Friday, December 23, 2011

Painting at height ( above 2 meter ) on scaffolds


Risk Assessment Conducted For Painting At Height ( above 2 meter) On Scaffolds





Revision:

Location:

Date of last review
26 Oct 2011
Assessment Team:
Adam Lee ( contractor lorry crane operator), Sean Koh ( Signal man),Ricky Tan ( Rigger man) , Alvin Jazz Tan ( Safety Coordinator) and Roy Lai ( contractor lifting supervisor)
Date of next review
26 Oct 2014
Operation:
Painting at height ( above 2 meter ) on scaffolds
Approved by:
Wilson Philip
Manufacturing Manager
Activity Steps
HAZARD
INITIAL RISK
CONTROL MEASURES
RESIDUAL RISK
Hazard Description
and Worst Case Consequences  with no Prevention or Mitigation Measures in Place
Loss Category/
Population Affected
Likelihood
Severity
Risk Level
List all Current and Planned Control Measures, taking into Account all Contributing and Escalating Factors
Likelihood
Severity
Risk Level
Person In Charge

Erecting scaffolds for painting at height

1)Hands/finger injuries due to cut by scaffolds ,metal barricade or steel toe boards structures

Personnel
Remote
Minor
Low Risk
1)Workers undergone the required Construction Safety Orientation Course
2)Worker undergone the scaffold erector/suspended scaffold rigger course
3)Risk assessment conducted on all activities associated with painting works and control measures implemented to mitigate the severity and occurrence of the hazards
4)The hazards, risks and control measures identified for the erection of scaffolds have been communicated to all involved workers
5)Workers shall pre check and ensure all scaffolds, steel toes board and metal barricade are free of surface pinch points and sharp edges prior to using them
5)Reasonable practicable and effective steel toes board and open side metal barricade provided to ensure safe means of access and egress for workers working on scaffolds
6)Full body safety harness are provided to workers working on scaffolds
7)Workers are trained on the correct technique to don the full body safety harness and on checking it’s condition for wear and tear
8)Pre check of scaffold structure by scaffold supervisor prior to work
1)Daily toolbox meeting to communicate the hazards/risks of painting on scaffolds at height to workers
2)Safe Job procedures on painting works on scaffolds developed
3)Pre check of safety harness by workers prior to start of work
4)PPE requirements of gloves, hard hat, safety shoes, safety goggle, safety harness
Remote
Minor
Low  Risk
Daniel Ang
2)Covering up the open side of scaffolds with steel toe boards and metal barricade
1)Hands/finger injuries due to cut by scaffolds ,metal barricade or steel toe boards
2)Falling objects due to metal barricade and steel toe board exceed scaffolder  safe working load

Personnel
Asset-scaffold damaged caused by impact from fallen scaffolds

Remote
Moderate
Low Risk
1)Workers undergone the required Construction Safety Orientation Course
2)Worker undergone the scaffold erector/suspended scaffold rigger course
3)Risk assessment conducted on all activities associated with covering up open sides of scaffolds with steel toes board and metal barricade and control measures implemented to mitigate the severity and occurrence of the hazards
4)The hazards, risks and control measures identified for the erection of scaffolds have been communicated to all involved workers
5)Workers shall pre check and ensure all scaffolds, steel toes board and metal barricade are free of surface pinch points and sharp edges prior to using them
6)Reasonable practicable and effective steel toes board and open side metal barricade provided to ensure safe means of access and egress for workers working on scaffolds
7)Full body safety harness are provided to workers working on scaffolds
8)Workers are trained on the correct technique to don the full body safety harness and on checking it’s condition for wear and tear
9)Pre check of scaffold structure by scaffold supervisor prior to work
1)Daily toolbox meeting to communicate the hazards/risks of painting on scaffolds at height to workers
2)Safe Job procedures on painting works on scaffolds developed
3)Pre check of safety harness by workers prior to start of work
4)PPE requirements of gloves, hard hat, safety shoes, safety goggle, safety harness
Remote
Moderate
Low Risk
Adrain Ang
Lifting operations :Transferring steel toe boards and metal barricade using lorry crane for erecting scaffolds
1)Hands/finger injuries due to cut by scaffolds ,metal barricade or steel toe boards
2)Falling objects due to lifted load exceed lorry crane safe working load
3)Falling object due to lifting platform give way ( lifted load exceed lifting platform safe working load)


Personnel
Hands/finger injuries
-head hit by falling scaffolds
Remote
Moderate
Low Risk
1)Workers undergone the required Construction Safety Orientation Course
2)Worker undergone the scaffold erector/suspended scaffold rigger course
3)Risk assessment conducted on all activities associated with painting works and control measures implemented to mitigate the severity and occurrence of the hazards
4)The hazards, risks and control measures identified for the erection of scaffolds have been communicated to all involved workers
5)Workers shall pre check and ensure all scaffolds, steel toes board and metal barricade are free of surface pinch points and sharp edges prior to using them
5)Reasonable practicable and effective steel toes board and open side metal barricade provided to ensure safe means of access and egress for workers working on scaffolds
6)Full body safety harness are provided to workers working on scaffolds
7)Workers are trained on the correct technique to don the full body safety harness and on checking it’s condition for wear and tear
8)Pre check of scaffold structure by scaffold supervisor prior to work
9)Lorry crane operator trained to operate lorry crane
10)PTW shall be apply for all lifting operations
11)Safe working load of lorry crane and lifting platform are displayed

