORM, WALKWAYS, STEPS AND ACCESS LADDERS

  • Are removable sections retained

  • Do stairs and ladders terminate close enough to the ground and allow for 3 points of contact

  • MH-CC - Open edges & potential to fall 2 x 2 identified and controlled

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH-CC - Work platforms, elevated work areas and scaffolds shall have complete floors, hand rails, edge protection, barricades, toe boards & safe access & egress

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • MH - Do all gates open inward & are they self-closing, do handrails conform to design requirements

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Crush points identified, labelled & where possible, guarded

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRE SUPPRESSION & HANDHELD FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

  • MH - Are fire extinguishers & suppression systems clearly labelled on all equipment (note - not all equipment will have fire suppression)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH-CC - Is the fire suppression system adequately charged & in date?

  • • Visual Inspection every 6 months
    • Recharge of fire suppression every 12 months.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Equipment/ machine cannot be operated until fault rectified.

  • Are there enough fire extinguishers available, in date & of suitable type

  • Other Faults

  • Fault Description

  • Fault Description

FIRST AID & COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

  • Trauma kit present at rig, correctly stocked & in date with tamper seals in tact

  • MH - Back up communication device available

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • MH - Functioning mine spec radio at site & signal receivable (perform radio check)

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Equipment/ machine must not be operated unless appropriate controls and department manager approval is in place

  • Other Faults