PW NIGERIA LTD

LBC PROJECT EWEKORO
HSE PLAN

Prepared by: SHOLA YEMI-JONATHAN 1/7/2011

LBC Project HSE Plan, Ewekoro CONTENT
INTRODUCTION COMPANY HSE POLICY SECTION A: SECTION B: SECTION C: SECTION D: SECTION E: SECTION F: SECTION G: SAFETY MANAGEMENT SITE AND SAFETY ORGANIZATION PROJECT SAFETY PLAN SAFETY PROCEDURES EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS APPENDIX 2 3 5 5 9 18 37 44 54

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INTRODUCTION This plan covers the requirements of the accident prevention rules and safety program to be applied to the construction work for the LBC Project that will be performed by PW and its subcontractors under the supervision of Lafarge. Its objective is to promote Health, Safety & Environment of person working with PW and to prescribe certain rules, procedures and safe practices in order to create a working environment free of condition and factors that might contribute to an accident or injury /Illness. This HSE plan will provide guideline for safe execution of the project. Subcontractors shall abide by all safety rules and other regulations imposed at the site by the Laws of the country and the provisions of applicable laws, rules and regulations, including rules and procedures as applicable from Lafarge.

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COMPANY HSE POLICY
It is the policy of PW NIGERIA LIMITED to carry out all its work in ways that provide healthy and safe working practices and avoid risks of injury to anyone or damage to property and environment as a result of the activity for which the company is responsible. The overall responsibility for Health, Safety & Environment rests at the highest level, however, all individual employees have important responsibility towards HSE and must participate in carrying out the policy. Appropriate training, supervision and information are provided to encourage and enable workers to carry out their duties safely. Regular Inspection and monitoring of the activities is undertaken and accidents or incidents are investigated promptly so that appropriate action is taken to prevent from reoccurrence. Unsafe work practices by an individual can often lead to accidents even in safe working environment. It is therefore our goal to eliminate both unsafe working condition and unsafe work practices. To this end, it is the policy of our company to:     Comply with all regulations governing Health, Safety & Environment at the job site. To take expedient actions to correct or isolate unsafe conditions or work practices. To promote Health, Safety & Environment awareness. Hold each employee accountable for their individual responsibility for Health, Safety & Environment  Every reasonable effort will be made to assure that employees can accomplish the safe completion of assigned tasks.  No task is so important, or so urgent, that we cannot take the time to do it safely.

"HSE IS EVERYBODY’S BUSINESSS"

…………………………………………………………. Managing Director

01-01-2011

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A 1 SAFETY MANAGEMENT Purpose The purpose of this document is to manage and control potential exposures and risks associated with fatalities, injuries and incidents arising from the work performed by PW on behalf of Lafarge. PW and its sub-contractor employees shall work under the same HS & E expectations as those of Lafarge employees. 2. Responsibility PW is responsible for: • Developing and implementing project specific HS& E systems that ensure compliance and adherence to the requirements described in the contract document, including any modifications that may happen during contract execution as well as all the laws of the country. Ensuring that their employees and all sub-contractors are competent and adequately trained to perform the required tasks. Ensuring that their employees and their sub-contractors comply with the requirements of this document. Leading by example and ensuring that they and their sub-contractors are applying safe work practices at all times. Ensuring, before any work is started, that all personnel are adequately trained with respect to all the H & S aspects of the tasks they are to perform and are given appropriate site induction training. PW Site Manager must ensure that their employees understand Lafarge’s rules and Standards and related Advisories and are fully familiar with the work site and the peculiarities of the work. This requirement also pertains to any employee beginning work on the project after the initial training and start up phase. P.W. shall also provide refresher training in all related topics at a minimum of 6-months. PW is responsible to ensure their sub-contractors comply with Lafarge HSE requirements and are properly trained in all tasks they plan to employ on the site. SITE AND SAFETY ORGANISATION

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PW and Lafarge will issue an organization chart within one month of the contract signing detailing the site and related safety organizations, described in this section and containing the following information for each person on the charts: • • • • • • 1 Name and picture Position / designation Job description and area of responsibilities Telephone No & extension Mobile phone number E-mail address Safety Organization Chart
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Ewekoro PW shall designate a qualified and certified Safety Manager. PW shall provide both technical and safety supervision at site during all work activities. PW Safety Manager will report directly to the Managing Director or his representative and will be the main interface with the Lafarge Safety Manager / Officer regarding safety matters. Provide leadership. empowered by the management to authorize any necessary work. shall be permanently on site. guidance and support to the H & S team to ensure the H & S plan is implemented and followed. and will require its subcontractors to do the same. during all working hours.LBC Project HSE Plan. PW will not be allowed to start or continue any work without competent and adequate supervision of the work force. shall always be available for any meetings at Lafarge’s site office when called upon by the Lafarge Site Manager or designee. He will also have a direct relationship with the top (Senior) management. managing. or his designated deputy.W. PW Site Manager or his designee shall always be permanently on site when work is in progress. Health & Safety Officers. coordinating and controlling all of his employees and his sub-contractor employees’ safety related activities. PW Project Manager will be responsible for organizing. The Safety Manager. Roles and Responsibilities PW Project Manager: • • • • • • • • • • • Is accountable for the Health and Safety of his employees and his subcontractors’ employees. PW Health and Safety Manager shall be proficient in both oral and written communication in the contract language. The site must not be left unattended at any time. Organization chart structure (To be included): 2. PW personnel. Workers must not be authorized or permitted to execute site works and activities without continuous and competent site supervision. SER’s and Good Practices Stop and correct at risk unsafe behaviors / acts Page 6 of 55 . P. Define and approve the H & S organization and provide the required resources and support Evaluate the H & S performance Ensure proper communication between all parties Provide support when necessary to address HSE gaps and deficiencies Address HSE Gaps and deficiencies and ensure they are corrected and addressed Attend and participate in the weekly safety walk-around & Safety meetings Review & manage corrective action plans Communicate lessons learned.

Stop and correct at risk unsafe behaviors and acts immediately. SER’s and Good Practices from Lafarge and from previous work as approved by Lafarge. Ewekoro • • • • Communicate all incidents to Lafarge within stipulated time guidelines. 1 Complete Safety Officer or Supervisor per “40” workers.LBC Project HSE Plan. Develop and implement the Contractor’s H & S management plan. Mechanical / Electrical.P) for communicating all incidents to the Site manager and Lafarge. Communicate Lessons learned. working on the site. Develop a site-specific Emergency Action Plan before the start of any work. 1 Technical supervisor (Civil. Method Statements and Permits to Work.O. weekly and monthly information as required by Lafarge. Minimum Competent Peron(s) Requirements: Page 7 of 55 . Complete all their accident and near-miss investigations and provide reports in a timely manner. Develop H & S awareness campaigns and activities routinely for all their employees. 3. Prepare and review H & S Risk Assessments. Attend and participate in the weekly safety walk around and safety meetings. Automation) per “40” workers engaged in technical activities on site. Complete all related H & S induction training / re-training and orientation for workers Develop corrective action plans. Identify and immediately correct all Health and Safety deficiencies related to their scope of work. Prepare and update the required H & S statistics boards showing daily. Attend and participate in monthly H & S gate meeting Proactively promote Safety Visible Felt Leadership Ensure his work does not adversely impact the work of Lafarge or other Contractors working for Lafarge. Train H & S team members to ensure the proper level of competence and to delegate roles and responsibilities to the Site management team. PW Site Safety Manager • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Advice the Project Manager on all H & S related issues. Complete daily site inspections of all active work. Complete Toolbox talks on relevant topics each morning before the work starts. Prepare a Standard Operating Procedure (S. correlate & update all H & S statistics and provide weekly and monthly H & S reports. Develop. review and implement all corrective action plans in a timely manner. Record. Complete weekly H & S briefings with their employees. Supervision ratios It is a contractual obligation to have a ratio of: • • 4.

engineers. Management of Change (Safety Planning) When field safety changes are necessary. the PW’s Safety written procedures must also be changed and communicated to the site team. and Lafarge will require. This committee shall be responsible for preparing. Ewekoro PW shall provide and only employ clearly certified persons with dedicated competency. accepted and approved in country of the project) Mobile Equipment Electrical installation or trouble-shooting. review all applicable procedures. experienced managers. L2 and L3 site management positions. at a minimum. PW Health and Safety Committee The Safety Manager together with representation from their entire subcontractor’s will form the Safety Committee. for (but not limited to) the following minimum list of critical activities: • • • • • • • • • • • • Excavator/Trenching/Shoring/Piling/Formworks/Rebar Scaffolding/Ladders/Netting Confined Space Fall Protection (Working at Heights) Rigging Operating a Crane (All crane operators must have and approved license. Page 8 of 55 .LBC Project HSE Plan. the completion of a task specific risk assessment. 5. if such bodies do not exist. Heads of Department (HOD’s)’s / Senior Engineers. Engineers & Supervisors. 6. If this assessment determines a change needs to be made. PW shall stop the related work. implementing and enforcing all required site health and safety rules and requirements. PW shall provide the CV’s and certifications for all L0. L1. technical assistants. foremen and supervisors and works with appropriate training based on the scope of work to be performed on the project. or unsafe conditions or actions occur. (Site Manager / Deputy Site Manager. following a reliable certification process where an independent certification body exists that meets Lafarge’s requirements or through a Lafarge supplied certification process. Lafarge reserves the right to remove anybody from site they believe is not acting in a safe and professional manner. Steel erectors. Lafarge reserves the right to carry out skills tests on site for any of PW L4 workers and can refuse access to the site should the employee fail these tests. MEWP operators Welders Safety Supervisors PW shall ensure that his employees have the required credentials and experience to manage the scope of the works.

