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TASK _ OPERATION_ Demolition Work - Timberden Plant Hire

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									TIMBERDEN PLANT HIRE – DEMOLITION WORK


   # 32                                                TIMBERDEN PLANT HIRE
                                                   SAFE WORK PROCEDURE
   Workplace:________________                                                                                                            Page: 1 of 11
                                                                                                                Overall Risk      4 Acute           3 High
   TASK / OPERATION:                                Demolition Work                                             Rating After
                                                                                                                Controls          2 Moderate        1 Low
   Personal Protective Equipment                                                                                                      Fill = Green 204


                      Foot          High         Head           Eye           Hand              Protective     Hearing      Breathing
                   Protection     Visibility   Protection    Protection     Protection           Clothing     Protection    Protection




   Normal Requirements:
       Safety footwear, high visibility shirt or vest, hard hat and sun protection if required (broad brim hat, sun screen, tinted safety glasses), eye
       protection (goggles), face protection, hand protection (gloves).
   As Required:
       hearing protection, breathing protection (disposable masks), overalls.

   Safety Notes                                                                                                                      Fill = Green 204
         Each State has a variety of regulations that cover demolition.
         Ensure that you comply by reviewing local requirements obtainable on the internet.
         The following Safe Work Practice covers as much as possible but is should not be considered to be exhaustive.




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                        Potential Hazards or                                                                                               Responsible
           Sequence                                  RB             Control Measures - Actions to be Taken                       RA
                         Risks of Each Step.                                                                                                 officer
                                                 NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented.

  1. Risk Assessment   Legislation breach            3H     Ensure:                                                              1L
      and Risk                                               Development approval has been granted.
      Management       Financial – Non-                      Approval has been granted from the owner to
                          approved demolition.                  proceed.
                                                             Building owner has provided a building report of any
                                                                contained asbestos materials
                                                            Review:
                                                             Existing plans (if available) to identify structural
                                                                systems. If plans are not available consult with a
                                                                structural engineer.
                                                             Identify the plant and equipment to be used.

                                                            Identify:
                                                              Safe means of access and egress to the site and for
                                                                adjoining buildings and areas such as common use
                                                                parks.
                                                              Any possible environmental impacts from the
                                                                demolition.

                                                            Obtain:
                                                             Contractors Work Method Statements to ensure they
                                                               comply with safe working practices. Remember that
                                                               the Principle Contractor is responsible for
                                                               monitoring compliance with the WMS.




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                           Potential Hazards or                                                                                          Responsible
           Sequence                                RB             Control Measures - Actions to be Taken                       RA
                            Risks of Each Step.                                                                                            officer
                                               NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented.

  2. Demolition Workers   Legislation breach       2M     Training:                                                            1L
      Training                                            Should include:
                          Use of untrained                  Site safety induction.
                             employees                      Safe work procedures.
                                                            Fitting of personal protective equipment.
                                                            Manual handling.
                                                            Use of mechanical aids.
                                                           Regular toolbox talks on demolition methods.
                                                           Safe handling techniques – Example – Glass removal.




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                        Potential Hazards or                                                                                                Responsible
           Sequence                                   RB             Control Measures - Actions to be Taken                       RA
                         Risks of Each Step.                                                                                                  officer
                                                  NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented.

  3. Planning         Personal injury                 3H     Identify:                                                            1L
                         All types                             Structural materials (timber, masonry, steel, concrete)
                                                                  in roofs floors, columns, walls (external and
                      Lack of identification of                   internal)
                         potential hazards.                    Secondary materials in ceilings, wall panelling,
                      Poor demolition practice                    partitions, floor finishes
                         – additional cost and                 Any hazardous materials such as asbestos and
                         possible injuries.                       document its existence.
                      Damage to adjoining
                         buildings                           Determine:
                                                              How the demolition will proceed.
                                                              Safe access and egress to the site as the demolition
                                                                  proceeds. This may change during the course of
                                                                  the demolition.
                                                              What parts of the demolition will be manual and which
                                                                  parts will be mechanical.
                                                              Any induced methods of collapsing structures.
                                                              Any pushing or pulling structures with excavators.
                                                              Any pulling structures with chains.
                                                              If explosives are to be used.

