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1.

AFC to fully adhere to approved Method Statement & Risk Assessment for general mobile
crane operations. ref: AFC/MSS/ER006P02/00014 Rev 02
2. Lifting plan has to be prepared by a qualified AP and approved by AFC's lifting manager
prior
commencement of operations. Accordingly a lifting permit has to be issued by AFC HSE
manager .

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07/01/2019
Julius
METHOD STATEMENT SUBMITTAL
Continuation sheet
Project Ref. No.
Contractor: - AF Construction LLC
ER006P02 UPC/MSS/ER006P02/00021-Rev01

SUBMITTAL CONTENTS DESCRIPTION

Method Statement and Risk Assessment for the Erection of Tower Crane (UPC TC Page 1 of 35
02) in Zone 6

COMMENTS
3. AFC to ensure that coordinates of the crane's position is as per approved logistics plan and design
intent in coordination with approved logistics, structural, architectural and MEP drawings.
4. AFC to fully comply with DM Construction Code of Safety practice, Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment
Regulations 1998 (LOLER), Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) and relevant
guidelines and international regulations.
5. AFC to prepare full set of lifting plan and approved by a qualified AP (Appointed person for lifting
operations) with all details required i.e. crane configurations, lifting points, load distribution mat sizes and
materials, ground compaction, etc. prior to commencement of crane erection.
6. A full time dedicated AP and lifting team to be deployed at site as per the lifting plan throughout the
course of erection.
7. AFC to ensure that the workplace is prepared to recieve such operation by aranging provisions to
mitigate space constraints, access and egress, positioning and logistical arrangements
in consideration of the current works in progress to allow safe working conditions throughout the erection
stages.
8. AFC to perform all required pre-inspection and assessment procedures related to the workforce,
equipment, crane members, environmental state, ground conditions, etc. and ensure that all parameters
and criteria are satisfied as per relavant standards as mentioned above.
9. AFC to issue all required PTW as per approved HSE plan and procedures enclosed thereof. All
required authorized signatories must be obtained to allow execution.
10. AFC has full responsibilities for all temporary works in all stages such as design, execution, and supervision
and must ensure all safety arrangements are in place in accordance to contractual requirements.
11. Schedule of erection to be integrated to AFC/UPC daily coordination meeting to take into account
significant arrangements.
13. Design calculation of the tower crane foundation to be submitted for Engineer's review and approval prior
work mobilization
14. Temporary work design to be fully approved prior execution. AFC to ensure design intent is thoroughly met
during execution.

CA-30 Rev. 0
Ref. No. Sheet No. of
UPC/RSK/ER006P02/00021-
Risk Assessment
Rev.01 1 9 This Risk Assessment should be accompanied by a Point of Work Assessment relating to the
specific location and completed on the day/shift by the person leading the work activity

Part 1 – Risk Assessment Details Risk Rating Matrix Likelihood of


incident or injury
Risk Assessment for the Erection of Tower Crane (TC 02) in Zone 06-

Inevitable
All Risk Assessments must be written
Part 4 – Additional Safety Information

Possible
Probable

Remote
Title by a Competent Person
LIBHERR 550ECH 20 Details of related safety information; i.e. further documents required for the activity.
The Risk Rating should
All persons involved in the tasks / operations should

Extent of incident or
Mohammed Basil be determined using the Major
Assessed matrix set out on the right.
R R A G

by
Contract Al Futtaim Carillion LLC be Safety Inducted prior to entering into the site Serious

injury
R R A G
Hazards should be
assessed before and after Minor A G
R G
Festival Plaza (Dubai II Big Box Method of Statement and Risk Assessment shall be
determining what the
Approved by Khizer Malik Site control measures are to be. Low R A G G
Retail) briefed to all operatives involved in the task Once a final Risk Rating
All Risk Assessments must, as a minimum, be reviewed annually. Once reviewed the has been established the rules set out
Part 2 – Review History updated document must be communicated to all those who use it. Once a document has below must be applied.
been reviewed twice (or three years since it was originally created) it must be rewritten.
Date established Toolbox talks to be conducted to all employees and
9th December 2018 Reviewer Signature R Red Do not proceed – Re-assess
recorded
Review 1 (Date) A Amber Review the Control Measures

G Green Proceed with activity


Review 2 (Date)

Part 3 – Hazards & Risks


What might go wrong? Outcome or Who could be To what extent? How we will stop this activity from going wrong This is how safe we
(Hazard) consequence affected? Select only one option. have made it!
(Risk) Select all relevant options. This Risk Rating is (Control Measures) Control measures should always seek to eliminate the hazards that are
Residual Risk. This Risk
Specify “other” in the Additional determined using the Risk described. Rating is determined using
Safety Information box. Rating Matrix. the Risk Rating Matrix.