specific for the job or work to be undertaken. Safety meeting PW’s Project Manager and the Safety Manager shall attend a regular weekly safety meeting with Lafarge’s site management team at an agreed time and day at least once a week while any work is in-progress. Official copies of all safety meetings are to be signed by both Lafarge and PW and retained in the project file. Any person who refuses or fails to conform to these rules will not be allowed to work on the site or within PW’s organization on site. 7.LBC Project HSE Plan. C 1 SAFETY PLAN Safety Manual PW shall prepare a detailed safety manual. Gate Meetings Lafarge and PW shall arrange and conduct a monthly Gate Meeting which shall be attended by Lafarge’s project related employees and all PW and its sub contractors’ employees on site when the meeting is schedule. 2 Induction and Safety training Lafarge has the right to assess the capabilities and experience of PW in their local environment and may take more active role in ensuring that it provides the necessary training to its employees. Safety Camp PW will establish an on-site safety camp with at minimum the following items:           Safety communication notice boards H & S Statistics boards Emergency Procedures & Emergency Contact Lists – Posters Safety banners Safety posters Lafarge and PW safety communications A mannequin wearing samples of PPE and other required safety equipment Samples of all PPE and safety equipment to be used at the site First Aid Boxes in adequate number and proper locations based on number of workers at site Eye Wash stations and portable bottles Page 9 of 55 . Ewekoro Lafarge will be notified and invited to attend the safety committee meetings. A copy of the minutes will be provided to Lafarge from all meetings to confirm the Safety Committee is operating and functioning in accordance with their expectations. 8.

handrail. erecting and dismantling scaffolds. PW shall ensure that any other specific training is provided if and when required by Lafarge. prior to visiting site. Page 10 of 55 . to be used for WAH training.LBC Project HSE Plan. WAH. employees and workers. Safe electrical practices. work in confined spaces. as well as to visitors and any related third party. The safety camp will be equipped with facilities to enable effective communication as follows:      Computer – Desktop / Laptop DVD / CD / Video player Projector Screen Speakers Safety training PW shall be responsible for conducting all necessary training including. Confined space. proper use of lifting equipment and other related issues. Ewekoro    First Aid and CPR Posters Safety pictures A sample of scaffolding containing all typical elements: stairs. suppliers. LOTOTO. the date of the training and the signature of the trainee. but is not limited to. LOTOTO. personnel counting. Training will take the form of induction training for each employee new on site. works at height. Mobile Equipment. No access to the site is allowed without first attending and completing the training           Specifics of the plant industrial hazards Alarm. rules and regulations Contractual stipulations Near miss and accidents reporting Fire protection Housekeeping Rewards and disciplinary action policy Other topics as required by Lafarge Site Manager The induction training must be given to PW’s subcontractors. kick plates and foundations. PW’s Safety Manager shall keep this list. Lafarge’s Safety Manager shall be authorized to control it and to get copies at any time during working hours. This may include. PPE. resumption of work Site safety rules and procedures Local laws. specific training and tool box meeting (on the job training) PW’s Safety Manager shall provide and conduct all induction safety training. Attendance to this training is mandatory before going on-site and shall be documented in a special logbook with the name of the person. excavations. etc. Scaffolding erection and use. site evacuation. safe excavation.

All costs.LBC Project HSE Plan. Any fines. levied against Lafarge by any authority or third party due to violations of the safety requirements by PW or one of its subcontractors. All costs. Ewekoro 4 Enforcement of the Safety Management Plan Should PW fail to enforce any of the provisions of the Safety Management Plan. then Lafarge’s Site Manager. delays and consequences directly related to PW’s failure to comply with Lafarge instructions will be borne by their management unless notice by Lafarge is given in writing. upon recommendation of Lafarge’s Safety Manager. In such a case PW will replace the employee in the shortest possible time and will not claim for compensation related to this action. (or verbally followed by written confirmation in an emergency case). etc. The Lafarge safety Manager / Officer. Lafarge may. to take appropriate corrective actions. the badge will then be punched from 1 – 3 times depending on the severity of the infringement. All workers will then be sent for re-induction to the safety training to the safety training camp following a safety violation / infringement. will set up an incentive scheme and a fine system in order to control violations. risks. In such an emergency and if PW fails to act. risks. but not unreasonably. 5 Rewards and Sanctions: PW shall inform all employees that repeated violations of the laws. the Lafarge’s Site Manager reserves the right to take those actions including the stoppage of any related tasks. safety rules and regulations will result in disciplinary action. When the worker accumulates 3 punches to his ID Badge he will be dismissed and banned from site permanently. Lafarge will request to have the Id badge of a worker. fees. instruct PW to remove any of its employees from the site . Lafarge may subtract such amounts from any installment to be paid to PW. his ID Badge will be removed and he will be immediately dismissed from site. which can include immediate termination. the Site Safety Manual or of the Safety Rules and Practices. Fine System Following a safety violation by a worker.. When a worker places himself or others in immediate danger to life and health. shall ask PW in writing. in agreement with PW safety Manager. suppliers or visitors must be reimbursed to Lafarge by PW. For disciplinary reasons. Lafarge reserves the right to demand the dismissal of any personnel who does not respect the site requirements. Page 11 of 55 . delays and consequences directly related to PW’s failures will be borne by PW.

Audits & Controls PW shall implement an inspection and audit system to measure the implementation of its health & safety programs. Lafarge site manager has the right to issue a stop work order / prohibition notice to PW to cease part or all site work activities and close the site. The ID badge will contain employee details. weekly and monthly inspections are completed. Lafarge will be invited to attend any and all inspections by PW. PW must comply with and adhere to Lafarge’s instruction when issued. Page 12 of 55 . documented and provided to Lafarge within 1 day of the inspection. 6 Employee identification Badges All personnel working on the site shall have an Identification Badge that will be issued following the successful completion of the safety induction training. 7 Monitoring. PW shall also be responsible for addressing and resolving all defects. Ewekoro Stop Work order (SWO) Following a very serious incident or event at the site.        First Name Family Name Date of Birth Employee Work title Date issued Blood Group A recent picture of the employee will be included on the badge The badge will be laminated to ensure it is waterproof. Daily/Weekly/Monthly Safety Inspections and Audits PW shall be responsible for ensuring that daily. Compliance PW shall meet the requirements of the relevant laws and regulations and all the requirements of the contract document. problems and issues highlighted in the inspections in a timely manner based on the risks and priorities determined. The intent of these instructions is for PW to take a direct role in the monitoring and continuous improvement of its own H & S performance. Inspections.LBC Project HSE Plan. PW shall ensure that its employees continuously apply safe work practices while working for Lafarge.

Lafarge reserves the right to audit the safety of the site at any time. and potentially with the support of external resources. it is mandatory for them to attend. PW shall also conduct a weekly detailed site safety inspection and review the site safety conditions with the Lafarge site management team. the inspection will be attended by: PW Site Manager ( or by his designate deputy when absent from site) PW Safety Manager / designated deputy when absent from site PW technical Engineers (Civil. Page 13 of 55 . Ewekoro Daily Inspections PW Site manager and the Site Safety manager will conduct a daily inspection of the critical areas and equipment on the site and document their findings. When PW or its personnel are invited to these inspections.LBC Project HSE Plan. without prior notice. Mechanical & Electrical) Lafarge Site Manager / designated deputy when absent from site Lafarge Safety Manager / designated deputy when absent from site Lafarge technical Engineers (Civil. Lafarge HSE Audits Lafarge will conduct its own regular H & S inspections and audit processes to evaluate the contractor’s performance at their discretion. mechanical & Electrical) A corrective action plan will be defined by PW following the site inspection that includes the following information:          Item No: Location: Description of problems Details of the corrective actions: Risk Level: Time to correct Responsible person Date completed: Additional comments A corrective action plan will be issued and communicated to all parties concerned within 1 working day following the site inspection.

Each accident or near miss accident must be reported in accordance with the Lafarge Governance Standard for Reporting and Investigation. within the agreed time durations. Ewekoro These inspections will encompass all construction operations. shops. If the corrective actions are not completed in a timely manner. PW living areas and any other related facility including any and all administrative documents. Request for documents and information Lafarge’s Safety Manager is also entitled to request any documents required to certify the conformity of the equipment. tools and materials used by PW. office. Lafarge has the right to engage any and all means to make and implement the corrective actions and deduct the associated costs from PW’s invoice. 8 Reporting Compliance by PW with the Lafarge Group Governance Standard for Reporting & Investigation is mandatory at all sites. warehouses.LBC Project HSE Plan. Follow-up of action plans PW shall be required to provide regular updates in relation to the safety corrective action plans developed. Details and information will be recorded for the following occurrences:          Fatalities Lost time injuries Medical injuries First Aid injuries Near miss Serious Near Miss Unsafe Act Unsafe condition Vehicle Accidents (FI) (LTI) (MI) (FA) (NM) (SNM) (UA) (UC) (VA) Page 14 of 55 . HSE Statistics Lafarge will set up a reporting system to measure PW’s Safety performance. PW shall also comply with this request ASAP.