                                                             Adjoining Buildings:
                                                              All structures that may be supporting adjoining
                                                                 buildings to be identified.




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                        Potential Hazards or                                                                                                Responsible
           Sequence                                   RB             Control Measures - Actions to be Taken                       RA
                         Risks of Each Step.                                                                                                  officer
                                                  NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented.

  4. Site Safety      Personal injury through -       3H     Site Safety Meetings:                                                2M
                                                              Will be conducted on a daily basis.
                         Not being aware of                   All contractors will receive site safety induction before
                           hazards.                              they commence work.
                         Electrical shock.                    Suitable points of entry and exits for personal and
                         Gas.                                    demolition equipment will be discussed and
                         Poor lighting.                          recorded and signed in the safety plans.
                         Collapsing structures.
                                                             Existing Services:
                                                                 All existing services must be identified, located and
                                                                   isolated by qualified trades persons prior to any
                                                                   work starting.
                                                              Tradespersons must sign off that the work has been
                                                                   completed.

                                                             Floor Loading:
                                                              Will be reviewed continuously to ensure that loads on
                                                                 the floors and walls will not be exceeded. (Example
                                                                 By using heavy plant on floors that have been
                                                                 undermined.)

                                                             Electrical:
                                                              Identify and implement electrical safety system for the
                                                                 site.
                                                                 (i.e. Position of temporary electrical boxes and
                                                                 leads.)

                                                             Lighting:
                                                              Temporary lighting will be supplied and maintained
                                                                 that is adequate for the task.




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                               Potential Hazards or                                                                                             Responsible
           Sequence                                       RB             Control Measures - Actions to be Taken                       RA
                                Risks of Each Step.                                                                                               officer
                                                      NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented.

  Site Security              Personal injury - any:       2M     Perimeter hoarding fencing will be installed as required.            1L
                             Unauthorised entry.                 Gates will be locked at completion of the work day.

  Public Safety              Personal injury              2M     Warning signs will be erected and checked each day.                  1L
                               Possible fatality                       Example “Warning Demolition in Progress”.

                             Plant and vehicle                   Traffic control, road closures and pedestrian controls
                                damage.                              will be provided as identified and where required.

  Competent Person –         Non compliance with          2M     Competent person (as defined in legislation) for                     1L
    Supervision                legislative                       demolition shall be on site during demolition when
                               requirements.                     required.

                                                                 An experienced WH&S trained Foreman will supervise
                                                                 general activities.


  8. Specific Work Methods to be adopted.
  8.1 Removal of glass      Personal injury – Cuts.       3H     Assess the size of the glass and frame.                              2M
      panels, windows and                                        Get help if glass needs to be secured while rubbers are
      aluminium framing.                                              being removed
                                                                 Gloves and glass suction lifting aids are to be used.
                                                                 Remove glass surrounds with hand tools.
                                                                 All removed items will be placed in allocated area.




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                                Potential Hazards or                                                                                             Responsible
           Sequence                                        RB             Control Measures - Actions to be Taken                       RA
                                 Risks of Each Step.                                                                                               officer
                                                       NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented.

  8.2 Removal of roof         Personal injury – Fall       3H     Access:                                                              2M
     sheeting, facade            from heights.                     Will be via scaffold stairs, ladder access or scissor lift.
     sheeting and capping.
                                                                  Fall Protection:
                                                                   Will be provided by one of the following:
                                                                      o Fall restrain rope system.
                                                                      o Scissor lift or boom lift.
                                                                      o Edge protection.

  8.3 Removal of structural   Personal injury:             3H     Trusses:                                                             2M
     roof members.              Fall from heights.                 Scissor or boom lifts will be used to disconnect
                                Struck by                             trusses.
                                Manual handling
                                                                  Steel columns, beams, rafters and purlins:
                                                                    Riggers, dogmen will be used for dismantling.

                                                                  Lowering:
                                                                   All removed roof members will be lowered by crane for
                                                                      removal off site.




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                             Potential Hazards or                                                                                              Responsible
           Sequence                                      RB             Control Measures - Actions to be Taken                       RA
                              Risks of Each Step.                                                                                                officer
                                                     NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented.

