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RISK ASSESSMENT (On generic Project Risks)
Key : VL-Very Low, L-Low, M- Medium, H- High, VH- Very High.
No
.
Risk Description Cause Risk Classification Risk
Owner
Mitigation
Probability Impact
1 Traffic / Vehicle
accidents.
Traffic diversions
for works on
existing roads.
H VH Contractor Implement approved Traffic Diversion Plan.
Install hard barriers as per standards. Install flash
lights ,blinker lights.
Install Traffic sign boards at appropriate locations
including illuminating signals.
Display speed limits and slow movements
required.
Assign trained signalmen at critical points.
Provide guarded pedestrian paths with signage .
Traffic control supervisor to monitor.
2 Accidents to traffic /
people from Heavy
Equipment.
Uncontrolled
equipment
operations/
movements
H VH Contractor Engage certified and competent Operators
Ensure Third Party Certified equipment , checked
and well maintained on daily basis
Display caution sign boards to alert vehicles,
pedestrians and residents nearby.
Monitor equipment movements by Trained
Signalmen.
Ensure sufficient distance from traffic and
residential entrances.
Provide competent and full time supervision
3 Damages to underground
utilities / existing
underground
constructions.
Excavation works VH VH Contractor Get permits for excavation / Road Opening from
concerned authorities and utility departments, QP
if required.
Ensure disconnection of energized Electrical /
telephone/ water/ gas lines etc. as advised by
concerned utility department.
Identify underground utilities by survey,
detectors and trial pits.
Controlled and slow operation of excavation
equipment.
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Competent supervision during excavation.
No: Risk description Cause Risk Classification Risk Owner Mitigation
Probability Impact
4 Works inside confined
spaces exposure to
hazardous gases, lack of
oxygen.
Connection of new
utility lines to
existing manholes
/ Disconnection
works inside
existing manholes.
V H VH Contractor. Get applicable Work Permit from concerned utility
dept.
Assign competent and experienced supervisor and
trained workers for works inside confined space.
Explain method statements and risk assessments
with precautions to involved persons.

Ensure closing / isolation of the manhole from live
utility service at upstream and downstream; as per
need or advice from concerned utility dept.

Clean the isolated section with applicable media.
Do purging with inert gas or air as per the utility
type ; if needed.
Do Gas test before and at frequent intervals
during work inside to ensure safe atmospheric
conditions inside the manhole.
Provide exhaust fans, airlines as needed.
Engage workers who are well-trained to work
inside confined spaces.
Worker to use air-supplied / self- contained
breathing apparatus as per the situation; if
needed.
Worker going inside should wear safety harnesses
with lanyard / lifeline extended to outside and
hold by trained hole-watch person(s)
Maintain entry- exit log of persons working inside.
Ensure workers come out of the confined spaces
at safe frequent intervals and breath fresh air/rest.
Ensure rescue equipment such as tripod stand
with chain-pulley are in place to lift persons from
confined space in case of emergency.
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No:

Risk Discription

Cause
Risk Classification
Risk Owner

Mitigation Probability Impact
5. Fire and explosion. Hot works without
adequate
precautions
VH VH Contractor Take hot-work permit from concerned dept.
Use internal hot work permit if external permit is
not applicable.
Install caution boards and prevent unauthorized
entry into hot work area.
Ensure the hot work area is free of combustibles
and flammables.
Remove all unwanted materials from hot work
area for free movement and safe work.
Ensure safe condition of hot work equipment such
as welding machine, gas cutting set , grinder etc.
Locate the hot work equipment in safe place.
Extend cables and gas hoses through safe routes
to prevent likely damages to them. Ensure
grounding of welding machine.
Ensure flash back arrestors are installed on oxygen
and acetylene hose lines properly.
Gas cylinders to be kept secured on movable
trolleys.
Spare gas cylinders shall not be kept at near the
vicinity of hot works. It should be kept at
designated safe storage area
Minimum 2 numbers of DCP fire extinguishers to
be kept at hot work area with a trained fire watch
person. Keep fire water in a drum nearby.
Competent supervisor to be present. Emergency
Phone numbers to be kept at hot work site.
On completion of hot work, Remove all equipment
and ensure safe conditions


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