. First Aid Treatments. to Lafarge’s Site Manager. in writing. at its project office and its project site entrance. Lost Time incidents. at least 2 HSE statistics boards of adequate size. The statistics board will record the following information:        Fatal injuries (FI) Lost time incidents (LTI) Lost work days (LWD) Total man-hours worked Man-hours worked since last LTI Total project man-hours worked to-date Number of days since the start of the project Incident and Root Cause Analysis Reports Fatal accidents. Unsafe acts. Monthly HSE statistics will be provided within 2 working days of the end of each month. Unsafe conditions and other requirements described above. near misses. PW shall update the site HSE statistics board daily. Ewekoro        Property Damage (PD) Total man-Hours worked in the month.. Average number of employees: Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate: (LTIF) Total Injury Frequency Rate: (TIFR) Severity Rate: (SR) Lost Work Days: (LWD) Weekly / Monthly HSE Statistics Reports Man-hours and statistical information shall be calculated weekly and monthly. Any other accident must also be reported on the day it happened to Lafarge’s Site Manager that includes a written report issued to Lafarge’s Site Manager within one working day of the accident. major injuries. deterioration in health condition or damages to Lafarge or third party equipment and property must be reported immediately. PW shall provide Lafarge with weekly HSE statistics and information every Monday or on the next working day following a holiday. Site statistics boards PW shall provide. Fatalities.LBC Project HSE Plan. together with the monthly summary of all LTI’s. weekly and monthly. Page 15 of 55 .

should be reported to Lafarge on a daily basis. nurse or any first aid providers. Light duties In the event of an injury with work restrictions. All light duty will be tracked and reported on by PW to Lafarge on a weekly basis. if required. subcontractors or suppliers. Lafarge’s Site Manager / Officer will train PW. All things must be provided n writing to the Lafarge Site Manager. Housekeeping will be strictly enforced by PW and Lafarge. First aid treatments must also be reported . Note: A clean and organized site is normally a safe site. before use. Incident and root cause analysis (RCA) reports shall be completed for:    Fatalities Lost Time incidence Serious Near Misses. either on or off site. doctor.LBC Project HSE Plan. PW shall be fully responsible to keep the Site and the Works free from waste materials or rubbish resulting from the Works or caused by PW’s employees. but on a weekly basis in writing. which could have resulted in an FI or LTI PW shall perform a (RCA) Root Cause Analysis to understand the real causes of the accident and to take appropriate measures. 9   Housekeeping Housekeeping is a critical component of site safety. for such analysis. in writing. Ewekoro PW shall utilize the Lafarge forms and templates unless PW’s forms and templates are approved by Lafarge. First Aid Report Book A first aid book must be maintained by the site medical personnel. PW also shall keep the site free from standing water and take all precautions to ensure safe operations during bad weather conditions such as heavy rains and freezing conditions. PW shall maintain a logbook of all injuries and keep it available for consultation by Lafarge’s Site Manager. PW is responsible for providing light duty work in conjunction and compliance with the doctor’s recommendations. Accident Report Book All medical injuries and referrals to hospitals or clinics. PW shall identify in their Safety Manual how they plan to comply with this requirement.  Page 16 of 55 . The plan must include a detailed listing of light duty jobs that will be made available at the project site.

scrap rebars and steel. fire hydrants.LBC Project HSE Plan. floors on a daily basis. cups etc. neat and orderly manner to minimize any potential trip and fall hazards.  PW is responsible for completing daily and weekly housekeeping activities to maintain the site in a clean and safe condition.  Worn out defective or non-functioning equipment shall be removed from the site and properly discarded.  Pedestrian walkways. access routes (entrances and exits) working platforms and working areas must be kept clean and clear at all times in order to maintain safe working conditions. The containers will be emptied as soon as they are full. Lafarge maintains the right to require PW to modify their design if the system is deemed inadequate.  PW must dedicate permanent project resources.  The site must be clean daily by PW and the waste disposed of in appropriate containers and locations. All construction and scrap materials must be stacked and stored safely in an organized manner throughout the project site and in the Lafarge approved material staging and storage areas.  All waste materials and garbage must be stored in appropriate places before being disposed of at licensed and approved dump sites. tools and equipment. containers.  Bins / containers shall be provided and labeled according to the types of waste as follows:          Bio-degradable.  Work areas shall be maintained in a clean. food waste Plastics.  The locations of storage areas identified for waste and scrap materials must be approved by Lafarge. designed and provided by PW. cardboard Wood. to properly manage all site housekeeping.  Any spillage of hazardous material must be immediately cleaned-up and reported to Lafarge. scrap casings. formwork materials Steel. fire alarms and electrical panels must always be kept clear of any obstructions.  Fire extinguishers. bottles. including personnel.  Scrap materials must be removed from all areas. Paper. scaffolding tubes Oil Solvents Other items as required by Lafarge The following types of industrial waste also be properly managed:  Asbestos (Asbestos sheeting / insulating materials exist in old plants  Chromium bricks  Waste oil  Other items as required by Lafarge The following scrap materials must be controlled. Ewekoro Ground and surface run-off shall be controlled and channeled onto drains and ditched. stored and disposed of on a regular basis:   Wood / form work and false work materials Scrap Rebar Page 17 of 55 .

storage areas. and perform a final site cleaning and rough leveling. D SAFETY PROCEDURES 1 1. materials or any other construction related debris.1 Site practices and conditions Site Guarding / Security PW shall provide a full time security guard service for its work site and all its facilities including. Lafarge is entitled to have the site cleaned at PW’s expense. equipment. If more than one party is involved.LBC Project HSE Plan. PW shall be responsible for removing any graffiti promptly.. PW will not throw or drop material from upper levels to lower levels or the ground. Lafarge reserves the right to stop the work activities in the area until the housekeeping issues have been resolved. Water spray trucks must be provided to ensure that the site roads are constantly dampened to control potential levels. must be disposed according to local laws and regulations. supplies. All areas used by PW. Ewekoro   Damaged scaffolding materials Demolished equipment and concrete debris Protruding nails will not be left on planks and must be hammered down or removed as soon as the planks are dismantled. timber. No burning of any rubbish or material is permitted on the site without written permission from Lafarge. Page 18 of 55 . tools. its subcontractors. waste. and suppliers shall be left free of rubbish . All excavated materials. vehicles and equipment. In the case of non-compliance. but not limited to. scrap metal. The distribution of costs will be decided by Lafarge and the relevant amounts deducted from PW’s next invoice. including all temporary concrete slabs. Lafarge will have the site cleaned at PW’s expense. etc. All personnel and vehicles access to the site will be through controlled gates. materials. Within one month after the Provisional Acceptance of job completion. PW shall provide a full time security watch and service at these selected gates. In the case of non-compliance. rubbish. they must agree and clean the site together at their own expense. offices. PW shall dismantle its entire temporary facilities and utilities. When the housekeeping has not been completed to the required satisfactory standard or is falling behind.

The fencing material must be approved by Lafarge and noted on the site installation layout. All vehicles entering or existing the site may be subject to a search by Lafarge. The parking locations and areas must be defined and marked by PW in accordance with the site installation layout and must include the following items:       Bicycles Motor cycles Buses Cars Trucks Mobile Equipment Page 19 of 55 . and will take care of any waste according to existing regulations.3 Site access & circulation plan Permanent access: PW and Lafarge vehicles will be provided with a permanent site entry permit. 1. materials and tools related to its work. must follow all site safety rules including the wearing of required PPE. Circulation plan All personnel entering the site.2 Fencing Before starting any permanent work. The fence must be erected within 1 month of PW mobilizing to site. including drivers. PW shall provide all required PPE at the gates to ensure the implementation of this rule. An installation. The fence will define the boundaries in which the site safety rules are enforced. PW shall ensure that the vehicles leaving the site do not pollute the plant and public roads system. 1. Ewekoro PW shall be responsible for receiving and registering all the incoming and outgoing equipment. Temporary access: Visitors will be provided color-coded badges that must be displayed at all times in their vehicles. All construction areas and offices must be segregated with separate fencing. PW shall make the necessary arrangements to allow quick and effective access to any emergency and firefighting crews and vehicles. PW is responsible for building and maintaining all necessary site roads and pedestrian walkways as described on the site circulation plan. PW will install a temporary fence around its work site according to the agreed upon site installation layout. if necessary of an appropriate wheels washing station at allocation approved by Lafarge.LBC Project HSE Plan.

