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S/N: RA-LE008

Risk Assessment Form For Sheetpiling Work By Excavator-Mounted Vibro Machine

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Company Process

LE CONTRACTS PTE. LTD.


Sheet piling Works By Excavator-Mounted Vibro Piler Upper Changi Road

Conducted by (Names, Designations, Date, Signature) Last Review Date Revision 2

MR. NYEW MENG KEE (PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR) MR. MOHD NAEEM (WSH CO-ORDINATOR) 07 APR 2016 08 APR 2013
Next Review Date

Approved by (Name, Designation, Date, Signature)

ALAN TAY (PROJECT DIRECTOR)

RA-LE008

Acknowledged by (Name, Designation) No.


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Signature Hazard Elements

Approved Date

Last Review Date

Next Review Date

Inventory Of Activities Or Task


Mobilization Of Project Team Mobilization/Demobilization Of Equipment Loading & Unloading Of Materials Shifting Of Sheet Piles Condition Of Vibro Machine Operation Of Vibro Machine Installation & Extraction Of Sheet Pile Stocking Of Materials Hot Works Machine Maintenance & Repair Works Topping Of Diesel For Excavator & Welding Machine Site Clearing

Personal Risk, Unaware Of Site Safety Rules & Regulations Traffic Hazard, Site Condition, Toppling Of Machine Faulty Equipment, Lifting Operation, Materials Striking Person, Manual Handling, Overturn Lorrycrane Sheet Pile Striking Persons & Other Machines Tripping Hazard, Electrical Hazard Lifting Operation, Sheet Pile Striking Persons, Hand Injuries Falling Objects, Damage To Utilities & Services Soil Erosion, Toppling Of Materials Fire Hazard, Explosion Falling From Height, Chemical Hazard, Electrocution Fire Hazard, Explosion Toppling Of Machine

S/N: RA-LE008

Risk Assessment Form For Sheetpiling Work By Excavator-Mounted Vibro Machine


1. Hazard Identification 2. Risk Evaluation 1d Possible Accident / Ill Health & Persons-at-Risk / Env. Impact 2a Existing Risk Control (If Any) Ensure all site personnel to undergo In-House Safety Induction Course. 2b S 2c L 2d RL 3a Additional Risk Control Site personnel to possess valid certification & proper PPE. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Safety briefing & standing supervision. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Regular maintenance of site access (by Main Contractor) & traffic signs subjected to wear and tear Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Advance scheduling or urgent recall of qualified operator for unloading. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Regular maintenance of site access (by Main Contractor) & traffic signs subjected to wear and tear. Safety briefing to be done. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Provide proper access with steel plates below (minimum 02 numbers) by Main Contractor. Safety briefing & standing 3. Risk Control 3b Action Officer, Designation

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4. Residual Evaluation 4a S 4b L 4c RL

1a No.

1b Work Activity

1c Hazard / Environmental Aspect Personal risk, unaware of site safety rules & regulations

1.

Mobilization Of Project Team

Entering into prohibited zone, injury to person(s)

Mo

WSH Coordinator

Mo

Toppling of machineries

Injury due to crushing of limbs and body/death to person(s)

Ensure that items are properly tightened by experienced person with sling or wire ropes. Properly prepared access (by Main Contractor) and traffic controller for public awareness & safety. Cordon off loading / unloading area.

Ma

Mr Mayandi Ganesan

Ma

Collision with site facility or properties Mobilization & Demobilization Of ExcavatorMounted Vibro Machine By Low Bed Trailer

Injury/death to person(s) and or damage to public property / site facility

Ma

Lifting Supervisor Operator

Ma

2.

Improper unloading from trailer

Injury to person(s) such as amputation, fracture, laceration cut and/or damage to public property / site facility

Qualified operator with valid certificate.

Mo

Operator

Mo

Person(s) hit by transporting machineries

Injury / death to person(s), amputation, fracture or laceration/cut

Ensure that there are no loose components attached to the machine. Properly prepared access (by Main Contractor) and traffic controller & warning signs. Apply PTW for all lifting operation. Ensure valid LM certificate and ensure proper parking & ground condition. When using mobile crane or lorry crane, the outriggers must be extended fully. Ensure that items are properly

Ma

Lifting Supervisor Operator

Ma

3.

