APPENDIX 1: VF SSS Flowchart
Question 1: Have you recently reviewed all relevant JSA's? (If YES, go to Question 2) (If NO, you must complete Question 4)
If the JSA doesn't address the Hazards, identify the Hazards and assign Controls and Follow-up actions in the Hazard Identification section below.
Question 2: Have you visited this site before? (If YES, go to Question 3) (If NO, you must complete Question 4)
Question 3: Are conditions the same as at your last visit to the site? (If NO, you must complete Question 4)
If you have answered YES to Questions 1, 2 & 3, you can PROCEED WITH WORK
Identify Hazards here and suggest Controls and Follow-up actions (refer to Apendicies for examples).
Example: HAZARD: Hung up tree located 20m from Eastern boundary. CONTROL: Set up exclusion zone with flagging tape until tree can be safely removed by a harvester. FOLLOW-UP: GPS waypoint the location and add to Hazard register.
Question 4: Can ALL Hazards be adequately controlled?
If the answer is NO, then DO NOT PROCEED WITH WORK.
- Discuss Hazard control options with your Supervisor and/or OH&S and Safety staff before allowing safe work to continue
If the answer is YES, the you can PROCEED WITH WORK.
Question 5: Could any identified Hazards pose a risk to others?
If the answer is AT RISK, Identify and implement follow-up actions (ie: How you will inform others)
APPENDIX 2: Hazards to consider
APPENDIX 3: VicForests JSA's
APPENDIX 4: Possible Follow-up Actions