All traffic for the operating plants must be segregated from project.6. rebars works and piping 50 Lux Inside Works. To ensure that all employees have annual medical examination. Pedestrians and mobile traffic shall be segregated by defined and protected walkways. The lighting levels must comply with all country and local requirements and meet or exceed the following illuminating levels.6  Health and Hygiene 200 Lux PW shall provide portable drinking water. platforms. Ewekoro 1.5 Site Lighting PW will install temporary lighting for all roads. general. pathways and working areas. 1. 1. Objectives     To ensure that all persons engaged in our operations are physically and emotionally fit for the jobs they are engaged for.1 Health Procedure PW NIGERIA LTD Health policy is to promote the overall health of the entire workforce and to ensure that the company’s activities do not adversely affect any third parties. accesses.  PW is responsible for the cleanliness of all areas under its control PW shall provide appropriate rest areas for consuming food and taking breaks outside the work areas and ensure that provisions are made for hand washing and will include a portable water supply. speed bumps and other similar requirements will be provided PW to ensure a safe traffic management system. To provide medical facilities capable of responding to and arresting emergency situations. Adequate traffic signs. It is forbidden for the driver of a vehicle or any mobile equipment to use a mobile phone while in motion. A maximum speed limit of 20km/h will be enforced for all vehicles on the site.4       Driving Policy and Pedestrian Protection Seat belts must be worn at all time by any driver or operator and any passengers of any vehicle or mobile equipment. PW will test the proposed supply for contaminates and provide Lafarge with the results before using the water on the site. sanitary toilet and hand washing facilities inside the work place. stairs at all time and permanently 20 Lux 20 Lux External work areas. Access and evacuation roads Walkways.LBC Project HSE Plan. To maintain retainer clinics and ensure that they offer the highest possible medical attention to employees in need. brickwork. compressor rooms and electrical substations 1. Page 20 of 55 . including concreting work.

Ogun State. Medical Evacuation Procedure Page 21 of 55 .O. Supervisors shall be empowered to conduct periodic checks to ensure compliance. Any patient requiring further treatment shall be referred to the site clinic. To create awareness amongst the workforce on the company’ MEDEVAC procedures. To promote high hygiene standards. These shall be equipped with relevant drugs and facilities. Oladuni. Any illness/accident that could not be handled by the site clinic shall be referred to the company retainer clinic. Dr. A standard drugs list shall be kept in the first aid boxes.A. Name of Site Doctors: Dr. To educate our workforce on the required health practices. Drug/Alcohol It shall be a termination offence for any employee of PW NIGERIA LTD to be under the influence of alcohol or in possession of or under the influence of any non-prescription drug. To provide MEDEVAC facilities. E. Site Clinic The site clinic located within the site shall be fully equipped with essential drugs. This rule shall apply on a 24-hours basis. Smoking Smoking shall be strictly prohibited in every part of a Restricted Area. Ewekoro      To provide adequate drugs for the site clinic and ensure the provision of first aid and facilities at all job sites. The first aid posts shall be manned by qualified Nurse. Madandola Name of Site Nurse: Miss Seun Savage Retainer Clinic PW NIGERIA LTD retains the services of registered clinic in Ifo. A qualified Doctor shall be in charge of the site clinic. The first aid facilities shall be used for administering initial treatment to the patient/injured. Medical cases that could not be handled by the site clinic shall be referred to the retainer clinic.LBC Project HSE Plan. Drugs shall be requested when they are below reorder level. A. illegal or controlled substance while working on the project. First Aid Facilities First aid boxes shall be adequately provided at site. Arrangement shall also be made with the retainer clinic to train a considerable number of the workforce in first aid Management. All first aid boxes shall be refilled whenever necessary.

approved by Lafarge prior to construction. setting basins and sanitary pits. subcontractors and suppliers of at least the minimum following facilities.127. No. Lagos Motor Road. sewer. Temporary power generation and distribution system. Ewekoro In the event of any serious medical case requiring evacuation form site.LBC Project HSE Plan. The casualty shall be given first aid attention at the site clinic and later referred to the retainer clinic for proper medical attention. Temporary lighting Temporary portable table water Temporary fire fighting system designed by PW and approved by Lafarge. Ibikunle Soremekun. Depending on the severity of the injury. at its own expense. 1.        Temporary and fully equipped offices. PW shall be required to submit a plan of its temporary power distribution with sufficient detail to allow Lafarge to review and approve the plan it is implemented. Ifo-Ogun State. including fuel storage with retainage capability. taking into account all the following safety requirements:      Fenced compound and camp areas Security services to ensure the workers are protected Proper housing facilities Proper cooking facilities Proper canteen / mess facilities Page 22 of 55 . the injured person will be sent to the retainer hospital: SOREMEKUN MEMORIAL HOPITAL LTD. Temporary sanitary toilet units properly distributes on site and show on the site plan. Vesper Bus-Stop. Sanitary washing facilities on site for the workers. PW shall arrange for regular cleaning and service at its cost.7 Temporary Site Facilities & Camp Site Facilities: PW. Temporary drainage.    Housing / Camps PW shall provide a proper and safe living environment. shall arrange for the supply. canteen. All distribution panels must be able to be de-energized and locked-out without opening the panel door. Temporary covered rest areas easily accessible by the workers. Any changes to the system must be followed-up with a revision by PW and pre-approved by Lafarge. Doctor I/C: Dr. the Project Manager/or Safety officer shall initiate medical evacuation. to all its employees. first aid stations and medical facilities.

setting basins and sanitary pits Temporary power generation and distribution system. ground condition. Drugs. Ewekoro             Recreation facilities Medical.LBC Project HSE Plan. All lifts must be managed by a competent lifting and rigging person.  Storing equipment properly on level prepared ground. prequalified by PW and approved by Lafarge. Explosives Page 23 of 55 . Lafarge has the right to audit and inspect PW housing and camp areas at any time.  Special precautions must be taken when loading and unloading materials with respect to crane safety. Temporary lighting Temporary portable water system Water tower for pressurized water service Temporary fire fighting system Other item as required by Lafarge to ensure the facility meets all country and local requirements.8 Handling and warehousing PW shall prepare the equipment storage and lay-down areas as follows: Providing Lafarge with a detailed lay-down plan that anticipates app phases of the project. leveling. Alcohol. compacting and stabilizing all storage areas. storage areas.  Underage “Motor Boys” are not allowed on the site at any time. reach or angle of crane boom.  Backfilling. including fuel storage with proper retaining walls. first aid and ambulance service Transportation to and from the site Temporary sanitary toilet units with regular cleaning and service Sanitary washing & shower facilities Temporary drainage. pedestrian walkways  Materials must be neatly stacked in a safe manner  Supports. sewer. Weapons.9 Ammunitions. PW must supply a plan to Lafarge as to how they will manage this issue before any material is received on-site. load centre of gravity. 1. wood or other materials will be placed under all equipment. to ensure that all issues are being properly managed. load spreading of crane feet / tracks. boom extension. 1.  Provide lighting throughout the storage areas (See Lux requirements above)  Provide security posts in the storage areas  Provide temporary drainage to ensure the areas remain accessible at all times  Clearly mark and define vehicle access roads. The camp and facilities shall be constructed following safe standards and practices as required by the ILO (International Labour Organization) the country and local codes and Lafarge. No equipment can be set directly on the ground without proper drainage or support to ensure the equipment is not exposed to mud and other related impacts.  Dewatering pumps will be provided to ensure the areas do not become submerged or flooded should the drainage become blocked.

The Site security shall have the right at any time to search any vehicles entering the site and refuse admission to anyone found in possession of the aforementioned items or if any person is found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. shall be dismissed from the site immediately. A full day off per week is mandatory for all workers. Ewekoro Any ammunition. PW shall provide Lafarge with the following information before the start of any work: • • • • Hours per day Hours per week Hours per month Any requested shift work • Page 24 of 55 . drugs or any banned or illegal substances is prohibited on the site. explosives or weapons of any type are not authorized on site. explosive. night. narcotics and non-prescribed controlled substance is prohibited from the project site • Persons under the influence of any of the above substances are not allowed to enter the site and will be asked to leave the project site if found to be in violation of the policy.10 Working hours PW shall follow all country and local laws for day. or in possession of weapons while on the site. distribution or sale of alcoholic beverages. • Violation of this Policy is a condition for dismissal and possible prosecution under country and local laws. regardless of the country or local requirements. weapons found on the site shall be immediately reported to the Lafarge Site Manager. The consumption. The Drug and Alcohol Policy applies to all disciplines and all levels of the workforce. Any ammunition. possession or sales of alcoholic beverages. The abuse of alcohol and controlled substances on the project site is interpreted as a serious safety threat to all personnel involved. • Lafarge expects PW to enforce an alcohol and drug free work place. PW and its subcontractors will be required to proactively participate in the programme on the Lafarge project. • Individuals may be tested when involved in an accident or anytime as requested by Lafarge. Any person under the influence of alcohol or banned substances or the carrying of weapons of any kind in. Any person found to be under the influence or in possession of alcohol or drugs. 1.LBC Project HSE Plan. the area or areas affected shall be cordoned off to prevent access by any person and all personnel shall leave the areas immediately. The following is the policy that will be enforced on the project site regarding the abuse of alcohol and controlled substances: Possession. weekend and holiday work. on or around the Site is strictly forbidden. In the case where ammunition or explosives are found. The cost of replacing any offending person or persons under the control of the PW shall be covered by its management. use.

