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Risk Assessment-Installation & MEP of Manual or Electrical Shutter Doors

Risk Assessment

Installation, Maintenance & Repair (MEP) of Manual or Electrical Shutter Doors

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Hazards

Control Measures

1.         

Slips and Trips Potential injuries associated with slips and trips

·   All ladders used for working at height with be inspected before use and will be maintained in a good working condition.

·   Only Class 1 Step ladders will be used on site.

·   If ladders are to be used they will be securely footed and where possible, tied on.

·   Ladders will only be used for short-duration work; i.e. inspections.

·   If a scaffold tower is to be used, it will only be erected by a trained and competent person.

·   Handrails, toe boards and outriggers will be fitted to the tower as and when required.

·   Operatives have completed an H&S training course for working at heights.

·   The area is segregated to ensure no person is within the vicinity

2.         

Manual Handling Potential injuries associated with manual handling tasks and incorrect lifting

·   Operatives are responsible to keep tools in good condition and report any defects. Faulty tools will be replaced

·   Competent users

·   particular equipment/tools are only used by competent users, e.g. Hiab

3.         

Electricity Potential injuries with electrical contact – shocks; burns; electrocution

·   Minimal hot works take place

·   Hot works are only allowed under a permit to work system (PTW) – Engineers will adhere to PTW controlled by client/customer site

·   Full welding face shields provided for engineers

·   Only specific engineers experienced and competent to weld

·   Client/Customer fire procedure will be adhered to

·   Hot Work guidance available

4.         

Lone Working Potential risks associated with working alone

·   The operative will make the customer aware when they are on the customer premises and in most cases will sign in.

·   Operatives always work in teams of two or more if required

·   If the operative has to go to a site which is remote or unattended, then they will let the client/customer know where they arrive, location and when they depart.

·   A portable travel first aid kit will be kept in the vans for minor first aid treatment.

5.         

Use of Substances Potential injuries associated with substance contact

·   Any PPE required will be supplied to the operatives. Operatives will be shown in the correct application of the personal protective equipment ( PPE), maintenance and where to gain replacement equipment from

·   COSHH Assessments and Hazard Datasheets will be kept the vans.

·   Operatives will read the COSHH assessments and understand controls need to be taken if required

6.         

Working at height Potential injury due to working at height; i.e. falls from height; items falling from a height

·  All ladders used for working at height with be inspected before use and will be maintained in a good working condition.

·  Only Class 1 Step ladders will be used on site.

·  If ladders are to be used they will be securely footed and where possible, tied on.

·  Ladders will only be used for short-duration work; i.e. inspections.

·  If a scaffold tower is to be used, it will only be erected by a trained and competent person.

·  Handrails, toe boards and outriggers will be pitted to the tower as and when required.

·  Operatives have completed an H&S training course for working at heights.

·  The area is segregated to ensure no person is within the vicinity

7.         

Use of tools and equipment

Potential injury associated with the use of hand tools knocks and abrasions

·  All tools are visually inspected before use

·  Operatives are accountable/answerable to keep tools in good condition and report any defects. Faulty tools will be replaced

·  Competent users

·  Particular equipment/tools are only used by competent users, e.g. Hiab

8.         

Hot Works Potential injuries associated with hot works arc welding (arc eye) / angle grinding

·  Minimal hot works take place

·  Hot works are only allowed under a permit to work system (PTW) – Engineers will adhere to PTW controlled by client/customer site

·  Full welding face shields provided for engineers

·  Only  specific  engineers  experienced  and competent to weld

·  Client/Customer fire procedure will be adhered to

·  Hot Work guidance available

9.         

Driving while at work

The potential risk associated with driving to and on customer sites

 

·  All drivers hold current full UK Driving License which is checked periodically by the company. A copy will be held in the file.

·  Manufacturers Vehicle Service schedules are strictly followed and all vehicles will have a full MOT.

·  Drivers are to report all accidents to Head Office Immediately and will be expected to adhere to all road rules and regulations at all times.

·  Vehicles will be fitted with Bluetooth devices, however, employees will be expected to pull over if it is safe to do so to make and receive a phone call. Texting or doing anything else on the phone while driving is strictly prohibited.

·  The Company vehicle Policy will be issued to all drivers and will be adhered to at all times

Weekly Vehicle checks carried out by drivers and recorded in VC/2 Booklet held on the vehicle. This will be periodically checked by line managers.

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