Acivity: Installation of Base/undercarriage/Fixing angles in to the concrete

1.
Employee

Lifting of load Injury due to hands Fixing angles for the tower crane must be installed as per

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
Using of Hand tools & and electric shock. manufacture’s recommendation.
Power Tools Falling of Fixing angles Only competent person shall perform the task
a a a
Manual Handling while Lifting Ensure to inspect all the lifting equipments and lifting gears to
Falling Objects Splashing/falling of confirm its free from abnormalities.
Poor Supervision concrete Ensure Tool box talks shall given to the work force prior to the
Use of chemicals. works.
Ensure to use third party certified lifting equipment and lifting
gears.
Ensure the operator certified by the third party for the safe
operation of equipment.
Area shall be barricaded to avoid unauthorised entry while lifting.
Ensure to use power tools with guards and other safety devices.
Safety harness with double lanyard shall worn and fastened on the
rigid structure,
Ensure to use Tag line to control the load.
Ensure to use all PPE’s instructed by the main contractor in the
project.
Ref. No. Sheet No. of
UPC/RSK/ER006P02/00021-
Risk Assessment
Rev.01 2 9 This Risk Assessment should be accompanied by a Point of Work Assessment relating to the
specific location and completed on the day/shift by the person leading the work activity

Acivity: Assembling of mast section, and hydraulic climbing frame


2.

Employee
Faulty lifting People falling from Only trained and competent person will do the erection

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
equipment & gears. height If the wind speed increases to above 9.8m/s erection will be
Moving crane jib - Falling materials stopped
a a a Visitor a a
Collision with other Slips and Trips Ensure adequate signage is placed prior to the works.
structure and Personal injuries Ensure the area is barricaded. Supervisors to coordinate with
equipment Damage to property other teams who perform simultaneous operation prior to start
Working at height of the operation
Bad weather condition Ensure to use third party certified lifting equipment and lifting
gears.
Ensure the operator certified by the third party for the safe
operation of equipment.
Ensure to inspect all the lifting equipments and lifting gears to
confirm its free from abnormalities.
Tool box talks and JHA briefing must be conducted prior to start
lifting activity to ensure all personnel are aware of the lifting
operations
Deploy a watchman nearby operation to monitor the activity.
Ensure that full body harness shall be used and hooked in an
anchorage point always.
Site must ensure ground is well compacted and can withstand
point loads of mobile crane.
No works shall commence without lift supervisor.
Safety harness with double lanyard is correctly worn and fastned
on the rigid structure.
Ensure to use tagline to control the load.
Lifting plan to made and be available at work location before
starting work.
The crane shall be checked and signed off by competent
engineer before the erection commences.
Activity:- Assembling of Jib and Counter Jib
3.
Faulty lifting People falling from Only trained and competent person will do the erection
Employee

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
equipment height Safe height and safe distance of task should be maintained to
Moving crane jib to Falling materials avoid overlapping from nearby tower cranes
a a a Visitor a a
Ref. No. Sheet No. of
UPC/RSK/ER006P02/00021-
Risk Assessment
Rev.01 3 9 This Risk Assessment should be accompanied by a Point of Work Assessment relating to the
specific location and completed on the day/shift by the person leading the work activity

other property If the wind speed increases to above 9.8m/s erection will be
Collision with other Slips and Trips stopped
structure and Personal injuries Ensure the area is barricaded.
equipment Damage to property Ensure that full body harness is used and hooked in an
Working at height anchorage point always
Overlapping of other While fixing/dismantling the jib, the access inside the jib should
tower crane jibs be used and safety harness should be fixed to lift line at all times
Bad weather condition while working on the jib/or working at height
Manual Handling Guide line/tag line must be attached with jib before lifting for
stopping/controlling movement during the time of erection.
Site must ensure ground is well compacted and can withstand
point loads of mobile crane.
Ensure to use third party certified lifting equipment and lifting
gears.
Ensure the operator certified by the third party for the safe
operation of equipment.
The crane must be checked and signed off by competent
engineer before the erection commences

Activity: Assembling of Cat Head and Cabin


4.
Employee

Faulty lifting People falling from Amber Only trained and competent person will do the erection

