HSE PLAN

Procedure No.
AMS-LREDC-HSE-01
DESCRIPTION
Trimming

Pedestrian
Mowing
(Cylinder/Rotary)

Title
HSE PLAN
HAZARD

RISK OF

Rev No
00
RISK TO

Moving Machinery

Contract of
entanglement with
rotating/moving blades

Operator

Flying Debris

Being struck by flying
debris

Operator

Property Damage

Third Parties

Noise

Hearing Damage

Operator

Carrying/Operating
trimmer for long
periods
Damaged/Defective
Equipment

Fatigue

Operator

Muscular Injury
Various personal injuries

Operator/Workers

Moving Machinery

Contact/Entanglement
with moving parts

Operator, Third
Parties

Rev Date
19-04-2016

CONTROL MEASURE
No loose clothing to be worn
Staff training/awareness
Safety Guards
Deadpans’ handle operation
Follow Work Instruction/Safety Code of
Practice
Safety Boots/Gloves
As above plus: Eye and face protection
Operators aware of hazards & advised to
take care when working in public areas
or on the roadside.
Peak periods avoided where possible.
Engine silencers
Noise survey undertaken
Ear defenders worn
Carry harness
Trained Staff
Regular Breaks
Regular servicing
Pre use inspection
Defect reporting/responsive repairs
Work instruction/follow Safety Code of
Practice
No loose clothing
Correct guards fitted
Staff training/awareness of dangers
Care taken when operating in public
areas

g. slopes/banks Failure to immobilize equipment before adjusting. AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 DESCRIPT HAZARD ION Ride on Mowing Chipper Title HSE PLANRISK TO RISK OF Rev No Rev Date 00 19-04-2016 CONTROL MEASURE Machinery immobilized when not in use Well maintained equipment Steel Toecap Safety Boots. Third Parties Flying Debris Being struck by flying debris Property damage Fatigue Muscular Injuries Third Parties Operator Staff training/awareness Regular breaks Hearing Damage Machine overturning Machine getting out of control Operator Operator Third Parties Noise survey. wet. ear defenders Staff training/awareness Local risk assessments if necessary Work stopped if conditions considered dangerous by operator Contact/entanglement with moving parts Operator Work instruction/Safety Code of Practice Staff training/awareness Various personal injuries Operator Third Parties Repetitive arm/shoulder movements Noise Operating machine in adverse conditions e.HSE PLAN Procedure No. cleaning debris Damaged/defective equipment Equipment regularly serviced Pre-use inspection defect reporting/ responsive repair procedures RISK ASSESSMENT FOR LANDSCAPING OPERATION RISK ASSESSMENT FOR LANDSCAPING OPERATION . Regular Servicing Pre-use inspection Defect reporting/responsive repairs Correct guards fitted Damaged/defective equipment Various personal injuries Operator.

Flying Debris Serious injury from contact with moving Operator. correctly guarded machinery . Third Parties Transport & storage of pesticides Accidental chemical spillage or leakage’s Illness or injury due to exposure to chemicals Environmental damage Staff.g. high winds Chemical related illness Environmental Damage Staff. spill proof containers. AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Title HSE PLAN Rev No 00 Rev Date 19-04-2016 RISK ASSESSMENT FOR GROUND MAINTENANCE OPERATION HAZARD RISK OF RISK TO Pesticide Operations DESCRIPTION Method of pesticide application Weather conditions e.HSE PLAN Procedure No. Well maintained. third parties Tractor Mounted Operations Moving Machinery.. Third Parties CONTROL MEASURE Trained/Certificated staff in accordance with Pesticide Regulations Work Instruction/Follow Safety Code of Practice COSHHH Assessments Low toxicity MAFF approved chemical Appropriate protective clothing & equipment Disposable coveralls Spraying Log Use of “closed in” systems where possible Trained/Certificated Staff COSHH Assessments. Transport and storage in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions Minimum quantities stored in secure “Chemsafe” Transported in secure. Appropriate first aid and emergency arrangements.

