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JOB H AZARD ANALYSIS

PFEIFFER Cranes
CONTACT:

Pty Ltd

PFEIFFER CRANES

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SETTING/PACKING UP CRANE ONSITE

Contacts:
Delcie Pfeiffer
Fred Pfeiffer
Daniel Pfeiffer
Craig Pfeiffer
Jack Pfeiffer
Trinity Pfeiffer

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Director
Director
Crane Operator
Crane Operator
Engineer
OHS

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Level of risk Break down the task into its normal sequence of basic steps. Assign an accountable person for implementing the control Accountable person to sign to indicate control is in place. to be actioned by. Residual Completion Task Step Identified Issue/Hazard Risk Controls Action By Risk Sign Off C. residual risk. Re-assess the risk (controls in place). controls (where necessary). For each step. incident. define the control measures that will be implemented to prevent injury.L (consider hierarchy of controls) CHML Pfeiffer Cranes Pty Ltd For each hazard or risk.M. ISSUES/HAZARDS & RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CRANE SETUP The JHA study minutes are presented in the following pages. Describe what is done.by answering the “what if” questions about inherent process hazards. damage etc. 2 . define the safety hazards. initial risk. risks and concerns.H. identified issue or hazard. exposure. The table presents the task step.Job Hazard Analysis Study 1. not the details of how it is done. and completion sign off.

M. unless prior consultation has been made with the supplier of the crane Inadequate consultation M Pedestrians M L L L PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYYE AND ONSITE MANAGER PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE 3 . Locate crane into lifting positions on site Pfeiffer Cranes Pty Ltd • M • Pre-start Checks • Plant to stick to designated roadways and turning areas • Personnel on hand to warn others of crane movement in the vicinity or via radio where available.L Residual Risk Action By Completion Sign Off CHML 1. Mobile Crane to onsite destination 2. • Alternate pathway defined by bollards and reflective tape. Pre-job meeting and Toolbox • Faults with Crane Plant becoming bogged in sand & mud Pedestrians • Onsite Traffic/plant • • • Inexperienced workers • • • 3. • Sufficiently skilled employees to complete task (competencies and Licences) Inadequate understanding of equipment • Adequate consultation with all relevant employees • Adequate competent supervision throughout the project Site hazards and emergency procedures not known • Proper planning for equipment required for the task • Site & work area inductions compulsory for all personnel • Desired setup area should also be level.Job Hazard Analysis Study Task Step Identified Issue/Hazard Risk Controls (consider hierarchy of controls) C.H.

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including where possible a clear predefined area/crane pad for the crane to position upon • Check and confirm exclusion areas . witches Hats. shackles.e. buildings. rings and hooks H L L PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE 5 .Barricades. support trucks. wears. restricted airspace (i. fly jibs) • Adequate tail (counterweight/winch) swing clearance • Ability to cordon off area with suitable barricading resources • Check slings for rips and tears and remove from service is faults are found • Check chains. shackles. hooks and rings for cracks. hooks and attachment points in preparation for use Pfeiffer Cranes Pty Ltd • The workplace is adequately prepared for the incoming mobile crane. Inspect chains and or slings. • • • • • • Pedestrians • • • Lift radius H Traffic Other Plant Other Equipment • • Tears in Slings • Dropping of load due to faulty lifting gear or faulty attachment points Cracks in chains. Danger Tape. near airport) • Location of any underground services and/or trenches including utilities and drainage arrangements that may affect integrity of ground • Adequate room for rigging and erection of mobile crane (i. corrosion. shackles. Warning Signs Buildings • Powerlines & underground Utilities Access road are available and soundly constructed with suitable entry points to site • Crew should always inspect site prior to positioning crane in final position. trees. mechanism faults etc and remove from service if faults are found • Lifting gear/equipment inspected and tagged with appropriate monthly colour tag • Make certain personnel are sufficiently trained with appropriate certificates/ licences.e.Job Hazard Analysis Study 4. Access • Elements to observe include Ground Conditions • Load location and scope of lift • Location of any overhead obstructions including wires.

when permitted by the manufacturer • Outriggers shall always be extended to manufacturers procedures and specifications. • Where space permits. L PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE Outrigger Packing – Pfeiffer Cranes Pty Ltd • Additional packing should always be utilized under outrigger floats (exceptions may include engineered setups where other means of distributing loads are adopted) • Commonly used (steel fabricated or otherwise) Outrigger Mats should carry design information and be subject to periodic inspection • When timber packing is utilized. Locate crane in lifting position on site – place timbers (pads) and set outriggers • Crane overturning due to unstable ground conditions • Personnel being crushed by outriggers H • Outriggers must be positioned on a flat surface. including the requirement to fit manual pins • All outriggers-jacks should be utilized at all time (i.Job Hazard Analysis Study 5. it should be in a ‘pigsty’packing arrangement 6 . using timbers or suitable material for pads to evenly distribute the load to the ground • Crane to be located within the radius for the loads being lifted. outriggers shall always be fully extended • Where space is limited.e. Front jack) • Generally Standard Safe Working Load capacity charts are based on all outriggers fully extended and set with wheels clear of ground. • Outriggers should only be extended on the side where the operator is positioned or with a suitable spotter. crane should be configured to maximum capacity – this may require the use of reduced outriggers or on rubber.

