Catchcon Engineering CC Reg No CK98 13096/23 VAT Registration No: 4260175213 PO Box 54342 Ninapark 0156 SA Tel & Fax: +27 12 542 3871 Cell 083 778 3871 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org RISK ASSESMENT: NIEUWOUDT BELT-TRAP 1. Requirements for Installation of the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap All lifting and electric equipment must be in good working condition Heavy objects must be hoisted with lifting equipment The use and ware of safety belts, and other safety protective ware is compulsory No person(s) should pass under installation area during installation period The Mines/Clients Electrician is responsible for isolating the action of the conveyor belt into an inactive state during installation of the Nieuwoudt Belt- Trap Area around and under conveyor belt area must be cleaned after completion of the installation of the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap Safety procedures for a lockout on the conveyor belt during installation must be adhered to. 2. Maintenance of the Belt-Trap The two idler rollers on the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap on which the belt runs must be visually examined and replaced on a regular basis. Dust and any solids have to be removed from the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap when conveyor belt is not running. 3. Precaution during use Do not remove or add-on weights to the counter weight after installation of the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap Recommend that the Mine/Client install a trip switch on the Nieuwoudt Belt- Trap to stop the belt when the counter weight of the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap comes into action. 4. Re-set instructions of Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap after stoppage due to belt breakage Lift the Take-Up-Counter-Weight to release the tension on the conveyor belt before clamping the top and bottom conveyor belt after belt breakage Clamp the top and bottom conveyor belt behind the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap after breakage of the belt had occurred. Maximum tension must be applied to secure the belt. After securing the belt with clamping devices, release the top and bottom arresting component of the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap by pulling the clamping section of the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap into a forward position to release the hold on the belt. Insert lock-pins to hold catcher in open position After splicing the conveyor belt, lower the Take-Up-Counter-Weight. This action will tighten the tension on the conveyor belt. Remove lock pins. Ensure that the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap is in normal free running working position. Under no circumstances should there be any deviation from previous safety rules on conveyor belt systems. 5. When executing normal maintenance and the idler roller needs to be replaced the following procedure must be followed and adhered to: Two lock out pins on each of the top and bottom catcher arms were provided with the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap. The top catcher arm must be lifted and the bottom catcher arm must be lowered to the neutral position. The lock out pins must be inserted in the pinholes. The top conveyor belt must be lifted to clear the top roller. Both idlers rollers can then be replaced. After completion of the replacement of the rollers, the top and bottom catcher arms must be dropped to the normal operational position and lockout system pins must be removed. After completion of these actions, the Nieuwoudt Belt-Trap and conveyor belt will be back in operational mode.
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