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# AL MADAR ENGINEERING L.L.C.

## RISK ASSESSMENT REGISTER

Document No. AME-HIRA-F-01, Rev. 00, Date : 01-11-2014

## Step 2 Consider Likelihood

What is the likelihood (below) of the
hazard consequence in Step 1
occurring.

Almost
Certain

Is expected to occur in
most circumstances

## Extreme Multiple fatalities or

permanent injuries
Critical Single fatality or permanent
Likely Will probably occur at
injury
least once
Major
Medical treatment or lost time Possible Event might occur at
injury
some time
Minor
First aid treatment
Unlikely / Event not expected to
Rare
occur or only in
exceptional
Insignific Incident or near miss no
circumstances
ant
treatment

Activity

If hazard exists
and
who
it
could harm

Hazard
(List the hazards relating to
the work)

1. Poor maintenance of
access equipment (e.g.
ladders,
steps,

## Step 3 Calculate Risk

1. Take Step 1 rating and select the correct
column.
2. Take Step 2 rating and select the correct line.
3. Use the risk score where the two ratings cross
on the matrix below.
H = High, S = Serious, M = Medium, L = Low
Consequences
Crit
Ins
Min Maj.
Ext
.
Almost
M
S
H
H
H
Certain
Likely
M
M
S
H
H
Likelihood

## Risk Assessment Guide

Step 1 Consider Consequences
What are the consequences of this hazard
occurring? Consider what is the most
probable consequence (below) with
respect to this work hazard.

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Possibl
e
Unlikel
y /
Rare

Controls
(List the controls to manage each of the hazards)

## Regular inspections of equipment before every use and

records kept.

If hazard
exists
and who it
could harm

Workers,
Staff,
Contractors,
Clients

Risk
Assessment
(With controls in
place: High,
Serious, Medium
or Low)

## RISK ASSESSMENT REGISTER

Document No. AME-HIRA-F-01, Rev. 00, Date : 01-11-2014
scaffolds).

2. Inappropriate use of
tower scaffolds causing
trips and falls.

3. Working
on
Fragile
surfaces; carrying out
roof work.

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## Three-monthly inspections of access equipment by a

competent person and records kept.
Defective equipment to be reported to manager.

## Immediate removal and disposal of access equipment

found to be defective prior to use.
Suitable personal protective equipment must be
available.
Equipment to be used only where there is a firm, level
surface.
All equipment to be visually inspected before use and
records kept.
Appropriate footwear to be worn.
Safe system of work in place for work involving tower
scaffolds.
Staff who use tower scaffolds to be trained.
Equipment should be suitably stored after use.
Work at height training to be undertaken.
Avoid the need to work on/near/pass across a fragile
surface wherever possible e.g. repairing a skylight from
underneath using a tower scaffold.
No access to fragile surface allowed except by
authorized persons or specialist contractors using
appropriate equipment.
Use of suitable fixed access e.g. stairs/ladders rather
than temporary equipment where possible.
Fragile surface identified with suitable and prominent
signage.
Use of suitable working platforms with guard rails

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## during work on or near a fragile surface.

Use of suitable PPE identified from the Personal
Protective Equipment checklist.
Specific risk assessment to be undertaken prior to all
work at height activities.
Use of long handled tools where appropriate.
Suitable equipment used for specific jobs.

## Staff not to use furniture or other inappropriate

fixed/mobile structures for working at height.
Consider use of fall arrest systems depending on
nature of task, equipment and duration.
Adequate and appropriate signs in place to warn of
hazards below work area.
Work scheduled to take place when persons/others are
not in the immediate area.
Ensure operatives trained to work at height.

causing slips.

## No work at height to be done outside in poor weather.

6. Risk of electrocution.

## Use of hand tools or battery operated tools wherever

possible.
All portable equipment must be tested every year.
Regular inspections of equipment before and after use.

7. Lack
of
protective
(PPE).

personal
equipment

## PPE may be required; the Personal

Equipment checklist should be completed.

8. Being hit
objects.

by

Falling

Protective

## RISK ASSESSMENT REGISTER

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powered
machinery and
machining
operations

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## stored in such a way that it will fall from height.

Materials, tools or debris must not be thrown down
from height.
Areas where there is a risk of a falling object needs to
be clearly indicated and unauthorized people need to
be kept from it.
Tool belts to be used to prevent fall of tools/materials
from pockets etc.
PPE may be required; the Personal Protective
Equipment checklist should be completed.

## 9. Poor flooring or area

where work at height is
to be carried out.

## Each individual area where work at height is to be

carried out needs to be inspected before use e.g. floors
surfaces, guard rails etc. and records kept.

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

## Guards are either permanent fixtures, or are available to

be fitted to machines as necessary. They are correctly
adjusted and used by operators to prevent injury from
the following:
Moving/rotating
machine parts.
Moving/rotating
cutting tools and
blades.
Moving/rotating
work-pieces
Flying
cuttings
and/or coolants
Abrasive wheels or
parts thereof
Work-pieces are securely held with vices, chucks,

Entanglement,
Friction/Abrasion,
Cutting
Shearing,
Stabbing/Puncturing,
Impact,
Crushing,
Drawing in, and
Ejection

i.
ii.
iii.
iv.
v.