this may include • Luffing boom to high angle. a trial operation should be completed by the operator. Position counterweight truck in an easily accessible spot for the crane to load its counterweights Pfeiffer Cranes Pty Ltd • Working at heights/falling • Pinch points/cut or jammed hands • General – Plant striking other plant.Attaching Fly or Pin Jib to Crane 7. personnel. materials etc • • Dropping counterweights Falls from height whilst positioning and loading counterweights H H H L = Total mass of load (KN) V = maximum permissible bearing pressure of soil (kpa) • Follow W/H permit use appropriate attachment point & safety harness when walking along crane boom • Use an EWP or ladder for this task & follow safe work practices • Wear correct PPE • Plant to be positioned in area clear of obstruction. roads • Traffic control in place if required • Once crane is elevated and level. Running wire through Sheeves 8. and slewing 360 degrees with spotter in position – purpose to review tail swing and outrigger packing suitability • Executing ‘dry-run’ where load is required to be picked up and placed – Purpose to ensure crane is capable of task and set required limits L L PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE 7 . • Area (m2) = 0.Job Hazard Analysis Study • ‘Rule of Thumb’ formulae and calculations should be observed. equipment.65 x (Cm + L) ------------V Cm = Total mass of crane (KN) 6.

Re-assessing Situation throughout job 10. remove keys from the ignition and secure/lock • Outriggers should be inspected prior to next use • Barricading should remain in place around the crane and any work area deemed necessary • Unauthorised person access crane site • Damage to crane • Injury to public M L L PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE 8 . or specific stage the crane equipment and site shall be left in a secure and safe manner • If the crane is to be left onsite. then crew shall re-assess and review crane capacity and wider environment to ensure revised work practice is within limits and safe to continue operation • Upon completion of project. Changes in operators • Outrigger Jacks – Leaking oil/retraction of shaft Changes in ground suitability • Outrigger Mats – excessive settlement and/or sinking into ground.e.Job Hazard Analysis Study 9. loadings increasing beyond estimated capacity of ground – such as unknown back-filling • Outrigger Floats – Cracking or critical damage • Evidence of water content in ground – i.e.Packing up and/or leaving crane onsite Pfeiffer Cranes Pty Ltd • Changes in weather conditions • • H • Continual safe operation can be aided by periodic inspection throughout the project of the following.. i. Potential ruptured pipeline • Should requirements change during operation. • Retract Boom.

Packing up and cleaning up work site • • • • • • • 12.Job Hazard Analysis Study 11. M M L PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE L PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE L PFEIFFER CRANES EMPLOYEE 9 . Exit site and return to Depot • • • • Pfeiffer Cranes Pty Ltd Trip hazards Manual handling injuries Crush & Pinch injuries Equipment damage Counterweights coming off the back of the truck Crush & pinch injuries Falls Overhead Powerlines Collision with people/personnel and other vehicles/plant when exiting site Counterweights sliding off during travel Traffic Accidents M • Use correct manual handling techniques • Wear appropriate PPE • Rubbish to be placed in bins • Tools & Equipment to be packed • Lifting gear packed • Timbers packed • Pads loaded • Make certain counterweights are stacked on rubber mats and correctly tied down for trip • Guide counterweights onto the truck tray with taglines • Where possible use EWP or Platform Ladder Access otherwise be cautious of footing • Crane boom to be down when traveling under power lines • Maintain site speed limit when exiting work site • Communicate with other vehicles onsite is necessary • Observe road rules and take into consideration drivers and riders who don’t understand the nature of cranes and trucks.

the undersigned. SIGN ON SHEET Participant Acknowledgement: I.Job Hazard Analysis Study 2. have read and understand the hazards and recommendations and agree to conform with the controls that have been implemented as identified in this JHA. NAME: (please print) Pfeiffer Cranes Pty Ltd Signature Company Date 10 .

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4= Lost Time Injury or Illness 3 = $50K . Property. the risk level can be determined by using the matrix above. Process / Environmental Consequences Step 1 . Minor environmental damage.$500K Damage and/or production.$50K Damage and/or slight production disruption. .People Consequences 5 = More than $500K Damage or production disruption.Plant. 2= Medical Treatment Injury 1 = Under $5k Damage and minimal productivity disruption. C= Could occur or “I’ve heard of it happening” D= Not likely to occur (yearly) E= Practically impossible (ten yearly) Pfeiffer Cranes Pty Ltd (monthly) Critical Consider discontinuing operation High Immediate correction required Medium Correction needed Low Risk is perhaps acceptable as is 12 .Job Hazard Analysis Study 11. 1= First Aid Injury Step 2 – Determine Probability Step 3 – Calculate Risk A= Common or frequent occurrence (daily) B= Is known to occur or “it has happened” (weekly) Once determining the probability and consequence. Major environmental impact. Major environmental impact. 3= Restricted Duties Injury 2 = $5K . The categories within the matrix are categorised according to the level of risk as follows. Catastrophic environmental impact. 5= Fatality or Permanent Disability 4 = $100K . RISK ASSESSMENT MATRIX A B C D E 5 Critical Critical Critical Critical High 4 Critical Critical Critical High High 3 Critical High High Medium Medium 2 High High Medium Low Low 1 High Medium Low Low Low or Step 1 . Temporary environmental damage.$100K Damage and/or production disruption.