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KUWAIT NATIONAL PETROLEUM COMPANY

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Location MAA MAB SHU LM OTHER Reference Number MAA-OP9-U34-WPRA-
Department / Division Operations Date 07/09/2017
Area / Unit Area 9 ,Unit -34, Equipment: TK-34-424 Review Date
Description of Activity To carry out the Inspection by using the Mobile Crane and Man Basket
Estimated Number of Persons likely to be exposed

Mitigation (Precaution taken) Residual


No Hazard Likelihood Severity Risk Likelihood Severity
Consider KNPC Standards/Codes/Practices. Risk
1 Hazards from the connected 3 3 Alert Tank shall be positively isolated from all sources as per 2 2 Care
equipment the approved blind list.
Blinding shall be done as per the approved blind list
using standard rated blinds.
Physically verify that all blinds are present.
A copy of the blind list shall be kept at job location.
2 Inspection by using the 3 3 Alert Necessary work permit for crane into the dyke area 2 2 Care
Mobile Crane and Man shall be issued after conducting gas test to check
Basket O2,LEL, CO and H2S. If the gas test results are
Fall of materials okay, permit the activity by the appropriate work
Fall of personnel permit.
Hitting the nearby tank Safety precautions to be complied as per work
Overturns permit.
Tilting of Crane Ensure all personnel shall wear valid and calibrated
Mechanical Failure personal H2S monitor at all times during their
work.
Ensure no ignition source near to live tanks.
Sufficient Fire Extinguisher shall be provided in

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work place.
Keep access clear and explain to wrkers what to do
in emergency and how to escape safetly.
Stop the work if unsafe or potential hazardous
condition found during the work.
People with previous experience of working at
height shall be employed for the job. They shall be
physically and mentally fit for the activity.
Full body safety harness with double lanyard shall
be used while in the man-basket. Safety harness
shall be attached to the crane hook.
Man basket shall meet the requiorements outlined
in HSE document- Safe Work practices on Lifting
Appliances and Tackles.
All the tools and tackles used for the lowering and
lifting shall have valid inspection approvals.
Requirements mentoned in KNPC SWP of lifting
Appliances and Tackles shall be strictly followed.
Area around the tank and crane shall be barricaded
while man basket job is on.
When the use of conventional means of access to
any elevated worksite would be impossible or more
hazardous, the use of crane and man basket can
be authorized to be used in transporting employees
but not as a working platform.
Rigging plan for using of crane and man basket
shall be made and approved by the General Works/
Rigging Section.
All heavy lifting equipment should have necessary
third party inspection certificate.

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Load chart and a copy of valid third party
certificate shall be available in the crane operators
cabin.
Mobile crane must have valid safety inspection
certificate and precautioned outlined in the HSE
document Safe Work Practices on Lifting
Appliances and Tackles shall be followed.
Necessary lifting device / tools to be used and
ensure validity of applicable certificates.
Ensure lifting appliance is not used beyond its safe
working load.
Soil or floor condition shall be taken into account
while positioning the crane. Use spreader mate for
the outriggers regardless of ground condition for
firm footing and uniform leveling.
Outriggers shall be fully extended and should have
at least a minimum distance of 1 meter from
nearest structure and never be operated close to
trenches or edges of an excavation.
Work should be carried out by the qualified
personnel only.
Drop area shall be barricaded; Two guide ropes
(tag lines) shall be used to prevent swing of the
man basket..
Ensure that, during the course of lifting, no
personnel shall stand under the man basket.
Use of cranes at night shall not be allowed.
Crane hook shall be prevented from swinging while
the machine is in transit or not in use.
Height clearance on roads and safe distance from

