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This document, prepared "RISK ASSESSMENT SANDBLASTING AND COATING" by HSE Documents,  assesses the risks associated with sandblasting and subsequent coating activities. It identifies potential hazards, evaluates their severity, and outlines control measures to mitigate those risks. By implementing these controls, you can ensure a safe work environment for sandblasting and coating operations.

Job Steps

1. Use of blow torches.

2. Grinding.

3. Sandblasting.

4. Application of chemical products.

5. Lifting Operations

6. Pre-heating of pipe joint

7. Application of coating product

8. Plant Machinery Operations

9. Manual Handling

10. Walking on site

11. Working close to heavy plant


1. Fire.

2. Flying particles, or discs.

3. Flying particles. Danger to other workers and the public. Compressed air. Static electricity. Noise

4. Use of Chemical Products.

5. Ground worker being struck by slewing machine. Ground workers are being hit by the material being lifted by machinery.

6. Use of induction coil or torches

7. Hazardous material being handled

8. Collisions with another plant on site. Contact with moving machinery. Overturning. Contact with overhead or underground services. Plant in collision with public traffic while exiting site onto public road

9. Moving and handling equipment Slewing loads. Pinch points

10. Slips Trips and fall

11. Moving Plant and Machinery


1. Explosion burns.

2. Eye or body injuries.

3. Injury to personnel. Skin abrasions.

Damage to respiratory system and lungs as a result of inhalation of dust.

Minor/serious injury to members of the public as a result of noise, dust flying particles, etc.

Minor/serious injury as a result of exposure to compressed air.

Electric shocks.

4. Constant noise exposure can progressively damage employees' hearing, leading to difficulty understanding critical instructions and warnings. This significantly increases the risk of accidents with the potential for serious injuries or fatalities. Dermatitis & environmental hazards.

5. Crush injury or fatality.

6. Burns

7. Inhalation of fumes. kin damage/Dermatitis

8. Ground-worker being struck by heavy plant causing crush injury or fatality or Ground workers being struck by material being lifted by machinery causing major injuries

Asset damage Fire Electrocution

9. Hands: Cuts, bruises, and fractures from tying wires or being struck by swinging loads.

Back: Strain, pain, and sciatica due to lifting or awkward postures.

Musculoskeletal system: Injuries to bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage from repetitive motions, forceful exertions, or awkward positions.

Soft tissue injuries: Damage to tendons, ligaments, cartilage, or muscles.

10. Personal injury i.e. Musculoskeletal trauma, including fractures, dislocations, lacerations, contusions, and facial injuries.

11. Physical injury, death

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