1)Daily toolbox meeting to communicate the hazards/risks of painting on scaffolds at height to workers
2)Safe Job procedures on painting works on scaffolds developed
3)Pre check of safety harness by workers prior to start of work
4)PPE requirements of gloves, hard hat, safety shoes, safety goggle, safety harness
Remote
Moderate
Low Risk
Adrain Ang






12)Lorry crane operator shall ensure the lifted load does not exceed the lifting platform safe working load
13)Rigger man and signal man are trained in directing lifting operations
14)Provision of barricade to deter unauthorized entry during lifting operations
15)No one is allowed to be near or under the suspended load during lifting operation
16)Lorry crane operator shall conduct pre start lorry crane check and ensure the lorry crane mechanical operational functions are in good working conditions prior to using them





3)Climbing up scaffold structure from ground floor to paint at height on scaffold
1)Hand/finger injuries due to presence of surface pinch points and sharp edges on scaffolds
2)Back injuries due to incorrect body posture when climbing up the scaffolds
Personnel
Remote
Minor
Low Risk
1)Workers undergone the required Construction Safety Orientation Course
2)Worker undergone the scaffold erector/suspended scaffold rigger course
3)Risk assessment conducted on all activities associated with painting works and control measures implemented to mitigate the severity and occurrence of the hazards
4)The hazards, risks and control measures identified for the erection of scaffolds have been communicated to all involved workers
5)Workers shall pre check and ensure all scaffolds, steel toes board and metal barricade are free of surface pinch points and sharp edges prior to using them
5)Reasonable practicable and effective steel toes board and open side metal barricade provided to ensure safe means of access and egress for workers working on scaffolds
6)Full body safety harness are provided to workers working on scaffolds
7)Workers are trained on the correct technique to don the full body safety harness and on checking it’s condition for wear and tear
8)Pre check of scaffold structure by scaffold supervisor prior to work
9)Mandatory pre job warm up exercise by all workers prior to work commencement
1)Daily toolbox meeting to communicate the hazards/risks of painting on scaffolds at height to workers
2)Safe Job procedures on painting works on scaffolds developed
3)Pre check of safety harness by workers prior to start of work
4)PPE requirements of gloves, hard hat, safety shoes, safety goggle, safety harness
Remote
Minor
Low Risk
Adrain Ang
4)Painting at height on scaffolds
1)Falling from height due to failure to don the full body safety harness properly
2)Falling from height due to failure to anchor the safety harness whilst painting at height
3)Fall into open side of scaffolds due to insufficient steel toe boards placed on scaffold folds open side
4)Falling objects due to paint container not secured at height
Personnel
Remote
Major
Medium Risk
1)Workers undergone the required Construction Safety Orientation Course
2)Worker undergone the scaffold erector/suspended scaffold rigger course
3)Risk assessment conducted on all activities associated with painting works and control measures implemented to mitigate the severity and occurrence of the hazards
4)The hazards, risks and control measures identified for the erection of scaffolds have been communicated to all involved workers
5)Workers shall pre check and ensure all scaffolds, steel toes board and metal barricade are free of surface pinch points and sharp edges prior to using them
5)Reasonable practicable and effective steel toes board and open side metal barricade provided to ensure safe means of access and egress for workers working on scaffolds
6)Full body safety harness are provided to workers working on scaffolds
7)Workers are trained on the correct technique to don the full body safety harness and on checking it’s condition for wear and tear
8)Pre check of scaffold structure by scaffold supervisor prior to work
9)Mandatory pre job warm up exercise by all workers prior to work commencement
10)All paint containers shall be tied onto a life line and anchored to deter falling objects
1)Daily toolbox meeting to communicate the hazards/risks of painting on scaffolds at height to workers
2)Safe Job procedures on painting works on scaffolds developed
3)Pre check of safety harness by workers prior to start of work
4)PPE requirements of gloves, hard hat, safety shoes, safety goggle, safety harness
Remote
Medium
Low Risk
Adrain Ang
Lifting operations :Transferring fresh paint containers and painting accessories using lorry crane
1)Falling objects due to lifting load exceed lifting platform safe working load
2)Falling objects due to lifting gear snapped
Personnel
Remote
Moderate
Low  Risk
1)Workers undergone the required Construction Safety Orientation Course
2)Worker undergone the scaffold erector/suspended scaffold rigger course
3)Risk assessment conducted on all activities associated with painting works and control measures implemented to mitigate the severity and occurrence of the hazards
4)The hazards, risks and control measures identified for lifting new paint and painting accessories using the lifting platform have been communicated to all involved workers
5)Lorry crane operator shall ascertain the lifting platform safe working load first prior to all lifting operations
6)Safe working load of the lorry crane and lifting platform are clearly displayed
7)Lorry crane operator are trained for lifting operations using the lorry crane
8)Provision of barricade to deter unauthorized personnel from entry during lifting operations
9)No one shall be allowed near or under the suspended load during lifting operations
10)Lorry crane operator shall conduct pre start lorry crane check & ensure lorry crane is in good working condition prior to all lifting operations
1)Daily toolbox meeting to communicate the hazards/risks of painting on scaffolds at height to workers
2)Safe Job procedures on painting works on scaffolds developed
3)Pre check of safety harness by workers prior to start of work
4)PPE requirements of gloves, hard hat, safety shoes, safety goggle, safety harness
Remote
Minor
Low  Risk
Adrian Ang




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