ROPE SUSPENDED WORKING PLATFORM HAZARD IDENTIFICATION AND RISK ASSESSMENT

Machine

Name

RISK LEVEL HAZARDS ENGINEERING OR

ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROLS

 

Control

Measure

PPE

(Refer to PPE )

MCWP

Use Risk

Identify Hazard’s associated with RSWP

·    List appropriate engineering controls.

·    List procedures or other administrative controls.

 

List of control measure

 

List appropriate PPE

 

 

Rope suspended  working platform

 

 

Low

• Overloading or unbalanced loading.

• Insufficient anchorage.

• Access and egress problems.

• Electrical hazards.

• Fall hazard spacing between the building structure and the RSWP.

• Wind/enclosures.

• Improper erection.

• Improper dismantling procedures.

• Maintenance deficiencies.

• No competent person at site/on machine.

• Falling objects.

• No guardrails.

• No personal fall arrest system (PFAS) utilized.

• Lack of lateral anchorage at regular intervals to provide stability.

• Removal of planking and/or guardrails.

• Motor electromagnetic brake fails.

Control button fails.

· Part of hoist is damage.

·Damage of thermal relay or connector.

· Motor bearing is damage.

 

  • Site Engineer.
  • Safety Department Controls.
  • Site administrative Dept.

 

 

 

·

  • • Safety-Belt connected to a fall arrest system with an independent lifeline.
  • · The platform must not be overloaded.
  • ·Maintain platform always clean.
  • · Equipment must be maintained in a condition that does not endanger a worker.
  • · Guardrails should not be removed.
  • • Safe distances between buildings and platforms based on both OSHA regulations and recommended
  • Practice.
  • • Identify improperly constructed work platforms
  • • The safe and proper access and egress from a building to the work platform.
  • ·Daily inspection before work start.
  • ·Trained person to do work.
  • ·Tool-Box-Talks.
  • ·Proper Supervision.
  • ·Mention proper balancing both side of platform.
  • ·Vertigo test of worker.
  • ·Rain can create slippery conditions on platforms and equipment used to access platforms.

Helmet, Safety-Belt, Safety Shoes, Hand gloves, Goggles, independent lifeline with fall arrester.

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