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					SHAW Services
Local Arrangement number 7. Asbestos
                             These arrangements apply to SHAW services only.
                             When preparing your local arrangements you can use this as a guide but
                             you must take into account your circumstances and the number of teams
                             that this arrangement applies to.
Electrical Safety Procedure                                                    page 1 of 2
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1. Introduction                                                                                       Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial


This document describes the SHAW services procedure adopted by SHAW Services for                      Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
the control and mmanagement of the risks to SHAW employees who may be exposed                         Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
to asbestoselectrical hazards faced by the employees. This procedure ensures                          Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
compliance to the Corporate Health & Safety Guidance for Inspection and Testing of                    Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
Electrical Equipment SMS.
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2.Legislation                                                                                         Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
The Electricity at work regulations 1989 and associated IEE guidance are applicable.                  Formatted: Bullets and Numbering
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3.Link to other Legislation                                                                           Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require a suitable and                   Formatted: Bullets and Numbering
sufficient risk assessment for all work activities.
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4.2.      Responsibilities                                                                            Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
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       4.1.2.1.   Principal Health & Safety OfficerLorenzo Visentin will                              Formatted: Font: 12 pt
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           Will ensure that electrical hazards are included in the risk assessment
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            process.
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           Will provide suitable induction training to enable employees to carry out their
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            induction package
           review the asbestos survey available for the building where SHAW services                 Formatted: Bullets and Numbering
            are based ( Currently the Challenge building)
           include information from this survey in the induction programme
           inform current SHAW employees of the presence of any asbestos containing                  Formatted: Bulleted + Level: 1 + Aligned at:
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            materials within our offices.
           ensure any person including a contractor is made aware of the presence of                 Formatted: Font: 12 pt
            asbestos prior to allowing work to be carried out within the office area
           arrange for corrective action where asbestos containing materials are in poor
            condition within SHAW offices                                                             Formatted: Font: 12 pt




Doc. No. SHAW Services Procedure Number 7
Document level 4
I ssue; - DraftApr 2005
                                         page 1 of 4
SHAW Services
Local Arrangement number 7. Asbestos
                           These arrangements apply to SHAW services only.
                           When preparing your local arrangements you can use this as a guide but
                           you must take into account your circumstances and the number of teams
                           that this arrangement applies to.
Electrical Safety Procedure                                                  page 1 of 2
        Will investigate suitability of fixed electrical circuit within the building and will       Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
          ensure where necessary that a competent electrician carries out
          maintenance or repairs
       Will keep a list of portable electrical items, which will identify the required             Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
         frequency for each item. (CW – My Documents/SHAW SMS/electrical
         schedule.xls) as defined in the Corporate Electrical SMS.
       Will identify a suitable competent person to carry out formal inspection and
         testing of electrical items.
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   4.2.2.2.   SHAW StaffDavid Kempson/Tracey Davies will                                            Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
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        Will check the plug and cable of all electrical items and ensure they are                  Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
           suitable for the prevailing conditions before use and also the socket to ensure          Formatted: Bulleted + Level: 1 + Aligned at:
           there is no visible damage in accordance with section 4. of the Corporate                0.5" + Tab after: 0.75" + Indent at: 0.75"
           Electriinclude Asbestos exposure in the general risk assessment process and              Formatted: Bullets and Numbering
           highlight any future risk areas with staff
        take appropriate corrective actions where required                                         Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial, Not Bold
        routinely include the monitoring of the condition of any materials containing
           asbestos into SHAW workplace inspection programme
        report any defects found during inspection to Lorenzo Visentin and make
           arrangements to isolate the area. cal SMS.                                               Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
           Will report any items of electrical equipment which are damaged to the                   Formatted: Outline numbered + Level: 3 +
           Principal H&S Officer and the Administration assistant.                                  Numbering Style: Bullet + Aligned at: 0.5" +
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          Will label damaged items ‘Not For Use’ and will ensure the item is stored safely
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       until repaired or removed from use.
         The administration assistant will record hazards on Form 4 (Appendix
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       Corporate Electrical SMS) and will arrange for the repair or replacement of the
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       item as requested by the Principal H&S Officer.                                              Outline numbered + Level: 2 + Numbering
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       not enter an area where asbestos exposure is a known risk unless there is no
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       carry out dynamic assessments of the risk on every occasion where they are                  Formatted: Normal, Bulleted + Level: 1 +
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         required to enter an area where asbestos exposure may be a risk.                           at: 0.75"
       use any PPE highlighted in the risk assessment where entering the area is                   Formatted: Font: 12 pt
         absolutely necessary
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       remove and dispose of PPE contaminated with asbestos as identified in the
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         safe system of work                                                                        Aligned at: 0.55" + Tab after: 0.8" + Indent
        contact their line manager where risks are seen to be unacceptable                         at: 0.8"
        report any damage or deterioration of asbestos containing materials to their               Formatted: Font: 12 pt
          line manager                                                                              Formatted: Font: 12 pt
        report any incident of asbestos exposure or possible exposure (of a SHAW                   Formatted: Font: 12 pt
          team member) to their line manager                                                        Formatted: Font: 12 pt
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Doc. No. SHAW Services Procedure Number 7
Document level 4
I ssue; - DraftApr 2005
                                         page 2 of 4
SHAW Services
Local Arrangement number 7. Asbestos
                          These arrangements apply to SHAW services only.
                          When preparing your local arrangements you can use this as a guide but
                          you must take into account your circumstances and the number of teams
                          that this arrangement applies to.
Electrical Safety Procedure                                                 page 1 of 2
   2.4. Bernadette Gorman will                                                                     Formatted: Font: 12 pt
       maintain a file of completed assessments and a record of review                            Formatted: Normal, Indent: Hanging: 0.35",
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Doc. No. SHAW Services Procedure Number 7
Document level 4
I ssue; - DraftApr 2005
                                         page 3 of 4
SHAW Services
Local Arrangement number 7. Asbestos
                            These arrangements apply to SHAW services only.
                            When preparing your local arrangements you can use this as a guide but
                            you must take into account your circumstances and the number of teams
                            that this arrangement applies to.
Electrical Safety Procedure                                                   page 1 of 2

5.3.      Competencet Person                                                                         Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
       Assessors, including those doing dynamic assessment, will hold at least the CIEH              Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
       Risk assessment certificate.                                                                  Formatted: Bullets and Numbering
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       A person will be appointed to carry out the testing and formal visual inspections and         Formatted: Normal, Indent: Left: 0.3"
       will be Competent to the standard defined in section 8 of the Corporate Electrical
       SMS .

   5.2.The appointed competent person will be tasked to                                              Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
     Carry out Portable appliance testing of items identified.                                      Formatted: Bullets and Numbering
     Identify to SHAW services personnel immediately when an item fails the test.
     Forward a report of the test results to SHAW Services.
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6.4.     Document Review                                                                             Formatted: Font: (Default) Arial
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   6.1.SHAW Services will review this document on a yearly basisevery 2 years.                       Formatted: Font: 12 pt
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6.1.The Principle and Senior Officers will review at least yearly, whether all Electrical
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    testing has been completed and suitable records kept.
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