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Transportation JHA/Checklist

JHA FOR TRANSPORTATION OF EQUIPMENTS / MATERIALS

Equipment’s required / Tools and tackles required : Trailer, Dumper Ratchet belts, chain links
PPE’s required : Safety Helmet, Safety Shoes, Goggles, Hand gloves
Responsible Person : Engineer In-charge
Site Incharge

Sequence of
Sl. No. Potential Hazards Protective measures to be taken Action By
the job
1. Transportation Unfit vehicle  Daily pre-vehicle inspection shall be Engineer/
Supervisor
of materials carried out jointly by Engineer and
using trailer / Supervisor using standard checklist
dumpers vehicle ensuring key factors (brake, reverse and
front horn, all indicator lamps, stoppers,
tyre condition)
 Necessary valid supportive documents
(Fitness certificate, PUC, etc..,) should be
reviewed and renewed periodically.
 Driver should pre-check the vehicle daily.
 Monitoring of oil level should be carried
out. Oil leakage should be controlled.
Unauthorized/  Only the authorized and competent Engineer/
Supervisor
incompetent/unfit driver shall be deployed for driving trailer
vehicle driver vehicle.
 The driver should always carry valid
driving license.
 The driver should not come to work
under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
 The vehicle should not be left unattended
when not in use.
 Vehicle drivers should be given basic
knowledge on material handling.
Transportation JHA/Checklist
Inadequate  Minimum lux of 40-80 lux of illumination Site Engineer/
Illumination shall be maintained ensuring clear
visibility.
Toppling of vehicle  Marching route should be inspected for Engineer/
Supervisor
pot holes prior transportation.
 During transportation of material, Vehicle
speed should be maintained below 10
km/hr.
 Ensure that the fifth wheel of the trailer is
correctly adjusted and locked.
 Excavated pit (if any) should be closed /
barricaded properly. Caution boards shall
be displayed to identify excavated pits
with visible blinkering lights(during night)
Hit / Run over by  Unauthorized / unwanted persons should Engineer/
Supervisor
vehicle not be allowed near the transportation
vehicle.
 Signalmen and flagman should be away
from 30 feet distance from the vehicle.
 Authorized and competent
banksman/signalman with signal
flags/blinkering lamps should be
deployed for signaling vehicle while
taking reverse turn.
 Blind spot should be avoided.
Fall of materials from  Fall prevent guard installed at the front Engineer/
Supervisor
vehicle side of the dumper’s bed (behind driver’s
cabin) to arrest the fall.
 Over loading of the vehicle should be
avoided.
 While taking turn vehicle speed should be
within 5km/hr.
 The bottom layer of the load should have
the widest dimension of the load.
Transportation JHA/Checklist
 Individual stoppers installed along the
length wise of the bed.
 Long materials shall be tied by ratchet
belts/chains of appropriate SWL.
 No loose materials to be kept over the
loaded materials.
Fall of workmen  No workmen to be allowed to sit or stand Engineer/
Supervisor
over the loaded materials.
 Proper access like ladder to be provided
to reach the vehicle top for locking and
unlocking the materials.
Hit by long objects  The trailers which are using for shifting of Engineer/
Supervisor
long objects should be provided with
driver cabin guard to prevent the damage
in case of material sliding.
 Steel-on-steel is not acceptable, use
wooden sleepers between two materials.
Protruding materials  The materials carrying in a truck or trailer Engineer/
Supervisor
should remain within the length of the
vehicle or trailer.
 Ends of sharp materials should be
cushioned properly. Visible reflective
stickers or flickering lights shall be
provided for the ends identification.
 Red flag should be installed at the back
end of the trailer.
Toppling of material  Materials shall be rested in the proper Engineer/
Supervisor
due to improper sleepers/packing to avoid toppling of
stacking. materials.
Parking vehicle in  Vehicle should always be parked on firm Engineer/
Supervisor
sloppy position ground level.
 Wheel stoppers shall be placed behind
the wheels of the vehicle during rest
periods.
Transportation JHA/Checklist
Touching of overhead  Ensure proper clearance from the supply Engineer/
Supervisor
electric lines / cables line.
 Overhead barrier to be provided on the
both the both the side electric lines.
Fire hazard 1. Spilled oil/diesel while feeding shall be Engineer/
Supervisor
cleared off.
2. Drivers should not smoke or build any
naked flame inside or around the vehicle
region.
3. Portable fire extinguishers shall be
provided in the vehicle. Periodical
inspection of the fire extinguisher shall be
carried out.
Adverse weather During heavy rain / wind vehicle shall not run. Engineer/
conditions Supervisor