Lafarge personnel wearing light red badges are not allowed to give comments. 1.12 Personnel Transport PW shall provide proper safety means of transport for his personnel equipped with individual seat belts. dedicated parking area to ensure they are properly screened prior to entering the site. No personnel with the transported on open pick-up trucks. high walled trucks or similar improper modes of transport.11 Client Communication Only Lafarge designated personnel are allowed to give comments.14 • • 2. instructions or orders to PW unless it concerns a dangerous situation where people are in immediate or imminent danger to life and health which must be addressed without delay. PW shall submit a draft for approval by Lafarge prior to site mobilization. 1. Ewekoro PW shall comply with all country and local regulations.1 Permit to Work For any task or work presenting high risk for the health and safety of personnel. permits and laws 1. The following activities require a Permit to Work prior to execution: • • • • • WAH Electrical Energy isolation Explosive / blasting Critical lifts Working at Height Work on electrical systems with potential to be energized Isolation of all energy sources Work with explosives As identified by the Lafarge Site Safety Manager Page 25 of 55 . 1. recommendations. instructions or orders to PW unless it concerns a dangerous situation where people are in immediate or imminent danger to life and health which must be addressed without any delay. recommendations. PW shall follow the Lafarge Mobile Equipment Advisory attached to this document. flat bed trucks. Emergency Response plan: Fire Prevention Procedure: Medical Management Procedure: (Refer to HSE PR 45 (Refer to HSE PR 18) (Refer to HSE PR 16) Method Statement / Risk Assessment and Work Permits 2. a Permit to Work procedure will be mandatory.LBC Project HSE Plan.13 Employee Safety Handbook PW shall provide his workers with an employee safety handbook explaining the health and safety rules and requirements of the work site. All employees must be dropped off at the site entrance or in the specified.

must check that the work is implemented in compliance with the conditions of the Permit to Work and that these conditions have not changed. Submission to the Lafarge’s representative of task requiring Permits to Work are required one week ahead of the schedule time to execution. No PTW will be validated without them. any Permit to Work will have to include a related method statement and a risk assessment. Any changes must be captured on a new Permit to Work. floor casting Critical rebar placement Silo bases. modification of scaffoldings Elevated Formwork Slips form. approved by Lafarge. tunnels. massive concrete foundations and other Lafarge designated structures Radiography Activities involving radioactive sources Night work Special authorization is required for any night shift activities. If conditions detailed in the permit are not being followed. As a principle. As a consequence. Lafarge have the right and will routinely check the Permit to Work. a Permit to Work will be associated to each specific and clearly identified highrisk task. and defines the precautions to be taken before allowing work to star. risk assessment and method statement must always be posted in a weatherproof folder (provide by PW) at location of the work in order to allow Lafarge and PW’s team to check it. Lafarge has the right to stop the related task.LBC Project HSE Plan. Page 26 of 55 . dismantling. WAH Permits to Work must follow the required Lafarge format detailed in the WAH Standard attached to this document. for the task to be authorized. A copy of the permit/procedure. PW’s supervisor responsible for the execution of the task. A Permit to Work will be a written and formal document. Ewekoro • • • • • • • • • • Deep excavation > 1m depth Ground penetration When working beside or near buried services Piling Including sheet piling for soil stabilization Hot works Work producing heat or sparks Confined space entry Entering into and working in a confined area Scaffolding Erection. which authorizes certain people to carry out a specific work at a certain time and place. The Permit to Work will be issued by PW and will need to be countersigned by the Lafarge representative. Duration of a Permit to work: The maximum duration of a permit-to-work is one week unless authorized by Lafarge in writing. Failure to comply with this requirement can delay the work and all impacts are at the PW’s expenses. and communicated all personnel involved with the task before work is allowed to continue.

Related work must not be started before the method statement is approved by Lafarge.2 Method Statement A method statement details the way a work task or process is to be completed. During the course of the work. Afterwards PW may recommence the work provided all safety requirements and associated documentation is in place. any deviation must be discussed and approved by Lafarge before any changes can be made. Ewekoro At minimum. the method statement must be strictly implemented and followed. Safety work method statements must be attached to or incorporated into the associated site Health and Safety plan and be kept up to date for review by Lafarge at any time. PW is also responsible to check that actual operations follow the method statement and to inform Lafarge in case of any changes. The method statement shall be reviewed and approved by all concerned parties within the PW’s organization and signed by its Safety Manager. and include a step by step guide as to how to do the job safety. PW must produce method statements for all major construction activities. method statements must also be developed for these activities before the work continues. The method statement must also detail which control measures will need to be introduced to ensure the safety of anyone who is affected by the task or process. Once approved. The actual format will be provided by PW but must contain the following elements. if further activities arise and are identified as having HSE risks. The method statement should also outline the hazards involved.1. leading to the risk assessment process for each task. the work must be stopped and PW and Lafarge must meet to review and approve the changes. 2. at a minimum: Page 27 of 55 . a carbonized triplicate system (3 copies of the permits to work) or similar Lafarge approved system should be utilized. When there is a need for a deviation from the agreed to method. These method statements are mandatory for any works that have a high risk rating and for all activities presenting a potential risk for safety of personnel as listed in Chapter 2.LBC Project HSE Plan. All parties involved in the work must also be notified of any changes before the change can be implemented. It will then be submitted to the Lafarge Site Manager for comments and approval. Lafarge reserves the right to request a method statement for any task they believe requires this level of review.

Risk Assessments must be carried out to satisfy the requirements of legislation but above all to ensure the Health & Safety of all personnel. The potential hazards and risk associated with the work activities. Evaluate the risks and decide on precautions t be taken. PW shall follow a “5 Step Risk Assessment Approach” 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Identity all potential hazards. Record all findings and implement them as recorded. Safety checks and related clearances at specific stages. fire extinguishers. All risk assessments must be reviewed with PW’s personnel prior to undertaking the specific task.3 Risk Assessment PW shall complete risk assessments for tasks presenting a potential risk for the safety of personnel as listed in chapter 2. work methods. Details of the inspection and maintenance checks which will be needed for any equipment listed. The names and qualifications of those who will supervise the work. protective measures. Review the assessment routinely and update as necessary. Name of method statement originator and the authorization date. both plant and equipment. scaffolds. Inspect and approve the work area conditions. Details of any work permits required to complete the work and where they will be posted. Page 28 of 55 . Identification of the resources. tools and materials. plant equipment and tools. such as ladders. electrical leads. standards and procedures applicable to the work. A description of what training is required for personnel involved with the work The names of those who have been or will be trained for the work activities described in the safety work method statement and the names and qualifications of those responsible for training them. welding machines. Final clearance that they activity is completed to the written requirements. regulations. that is mostly likely to be used on the work site. All precautions taken to protect health and safety Identification of applicable sections of HSE legislation. Arrangements for changing and or deviating from the method statement. All requirements for Personal Protective Equipment and confined space testing. Identify who might be harmed and how. General description of activity or work to be undertaken A detailed step-by-step sequence of activities and tasks involved in performing the work including associated risks and the required control measures for each stage.LBC Project HSE Plan. including safety precautions and any restrictions. grinders. codes.1 and any other task as requested by Lafarge. • • • • • 2. Ewekoro • • • • • • • • • • • Individual responsible for the activity and its safety.

Competence can be expressed as a combination of Knowledge. Awareness. Expert assistance should be consulted when the required expertise is not available on the site. Ewekoro The risk assessment findings must be summarized in the risk assessment form which must include a description of the operation. a change in the process. trained and competent to do so. training and experience and the person must have the authority to make the necessary changes or to stop the work if a variance is discovered. or if something changes (new workers are involved. a description of the hazards of the operation. the risk rating and the measures taken to eliminate or minimize the risk.LBC Project HSE Plan. Example of the 5X5Risk Assessment 5X5 RISK MATRIX Page 29 of 55 . depending on risk. Risk Assessments must be reviewed routinely. the anticipated effects. the probability of the risk. etc). the numbers of employees exposed to the hazard. Risk assessments must be carried out by a person who is experienced.

It is a persistent issue (No control measure in place) Likely This event will occur again at some time (Poor training. lack of supervision or inefficient controls in place) Possible It is quite possible that this event will occur again at some time (Poor supervision or inadequate controls are in place) Unlikely There is a slight chance of this event occurring again (Defined safe systems of work are in place with only occasional exposure) Rare This event may occur again but only in exceptional circumstances (Activity is adequately controlled through effective policy. Ewekoro Descriptor Almost certain Likelihood of occurrence – Effectiveness of existing control measures This even will occur again. PW shall implement a risk control/elimination approach following the Hierarchy of controls (HOC). Page 30 of 55 .LBC Project HSE Plan. These Standards and advisories are to be considered as minimum requirements for PW but does not relieve it from the other requirements of this document or country and local laws and requirements. The Hierarchy of Controls: (HOC) Step 1) Elimination Step 2) Substitute Step 3) Isolate Step 4) Engineering Step 5) Administration & PPE 3 Lafarge Group Standards The following Lafarge Group Standards and Advisories are mandatory on all Lafarge sites. training & supervision) Once the risk assessment is completed for a task.