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electrical lines shall be checked before proceeding
for the work. No passengers shall be allowed to
ride on the body of the crane.
Executing division shall ensure that riggers and
crane operators are qualified, certified and
competent for the task.
Rigger shall wear a florescent jacket for easy
visibility.
Man Basket Inspection and Testing Requirements
shall comply to KNPC Inspection & Corrosion
Procedure IC-16.
Always inspect the manbasket before each use and
never use if it has damage or any unauthorized
modifications.
The combined weight of the loaded man basket and
its rigging must not exceed 50 percent of the rated
capacity of the crane for the radius and
configuration of the crane.
The man basket must not be loaded in excess of its
rated load capacity or its maximum intended load.
Perform Lift/Proof test before each use.
Pre-lift meeting shall be held prior to the trial lift at
each new work location and shall be repeated for
any employees newly assigned to the operation.
The man basket must be provided with a standard
guardrail system that is enclosed from the toe board
to the mid-rail to keep tools, materials, and
equipment from falling on employees below.
Wear a harness system with a lanyard. The lanyard
must be attached to an approved anchorage point.

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Do not sit, Stand or climb on the manbasket guard
rail. Do not use boards, ladders, other devices, or
extensions in the manbasket as a work position.
An access gate must not swing outward during
hoisting and must have a restraining device to
prevent accidental opening.
Do not use the manbasket if the manbaskets
permanent data plates are missing, defaced, or not
legible.
Attachment assemblies such as hooks must be
closed and locked to eliminate the hook throat
opening.
Ensure hoist ropes are free of kinks, multiple part
lines are not twisted around each other and ropes
are properly seated on drums and in sheaves.
The man basket must be with a minimum safety
factor of five.
Employees shall keep all parts of the body inside
the platform during raising, lowering and
positioning.
Hoisting of employees while the crane is traveling
is prohibited.
The crane operator shall remain at the controls at
all times when the crane engine is running and the
platform is occupied.
Any movement of the man basket must be
performed slowly and cautiously without any
sudden jerking of the crane, or the man basket.
Use of man-baskets should be restricted during
heavy wind, rain or sand storms.

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5 Personal Injury, Trips & 3 3 Alert Minimum personnel shall be involved in the job. 2 2 Care
Falls Proper housekeeping shall be maintained at all times in
the work area.
Use suitable PPE as mentioned in work permit at all
times in the work area.
6 Difficulty in access/Escape. 3 3 Alert Keep access clear; ensure workers can escape easily in 2 2 Care
case of emergency.
Material shall be arranged in a manner that does not
block descend from access/escape route.
Perform regular housekeeping at the end of the job
ensuring no left over material.
7 Poor hazard 3 3 Alert Conduct Safety talk before starting the job. 2 2 Car
communication Explain above precautions in language craftsman can e
understand.
Explain precautions in work permit, associated permits &
authorisations
Verify they have understood properly.
For any other activity (not mentioned above), separate risk assessment will be done based on
the nature of the activity.
Refer MAA-OA9-U34-RA-060 for other repair and modification work.
Specific prevention and protection measures
Confined Space Entry HSE-TASA-04-SP-2007 shall be followed.
KNPC references:
Work Permit System & Risk Assessment HSE-TSSA-06-2029 and all related procedure shall be
followed.
Keep blind list, risk assessment, permits and attendance sheet at site.
Key: ALARM Serious or major harm will probably occur ALERT Moderate harm probable, major harm unlikely to occur
CAUTION Minor harm probable, major harm unlikely to occur CARE Minor harm possible, major harm very unlikely to occur
Operations Maint/Constr. Maint/Constr. Safety Engr.
Section Head Safety Engr. (KNPC) Others
Controller Engr.(KNPC) Engr.(Contractor) Contractor

Signature

Name

Empl #

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Note :-1. Master Copy(original) shall be retained in file for record and future reference.
2. Photocopy shall be attached with work permit.
3. Ref. No. guidance:- Example LOCATION-DEPT./DIV.RISK ANALYSIS-YEAR-SERIAL NO.eg.1. MAA-XXXXRA-05-1001,2.PRJ-XXXRA-05-1001.
4. If same Risk assessment is being used again,it must be reviewed to check relevancy.

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