Loading & Unloading Of Sheetpiles By Lorry Crane / Mobile Crane / Vibro Machine

Toppling Of mobile crane / lorry crane / vibro machine

Injury due to crushing of limbs and body/death to person(s) and or damaged to public property / site facility

Ma

WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor

Ma

Toppling of sheetpiles

Ma

Site Supervisor

Ma

S/N: RA-LE008

Risk Assessment Form For Sheetpiling Work By Excavator-Mounted Vibro Machine


1. Hazard Identification 2. Risk Evaluation 1d Possible Accident / Ill Health & Persons-at-Risk / Env. Impact Injury due to crushing of limbs and body/death to person(s) and or damaged to public property / site facility 2a Existing Risk Control (If Any) tightened by experienced person with sling or wire ropes. Cordon off loading / unloading area. Ensure that items are properly tightened by experienced person with sling or wire ropes. Cordon off loading / unloading area. To provide banksman and to comply with site speed limit at all times. 2b S 2c L 2d RL 3a Additional Risk Control supervision. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Regular maintenance of site access (by Main Contractor) & traffic signs that may be subjected to wear and tear. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Advance scheduling or urgent recall of qualified rigger for unloading. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Advance scheduling or urgent recall of qualified rigger for unloading. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Regular maintenance of site access (by Main Contractor) & traffic signs subjected to wear and tear. Safety briefing to be conducted. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Ensure that the sheet-piles are stacked properly & neatly before dragging to nearby designated location. Provide banks-man to ensure sufficient safety clearance from other machines working nearby. Daily RA, TBM, SWP 3. Risk Control 3b Action Officer, Designation Operator Rigger / Signalman 1c Hazard / Environmental Aspect 4a S

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4. Residual Evaluation 4b L 4c RL

1a No.

1b Work Activity

Collision with site facility or property

Damage to public property / site facility

Ma

WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor

Ma

Improper rigging

Injury to person(s) such as amputation, fracture, laceration, cut and or damage to site facility

Qualified rigger with valid certificate.

Mo

Lifting Supervisor

Mo

Failure of lifting gear

Fatality or injury to person(s) amputation, fracture, laceration cut and or damage to site facility

LG with valid certificate Rigger / signalman to conduct daily visual checks. No standby under suspended load.

Mo

Lifting Supervisor

Mo

Person(s) hit by sheetpiles

Permanent disability, injury / death to person(s) with amputation or fracture

Ensure that items are properly tightened by experienced person with sling or wire ropes. Properly prepared access (by Main Contractor) and traffic controller & warning signs.

Ma

WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor

Ma

4.

Shifting Of Sheetpiles

Slippage of sheetpiles

Permanent disability & injury to person(s) and collision with other machines

Ensure that items are properly tightened by experienced person with sling or wire ropes. Cordon off the working area.

Ma

WSH Coordinator Operator Rigger / Banks-man

Ma

S/N: RA-LE008

Risk Assessment Form For Sheetpiling Work By Excavator-Mounted Vibro Machine


1. Hazard Identification 2. Risk Evaluation 1d Possible Accident / Ill Health & Persons-at-Risk / Env. Impact 2a Existing Risk Control (If Any) 2b S 2c L 2d RL 3a Additional Risk Control briefing before work commencement. 3. Risk Control 3b Action Officer, Designation 1c Hazard / Environmental Aspect 4a S

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4. Residual Evaluation 4b L 4c RL

1a No.

1b Work Activity

5.

Vibro Machine Condition

Using equipment in poor condition leading to structural failure

Injury due to crushing of limbs and body/death to person(s) and or damage to public property / site facility

Provide inspection and certification of machine by Authorised Examiner.

Ma

Regular maintenance of site access (by Main Contractor) & traffic signs subjected to wear and tear. Safety briefing to be conducted. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Ensure machine is turned off & cabin locked upon resting or work completion for the day. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement.

WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor Operator Rigger

Ma

Operating of vibro machine by uncertified personnel 6. Vibro Machine Operation Collapse of excavator or structure damage by vibro machine due to mechanical failure

Injury due to crushing of limbs and body/death to person(s) and or damaged to public property / site facility

Ensure that vibro is operated by experienced person and must be a Singapore Power Grid certified operator by appointment. Properly prepared access (by Main Contractor) and traffic controller & warning signs. Wear proper PPE. Ensure all items are fixed securely to sheet piles / loads by sling wire shackle and proper lifting gears. Keep clear of raised loads & avoid moving under or near rotating / swinging of crane and suspended loads. Ensure that only qualified riggers are allowed to handle the load. Cordon off the working area. Ensure sheet pile is clamped between the jaws tightly prior to hoisting up vertically for installation.

Ma

WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor Operator Rigger

Ma

7.

Installation & Extraction Of Sheet Piles (Refer to Method of Statement)

Falling items from suspended sheet piles / materials

Injury to person(s) such as amputation, fracture, laceration cut and/or damage to public property/site facility Injury to person(s) such as amputation, fracture, laceration cut and crushing of limbs/body Injury due to crushing of limbs and body/death and damage to public property / site facility

Ma

Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement.

WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor Operator Rigger / Signal Man WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor Operator Rigger / Signal Man WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor Operator Rigger / Signal Man

Ma

Limbs caught in machinery and under loads Persons hit by falling / dislodged sheet piles

Ma

Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Safety briefing to be done. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement.