## RISK ASSESSMENT REGISTER

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maintenance of
powered
machinery

use of hand
held Portable
Power Tools:

## Machine operators wear suitable protective clothing i.e.

lab coat/boiler suit and eye/face protection. Loose
clothing and jewellery are not worn. Long hair is
required to be tied back.

## Machinery is kept in good working order through

regular maintenance and cleaning.
Machinery is stopped and electrically isolated during
maintenance.

2. Electric shock.

1. Electric shock

dust,

## fixtures and clamps. Emergency stop/brake mechanisms

are fitted as appropriate.
Adequate space is available around machines to allow
safe movement. Abrasive wheels are mounted and
dressed by trained competent persons.
Rests on bench/pedestal grinders are set by trained
competent persons.

1. Entanglement/drawing in,
crushing

2. Sparks/burns, fire,
small projectiles

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## Electrical faultfinding and/or safety testing with live

equipment is only done by qualified and competent
persons working to standards.
Portable electrical equipment and power tools are
inspected and tested 6 or 12 monthly in compliance
with the companys Electrical Safety policy. An in line
Residual Current Device (RCD) unit is provided and
used.
Fire resistant boiler suits, safety glasses, face shields
and gloves are provided and used.
A flexible extraction arm is provided and used in
welding area.
Dust masks are provided and used for respiratory

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protection.
Angle grinding work is done in a designated cordoned
area.

3. Noise

## Ear defenders are provided and used if noise levels are

high.

4. Cuts/abrasions.

## Guards are fitted, correctly adjusted and used where

required.
Gloves and boiler suits/lab coats are provided and used
as necessary to protect hands and body.

5. Trips.
hot
work
processes
(Soldering,
Brazing
and
Electric
Welding)

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1. Fire,
burns,
compressed
flashbacks

fumes,
gas,

2. Electric
shock,
UV
Radiation, flashes, noise
3. (Where applicable)

## Trailing leads are routed away from walkways or are

covered to address trip hazard.
Suitable tongs/appliances for holding and moving hot
work-pieces are provided and used.
Suitable fire resistant overalls, lab coats, aprons, hats
and gloves are provided and used.
Suitable welding shields and goggles are supplied and
used.
Working area is kept clear of combustible materials.
Materials are selected carefully to minimise the health
risks.
A flexible fume extraction arm is provided and used in
welding area. Face masks are supplied and used as
appropriate.
UV welding screens are provided and used.
Oxy Acetylene equipment is checked and maintained
annually.
Flashback arrestors are fitted.
Electric welders are checked periodically in accordance

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Human Factors

1. Unsafe person/practices.

Electricity
in
the Workplace

1. Electric

Manual
Handling
Operations

1. Musculo-skeletal
injury,
cuts,
abrasions, impacts.

fire

shock, burns,

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## with the Companys Safety Policy.

Ear defenders are provided and used as appropriate.
Only people who are adequately trained or are
experienced and deemed as competent by the Work
Premises supervisor are allowed to work independently
in the Work Premises.
Others with limited experience are instructed and
closely supervised if working in the area.
Internal training to meet changing requirements within
the work premises is ongoing.
A range of Personal Protective Equipment is provided
and instructions on its use is provided as appropriate.
Working alone is not allowed in the work premises.
There is adequate provision of trained first aiders and
equipment.
Electrical power is isolated when work premises is
closed.
The consumption of food or drink is not allowed in the
working premises
Visitors are required to report to the office.

## Fixed and portable electrical equipment is

maintained and tested by competent electrical
technicians in accordance with the companys
Safety Policy.

## Materials are stored so as to minimize moving and

handling.
Key members of staff have been trained and are
experienced in manual handling.
Adequate lifting and moving equipment is available and
used in accordance with manufacturers instructions.

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1. Crushing,

Overhead
Crane

abrasion

impact,

Use
Materials:

of

1. Inhalation of dusts,
fumes and aerosols.

with
harmful
materials.

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## Portable lifting equipment is inspected annually

Gloves, safety glasses and safety shoes are provided and
used.
Specific training on handling of compressed gas
cylinders has been done by appropriate staff.
Operation of overhead crane is restricted to
trained/experienced staff.
People not involved are cleared from the area when
crane is in use.
Hard hats are provided and worn by people involved.
Cranes must be inspected annually.
Materials are carefully selected to avoid risks to health
where possible. Proprietary products are used in
accordance with manufacturers instructions or safety
data sheets.
COSHH assessments are done for any substances
hazardous to health. All substances, including cleaning
materials and oils are labelled as appropriate and stored
in suitable locations.
Dusts, fumes and vapours are extracted at source if
possible.
An appropriate coolant is used where possible.
Face masks are provided and used as required.
Gloves, safety glasses and face shields are provided and
used as required.