Ewekoro Standards     Personal Protective Equipments Working at Height PW Safety Management Reporting & Investigating (PPE) (WAH) (CSM) (R & I) Advisories        3. must be attached to a safety helmet Gas Welding / Burning Goggles Welding jackets / Aprons Welding gloves Dusk Masks Respirators Overalls / Coveralls Rain / Coveralls Flotation devices Page 31 of 55 .1 Lockout/Tagout/Tryout – LOTOTO Working safely around bulk material conveying systems Working safely around stockpiles & surge piles Mobile Equipment – implementing basic safety requirements Mobile Equipment – implementing basic safety requirements (Evian Booklet) Use of mobile and lifting equipment for working at height WAH) tasks Confined space Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Compliance with the Lafarge Group H & S standard for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is mandatory at all sites.LBC Project HSE Plan. ear-muffs or ear-plugs Welding Shields. Mandatory Lafarge PPE:   Safety Footwear High Visibility Clothing or Vests Other PPE for specific task and work activity: (To be further defined in PW Safety Plan)              Gloves Hard hat / Safety Helmet Safety Glasses Ear defenders.

and vendors when the noise exposure exceeds 80 decibels over an eight hour weighted average (TWA). All inexperienced new hires. Personnel involved in welding activities must also wear their safety helmet at all times. PW shall document in their Project-specific Health & Safety Plan all anticipated high noise levels and areas that will be generated due to their work activities. PW shall provide personal protective equipment for all personnel (including visitors) in accordance with the project-Specific Health & Safety Plan.LBC Project HSE Plan. Clothing Requirements: Long Pants and shirts covering the shoulder with a minimum 10 cm sleeve. with less than 1 year’s site work experience. Dark colored safety glasses are not accepted or permitted for use during these activities. 3. PW shall post sign warnings of any potential high noise levels due to their work activities. Ewekoro Note: Welders should be provided with safety helmets with detachable face shields.2 Working at Height (WAH) Page 32 of 55 . PW shall post signs throughout the site identifying the PPE requirements for each area / and zone. PW shall ensure their policy on respiratory protection addresses all regulatory requirements at the Lafarge Standard for PPE. Gloves must be worn when necessary to protect the hands. In no case shall the personnel be exposed to more than 105 dB (A). visitors. must also be easily visible and distinguishable by wearing a different colored helmet in order to help monitor and supervise them while they are working on site. Hearing Conservation: Personal hearing protection shall be worn by ALL PW employees. All safety personnel must be easily visible and distinguishable from other personnel by using a different colored helmet. high visibility vest etc. Note: Properly specified Gas Welding goggles must be utilized by workers when they engaged in gas welding / burning activities. Respiratory Protection: At a minimum. Specific heat resistant equipment must be worn when there is a risk of contact with hot material.

When ladders with such defects are discovered. A systematic and all-encompassing review of edge and hole protection systems must be performed weekly and detailed. Holes must be protected either by edge protection (see above) or covered and secured by steel plate of adequate strength and reinforcement and welded or bolted into position.LBC Project HSE Plan. walkways. scaffolding. they shall be removed from services and destroyed. roofs or any walkway accesses. For non-permanent platforms. platforms. guardrails and toe-boards etc) of permanent platform. Ladder/Stairways: • PW’s Competent Person shall inspect all ladders weekly. roofs. stairs and accesses before any related work is allowed to start. Mobile Equipment Work Platform or by a properly designed and tested man-basket operated by a competent crane operator trained in the lifting of personnel. Job-made wooden ladders are not allowed on any Lafarge project. have clear access at top and bottom. Beam walking is strictly forbidden except with a properly designed lifeline. edge protection must also be provided using scaffolding tubes or other suitable methods capable of resisting 100 kg of lateral force. • • • Access to the work areas shall be by fixed ladder. self retracting lanyards or similar device as approved by Lafarge. in writing. or other faulty or defective construction is prohibited. and submitted to the Lafarge site team. Stepladders shall only be used in an open (full extended) position The top cap and top step of the stepladder shall not be used as a step Ladders shall be placed on a substantial base of a 4-1 pitch. Ewekoro Compliance with the Lafarge Group H & S Standard Working at Height (WAH) is mandatory at all sites. Working on structural steel buildings and structures Work at Height permits must be obtained for all structural steel erection works unless the areas are fully isolated with handrail. extend a minimum of 1 meter above the landing and be secured against movement while in use. broken or split rails. Page 33 of 55 • • • • . The use of ladders with broken or missing rungs or steps. Floor openings and holes: • • • Holes are not allowed on floors. Special attention must be paid to the following conditions: Edge protection: • • PW shall install the final edge protection (handrails. • • Risks related with WAH must be systematically analyzed during review of the method statements and risk assessments performed for the related WAH construction jobs. proper access provided and all holes or potential fall risks properly mitigated. Safety nets shall be properly designed and utilized where possible.

the workers must use a tool belt. Ladders are required when ascending on or descending from truck beds or trailers. when working on or around energized electrical equipment and related electrical hazards. stairs. PW shall use the required PPE when working on electrical equipment. must be qualified accordingly to all applicable county laws and regulations to perform any electrical work. or ramps will be provided where a change in elevation is equal to 19” or greater. will be properly trained and must complete a risk assessment. The 3-point-contract rule must be observed and utilized when working on ladders or travelling up or down stairs. Page 34 of 55 .3 Energy Isolation (LOTOTO) Compliance with the Lafarge Group H & S Advisory LOTOTO is mandatory at all sites. The area around the top and bottom of a ladder shall be kept clear of any debris or material. Ladders.4 Confined space entry (CSE) Compliance with the Lafarge Group Advisory for CSE is mandatory at all sites. All electrical equipment installation.LBC Project HSE Plan. PW. Electrical equipment supplied by PW shall provide full employee protection and shall minimize exposures to any live electrical components. all personnel must face the ladder and maintain a minimum of three points of contact. repair. PW. Ewekoro • • Ladders used in any location where they could be displaced by traffic shall be secured to prevent displacement and shall be barricaded. when performing electrical work. Hoists shall be provided next to ladders where employees must carry materials between levels. and maintenance shall follow the appropriate IEC standards as provided by Lafarge. When ascending or descending a ladder. • • • • • • 3. 3. If working off ladders. Hoists or similar devices should be used to raise toolboxes and tools to working platforms to ensure the 3-point-contract rule is followed. When working from ladders. fall protection equipment shall be utilized if working near the building perimeter or around open shafts or other related hazards. An employee shall not carry an object that cold cause the employee to lose balance and fall. Only qualified persons shall be permitted to work on or near energized or isolated electrical systems or components.

LBC Project HSE Plan.1 Other required standards and procedures Safety Procedures See Appendix H. Ewekoro 4 4. Section 2 Item No HSE-PR-01 HSE-PR-02 Description Safety procedure for removal of gratings Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) Dust control procedure Medical management procedure Fire prevention procedure Gas cylinder use and storage procedure Ladder procedure Waste management procedure Procedure for excavation work Cutting welding grinding procedure Equipment guarding Safety demolition work procedure Noise management and control procedure Radiation safety procedure Night work procedure Prevent slips and trips procedure Emergency response plan Manual handling safety working procedure Underground blasting & safety work procedure Rev No Date of Issue HSE-PR-03 HSE-PR-04 HSE-PR-05 HSE-PR-06 HSE-PR-07 HSE-PR-08 HSE-PR-09 HSE-PR-10 HSE-PR-11 HSE-PR-12 HSE-PR-13 HSE-PR-14 HSE-PR-15 HSE-PR-16 HSE-PR-17 HSE-PR-18 HSE-PR-48 Page 35 of 55 .

at PW’s request shall reasonably assist in its developing procedures. it is their responsibility to contact the appropriate local locating services and comply with all country and local requirements. obtain all necessary permits from the proper country. bridges or buildings. At any time.LBC Project HSE Plan. A task specific risk assessment shall be completed for all works activities that my impact the following utilities. IT Systems) Inland transport and site 4. A “Cat Scanner” will be provided and utilized by PW to identify any underground services. trucks must not be overloaded. his subcontractors or his suppliers.2 PW shall use every reasonable means to prevent any of the access ways or bridges to the Site and/or Quarry from being damaged by any traffic from PW. Sewage. PW shall be responsible for all site warehousing and handling systems. parts. Telephone lines. Control Systems. Ewekoro Overhead / Underground Services Equipment operators and truck drivers are not allowed to operate around potential overhead or underground services that could present a risk. Trucks should be selected based on the suitability to complete the required tasks. PW shall select appropriate routes and appropriate vehicles. Gas. Whenever PW performs excavation work. For any work required near these utilities. at his cost. • • • Electric Power Cables Plant or external utility lines – (Steam. pathways. tools. state and/or local authorities as required for the purpose of transporting the Supplies and any Materials and other equipment to the Site and/or Quarry. Fire Alarm Systems. Packaging materials must not be left on site and shall be removed routinely at its expense. Storage areas shall be organized in such a way as to facilitate the safe retrieval of equipment. accessories and materials. Lafarge. Lubrication. The required actions must be taken to ensure the underground services are isolated before excavation commences. PW shall consult Lafarge and submit alternative action plans if requested to do so. Fuel. Hydraulics etc. He shall plan his logistics to minimize the moves to and from the Site and/or the Quarry in order to avoid any damage to roads. PW shall. PW shall identify any and such risks and clearly identify them with proper safe distances clearly posted. fixtures. Water pipes. Page 36 of 55 .) Other lines – (Communication cables.

