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METHOD STATEMENT FOR LONDON BOROUGH OF BROMLEY
PETTS WOOD ROAD BRIDGE (Structure 195) PARAPET UPGRADE
Rev A B
Date 14Dec07 19 Dec 07
Author Stuart Wilson Kent Baxter
Distribution Mark O Hare Stuart Wilson Kent Baxter Sam Redington Simon Doughty
Company Faber Maunsell FM Conway Ltd FM Conway Ltd FM Conway Ltd FM Conway Ltd File
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The project is due to commence on Thursday 3rd January 2008. with advance warning of the works sited either side of the works. Set up and maintain traffic and pedestrian management and compound Close footway and provide temporary crossing Provide protection to the watercourse Remove existing footway Remove existing guardrail parapet Demolish existing brick piers Excavation and construction of wall foundation Construction of brickwork parapet Reinstatement Repeat to other side of the road 1.0 Nature of Project To safely demolish the existing metal type pedestrian guardrail parapet and brick piers and replace with an in situ built brick parapet. In order for pedestrias to cross Petts Wood Road during the footpath closures.1 Traffic Management and Site Set Up The works to the parapet will be undertaken in two phases. Signs will be set out to Chapter 8 specification. Further protection will be provided by use of cones and/or pedestrian type barrier. The side of the bridge that is being replaced will be protected by use of Heras type fencing. with an expected duration of four weeks. Any cones used will be illuminated using flashing beacons. This will ensure safe passage for pedestrians at all times by utilising the opposite footpath. Site Management Structure Client (LB Bromley) Engineer (Faber Maunsell) Senior Contract Manager (FMC) Senior Supervisor (FMC) Visiting Supervisor (FMC) Site Foreman (FMC) Health and Safety Officer (FMC) Site Safety Officer (FMC) 24hr Emergency Contact 1. secured in place with double couplers. the existing island will be extended either side to an extent past the culvert works using Page 2 of 5 Paul Redman Mark O Hare Stuart Wilson Kent Baxter Sam Redington Simon Doughty Bob Childs Kent Baxter 020 8639 3728 020 8636 8822 07748 632963 07917 518568 07939 035056 020 8636 882 020 8636 8833 . Vision boards will be placed on the Heras fencing at eye level. Footpath closed signs and pedestrian direction signs will also be placed either side of the works with a safe crossing point indicated.BSW017/SW/MS/RevB Introduction This method statement outlines the proposal of FM Conway Ltd Structures Division (FMC) to replace the existing guard railing parapet to Petts Wood Road Bridge with an in situ brick infill parapet This work should be read in conjunction with the Risk Assessments and COSHH Assessments prepared for this project and take into account methods as set out in the Company’s Health and Safety Policy documents.
1. This will be sited in a fenced and signed compound.1 Environmental Issues Special consideration will be given to ensure that no debris or contaminants will enter the water course. Welfare facilities will be provided in Willett Way by use of FM Conway’s combined welfare hut. 2. this will be provided by use of either a small scaffold or Youngman type boards spanning over the watercourse with no supports impeding the watercourse. Once cured the brickwork wall will be constructed using standard methods. utilising the access platform for the water side. a site induction will be required for all operatives. The wall will be covered in Hessian cloth at the end of each shift to prevent any frost damage. A Monoflex encapsulated screen will be provided either Page 3 of 5 . 2.2 Scaffolding and access Access will be required to the outer sides of both parapets. All personnel will sign to say that hey have received an induction and that they agree to work by and understand the issues covered within this method statement and risk assessments. the footing will be offered for inspection prior to placing of concrete using FM Conway Reimer truck. All arisings will be stored on site in a neat and tidy manner ready for collection at the end of the excavation operation. On completion of the excavation. the footpath will be reinstated to match existing and the site set up moved to the other side of the bridge for completion of the works to the same method. and by tying into the existing wing walls at every course using Ancon AC31 ties. This will provide a safe refuge for pedestrians. with access given to their driveways at all times. On completion of the wall. The mortar will be mixed on site by use of an electric powered cement mixer. 1. with all issues/ concerns reported back to FMC health and safety department. Regular H&S inspections will be undertaken.3 Proposed Method On set up of the site.BSW017/SW/MS/RevB plastic red and white traffic delineators. documented and actioned. On completion of the brickwork wall. The concrete will be placed and vibrated using air pokers and protected from the cold to cure. especially those adjacent to the bridge. The supervisor will ensure good communication between all parties ad also allow any concerns by either party to be voiced. The existing surfacing and footpath will then be removed in a similar manner. the existing guardrail and brick piers will be removed use small hand held air guns. Either of the systems will provide hand rails and toe boards.0 General Arrangements Before commencing work on site. the bricks will be pointed to both sides. Consideration will be given to local residents. which provides a canteen/ office and toilet facility with hot running water.
