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JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS

Boiler Maintenance Department

Lifting/Moving Heavy Loads


1. REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Gloves, Safety Toe Shoes/Boots, Helmet
2. REQUIRED TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

3. TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Safety Training on awareness about lifting of material

SEQUENCE OF POTENTIAL HAZARD CONTROL


JOB STEPS HAZARD
Check the Slips, Trips & 1. Inspect the area immediately around the load and the route for
intended route Falls clearance and tripping hazards.
and point of Crush Injury 2. Clear movable objects from the route. Check for uneven terrain.
placement 3. Clean up spills that could affect foot traction.
Fatigue 1. If the load must be carried for a long distance, find location(s) load
can be placed to allow for a rest break.
2. If possible, keep load elevated to avoid lifting the object to resume
moving it.
Evaluate the Lacerations, 1. Examine object for snags, burrs, splinters, sharp edges, nails.
Load Splinters 2. Remove objects prior to lift and/or wear gloves for hand protection.
Crush Injury 1. Check object for greasy/slippery surfaces.
2. Remove grease prior to lifting.
3. Wear gloves to improve grip. Wear safety toe shoes/boots.
Back Injury 1. Size up the load before you lift. If load is too big or awkward:
2. Divide load up
3. Ask for help
4. Use mechanical assist device such as a hand truck or dolly
Trips, Falls 1. If load will block your vision, get help.
Performing the Crush Injury 1. Grip the object firmly. Do not pinch object between your thumb and
Lift forefinger. Wear gloves to improve grip.
Back Injury 1. Stand close to object, with feet solid and shoulder-width apart. Do
not reach over an obstacle to lift the load. Move whatever is in your
way.
2. Squat down, bending your knees. Keep your back straight and
upright.
3. Grip the object firmly and pull it close to you.
4. Tighten your abdomen.
5. Lift with your legs in a gradual and smooth movement. Keep your
back straight. Keep the load close to your body.
6. Do not twist your body while lifting.
7. Do not lift objects over your head.
Moving the Back Injury 1. Do not twist. Use your feet to turn your body.
Load 2. Carry the load as close to your body as possible.
3. Keep your back straight.
Crush Injury 1. Take precautions to prevent bruising or crushing hands or arms in
narrow passage ways.
Lowering the Back Injury 1. Keep your back straight.
Load 2. Tighten your abdomen.
3. Bend at the knees.
4. Keep the load close to your body.
Crush Injury 2. Protect your fingers and hands from pinching and scraping.
3. In tight places, set the load down close to the final location and slide
it into place.
Multiple Fatigue 1. Pace yourself. Take breaks
Lifting/Moving
Heavy Loads
Repetitive 1. Perform a reverse stretch. That means stretch in the opposite
Motion Injury direction of the work you are doing. Reverse stretches help the body
to return to neutral posture.
JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS
Boiler Maintenance Department

High Pressure water jet cleaning

1. REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Gloves, Safety Toe Shoes/Boots, Helmet, Face shield
2. REQUIRED TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

3. TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Safety Training

SEQUENCE OF POTENTIAL HAZARD CONTROL


JOB STEPS HAZARD
High Pressure Injuries from 1. Adequate operator training is required before operation. Training must be specific
water jet flying particles for the type of tool to be used. Training must include lecture and practical
Exposure to high demonstration
cleaning noise levels
Exposure to 2. Inspect all tools before use to ensure safe operating condition
extreme water
pressure 3. Never use a high pressure washer for anything other than it’s intended use
Fire, flame,
explosion from 4. Plan your work ahead of time to be sure you have the right tools for the job
gasoline engine
fuel 5. Eye protection and face shield are required. Gloves, hearing protection, safety
Reaction from footwear, are also required. A protective apron or other protective clothing may
skin contact from also be required if cleansers are used
industrial
cleansers 6. Ensure a good footing and hold the nozzle secure during operation
Sprains and
strains to fingers, 7. Secure material to prevent shifting during work
hands, wrist,
elbow, shoulder 8. Never allow the high pressure nozzle near unprotected skin
Cuts, abrasion,
and contusions to 9. Never use the high pressure washer for horseplay
face, fingers,
hands, arms, legs 10. Stand on firm base to avoid imbalance that may cause mishandling of gun.
Injuries from
flying particles 11. Always keep nozzle down so that it may not harm anybody.

12. Pay attention and take your time


JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS
Boiler Maintenance Department

High Pressure water jet cleaning