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Title: Plant and Equipment Risk Management Form

No: DEE ESWB-10-2-2

Authorised By: Manager ESWB


Issue Date: April 2011


CENTRAL OFFICE USE ONLY


Last Reviewed: January 2015

Next Review Date: May 2015

Page Number: of




1. Hazard Management Details – General

Plant/Equipment Item: BLOWER (Fuel)

Make/Model No.:

Serial No.:

School / Work Location:      

Region:      

Name of Person(s) Conducting Activity:

Date Conducted:      



Description of use:

The leaf blower utilises a fuel powered engine or fan to generate air flow down an attached pipe to focus air on material to be blown away.



Summary of key risks:

  • Impact and cutting

  • Noise

  • Vibration

  • Ergonomics

  • Fire and explosion

  • Other (dust)


2. Documentation

Relevant Legislation/Standards

Y / N

Comments

Is plant required to be registered?

Y  N

     

Is a user license required?

Y  N

     

Key reference material:

AS4024.1 Safety of machinery


Plant Documentation

Y / N

Comments

Are operator’s manuals accessible?

Y  N

     

Is this a restricted use item?

Y  N

     

Does this item require safe use documents/test?

Y  N

     




3. Hazard Identification




Hazards Inspected

Risk Assessment

Description of Risk

Control Measures




Cons

Like

Risk

Level








ENTANGLEMENT

Can anyone’s hair, clothing, gloves, cleaning brushes, tools, rags or other materials become entangled with moving parts of the plant or materials?



Y  N



















Hazards Inspected

Risk Assessment

Description of Risk

Control Measures




Cons

Like

Risk

Level








IMPACT AND CUTTING INJURIES

Can anyone be crushed/cut/struck etc. due to:















Airborne debris or leaves from the use of the leaf blower may affect the eyes of the operator or bystanders.

Ensure the operator uses appropriate PPE (e.g. safety glasses).
Ensure the equipment is only operated during times of low pedestrian traffic (e.g. outside school hours).


  • Material falling off the plant?

Y  N










  • Uncontrolled/unexpected movement of plant/load?

Y  N










  • Lack of capacity to slow, stop or immobilise plant?

Y  N










  • The plant tipping or rolling over?

Y  N










  • Parts of the plant disintegrating or collapsing?

Y  N










  • Contact with moving parts during testing, inspection, operation, maintenance, cleaning or repair?

Y  N










  • Being thrown off or under the plant?

Y  N










  • Contact with sharp or flying objects? (e.g. work pieces being ejected)

Y  N

Minor

Unlikely

Low

  • The mobility of the plant?

Y  N










  • Inappropriate parts and accessories being used?

Y  N










  • Other

Y  N













Hazards Inspected

Risk Assessment

Description of Risk

Control Measures




Cons

Like

Risk

Level








SHEARING

Can anyone’s body parts be sheared between two parts of plant, or between a part of the plant and a work piece or structure?



Y  N
















PRESSURISED CONTENT

Can anyone come into contact with fluids or gases under high pressure, due to plant failure or misuse of the plant?



Y  N
















ELECTRICITY

Can anyone be injured or burnt due to:





















  • Live electrical conductors? (e.g. exposed wires)

Y  N










  • Working in close proximity to electrical conductors?

Y  N










  • Access to electricity?

Y  N










Y  N










  • Water near electrical equipment?

Y  N










  • Lack of isolation procedures?

Y  N










  • Other

Y  N













Hazards Inspected

Risk Assessment

Description of Risk

Control Measures




Cons

Like

Risk

Level








ERGONOMICS

Can anyone be injured due to:















The use of the equipment may involve repetitive body movements and awkward positions.



Ensure regular breaks are taken if the task requires a long duration time.

Ensure equipment is only operated during times of low pedestrian traffic (e.g. outside school hours).




  • Poorly designed workstation?

Y  N










  • Repetitive body movement?

Y  N

Minor

Unlikely

Low

  • Constrained body posture or the need for excessive effort?

Y  N










  • Design deficiency causing psychological stress?

Y  N










  • Inadequate or poorly placed lighting?