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
equipment height Height and distance of jobs should be maintained to avoid
Moving crane jib to Falling materials overlapping from nearby tower cranes.
a a a Visitor a a
Collision with other Slips and Trips If the wind speed increases to above 9.8m/s erection will be
structure and Personal injuries stopped
equipment Damage to property Ensure the area is barricaded.
Bad weather condition Ensure that full body harness is used and hooked in an
Manual Handling anchorage point always
While fixing/dismantling the jib, the access inside the jib should
be used and safety harness should be fixed to lift line at all times
while working on the jib/or working at height
Guide line/tag line must be attached with jib before lifting for
stopping/controlling movement during the time of erection.
Site must ensure ground is well compacted and can withstand
point loads of mobile crane.
Ensure to use third party certified lifting equipment and lifting
gears.
Ref. No. Sheet No. of
UPC/RSK/ER006P02/00021-
Risk Assessment
Rev.01 4 9 This Risk Assessment should be accompanied by a Point of Work Assessment relating to the
specific location and completed on the day/shift by the person leading the work activity

Ensure the operator certified by the third party for the safe
operation of equipment.
The crane must be checked and signed off by competent
engineer before the erection commences

Activity: Assembling &Maintenance of Hoist Mechanism


5.

Employee
Faulty lifting People falling from Only trained and competent person will do the erection

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
equipment height Height and distance of jobs should be maintained to avoid
Bad weather condition Falling materials overlapping from nearby tower cranes.
a a a a
Manual Handling Slips and Trips If the wind speed increases to above 9.8m/s erection will be
Moving crane jib to Personal injuries stopped
Collision with other Damage to property Ensure the area is barricaded.
structure and equipment Ensure that full body harness is used and hooked in an
anchorage point always
While fixing/dismantling the jib, the access inside the jib should
be used and safety harness should be fixed to lift line at all times
while working on the jib/or working at height
Guide line/tag line must be attached with jib before lifting for
stopping/controlling movement during the time of erection.
Site must ensure ground is well compacted and can withstand
point loads of mobile crane.
Ensure to use third party certified lifting equipment and lifting
gears.
Ensure the operator certified by the third party for the safe
operation of equipment.
The crane must be checked and signed off by competent
engineer before the erection commences
Activity: Fixing of Tie bars to jib and counter jib
6.
Employee

Faulty lifting People falling from Only trained and competent person will do the erection
Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
equipment height Height and distance of jobs should be maintained to avoid
Bad weather condition Falling materials overlapping from nearby tower cranes.
a a a Visitor a a
Manual Handling Slips and Trips If the wind speed increases to above 9.8/m/s erection will be
Moving crane jib to Personal injuries stopped
Collision with other Damage to property Ensure the area is barricaded.
structure and equipment Ensure that full body harness is used and hooked in an
anchorage point always
While fixing/dismantling the jib, the access inside the jib should
be used and safety harness should be fixed to lift line at all
times while working on the jib/or working at height
Guide line/tag line must be attached with jib before lifting for
Ref. No. Sheet No. of
UPC/RSK/ER006P02/00021-
Risk Assessment
Rev.01 5 9 This Risk Assessment should be accompanied by a Point of Work Assessment relating to the
specific location and completed on the day/shift by the person leading the work activity

stopping/controlling movement during the time of erection.


Site must ensure ground is well compacted and can withstand
point loads of mobile crane.
Safety harness is correctly worn and taggedThe crane must be
checked and signed off by competent engineer before the
erection commences
Activity: Installation & Maintenance and electrical connection/ wiring and lighting
Faulty lifting People falling from 7. Only trained and competent person will do the erection
equipment height Height and distance of jobs should be maintained to avoid
Bad weather condition Falling materials overlapping from nearby tower cranes.

(Specify)
Employee
Manual Handling Slips and Trips If the wind speed increases to above 9.8m/s erection will be

Amber

Amber
Green

Green
Public

Other
Client
Personal injuries stopped

Red

Red
Damage to property Ensure the area is barricaded.
Electrocution a a a
Ensure that full body harness is used and hooked in an a
anchorage point always
While fixing/removing the electrical connection/wiring the
person should use a safety harness and bi fixed to the life line at
all times while working om the jib or working at height
Site must ensure ground is well compacted and can withstand
point loads of mobile crane.
No works shall commence without lift supervisor.
Ensure to use Tag line to control the load.
The crane must be checked and signed off by competent
engineer before the erection commences
Activity: Pick up climbing frame, jack crane down assemble ropes
8.
Employee

