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					                                           HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT

               This document shows the hazards present and safe working practices necessary to prevent harm.

         PROCESS:                                            SAW OPERATION (RAW MATERIAL)

    JOB/TASK                                HAZARDS                                 SAFE WORKING INSTRUCTIONS

                                                                           Wear SAFETY FOOTWEAR.
                                                                           Wear RIGGER GLOVES.
                          Back/upper limb injury.                         Use HANDLING EQUIPMENT provided.
Manual handling           Foot injury.                                    Beware of sharp edges, burrs & swarf on components.
                          Hand injury.                                    Refer to Group Manual Handling Procedures.
                                                                           All personnel to be trained in manual handling.
                                                                           Only trained personnel to use forklift truck.

                                                                           Avoid contact with eyes.
                          Prolonged or repeated skin contact with         Avoid excessive and prolonged contact with skin.
Sawing (general).          coolant may cause defatting, irritation or      Use BARRIER CREAM and practice good personal
                           dermatitis.                                      hygiene.
                                                                           Refer to COSHH File for further information.




Sawing                    Electrocution                                   DO NOT use saw whilst battery charger in operation




Ref: RA.S7-D
Rev: 12/07
Page 1 of 3
                                       HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT

               This document shows the hazards present and safe working practices necessary to prevent harm.

         PROCESS:                                          SAW OPERATION (RAW MATERIAL)

    JOB/TASK                             HAZARDS                                      SAFE WORKING INSTRUCTIONS



                                                                            Take great care whilst using the saw as the blade has
Sawing                    Guarding
                                                                             no effective guarding.




Removing off-cuts                                                           Do not remove off-cuts until clear of jaws.
                          Serious hand injury from saw blade or jaws.
from saw.                                                                   Keep hands clear while jaws in operation


Saw maintenance /                                                           Do not maintain/clean whilst saw is operating.
                          Serious hand injury from saw blade or jaws.
cleaning.                                                                   Use either coolant or brush with care.


                                                                            TWO people to replace saw blade.
                                                                            Wear GLOVES and EYE PROTECTION.
Saw blade                                                                   Extra care and attention to be paid when uncoiling
                          Head/body injury from ejected blade.
replacement                                                                  blade, get help if necessary.
                                                                            Hold blade in place on both wheels to prevent it from
                                                                             springing off the wheels.




Ref: RA.S7-D
Rev: 12/07
Page 2 of 3
                                                        HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT

               This document shows the hazards present and safe working practices necessary to prevent harm.

       PROCESS:                                                               SAW OPERATION (RAW MATERIAL)

    JOB/TASK                                               HAZARDS                                          SAFE WORKING INSTRUCTIONS

Compressed air –                                                                                 Wear EYE and HEARING PROTECTION when using
                                         Eye injury/blindness from ejected material.
removal of swarf /                                                                                compressed air.
                                         Deafness from noise.
coolant.                                                                                         Refer to Group Compressed Air Safety Procedure.


Engraving                                Hand injury from slipped engraving tool.               Care & attention required at all times.




                                        Risk assessment (Hazards & Safe Working Procedures), read and understood.
                     Training Use




                                        Employee Signature:______________________           Print Name:______________________
                         Only




                                        Supervisor Signature: _____________________         Print Name:______________________ Date:____/__/____




Ref: RA.S7-D
Rev: 12/07
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