All mobile equipment must be inspected and approved by Lafarge prior to use on site. o All lights must function. signalling. hydraulic oil. This includes PW equipment and vendor trucks with obstructed vision in the rear. The associated documentation should be handled over to Lafarge for review and assessment and equipment found to be defective in way. o Functioning and audible reverse sirens. The operator must not use or answer a mobile phone while any equipment or vehicle is in operation. the operator must be certified and trained. o Tires with adequate thread depth and suitable for the condition they will be used in. riggers.LBC Project HSE Plan. standards and regulations of the country the project is executed in. roadworthiness inspection certificates in line with all country and local laws and practices. picks and reach calculations. o Clean and undamaged windows.     All equipment brought on the site must meet all applicable laws. break oil or coolant). restraining and rigging devices and equipment. shackles. E 1 EQUIPMENT Mobile equipment Compliance with the Lafarge Group Advisory for mobile equipment is mandatory at all sites. must be equipped with rollover safety cages. Page 37 of 55 . Proper lifting and rigging of equipment must be utilized when offloading the trucks or other transport equipment in line with typical safe practices with respect to cranes. taglines.  Banks-men and Signal-men must be provided for guiding mobile equipment as required by the job or Lafarge. crane lifting capacities. o Functioning and audible horn. holding a valid license and must be medically fit. Ewekoro All equipment and materials must be secured properly and safely. back-up alarms. Equipment not having an operate-able back up alarm will be removed from service or the site. All vehicles or equipment must be fit for use and the following points must be checked: o Clean and undamaged mirrors. movement alarm. lubrication oil. o Earth moving or other equipment designated by Lafarge. Where required by Lafarge. including high & low beam headlights. turn-indicator lights and brake lights. slings. (fuel. utilizing proper fastening methods. o If applicable. o All equipment must be free from leaks. will not be permitted to enter the site.

They must be stored away from any heat source warmer than 50C. including the following items:     Welding face shield Gas cutting goggles Welding gloves Welding jacket Page 38 of 55 .LBC Project HSE Plan. All mobile equipment operators shall follow al posted speed limits. The following requirements must also be followed for gas Cylinder Storage. Passengers are forbidden from riding in the bed of pick-up trucks. Cylinder Storage – All gas Cylinders must be tied and secured at all times. Lafarge may require a specific permit to work in potentially hazardous areas.   Cylinder Trolleys Cylinder cages / Lifting baskets Note : The design of these methods must be approved by Lafarge. Acetylene cylinders must be secured before they are transported or moved. road traffic signs and safety instructions.         3 They must be stored more than 10 meter of any open flame. Compressed Gas Cylinders Gas Cylinders can only be transported on site using the following methods. They must be stored vertically or in an approved basket/carrier when in use. Proper PPE shall be worn at all times. Ewekoro       2 Any mobile equipment must be loaded and unloaded from any transporter truck following safe work practices and procedures under full supervision by PW and equipped with proper ramps. All empty cylinders shall be stored separately from full cylinders with their valves close and shall be segregated by bottle type. Gas Cutting / Welding Personnel performing welding and cutting tasks shall qualified and trained regarding the hazards associated with compressed gas cylinders and the appropriate emergency response procedures. Cylinders must be pulled by the cylinder valve. They must not be stored near an electrical source nor where they could come in contact with exposed electrical wiring. Employees shall not ride in cabs of equipment unless there are 2 seats and the equipment is designed for that purpose and has 2 seat-belts. In specific cases. Any oxygen and Acetylene gas cylinders should be separated by a distance of 5 meters when stored in bulk stores. Personnel shall not be hoisted by forklifts at any time. This rule also applies to personal vehicles entering or exiting the plant property. Seat belts shall be worn at all times when operating any mobile equipment.

All welding machines shall be grounded. Gas hoses (pipes) must be of suitable designed materials. with functioning inlet and outlet pressure gauges. Hoses must be properly run on overhead brackets or similar methods to prevent tangling of the hoses or causing trip hazards. cracked or damaged. The gas regulators must be in proper working condition. The regulators should be tightened using properly sized cylinder spanners. When gas hoses are worn. they must be replaced. Ewekoro   Welding apron Other items requested by Lafarge for specific tasks Screens shall be provided by PW and placed around any welding or cutting areas and the following requirements            4 Systems must conform with all relevant country and local regulations. secured and tightened with the locking screws and soap tested for leaks. All hoses must be inspected regularly prior to each use. Proper portable fire extinguishers shall be supplied at each welding or cutting work areas. All hoses and systems must be protected from any welding sparks and molten metal. All electrical machines must have 2 welding leads. All electrical welding machines must be located in a waterproof location. single or 3 phase Earth Leaking Circuit breaker (ELCB) OR Ground Fault Current Interrupter (GFCI). Cranes Page 39 of 55 .LBC Project HSE Plan. an earth lead and an electrode lead. All connections must be properly crimped and the machine must have an approved electrical label fixed on it. Connecting multiple systems to single tanks is prohibited. Electric Welding Machines       5 All welding machines must be earthed and protected by an adequately sized. The earth should be connected as close as possible to the point of welding. fit for the purpose. A fire watch shall be implemented to check the site at 30 minutes and then 2 hours after welding. All welding rods shall be removed from the electrode holder when not in use. Plastic soap solution bottles should be provided at each system for detecting regulator or connection point gas leaks. Any leaks must be corrected before the system can be used. Flash back arresters must be fitted at both the gas cylinder regulators for each gas and at inlet to the cutting torch for both gases. The cables must be specified correctly and have the correct type of insulation and the correct cross sectional area for the required current carrying capacity to avoid overheating. This distance must not exceed 10 meters at any time. Adjustable spanners or pliers are not to be used on these systems. The gas hoses must be secured with proper fasteners.

properly maintained and have all required certificates required by country and local laws and regulations. Crane cables and slings must conform to all country and local regulations and must be inspected routinely as required by Lafarge. Cranes shall be evaluated for aircraft flight pattern issues and identified. In the event of the use of a crane PW submit a documented crane plan before utilizing any crane on site. Crane outriggers must rest on firm ground. Crane activities will be suspended in the event of poor weather conditions. Eye tests must be completed for any crane operator and rigger. Trained signal men must be present the full time the cranes are in operation. If the supporting ground for the crane is soft. No lift shall be made if the crane is not on level ground. and the manufacture’s operations manual. as needed. as indicated on the crane’s capacity (load) chart(s). All equipment must be provided with documentation of an annual inspection by an independent third party. For heavy or critical lifts. Crane operators and riggers must undergo and pass a medical examination to confirm they are medically fit for the tasks. Ewekoro   All equipment shall be in good condition. High Blood pressure. no lift will be attempted when the wind speed is over 30 KPH and care must be taken where wind speeds over 15KPH are present. Back up. All riggers and Tower crane operators must also be checked for Vertigo. The areas below operating cranes. Any personnel not related to the lift activity must be removed from these areas during the lift.LBC Project HSE Plan. adequate for the load. with flagging and/or beacon.PW shall submit a list of the tests he plans to perform on crane operators and riggers to Lafarge for review and approval before the start of any lifting operations. All crane activities shall be conducted by a trained and certified competent person. The crane plan must be reviewed and approved during the preConstruction Safety Review. All cranes must be equipped with proper pads to distribute the stabilizer loads. and other ailments that could affect their work. All cranes must be fitted with operational anti-two blocking safety systems. including lift and swing radius areas will be clearly defined and marked. Crane load charts specific to the crane must be available inside the crane operators cab or the crane must be immediately taken out of service. PW shall provide a Lafarge approved communication system before any crane would be used on site. movement and slewing horn shall be in proper working condition and must be regularly inspected. The area around the crane and under the path of a crane load must be roped-off with white and red streamers or other approved methods. the lift shall not be made without properly applied crane mats or steel plates. Page 40 of 55                        . Any drop zones must be established and cordoned off prior to any lift. A daily documented safety inspection shall be completed and maintained for each crane and made available for review by Lafarge when requested. All cranes must be fitted and equipped with levelling systems. The annual inspection certificate and the above described documentation shall be submitted to Lafarge prior to the crane arriving on the site. All cranes must be fitted and equipped with functioning load indicators. No lifting shall be made that exceeds 90 percent of the manufacture’s rated capacity of the crane. All loads must be supervised by only by competent certified riggers.