Faulty lifting equipment People falling from Supervisor and crane technician must make sure that a safe
Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
Untrained operator height working area is demarcated off
Demarcation failure of Falling materials All the lifting gears must be certified and conduct inspection and
working area Slips and Trips a a a colour coding prior to use for the activity a

Bad weather condition Personal injuries Ensure the area is barricaded. Supervisors to coordinate with
Manual Handling Damage to property other teams who perform simultaneous operation prior to start of
the operation
Tool box talks and JHA briefing must be conducted prior to start
lifting activity to ensure all personnel are aware of the lifting
operations
Deploy a watchman nearby operation to monitor the activity.
Ensure that full body harness is used and hooked in an anchorage
point always
If the wind speed increases to above 9.8 m/s activity will be
stopped
Ref. No. Sheet No. of
UPC/RSK/ER006P02/00021-
Risk Assessment
Rev.01 6 9 This Risk Assessment should be accompanied by a Point of Work Assessment relating to the
specific location and completed on the day/shift by the person leading the work activity

Site must ensure ground is well compacted and can withstand


point loads of mobile crane.
No works to commence without lift supervisor.
Ensure to use tag line to control the load.
The crane must be checked and signed off by competent engineer
before the erection commences
Activity: Assembly of rest of tower crane parts by using mobile crane
9.

Employee
Faulty lifting People falling from Supervisor and crane technician must make sure that a safe

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
equipment height working area is demarcated off
Untrained operator Falling materials All the lifting gears must be certified and conduct inspection and
a a Visitor a a
Demarcation failure of Slips and Trips colour coding prior to use for the activity
working area Personal injuries Ensure the area is barricaded. Supervisors to coordinate with other
Bad weather condition Damage to property teams who perform simultaneous operation prior to start of the
Manual Handling operation
Mechanical Failure Tool box talks and JHA briefing must be conducted prior to start
Overload of crane lifting activity to ensure all personnel are aware of the lifting
Crane hook failure operations
Collision with other Deploy a watchman nearby operation to monitor the activity.
structure and equipment Ensure that full body harness is used and hooked in an anchorage
point always
Ensure to use third party certified lifting equipment and lifting
gears.
Ensure the operator certified by the third party for the safe
operation of equipment.
If the wind speed increases to above 9.8 m/s activity will be
stopped
Always use a guide rope for guiding parts to prevent contact with
other structure and to prevent damage
Ensure no load exceeds the capacity of the lifting crane
Heavy Equipment approval checklist to be completed prior to work
starting.
Site must ensure ground is well compacted and can withstand point
loads of mobile crane.

No works shall commence without lift supervisor.


Ensure ASLI (Automatic Safe Load Indicator) is working and never
bypassed during any lifting operations
The crane must be checked and signed off by competent engineer
before the erection commences
Activity: Loading/ unloading of tower crane parts onto trucks for transportation to yard or to site/ Other work location
Ref. No. Sheet No. of
UPC/RSK/ER006P02/00021-
Risk Assessment
Rev.01 7 9 This Risk Assessment should be accompanied by a Point of Work Assessment relating to the
specific location and completed on the day/shift by the person leading the work activity
10.

Employee
Faulty lifting equipment Falling materials Barricade the loading area and unloading area with warning signs

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
Untrained operator Slips and Trips Trained and certified flagman must control all heavy vehicle
Demarcation failure of Personal injuries movement and reversing
a a a
working area Damage to property All employees working in unloading area should be kept away
Bad weather conditions during the time of unloading materials
Manual Handling Ensure loose materials are securing properly
Crane hook failure Ensure soil heap on the slope position
Collision with other Do not stay/stay under suspended loads
structure and equipment Use third party certified colour coded and inspected lifting
equipment
Tool box talks and JHA briefing must be conducted prior to start
lifting activity to ensure all personnel are aware of the lifting
operations
Task must be suspended in adverse weather conditions (Wind
speed more than 9.8 m/s)
Site must ensure ground is well compacted and can withstand
point loads of mobile crane.
No works to commence without lift supervisor.
Safety harness is correctly worn and tagged
Supervisor to pre assess the lifting radius for any simultaneous
lifting operation
Supervisor to coordinate with other teams who perform
simultaneous operation prior to start of the operation.
Deploy a watchman nearby operation to monitor the activity.
Use licensed and third party certified operators and riggers.
Activity: General Maintenance (Wire Rope, Hoisting System, Electrical System & Gear Mechanism
12.
Employee