Y  N










  • Does the plant impact on the surrounding workplace and create potential hazards? (Consider safe access and egress from plant, workflow and design of the workplace)

Y  N

Minor

Unlikely

Low

  • Is the location of the plant inappropriate? (Consider potential effects due to environmental conditions and terrain)

Y  N










  • Other

Y  N













Hazards Inspected

Risk Assessment

Description of Risk

Control Measures




Cons

Like

Risk

Level








RADIATION

Can anyone using the plant, or in the vicinity of the plant suffer injury or illness due to exposure to radiation in the form of any of the following:



  • infra-red radiation

  • ultra violet light

  • microwaves

Y  N
















NOISE

Can anyone using the plant, or in the vicinity of the plant, suffer injury due to exposure to noise?



Y  N

Minor

Possible

Medium

Engine noise, with extended use poses a risk to operator.

Ensure appropriate PPE is used (e.g. hearing protection)

VIBRATION

Can anyone be injured or suffer ill-health from exposure to vibration?



Y  N

Moderate

Unlikely

Medium

The operator could be exposed to hand and arm vibration as a result of vibration generated when operating this equipment.

Take regular breaks from continuous operation.

Wear appropriate PPE (e.g. gloves) especially in cold weather.

Conduct periodic maintenance to ensure smoother operation and less vibration.


FRICTION

Can anyone be burnt due to contact with moving parts, materials or surfaces of the plant?



Y  N
















SUFFOCATION

Can anyone be suffocated due to lack of oxygen, or atmospheric contamination?



Y  N
















CONDITION

Is a hazard likely due to the age and condition of the plant? (Consider how hard the machine has been worked, and whether it is used constantly or rarely).



Y  N
















  • Can anyone be injured as a result of the plant not serviced appropriately and/or maintained in line with manufacturer’s recommendations?

Y  N













Hazards Inspected

Risk Assessment

Description of Risk

Control Measures




Cons

Like

Risk

Level








SLIPS/TRIPS/FALLS

Can anyone using the plant, or in the vicinity of the plant, slip, trip or fall due to:















There may be a slip, trip or fall risk to the operator due to equipment being used outdoors and in a diverse range of environments.


Ensure operator has inspected the work environment for hazards prior to commencing work.

Ensure appropriate footwear is worn whilst operating the leaf blower.




  • Uneven, slippery or steep work surfaces?

Y  N

Moderate

Possible

Medium

  • Poor housekeeping, e.g. spillage in the vicinity?

Y  N

Moderate

Possible

Medium

  • Obstacles being placed in the vicinity of the plant?

Y  N

Moderate

Possible

Medium

  • Inappropriate or poorly maintained floor or walking surfaces (i.e. lack of a slip-resistant surface, unprotected holes, penetrations or gaps?)

Y  N

Moderate

Possible

Medium

If operating or maintaining plant at height can anyone slip, trip or fall due to:













  • Use of work platforms, stairs or ladders?

Y  N

Moderate

Possible

Medium

  • Lack of guardrails or other suitable edge protection?

Y  N










  • Other

Y  N













Hazards Inspected

Risk Assessment

Description of Risk

Control Measures




Cons

Like

Risk

Level








FIRE AND EXPLOSION

Can anyone be injured by fire?



Y  N

Major

Possible

High

The storage and handling of petrol (e.g. refuelling) may pose a risk of fire and explosion to the operator.

Ensure fuel is appropriately stored (e.g. away from ignition sources in a locked storage area).

Ensure refuelling is completed in a safe manner (e.g. equipment is switched off, away from ignition sources etc.).



  • Can anyone be injured by explosion of gases, vapours, liquids, dusts, or other substances?

Y  N










TEMPERATURE/MOISTURE

Can anyone come into contact with objects at high or low temperatures?



Y  N
















  • Can anyone suffer ill-health due to exposure to high or low temperatures?

Y  N










  • Can anyone be injured or suffer ill-health due to exposure to moisture?

Y  N










OTHER
Can anyone be injured or suffer ill-health from exposure to:













The leaf blower saw produces exhaust fumes which can build up over time in an enclosed space.

Operation of the leaf blower causes dust and other debris to become airborne.



Ensure the leaf blower is only operated where there is adequate ventilation.


  • Chemicals?

Y  N










  • Toxic gases or vapours?

Y  N

Minor

Possible

Medium

  • Fumes/Dusts?

Y  N

Minor

Possible

Medium

  • Other? (please specify)

Y  N













4. Risk Assessment Signoff

Authorised By:      


Signature:

Date:      




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