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SWMS 56 - Steel fixing - Contrac by wuyunyi

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									                                                                                                                                                                                       Form: OHS/004/AR
                                                                                          Last Revised: 11/3/05 – SWMS 56



  Company Name:                                                                                                Project:


  Work Activity/Task: Steel fixing                                                                             This SWMS has been developed and
                                                                                                               Approved by: _

                                                                                                               Position: _                                                              Date:


  Resources                        Trades Involved: Steel fixers……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
                                   Equipment Used: Electric grinder, oxy set electric leads…………………………………………………………………………………………………
                                   Maintenance checks: Electrical- daily visual inspection , monthly tagging of electrical equipment (or as per state requirements)
                                   Materials Used: Reinforcement steel and tie wire……………………………………………………………………………………


  Comply with the relevant State OH&S Act and OH&S Regulations.
  Comply with all relevant Codes of Practice and Guidelines that have been developed by the state authority applicable to the work being carried out.
  Where applicable comply with relevant manufacturers assembly requirements and recommendations for tasks being undertaken.

    Risk Score Calculator                                                                                      Likelihood / Consequence                                                     Risk Class
                                               Consequence                                                     The hazard has the potential to:
                                                                                                              permanently disable or kill
                                     Very                                                                                                                                                       1
                        Disaster                 Serious     Substantial   Minor                              cause major damage to the structure
                                     Serious
                                                                                                              have significant impact on the surrounding population and environment
             Almost
             certain        1            1           1           2             2                               The hazard has the potential to:
                                                                                                              temporarily disable or seriously injure
Likelihood




             Likely         1            1           2           2             2                              cause minor damage to the structure                                              2
                                                                                                              breach the site boundary and pollute local environment
             Possible       1            2           2           2             3                               The hazard has the potential to:
                                                                                                              cause minor injury
             Remotely
             Possible       2            2           2           3             3                              be contained within the site boundary                                            3




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       Job Step                        Potential Hazards                                                                                 Controls                                                                         Person




                                                                                                                                 Class
                                                                                                                                 Risk
Item
       Break the job down into steps   Identify the hazards associated with each step. Examine each to find possibilities that
                                       could lead to an accident or adverse environmental impact
                                                                                                                                         Using the previous two columns as a guide, decide what actions are necessary
                                                                                                                                         to eliminate or minimise the hazards that could lead to an accident, injury or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Responsible
                                                                                                                                         occupational illness or environmental impact


       PPE (Note, all PPE              Hard hats, not wearing hard hats could                                                            All workers are told through company
       supplied conforms to            lead to risk of serious injury or fatality                                                        induction and / or tool box talks about
       Australian                                                                                                                        hard hats, Hard hats are to be worn at
1      standards)                                                                                                                        all times, no exception.
                                                                                                                                         Chin straps will be provided upon
                                                                                                                                         request
                                       Steel cap boots. Not wearing steel cap                                                            All workers are issued with good quality
                                       boots, or having damaged boots could                                                              steel cap boots which are replaced
                                       lead to risk of injury when heavy items are                                                       when needed. Workers are not
                                       dropped on feet, or faulty boots could lead                                                       permitted on the job without appropriate
                                       to trips, slips and falls                                                                         boots.
                                       Goggles, masks, gloves, etc. If a worker is                                                       No worker will begin a task unless the
                                       asked to do a job which requires the use of                                                       correct PPE is provided. No worker will
                                       additional PPE eg; using grinder, correct                                                         carry out any work without wearing the
                                       PPE will be provided                                                                              correct PPE.
                                                                                                                                         All PPE will be correctly worn, workers
                                                                                                                                         requiring additional training in use of
                                                                                                                                         PPE will be trained prior to using the
                                                                                                                                         item.
       Bar caps                        Serious injuries could occur as a result of                                                       All workers are to be aware of the duty
                                       un protected bars including fatality if a                                                         of care while installing vertical bars. All
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                                       worker falls onto an unprotected bar.                                                             bars are to be capped as soon as
                                                                                                                                         practicable after tying bars into position.
       Access to work area             Uncovered column holes                                                                            All column holes are to remain securely
                                                                                                                                         covered until immediately prior to steel
3                                                                                                                                        columns being placed through the hole.
                                                                                                                                         Never leave an open penetration un
                                                                                                                                         attended




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       Job Step                        Potential Hazards                                                                                 Controls                                                                         Person




                                                                                                                                 Class
                                                                                                                                 Risk
Item
       Break the job down into steps   Identify the hazards associated with each step. Examine each to find possibilities that
                                       could lead to an accident or adverse environmental impact
                                                                                                                                         Using the previous two columns as a guide, decide what actions are necessary
                                                                                                                                         to eliminate or minimise the hazards that could lead to an accident, injury or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Responsible
                                                                                                                                         occupational illness or environmental impact


       Access to work area             Walking across penetrations or steps in                                                           An improperly secured cover can be
       continued                       the deck eg; Deep beams, falls causing                                                            just as dangerous as no cover as it
                                       serious cuts and sprains                                                                          forms a trap for the unsuspecting
                                                                                                                                         worker. Ensure all covers or temporary
                                                                                                                                         walkways across beams are of
                                                                                                                                         adequate construction and secure for
                                                                                                                                         use.
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                                                                                                                                         Workers must follow these guidelines to
                                                                                                                                         avoid causing serious injury.
                                                                                                                                         Ensure a clear and safe access way
                                                                                                                                         from steel sorting area to the workface.
                                                                                                                                         Use scaffold planks across beams,
                                                                                                                                         steps or penetrations to avoid slips and
                                                                                                                                         falls
                                       Walking across wet or slippery surfaces                                                           Any work areas which are wet due to
                                                                                                                                         rain, dew etc. Are to be dried by
                                                                                                                                         squeegee / broom to allow workers to
                                                                                                                                         walk safely to work areas without the
                                                                                                                                         risk of a slip
       Placing steel in                Feeding bars into tight design                                                                    Gloves are provided for use in these
       difficult areas                 configurations, eg; beams,                                                                        situations, if heavy bars are being
                                       A risk of crushed or cut fingers                                                                  handled, adequate manpower should
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                                                                                                                                         be used to comfortably transfer the bar.
                                                                                                                                         Workers should communicate prior to
                                                                                                                                         sudden movements of the bar.




