Thursday, December 22, 2011

Lifting Operations Safety Checklist


Lifting Operations Safety Checklist


Please not that lifting operations can only commence when all the questionnaires in the
safety checklist for rigger is answered “Yes”

SAFETY CHECKLIST FOR  MATERIAL HANDLING BEFORE SLINGING OR LIFTING

Safety Questionnaire

Benchmark using WSH (Crane Operations) Regulations
Yes
No

1.1
Is there a PTW for this lifting operations?



1.2
Is Risk Assessment conducted on this lifting operation



1.3
Is there a lifting plan



1.4
Have you ensured that all chain block/sling wires are tested by an approved person?



1.5
Have you checked with your supervisor to ensure that the engine
room's overhead crane has been tested by an approved person



1.6
Are you trained and authorized to operate the engine room's overhead
crane?



1.7
Are you familiar with the lifting operation and procedures?














SAFETY CHECKLIST FOR RIGGER (SLINGING, SIGNALING AND LIFTING)
Before Lifting The Load
1.
Activities


Benchmark using WSH (Crane Operations) Regulations
Yes
No
1.1
Are you appointed as a rigger to carry out rigging and signalling activities in your yard?



1.2
Have you successfully undergone the training in riggling?



1.3
Have you checked that the lifting gears or appliances such as chain blocks, wire ropes, shackles, eyebits and others



i)
Visible defects



ii)
maximum safety working load



iii)
date of last test



iv)
current colour coding



1.4
Have you checked to ensure that the welded eye piece or lifting lug of the load has no visible defects?



1.5
Have you checked:




i)
the weight of the load to be carried and confirmed that this is below the safe working load of your lifting gear or appliances?



ii)
the load including all loose items and all lifting attachments are properly secured?



iii)
the pads are placed in areas where the mire ropes are bent around the sharp edges?



iv)
there is one trained person around to give the signal?




1.6
Have you ensured that all the appropriate tag line is attached to the load?



1.7
Have you ascertained the weight of the load which is to be lifted and informed the crane operator of the weight of the
load




         






    Please not that lifting operations can only commence when all the questionnaires in the
    safety checklist for rigger is answered “Yes”             
SAFETY CHECKLIST FOR RIGGER (SLINGING, SIGNALING AND LIFTING)
1.
During Lifting Of The Load


Benchmark using WSH (Crane Operations) Regulations
Yes
No
During Lifting Of Load
2.1
Have you ensured that the load is properly balanced?



2.2
Has the load been prevented from swinging?



2.3
Are the loose chain or wire rope slings properly secured?



2.4
Are other workers in the vicinity warned of the potential
danger?



2.5
Have the workers standing or working below the
suspended load being cleared away?



When Lowering The Load
3.1
Have you ensured that the resting place for the foot is suitable, and upon resting, that the load is stable?



3.2
Have you ensured that the chain or wire rope sling is
slackened before attempting to remove it?



3.3
After removing the chain or wire rope sling, have you ensured that the shackle pins are properly secured













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