  8.4 Placing plant on      Collapse of structure.       3H     Structural engineer:                                                 1L
  suspended floors.         Personal injury:                     Will verify that the floors are capable of sustaining
                              Struck by                             static and operating loads with the plant.
                              Caught between.                    Will assess the whole building not just one floor.
                                                                    (Remember that weakness in the structure may
                            Plant damage.                           have occurred several levels below.)

                                                                Plant Movement:
                                                                 Plant must be moved between floors by either being
                                                                    lifted with a crane or via an earth ramp.

  8.5 Level by level        Personal injury:             3H     A walk through of the building will be conducted to                  2M
     demolition –             Struck by                             confirm that no one is left inside.
     Personnel safety.        Caught between.                   A head count of workers will be conducted before
                                                                    starting.
                                                                The pull down area will be kept clear.

  8.6. Working at heights   Personal injury:             3H     Where required stable work platforms (mobile scaffold                2M
                              Falls                                 or trestle) will be erected.
                                                                No work will be performed at the edge of the floor or
                                                                    building unless suitable restraints are provided.
                                                                    (Example – lanyards and harnesses.)
                                                                No work will be performed off extension ladders.




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                          Potential Hazards or                                                                                            Responsible
           Sequence                                 RB             Control Measures - Actions to be Taken                       RA
                           Risks of Each Step.                                                                                              officer
                                                NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented.

  9. Health and Safety   Personal injury:           3H     Dust:                                                                1L
      Precautions.         Respiratory damage               Rubble piles will be regularly damped down to contain
                           Asbestosis.                        dust.

                                                           Asbestos:
                                                            Will only be removed by persons holding appropriate
                                                              State certification. (Example – A or B class
                                                              certificates.)
                                                            Will be removed and dumped as per local regulations.

  10. Emergency          Personal injury:           2M     Emergency Services - 000:                                            1L
     Planning              All types                        Will be called in the event of any emergency.
                                                            Sirens will be operated to ensure everyone on the site
                         Damage to adjoining                   is notified.
                         structures.                        All work will cease until the all clear is given.
                                                            All personnel will assemble at the site office or
                         Non compliance with                   designated area.
                           legislative                      Fire extinguishers will be located at designated areas.
                           requirements.
                                                           First Aid Equipment:
                                                            Will be available at the site office.
                                                            It will be appropriate and adequate as determined by a
                                                                risk assessment.
                                                            Its location will be clearly identified.
                                                            It will be maintained in a hygienic, safe and
                                                                serviceable condition.




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                              Potential Hazards or                                                                                         Responsible
           Sequence                                  RB             Control Measures - Actions to be Taken                       RA
                               Risks of Each Step.                                                                                           officer
                                                 NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented.

  11. Removal of material   Personal injury:         1L     Chutes:                                                              1L
     and site clean up        Manual handling                Will be securely attached to the building or scaffold.
                                                             All chute areas will be provided with edge protection
                            Structure failure.                  and safe dumping access.
                                                             Bottom of chute area will be barricaded off to prevent
                            Plant damage.                       entry by others.

                                                            Lift boxes
                                                             All materials will be placed in the lift boxes and
                                                                 lowered to the ground by crane.

                                                            Manual handling
                                                             Of materials down stairwells will be discouraged and
                                                                only used in exceptional circumstances.

                                                            Loading trucks:
                                                             Plant to be located near stockpiles to prevent
                                                                overreaching and possible roll over.
                                                             Truck drivers to remain inside their trucks at all times.
                                                             Entry and exit will be controlled by certified traffic
                                                                controllers.




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   References:
                 National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Now Australian Safety and Compensation Council)
                     National Standard for Construction Work
                 Queensland – Workplace Health and Safety Regulations 2008
                 Queensland – Department of Employment and Industrial Relations – Information Paper - Approved criteria for a certificate to
                     perform the prescribed activity of demolition work (Information Paper D1)
                 Victoria – WorkCover Authority – Code of Practice – No 14 - Demolition
                 SAI Global – AS/NZS 2601-2001 – Demolition of Structures




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