2. equipment will be 110v and powered by a generator. Cement mixer Page 4 of 5 Electrical tools and .5 Storage Storage of material will be kept to a minimum and will be maintained within the fenced off works area or compound in Willett Way. 2. Progress photographs will be provided throughout the works 2.3 Surveillance of Ground conditions A photographic survey will be undertaken before onset of the works. including details of site layout. 2.4 Potential hazards identified at the site Refer to separate risk assessments. The sheeting will be fixed to the soffit of the bridge using timber battens screw fixed into the existing structure. Training needs are kept under constant review. 2.7 Waste Material All debris will be removed from the site at regular periods.6 Site Induction/Tool Box Talks Before working. 5. site rules and emergency procedures. Again timber battens will be used to secure the Monoflex to the reinforced concrete wing walls.0 Training All operatives attend the F M Conway Health and Safety Awareness Course. A permit to dig system will be in operation for the project coupled with a CAT scan prior to any excavations. All excavated material will be returned to our head office for screening and recycling. all operatives and visitors will receive a site induction tool box talk/ job brief by the supervisor. 2. approved by the CITB and given by our Health and Safety Advisors "Settle for Safety".0 Portable Tools All small tools will be checked for defects prior to use.0 Labour A gang of four will undertake these works.2 Location of Services The Engineer has advised that there are services present and also issued stat plans for the area. This sheeting will be hoovered out at the end of each shift and on completion of the works prior to its removal.BSW017/SW/MS/RevB around the proposed scaffold or Youngman type board. they will be fully trained in the works they are undertaking. 4. In addition to the minimum standard detailed above operatives are suitably trained and experienced for the tasks that they will carry out. 3.
This will be checked at the end of each shift and kept locked while unattended. Near misses will be recorded in the site diary and accidents will be entered in the accident book and site diary. 12. the site will be protected using Heras type fencing. Dust. head and eye protection will be available and used as required. he will be responsible for maintaining a first aid kit as well as an accident book.0 Mechanical Plant Compressor and breakers 7. 10.BSW017/SW/MS/RevB 6.0 Emergency Procedures A charged and working mobile telephone will be on site at all times.0 Personal Protective Equipment Minimum of safety boots and hi-viz vest will be worn at all times.0 First Aid At least 1 appointed person will be on site at all times. time and location of incident. ear hand. injury sustained.0 Hours of Working 08:00 – 17:30 Monday to Friday 08:00 – 13:00 Saturday 11.0 RIDDOR All accidents and near misses will be reported to the site supervisor/manager immediately. The details will be entered in the site accident book and if necessary the Health and Safety Executive will be informed. Farnborough. 8. Farnborough Hill.0 Welfare Welfare and toilet facilities will be provided within the compound area at Willett Way.0 Security Apart from the traffic management required. The supervisor will also inform senior FMC management. 15. the person will be taken to The Princess Royal Hospital. 13. damage to property. Kent. the emergency services will be contacted by dialling 999. An ambulance will be requested and full details given as requested to the emergency services operator. If required the HSE will be informed by the FM Conway Health and Safety Manager Sign: Page 5 of 5 Date: 14 December 2007 . In either case the supervisor will be informed immediately with full details of persons involved. If an accident occurs. If the accident is not severe enough to warrant an ambulance.
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