Describe the nature of work
- Full face shields
- Safety goggles
- Safety boots
- Work gloves
- Ear plugs Or ear muffs
- High visibility vests
- Fall Protection devices (harness and lanyards)
- Hard hats
Other PPE used
Will the work create higher noise levels? Consider the need for hearing protection in the work area.
Consider if the work tasks contain any Manual Handling Risks.
Consider if the work requires an excavation to be dug.
Do you need to check for services prior to excavation?
WORKING AT HEIGHTS:
Consider if personnel are working at height during this task.
Are they trained to perform the task?
SLIP & TRIP HAZARDS:
Consider if any slip / trip hazards are present at the worksite.
Will equipment to be used form a trip hazard?
REFERENCE: Wet surfaces labeled with proper warning sign to avoid slips and trips
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SITE SECURITY / EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS:
Prevent unauthorized access to the work site at all times.
Ensure site emergency planning has occurred.
Consider the ambient conditions / associated hazards.
Consider precautions to prevent exposure to heat/cold.
Consider how construction traffic will access and egress the workplace in a safe manner.
CUTS AND ABRASION:
Is there a risk of cuts / abrasion? Consider control measures such as task separation or adequacy of PPE
Will work task involve contact with any Hazardous Substances? Refer to MSDS and consider specialized PPE / precautions.
PLANT AND MACHINERY:
Is the plant work area delineated away from other works?
Operator ticketed/licensed to operate this type of equipment?
Will personnel be working above where others may pass? Will personnel be working below others?
Consider if work task involves crane lifts.
Ensure a lift study has been conducted.
FIRE / IGNITION SOURCES:
Consider if hot work is being conducted in the work area. Consider containment / testing requirements.
Is there potential to release pollutants to drain’s / marine environment / waterway’s / ground / atmosphere; Vibration / noise emission beyond the project perimeter; generation of dust or disposal of hazardous waste?
DECONTAMINATION OF PLANT AND EQUIPMENT:
Plant, Equipment, and PPE must be decontaminated at the end of each day and or when exposed equipment is to leave the asbestos area
Consider the need for vibration monitoring from demolition process, especially when working near heritage type buildings.
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE STORAGE / SPILLS PREVENTION:
Consider if any potential spill sources exist in the work area.
Consider the need for bunds, drip trays, spill blankets, absorption etc
Consider if work task creates wastes prescribed wastes requiring special disposal e.g Asbestos
CUSTOMER AND SURROUNDING PROPERTY:
Consider the potential risk to neighbours’ property Consider potential damage to customer property nearby.
Consider if personnel may be exposed to asbestos during this task? If unsure, check the Asbestos Register/Scope of Works for known sources.
Consider if any work will be occurring nearby.
Consider if there is any impact of your work on others.
Are there other hazards identified?
Other hazards identified
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