Equipment regularly serviced Pre-use inspection . Contact/entanglement with machinery Operator Sharp edge trimmings Damaged/defective equipment Stabbing injuries Operator Various personal injuries Operator Third Parties Operator CONTROL MEASURE Regularly serviced machinery Pre-use inspection Defect reporting/responsive repair system Regular breaks Comfortable seats Secure storage – no loose objects in cab Staff training/awareness NO loose clothing Follow Work instruction/Safety Code of Practice Use Safety Boots Gloves. AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 (General) DESCRIPTION Hedge Trimming (Hand Held) Title HSE PLAN Rev No 00 Rev Date 19-04-2016 parts Being struck by flying debris Staff training & awareness of dangers No loose clothing.HSE PLAN Procedure No. Safety boots. Work Instruction/follow Safety Code of Practice Care taken when working to avoid or warn other people in the vicinity Coupling/Uncouplin Entrapment Operator Staff training/awareness of dangers & g Equipment correct manual handling techniques Work Instruction/follow Safety Code of Practice RISK ASSESSMENT FOR GROUND MAINTENANCE OPERATION HAZARD RISK OF RISK TO Damaged/Defective Equipment Various personal injuries Operator Third Parties Operating machinery for long periods Loose objects in cab Cutter Blades Fatigue Muscular injuries Being struck by loose objects Cuts. Eye/face and foot protection.

Stabbing injuries Sharp or thorny trimmings Damage/defective/ blunt equipment RISK ASSESSMENT FOR GROUND MAINTENANCE OPERATION HAZARD Adverse weather or road conditions RISK OF Road traffic accident Impact with other vehicles or structures (off road) Road rage incident Damage to vehicle RISK TO Staff. Third parties. labors CONTROL MEASURE Vehicle training/local knowledge Appropriately licensed drivers First aid kits on vehicles Drivers to park safely avoiding obstruction Parking As above Radio/phone contact Well maintained vehicles Vehicle daily inspections and defect reporting system . barriers High visibility clothing when working on roadside Work Instruction/Safety Code of Practice Protective Gloves Face protection as necessary Well maintained tools. Contact with Cuts and abrasions Operator blades. AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Title HSE PLAN Working from ladders and steps Pruning DESCRIPTION Driving Grounds Maintenance Vehicles Falls Items falling onto others below Road traffic accident when working on roadside Rev No 00 Operator Third Parties Rev Date 19-04-2016 Defect reporting/responsive repairs Staff training/awareness Well maintained equipment – Ladder Register Correct access equipment for task Tools and materials carried/stored securely Public kept clear of work area below warning signs.HSE PLAN Procedure No.

HSE PLAN Procedure No. Manual handling instruction . AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Title HSE PLAN Breakdown or mechanical failure Rev No 00 As above Rev Date 19-04-2016 Well placed mirrors Vehicle seen back by colleague in difficult conditions No loose objects in cab Reversing Various injuries Being struck by Unsecured objects in cab Drivers advised to take care particularly when ground is slippery or uneven Operatives trained in correct manual handling methods Loads secured. Disposal via appropriately licensed Waste Carrier HSE Needle stick Injury Guidance Note issued Separate laundry arrangements and spare overall available. netted or sheeted. Unsecured Items Getting in/out of Leg/foot injuries the vehicle RISK ASSESSMENT FOR GROUND MAINTENANCE OPERATION DESCRIPTION Cutting operation HAZARD RISK OF RISK TO Used Hypodermic Needles Skin punctures Infections (HIV/Hepatitis) Operator Contaminated work wear Infection Operator CONTROL MEASURE Sharps reporting procedure Puncture proof “sharp’s box” for collecting needles.

HSE PLAN Procedure No./ Safety Boots Equipment regularly inspected & maintained in good condition CONTROL MEASURE Low hazard fertilizers/top dressings . AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Title HSE PLAN Rev No 00 Lifting/Carrying sacks Unsuitable.) DESCRIPTION Fine Turf HAZARD Contact with RISK OF Chemical related RISK TO Operator Rev Date 19-04-2016 Advise staff re-laundry arrangements for contaminated overalls Staff training/awareness Work Instruction/Follow Safety Code of Practice Tools purchased from reputable supplier and maintained in good condition Correct tools for job Regular inspections and defect reporting system Defective items removed from use Safety boots/protective gloves Staff training/awareness Work Instruction/Safety Code of Practice Line marking compound used and stored in accordance with manufactures instructions Protective clothing – overalls/gloves/boots Staff training/awareness in correct manual handling methods and correct assembly of equipment. defective or damaged tools Incorrect use/ misuse of tools Muscular injuries Operator Stabbing injuries to feet and legs or other injuries Operator Sports Pitch Maintenance Marking Out Pushing line marking Machine for long periods Line marking compound Fatigue Muscular Injury Chemical Related Illness/Injury Operator Sports Pitch Equipment Setting up/ Muscular injuries Operator Dismantling Trips/Falls or other Third Parties Equipment injuries Incorrectly Crushing/trapping assembled or injuries due to collapse defective of equipment equipment Misuse/vandalism RISK ASSESSMENT FOR GROUND MAINTENANCE OPERATION Use of Hand Tools (spades/forks etc.

