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JOB SAFET ANALYSIS Grinding, Welding & Gas cutting

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Prepared by: Approved by: Step No. 1 Description of Task Step Hazard

Reviewed by: Date: Control Measures/ Preventive Measures Responsible Person

Work start-up & obtaining PTW

Unauthorized work Invalid permit Lack of competency Lack or poor communication Haste or shortcut Rotating equipment sparks. Damaged grinding disc

Obtain a hot work permit before starting the job Get the permit validated for the specific day Supervisor must ensure that all work activities are carried out by competent personnel Conduct Toolbox meeting, review the Method statement and Job safety analysis to all craftsmen involved in the work activities. Responsible person will conduct inspection, monitor the work activities and have to ensure safety standards and procedures are strictly adhered to. Make sure guards are fitted to all moving parts Ensure the proper use of guards Inspect the grinding discs prior to starting work (ring test) Make sure that disc is compatible with the grinding machine Check the RPM of disc & machine Proper PPE (Gloves + Mask). Correct installation of Grinder Wheel. Gas monitor correctly sited.

PTW applicant Supervisor PTW holder

Grinding

Supervisor

Electrocution.

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JOB SAFET ANALYSIS Grinding, Welding & Gas cutting

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Description of Task Step

Hazard

Control Measures/ Preventive Measures

Responsible Person

High Pressure air Flying object/eye injuries

Spark containment to be used. Only experienced personnel to use the equipment. Wear a face shield while grinding Make sure an eye wash station is available nearby Proper isolation of system. All cylinders to be secured. Flame arrestor between the cylinder & torch Hoses in good condition. Proper PPE. Trained Fire Watch. Gas Monitor correctly sited. Correct Fire Extinguisher(s). Deployment of Experienced personnel. Cordoning of the area. Fire Blanket. Inspect the cylinders & hoses before starting the job Before starting welding make sure the area is clear of all types of combustible materials Provide a fire blanket on site Make sure fire extinguishers are available on site Supervisor & Workers

Gas Cutting

Burns. Fire Hazard. Explosion. Tripping. Damaged or leaking cylinders or hoses

Welding

Fire Hazard Burns.

Supervisor & Workers

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JOB SAFET ANALYSIS Grinding, Welding & Gas cutting

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Description of Task Step

Hazard

Control Measures/ Preventive Measures

Responsible Person

Electrocution/ Spatter burns Damage cable Hot tabs end pieces of welding rods. Sparking Damage cable UV rays

Wear proper PPE for welding ie., leather jackets, Gloves, welding goggles/welding mask, Trained Fire Watch. Gas Monitor correctly sited. Certified Equipment and to be sited as near as possible to work site. Proper earthing of equipment. Certified Welder. Make sure spark containment is used such as a welding hood/fire blanket. Ensure that rod holder is in good condition. Ensure that forward and return cables are in good working condition. Use proper cable connector for extension. If cables are crossing the road then ensure proper protection. The welder & the welder helpers must wear welding goggles