HIGH RISK WORK, SWMS, PERMITS TO WORK
All workers must understand and work in accordance with safe work method statements and risk assessments produced for their specific tasks.
Working at Heights
Safe Work Method Statements & Risk Assessments must be developed and authorised before any work at heights is undertaken. Fall prevention should be used when a worker can potentially fall from any height. Heights above 1.8m requires fall prevention and a rescue plan. The exception is platform ladders and scissor lifts under 11m.
A Working at Heights Permit must be issued by the person in charge.
Employees & Subcontractors working at heights must be suitably trained and competent.
Full body harnesses must be worn for fall arrest or work positioning, as well as vertical or horizontal static lines.
Harnesses and lanyards must be stored securely and kept dry when not in use.
All heights work must comply with current legislation and Codes of Practice.
Once you have a harness on you must have a rescue plan.
No ticket is required for scissor lift.
Confined Space Entry
No entry is permitted to areas that are deemed to be confined spaces or that may have altered atmosphere except under the following conditions:
- Employees & Subcontractors entering must be suitably trained and competent
- a Confined Space Permit must be issued by the Person in Charge
- Rescue Plan and Risk Assessment available
- Employees & Subcontractors must carry gas monitoring, rescue kits and other provisions which are applicable to confined spaces.
- Safe Work Method Statements & Risk Assessments must be developed and authorised before any confined space entry.
All confined space work must comply with current legislation and Codes of Practice.
ALL ELECTRICAL WORK IS REQUIRED TO MEET STRINGENT SAFETY STANDARDS.
- Only licensed electrical workers may undertake electrical work.
- All electric shocks must be reported and any person receiving an electric shock must be taken to a doctor immediately for an precautionary ECG.
- All electrical equipment to have current test & tag.
We draw your attention to the importance of the safe operation of all electrical power tools, leads and equipment;
All equipment / machinery not in use must be turned off;
Power cables not in use are to be rolled up and hung clear of work areas;
All power equipment must have a current test and tag, Tag “out of service” if they are not
Inspect all electrical power equipment before use. Defective electrical power equipment is not to be used, tagged “out of service” and is to be reported to your TEi Representative.
Should you need to isolate any equipment you must notify your TEi Representative. Locks and tags will be supplied as required. Locks and tags must not be removed except in accordance with location procedures.