Ma

Ma

Ma

S/N: RA-LE008

Risk Assessment Form For Sheetpiling Work By Excavator-Mounted Vibro Machine


1. Hazard Identification 2. Risk Evaluation 1d Possible Accident / Ill Health & Persons-at-Risk / Env. Impact 2a Existing Risk Control (If Any) Ensure the protected trees under conservation are made known to site team (where applicable). Ensure the protected trees are clearly demarcated & protected. Ensure the protected trees are pruned or pollard where necessary in order that the branches are not in the hoisting alignment of the sheet-piles. Ensure there are 02 numbers of steel plates below the vibro excavator (by Main Contractor). Do not park the vibro excavator near the slope of the excavated trench. Place materials at least 600mm away from edge of excavation or slope. Place materials on firm & levelled ground. Refrain from stacking material too high above ground. Place sheet piles on firm & levelled ground and slightly tilted to prevent ponding after raining. Ensure daily clearing of any ponding water. 2b S 2c L 2d RL 3a Additional Risk Control Ensure sufficient clearance to conservation trees & existing hoarding as much as site conditions permit (where applicable). Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Ensure ground below the steel plates is firm & properly levelled. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. 3. Risk Control 3b Action Officer, Designation 1c Hazard / Environmental Aspect 4a S

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4. Residual Evaluation 4b L 4c RL

1a No.

1b Work Activity

Vibro excavator hitting conservation trees or hoarding (where applicable)

Head Injury to person(s) and or damage to trees or hoarding

Mo

WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor

Mo

Toppling of vibro excavator

Injury due to crushing of limbs and body/death or damage to public property / site facility

Ma

WSH Coordinator Lifting Supervisor

Ma

Soil erosion

Buried alive, permanent disability, injury due to crushing of soil and asphyxiation Death/crushing injury to person(s) and or damage to public property/site facility

Ma

Safety briefing to be done. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement.

Lifting Supervisor

Ma

8.

Stockpiling Of Materials

Toppling of material

Water stagnation

Possibility of mosquito breeding

Mo

Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Additional briefing on the awareness of water ponding possibility.

Lifting Supervisor WSH Coordinator

Mo

Acetylene cylinders kept 6 meters apart or separated with a non-combustible barrier at least 1.5m having a fire resistance rating of at least 0.5 hour

S/N: RA-LE008

Risk Assessment Form For Sheetpiling Work By Excavator-Mounted Vibro Machine


1. Hazard Identification 2. Risk Evaluation 1d Possible Accident / Ill Health & Persons-at-Risk / Env. Impact 2a Existing Risk Control (If Any) PTW must be applied & approved before commencement of hot works. Cordon off the hot works area. Provide fire watchman & standby fire extinguisher & fire blanket. Install flashback arrestor & nonreturn valve. Provide soap water for leakage test and tighten the hose connection with double hose clips. Gas cylinders shall be stored upright in a proper steel cage. Trained Welder Welding machine Cable in sound condition and avoid submerging in water 2b S 2c L 2d RL 3a Additional Risk Control 3. Risk Control 3b Action Officer, Designation 1c Hazard / Environmental Aspect 4a S

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4. Residual Evaluation 4b L 4c RL

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1b Work Activity

9.

Hot Works By Welding & Flame Cutting (Where Necessary)

Fire, explosion & electrocution

Death, effect of electricity, physical shock, chemical burns to person(s) and or damage to public property / site facility

Ma

Welder must have valid welding certificate. Remove any surrounding combustible or flammable materials. Ensure adequate warning signboards placed conspicuously at strategic locations. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement.

WSH Coordinator Welder

Ma

Hand or limb injuries Maintenance & Repair To Vibro Machine & Welding Machine

Crushing or pinching injuries to person(s)

10.

Qualified & trained mechanic to carry out maintenance & repair works. All hand tools to be properly consolidated at all times. Ensure proper housekeeping before work, during work & end of day work. Ensure appropriate PPE. Ensure appointment of trained mechanic.

Mo

Falling from height Oil or hydraulic fluids leakage onto existing ground

Death, permanent disability, fracture injury to person(s) Slip and fall injury, contamination to ground and fracture injury

Carry out maintenance works on the machine at 2.0m & below. Ensure monthly maintenance of machine. Qualified & trained mechanic to carry out maintenance & repair

Mo

Maintenance checklist to be submitted. Machine must be properly shut down & isolated to prevent accidental movement or operation. Mechanic must be escorted by the Safety Supervisor from the Main Entrance to the actual site location. Safety Supervisor to inform the Main Contractor Safety Department. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Provide safety harness for maintenance mechanic where necessary. Standby saw dust to soak up any leakage & properly disposed offsite.