Faulty equipment/tools People falling from All authorized technicians to be inducted prior to entering site
Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
Bad weather conditions height Briefing by supervisor on procedures and pre task briefing or
Manual Handling Falling materials/tools escorted by a member of the plant team
a a a
Use of Chemicals Slips and Trips LOTO Permit and prerequisites applied execution if applicable
Electrocution Full mandatory PPE (Hard Hat with chin strap, Safety Glasses,
Coverall, Safety Shoes and Hi-Vis Vest) with other specific PPE to be
used at all times in case of working at height full body harness must
be used and follow 100% tie off
Appropriate tools to be used for the task
Warning/informative signage to be placed mentioned as equipment
under maintenance
Follow PTW system
Tools must be secured by guidelines while working on elevated
areas to prevent falling
Ref. No. Sheet No. of
UPC/RSK/ER006P02/00021-
Risk Assessment
Rev.01 8 9 This Risk Assessment should be accompanied by a Point of Work Assessment relating to the
specific location and completed on the day/shift by the person leading the work activity

Do not preform maintenance in slippery conditions


Prior to start maintenance/ repairing in electrical parts/motors
power supply must be shutdown
Follow the safe manual handling techniques
While working at heights ensure Safety harness is correctly worn
and tagged
Securely attached double lanyard.
Activity: General Maintenance (Wire Rope, Hoisting System, Electrical System & Gear Mechanism
13.

Employee
Faulty equipment/tools People falling from Prior to start the activities conduct a pre job meeting by

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
Use of Chemicals height competent person
Bad weather conditions Falling materials/tools In case of using chemicals like grease ensure the prevention of
a a a
Manual Handling Slips and Trips spillage/contamination
Electrocution Maintenance shall proceed as per the manufactures instructions
and manuals
Equipment shall not be used until defects which affect their safety
has been rectified.
Ensure to wear gloves before handling and checking the condition
of wire ropes
Wire ropes should be cleaned at intervals using a brush to remove
hardened deposits of grease, which prevent the penetration of
lubricants
Do not use solvents for cleaning. They may destroy the textile or
synthetic components which make up the wire rope
The wire rope must be checked over its entire length
While working at heights ensure Safety harness is correctly worn
and tagged
Check the level of wear and the proper functioning of the
sheaves. One defective sheave is a circuit may result in
premature wear
Apply the recommended grease as per the manufacture
All wire ropes showing a broken strand, a collection of visible
broken wires, deformation, corrosion, kinks, pleats, crushing, etc.
should be scrapped
A worn or damaged wire rope should only be replaced with the
rope recommended by the equipment manufacture
14.
Employee

Access and Egress to Slips, Trips and Falls Route of entry must be defining multiple entry/exit points
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Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
working area Ensure access and egress area free from obstructions
Entry/Exit points must be properly illuminated and directional
a a a a
Unstable and uneven signs posted
surfaces Provide safe walk ways on the top of reinforcement bars
Ref. No. Sheet No. of
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Risk Assessment
Rev.01 9 9 This Risk Assessment should be accompanied by a Point of Work Assessment relating to the
specific location and completed on the day/shift by the person leading the work activity

Walking on
reinforcement bars

14.

Employee
General outdoor working Slips, Trips Falls Stop work in adverse weather, stop when the wind speed is more

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
Heat stress, dehydration than 9.8m/s
Extreme weather Adequate rest shelters, toilet facilities and drinking water facilities
conditions-High wind a a a
Intermittent rest in between work
Poor visibility Rotation of work force in extreme temperature.
Summer time Ensure proper housekeeping and kept clean and tidy
Length of exposure Ensure to isolate the working area.
Work interface

14.
Employee
Emergency Evacuation Failure to evacuate or Ensure adequate line of communication with all working group

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
failure to warn others of Emergency evacuation plan to be implemented
the need to evacuate Appointment of fire warden and first aider on site
a a a
Train the workforce by conducting drills at regular intervals
14.
Employee

Competency of training Unauthorized work Use of competent, trained, experienced and certified

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
and experience, Lack of skill workers/operators.
competence of Lack of experience
a a a
operatives
14.
Employee

Use of scaffolding/ ladder Fall from height Ensure that access ladder is provided.

Amber

Amber
(Specify)

Green

Green
Public

Client

Other

Red

Red
Falling objects Ensure that safe access and egress.
Collapse of structure The scaffolding shall be inspected daily
a a a
Never left loose materials on the scaffolding and all tools and
materials to be secured properly.
In case of heavy wind or adverse weather condition, no activities
shall be carried out on the scaffolding.
Full body harness to be worn and secured
Safe access and egress must be in place.