bruises or other injuries Cuts/abrasions. abrasions. hepatitis immunization records and re-issue needle stick injuries leaflet. and puncture proof gloves available. No leaf clearance by hands “Sharps” boxes.HSE PLAN Procedure No. location sharps reported. Staff training/awareness follow Work instruction/Safety Code of Practice Regular Breaks Safety Boots/Gloves/Overalls Operator Operator Operator Staff training/awareness Well maintained tools and equipment Horticultural knowledge follow Work instruction/Safety Code of Practice Inspection of plans showing location of underground services. planting trees Title HSE PLAN Rev No 00 illness/injury Injury from losing control of machinery or contact with moving parts Muscular Injury Fatigue Muscular disorders Allergic reactions to plants Electrocution/shock burns Muscular injuries Cuts. Stabbing injuries Illness/infection or other injuries Rev Date 19-04-2016 Carry out local Risk Assessment as necessary Well maintained machinery. Guidance on Needle stick injuries Tetanus Hepatitis immunization . Scanning equipment (Cat & Jenny) Local knowledge Manual handling instruction Staff training/awareness and local knowledge Follow Work Instruction/Safety Code of Practice Check tetanus. AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Maintenance fertilizers/dressings Moving machinery Repetitive Manual work: raking and sweeping Planting (Bedding) Repetitive manual work Handling plants Planting (Trees) Contact with underground services Handling.

Safety boots and protective work wear Spare overall and washing facilities available Manual handling instruction Regular breaks Staff training/awareness and local knowledge Follow Work Instruction/Safety Code of Practice No lone working Regular inspection of equipment – . AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Title HSE PLAN Rev No 00 Rev Date 19-04-2016 recommended RISK ASSESSMENT FOR GROUND MAINTENANCE OPERATION DESCRIPTION Leaf Clearance (by hand) HAZARD Unseen sharp objects Used hypodermic needles Dog excreta Repetitive manual work RISK OF RISK TO Cuts/abrasions. and puncture proof gloves available. Steps and Work Platforms Unsuitable. location sharps reported. Stabbing injuries Illness/Infection or other injuries Operator Falling from height Being struck by falling objects As above Being struck by falling objects Operator Third Parties Contaminated work wear Muscular Injuries Use of Scaffolding/ Ladders. Guidance on Needle sticks injuries Tetanus Hepatitis immunization recommended.HSE PLAN Procedure No. Unsuitable foot CONTROL MEASURE Staff training/awareness and local knowledge Follow Work Instruction/Safety Code of Practice Check tetanus hepatitis immunization records and re-issue Neelde stick injuries leaflet No leaf clearance by hands “Sharps” boxes. damaged or defective equipment Incorrect use.

Contact with fertilizers and plants Lifting. warning signs & barriers as necessary Tools & Materials secured No metal ladders used near power lines RISK ASSESSMENT FOR GROUND MAINTENANCE OPERATION DESCRIPTION Hanging Baskets and Planters (Erection. AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Title HSE PLAN wear Adverse ground conditions Items falling onto others below Overhead power cables Rev No 00 Electrocution/shock/bur ns Rev Date 19-04-2016 Ladder/Scaffold Register Sufficient Grip Footwear Work area kept clear. well maintained access equipment Working from ladders avoided if possible Protective gloves Manual handling instruction Carry out local assessments as necessary Well maintained equipment. dismantling and maintaining) HAZARD Working at height Road traffic.HSE PLAN Procedure No. No loose clothing. carrying planters and baskets Pedestrian Renovating Moving machinery Operating machinery for long RISK OF Falls Objects falling onto others below Being struck by moving vehicles RISK TO Operator & Third Parties Allergic reactions Falls Muscular Injuries Contact/entanglement with moving parts Bumps/bruises or other Operator CONTROL MEASURE Staff training/local knowledge Materials Secured when working at height Local risk assessments as necessary Peak periods avoided High visibility clothing Warning signs Suitable. Staff training/awareness .

AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Title HSE PLAN periods Operating a Chain Saw at High Level Rev No 00 Rev Date 19-04-2016 injuries Fatigue Muscular Injury Follow Work Instruction/Safety Code of Practice Safety Boots. debris Suitable Hand. follow Safety Code of Practice Specific distances from cables agreed . Correct anti-vibration chainsaw Worksite signage. Eye & Ear Protection No lone working. Gloves Manual handling instruction Regular breaks Working at height Death/Serious injury Operator/Third Certified operator only Contact/entanglem from falls or cuts Parties PPE – Chainsaw Trousers/Chainsaw ent with saw Being struck by flying Boots blades. Correct anti-vibration chainsaw Worksite signage. Heavy equipment Machine vibration Death/serious injury from falls or cuts Muscular injuries “White Finger RISK TO Operator/Third Parties CONTROL MEASURE Certified operator only PPE – Kevlar Trousers/Kevlar Boots Suitable Hand. follow Safety Code of Practice Specific distances from cables agreed Consultations with electricity supplier prior to work commencing RISK ASSESSMENT FOR GROUND MAINTENANCE OPERATION DESCRIPTION HAZARD RISK OF Operating a Chain Saw at High Level Contact/entanglem ent with saw blades.HSE PLAN Procedure No. Equipment Electrocution Operator secured to climber No lone working. Eye & Ear Protection Falling debris Vibration Injuries Suitable climbing ropes & harness Machine Vibration regularly inspected & tested.

HSE PLAN Procedure No. pruners Operator Third Parties Contact/enlargement with moving parts Bumps/bruises or other injuries Fatigue Muscular Injury Operator Rev Date 19-04-2016 Consultations with electricity supplier prior to work commencing Well maintained equipment Pre-use inspection Defect reporting/responsive repairs Trained Staff Well maintained equipment No loose clothing Staff training/awareness Follow Work Instruction/Safety Code of Practice Safety Boots/Glove Manual Handling Instruction Regular Breaks GENERAL CLEANING MAINTENANCE OPERATION DESCRIPTION Road Sweeping HAZARD Moving Machinery RISK OF Risk of injury from improper use of machine e.g. damaged or defective equipment Incorrect use Moving machinery Operating machinery for long periods Rev No 00 Various personal injuries from hand saws. Cleaners trained in the safe use of the machine. axes. if the machine were to buck and hit feet and ankles RISK TO Operator CONTROL MEASURE Machine provided is right machine for the job. AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Arboriculture Equipment (General) Pedestrian Renovating Title HSE PLAN Unsuitable. Machine regularly examined by a competent person and maintained as .

Litter picking should not be undertaken on highway or within close. Participants should be informed beforehand of the need to wear appropriate .HSE PLAN Procedure No. solvents and detergents. and strong rubber gloves are provided and staff trained in their use. Cleaning labors and staff Vehicle Movements Fatality or major injury caused by moving vehicle Supervisors/Cleani ng labors and staff Rev Date 19-04-2016 necessary Cleaners reminded not to use the machine if they have doubts about its safety. Staff asked when they start if they suffer ill health. AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Cleaning and Maintenance Operation Title HSE PLAN Rev No 00 Contact with bleach and other cleaning chemicals Staff risk getting skin problems such as dermatitis and eye damage from direct contact with bleach and other cleaning chemicals. All staff trained in the risks. unguarded proximity to roads or areas where there are moving vehicles. Long-handled mops and bushes. skin problems. Staff reminded to wash gloves after use.g. Chemical vapor may cause breathing problems. e. Investigate replacing chemicals marked “irritant” with wilder alternatives.g. use and storage of cleaning chemicals. when using chemicals. e.

HSE PLAN Procedure No. AMS-LREDC-HSE-01 Title HSE PLAN Rev No 00 Rev Date 19-04-2016 .