WSH Coordinator Mechanic

Mo

WSH Coordinator WSH Coordinator Mechanic

Mo

Mo

Mo

S/N: RA-LE008

Risk Assessment Form For Sheetpiling Work By Excavator-Mounted Vibro Machine


1. Hazard Identification 2. Risk Evaluation 1d Possible Accident / Ill Health & Persons-at-Risk / Env. Impact 2a Existing Risk Control (If Any) works. Provide proper drip trays or containers. Electrocution Death, permanent disability Ensure trained and appointed personnel Ensure appropriate PPE & handling methods. Provide & brief on MSDS for awareness. Mo O M Provide earth rod & LEW checks for the welding machine. Safety briefing by WSH Coordinator. Diesel supplier must be escorted & guided from the Main Entrance to the actual topping up location. Lifting Supervisor to inform the Main Contractor Safety Department accordingly. Safety briefing by WSH Coordinator. Temporary stop all activities nearby that may cause any ignition or sparks. Fire Extinguisher Ensure final inspection of machine prior to demobilization. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Lighting protection installation on site, check and close supervision to ensure compliance. Supervisor to ensure workers drink plenty of water during hot weather. Check and ensure new workers and those returning from colder climates acclimatized to work in the hot environment. WSH Coordinator Mo 2b S 2c L 2d RL 3a Additional Risk Control 3. Risk Control 3b Action Officer, Designation 1c Hazard / Environmental Aspect 4a S

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4. Residual Evaluation 4b L 4c RL

1a No.

1b Work Activity

Skin contact

Skin irritation to person(s)

Mo

WSH Coordinator

Mo

11.

Topping Of Diesel For Excavator

Diesel leakage onto existing ground

Slip and fall injury, contamination to ground and fracture injury

Ensure proper handling method by diesel supplier.

Mo

WSH Coordinator Diesel Supplier

Mo

Fire or explosion

Burnt injury to person(s) and or damage to public property / site facility

Ensure engine or machine is turned off before topping up of diesel. Ensure no oil spilt onto hot engine Cordon off the working area. Conduct TBM to instruct workers not to enter the working radius. Ensure daily visual check of lifting gears before commencement of work and adhere to the monthly colour code of lifting gears (where applicable) & lifting plan. In the event of heavy downpour or lightning, all works must be stopped immediately and take shelter. All workers must be accounted for. Provision of water drinking point. Regularly remind workers to drink plenty of water during hot weather especially from noon to 4 pm in the morning mass safety talk. Poster put up at the canteen to educate workers. Worker not feeling well must inform

Ma

WSH Coordinator Diesel Supplier

Ma

12.

Site Clearing

Toppling of machineries failure of lifting machine / gear, equipment

Death, permanent disability and crushing injury to person(s) and or damage to public property/site facility

Ma

Lifting Supervisor

Ma

13

Sheet Piling Work by Vibro Machine

Adverse weather, Struck by lightning

Electrocution, burnt & fatality

Ma

Site Supervisor

Ma

14

Sheet Piling Works by Vibro Machone

Heat stroke or heat injuries

Fatigue, permanent disability, disorientation or fatality

Ma

Site Supervisor

Ma

S/N: RA-LE008

Risk Assessment Form For Sheetpiling Work By Excavator-Mounted Vibro Machine


1. Hazard Identification 2. Risk Evaluation 1d Possible Accident / Ill Health & Persons-at-Risk / Env. Impact 2a Existing Risk Control (If Any) their supervisors immediately. Rotation of worker Ensure to maintain a maximum of 22 meter safe distance between machinery during operation. Cordon off loading/unloading or installation area. Ensure monthly maintenance service to all machinery. Ensure engine is not overheating. Machine equipped with fire extinguisher Ensure workers put on ear plug or ear muff. Close up noise control closures when machines are in use. To stop work at 7pm 2b S 2c L 2d RL 3a Additional Risk Control Introduce job rotation to alternate between exterior and interior works. Ensure adequate warning signboards placed conspicuously at strategic locations. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Ensure adequate warning signboards Daily RA, TBM, SWP briefing before work commencement. Annual audiometric medical examination for all workers involved noisy environment 3. Risk Control 3b Action Officer, Designation 1c Hazard / Environmental Aspect 4a S

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4. Residual Evaluation 4b L 4c RL

1a No.

1b Work Activity

15

Safe Distance Between Vibro Machinery

Collision between each vibro machinery during operation

Crushing injury/death to person(s) and or damaged to public property / site facility

Ma

WSH Supervisor

Ma

16

Vibro Machinery Overheating

Engine caught fire, Excessive emission

Environmental pollution, inhalation causing breathing difficulties

Mo

WSH Supervisor

Mo

17

Vibro Machinery Installation & Extraction

Noise exposure level exceeding 85dB(A)-100 dB(A)

Excessive noise induced deafness, permanent hearing lose or temporary hearing loss Public nuisance

Mo

WSH Supervisor

Mo