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       Job Step                        Potential Hazards                                                                                 Controls                                                                         Person




                                                                                                                                 Class
                                                                                                                                 Risk
Item
       Break the job down into steps   Identify the hazards associated with each step. Examine each to find possibilities that
                                       could lead to an accident or adverse environmental impact
                                                                                                                                         Using the previous two columns as a guide, decide what actions are necessary
                                                                                                                                         to eliminate or minimise the hazards that could lead to an accident, injury or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Responsible
                                                                                                                                         occupational illness or environmental impact


       Manual handling                 Incorrect lifting causing back injuries and                                                       All workers to be inducted into manual
5                                      strains                                                                                           handling standard

                                                                                                                                         Minimum 2 persons to be used when
                                                                                                                                         carrying larger diameter bars in excess
                                                                                                                                         of 2 M long
                                                                                                                                         Never carry a heavier bar than can
                                                                                                                                         comfortably be lifted and carried.

                                                                                                                                         Ensure the path to be used is clear of
                                                                                                                                         obstacles prior to lifting

                                                                                                                                         Ensure back is straight when lifting, lift
                                                                                                                                         with knees not back.

       Walking steel to                Fall from edge of a work area                                                                     Workers should only work in areas
6      workface                                                                                                                          where adequate handrails, scaffolding
                                                                                                                                         or screens are installed
                                       Falling objects                                                                                   Never stack material near edges in a
                                                                                                                                         way that it could fall and injure workers
                                                                                                                                         below if it were knocked
       Working during hot              Fatigue, dehydration, complacency, lack of                                                        Tool box talk to include awareness of
7      weather conditions              appropriate PPE                                                                                   working in hot conditions

                                                                                                                                         Supervisors, leading hands and
                                                                                                                                         workers to monitor conditions and know
                                                                                                                                         warning signs for heat stress, eg, head
                                                                                                                                         ache, nausea




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       Job Step                        Potential Hazards                                                                                 Controls                                                                         Person




                                                                                                                                 Class
                                                                                                                                 Risk
Item
       Break the job down into steps   Identify the hazards associated with each step. Examine each to find possibilities that
                                       could lead to an accident or adverse environmental impact
                                                                                                                                         Using the previous two columns as a guide, decide what actions are necessary
                                                                                                                                         to eliminate or minimise the hazards that could lead to an accident, injury or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Responsible
                                                                                                                                         occupational illness or environmental impact


       Working during hot                                                                                                                Maintain fluid levels- drink water at
       weather conditions                                                                                                                regular intervals.
7      continued                                                                                                                         Retreat to shaded areas for regular
                                                                                                                                         breaks.
                                       Skin cancer                                                                                       use broad rim covers for hard hats.
                                                                                                                                         Position cool drinking water as close as
                                                                                                                                         possible to work area
                                                                                                                                         Where possible use long sleeve
                                                                                                                                         reflective clothing.
                                                                                                                                         Use good quality sun screen and
                                                                                                                                         reapply regularly on all exposed skin

       Use of grinder                  Refer to SWMS for using grinder
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       Use of oxy acetylene            Refer to SWMS for use of Oxy acetylene
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       General                         Repetitive strain injuries                                                                        Rotation of tasks by supervisor, eg;
                                                                                                                                         swap between carrying and tying to
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                                                                                                                                         avoid repetitive strains

                                       Inadequately fixed bars causing injury                                                            Workers are to ensure all bars in each
                                                                                                                                         area is adequately tied prior moving on
                                                                                                                                         to avoid subsequent trips or falls on
                                                                                                                                         loose bars




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       Job Step                        Potential Hazards                                                                                 Controls                                                                         Person




                                                                                                                                 Class
                                                                                                                                 Risk
Item
       Break the job down into steps   Identify the hazards associated with each step. Examine each to find possibilities that
                                       could lead to an accident or adverse environmental impact
                                                                                                                                         Using the previous two columns as a guide, decide what actions are necessary
                                                                                                                                         to eliminate or minimise the hazards that could lead to an accident, injury or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Responsible
                                                                                                                                         occupational illness or environmental impact


       General                         Falls                                                                                             All work at heights to be performed off
                                                                                                                                         adequate scaffolding or completed
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                                                                                                                                         formed decks. All scaffolds are to be
                                                                                                                                         approved for use.
                                                                                                                                         No access to decks until all handrails
                                                                                                                                         are in place




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This SWMS has been developed through consultation with our employees and has been read & signed by All employees
involved with this activity
            Name                          Signature                         Name                        Signature




Personnel qualifications and experience   Specific training required to complete   Engineering
required to complete the task:            this task:                               Details/Certificates/WorkCover
                                                                                   Approvals:

Minimum 1 years experience.               Green card

Workers with less than 1 years            Site induction
experience are to work under close
supervision of experienced worker

                                          SWMS induction

                                          Manual handling induction




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