If the slings show signs of any heat related stress. If any of these conditions are found. they will be taken out of service.552 or equivalent standard as approved by Lafarge. All loads shall have a tag line attached to the load when possible. If the full range of motion of the lift is not visible to the operator. Minimum inspection periods cannot exceed one month. All slings. rigging and lifting equipment shall be inspected by a qualified person (as the term “qualified person” is defined by OSHA). bird caging. All slings must be tagged to indicate their lifting capacity. burn marks. chain falls or comea-longs will be inspected for any type of distortion. Mobile cranes are only to be used with outriggers fully extended and tyres off the ground unless manufacture’s recommendations allow other means. Slings. flat spots. No handmade or hand woven slings shall be utilized on any Lafarge site. Page 41 of 55 . or melting. Must be inspected and approved for use by a person in accordance with requirements and frequency stipulated by the local laws and regulations. Must meet all specified rigging and safety requirements. A colour coded tagging system must be used for the inspections and tracking of the slings. Must be designed and engineered by competent person with a professional licence specific for that activity. Wire rope rigging will be checked for broken wires or strands. Lifting equipment such as shackles. All slings. Rigging and Lifting Equipment:           Tower Cranes 6          Qualified and properly certified riggers will only be allowed to rig material or equipment to be lifted by a crane. Must be certified as fit for the use intended by a competent person. All slings. manufactured spreader bars. daily before each use. If any of these are found the equipment will be removed from service.LBC Project HSE Plan. Must be load tested after full assembly. a signal man or radio communicator must be provided. lifting tackles and shackles shall be inspected every 3 months. a procedure must also be submitted explaining the method of coordination to be used between the cranes to ensure any possibility of a collision is prevented. cracking of the metal and any flat or worn spots. Must be periodically inspected in line with the cranes maintenance plan and any related local or country regulations. If any slings are frayed or have red strings showing that they were overstressed. Ewekoro  A communications system acceptable to Lafarge must be developed for multiple crane operations. OSHA 29 CFR 1926. All wire rope slings must be factory manufactured and certified by a competent authority. they will be taken out of service. rigging and lifting equipment will be inspected in accordance with British standard. When two cranes are working in the same area. Must be installed by competent personnel. All Slings must be tagged and colour coded to indicate that they have passed inspection and are permitted for use. All rigging equipment shall have the safe lifting capacity displayed by means of a tag or other marking. they will be taken out of service.

determine the proper type of slings. If a skewed lift cannot be avoided. The riggers must be capable of properly assessing the loads. All multiple tandem crane lifts require a lifting permit. Ewekoro  PW shall be required to submit to Lafarge professionally engineered drawings of any field fabricated spreader bars or lifting devices. They must also be able to determine the centre of gravity of the load. the lifting capacity of the sling and accessories depending upon the type of lifting method utilized. All lifting wire rope must be regularly inspected and be replaced if the strands of the wire rope are found to be damaged. PW shall be able to provide copies of certification for any lifting and rigging equipment. certified persons. slings and lifting devices are in good condition and robust enough for the intended load. (Including welding inspection. These devices must be designed or approved by a Professional Engineer and must be inspected and certified prior to use. All clips and shackles must be installed properly in accordance with best practices. pick points. A pre-lift meeting shall be held in the field with the crew involved before making the lift. All winches must be anchored in position. A signal-man must be on hand when moving loads with slings or cables and the whole area must be roped off. comment and approval. Sling must be protected against any sharp edges to avoid damage. Synthetic Slings should be used to lift steel or other equipment if the paint could be damaged. All inspections must be completed by competent. Page 42 of 55 . properly. All loads must be lifted vertically if possible. 7 Man Baskets The use of a man basket on a crane is prohibited without prior Lafarge review and authorization.             Lifting & Rigging Plans Lifting and rigging plans and the associated calculations are related information that shall be provided by PW with the related method statement and risk assessments in advance of any related work for Lafarge review. Critical Lift Plans: Any lift exceeding 75 percent of the cranes rated capacity or multiple lifts shall be considered as critical lift. there shall be a presence of a PW supervisor managing it and taking all possible special precautions. Any pulleys or sheaves must be secured safely. shackles and related tackle required. Taglines must be provided and utilized where possible to guide and control loads. assess the weight of the load. Any lift above 5 tons requires a lifting permit. load testing and load calculation). All slings or cables must be used in a way to ensure the handling of the load will occur without any risk potential spillage.LBC Project HSE Plan. PW is required to ensure that any lifting lugs.

A non-skid floor Full toe-boards Full handrails A Steel frame with 4 structural elements connected to a hanging ring having a safety factor as required by local regulations or greater than 10. The slings used with the man basket must be inspected prior to each use. All man baskets must be inspected prior to each use.            All man baskets shall be purchased from a reputable supplier designed and approved by a Professional Engineer (PE). The basket must be lifted by 4 individual slings and shackles. Any shackles must be lifting wired so that they cannot accidentally open. OSHA 29 CFR 1926. Any scissor-lifts shall not be used without t safety closure in place across entrance. All personnel in the man basket must wear a full body harness clipped on the crane hook. All man baskets must be certified and be provided with a unique serial number.550 requirements or a Lafarge approved equivalent standard. All man baskets must be load tested prior to the first use on site. Man baskets shall not be manufactured at site. A proper locking mechanism shall be provided for locking the access door. Hi-jacks or similar devices shall not be used without the outriggers fully extended. All operating and safety manuals. Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWP’s) All man baskets must be built with the following:       8 MEWP’s are to be operated only by personnel who have been trained and qualified with current certification on the model that they will be operating. Personal fall protection shall be worn at all times and must be connected to the approved attachment point while working in a MEWP. All related equipment shall be inspected prior to use and documentation of annual inspection certification shall be provided to Lafarge prior to mobilization on site. A separate sling must be provided for each occupant to attach their full body safety harnesses to and shall be attached directly to the crane lifting hook. All welds must be inspected by an approved expert with the proper inspection tools and equipment. Ewekoro All cranes and man basket activities must be in accordance and fully comply with British Standard. All slings utilized for lifting man baskets must not be utilized for any other lifting purpose or activity. Page 43 of 55 . The number of personnel will be limited to 3. The crane must have proper locking devices to ensure the sling hooks cannot slip from the crane hook.LBC Project HSE Plan. and other related inspection must be located in a weatherproof box on the equipment. at a minimum. if there is no governing country or local rules.

spider. scissors lifts. Must meet all specified rigging safety requirements Hand-tools * * * * * 10. MEWP’s shall not be used on unsuitable or inclined ground exceeding the design capabilities of the specific device. Must be equipped with all the required OEM and any required safety devices Must be installed by competent persons.LBC Project HSE Plan. Ewekoro Aerial-lifts. Must be installed. Personnel utilizing MEWP’s must be supervised at all times they are operating the lift. Must be load tested before first use on site. Personnel must never climb on the handrails of the MEWP’s basket. articulating and telescoping boom lifts. Aerial man lifts shall not be used to lift any suspended materials. Nets / Soft landing Systems Must be designed. specified and engineered by competent persons with professional certification form the country they are used in. the equipment must be inspected by Lafarge before use on the site. PW shall supply Lafarge with a list of all types of MEWP’s they plan to use on the site before the equipment is believed to allow Lafarge to accept or reject the equipment. and similar equipment shall not be operated when wind speeds exceed the manufacturer’s operating instructions. Must be inspected by competent persons as required by any related country laws and regulations. Must be installed by competent persons Must be inspected by competent persons in accordance with country requirements. * * * * 11 Page 44 of 55 . specified and engineered by computer persons with professional certification from the country they equipment will be used in. In case the case of expedited equipment is provided which was not anticipated on the list. All outriggers or stabilizers must be set and adjusted before MEWP is elevated from the fully lowered position. 9 * Alimak Lifts / Gondolas / Bosun’s Chair Theses devices must be designed. mast climbers. operated and utilized by trained and medically fit competent persons.

Before starting any excavation. PW must plan against: Any potential collapse of the sidewalls. Any potential for people or vehicles falling into the excavation. 2 Excavations All excavations must be engineered.LBC Project HSE Plan. The hand-tools must be inspected every 3 months and utilize a color coding system to describe their condition. inspected. Any potential for undermining adjacent structures. Any potential of hitting any underground services. managed. with each distribution circuit equipped with an Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (ELCB) or Ground Fault Current Interrupter (GFCI) protective devices and be reviewed. tested and pre-approved by Lafarge 13 Generators All generators must be earthed with proper neutral and earth bars. All electrical tools must be equipped with industrial waterproof plugs and sockets which can meet IP55. 12 Dewatering pumps Diesel dewatering pumps must be utilized in all situations where practical. the temporary power distribution system must be designed for the environment. Ewekoro All portable hand-tools must be inspected prior to use and tagged and labeled as fit for use. If electric sump pumps are utilized. F 1 CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS Piling: The Contractor must provide an acceptable standard practice to Lafarge before any related work can be performed on site. Lafarge reserves the right to challenge and or reject any standard practices they determine is not safe. Any material falling inside the excavation. All safety devices and switches must be functioning and be in place for the tool to be certified fit for use.0 meter. supervised and controlled by competent persons. A method statement and related risk assessments shall be prepared for any excavation deeper than 1. Page 45 of 55 .

. All barricades must withstand an axial force of 100 KG at a minimum. including monsoons. taking into account the soil conditions and the excavations sloping and benching. Ewekoro PW shall ensure that all necessary supporting. ■ A ■ B 3/4:1 53degrees 1:1 45degrees ■ C 1. Shoring systems must be inspected and checked for integrity to provide access in the excavation. PW will develop an action plan to mitigate all adverse weather effects. flash floods or heavy rains and provide adequate drainage facilities. Soil classification: Definitions of soil classifications and approved inspection methods are outlined in 29 CFR 1926.LBC Project HSE Plan. B becomes a C). A becomes a B. draining and access equipment is on site before starting the work.e. Appendix A to Subpart P Sloping and Benching. Trench boxes. All excavation walls must be checked after heavy rains and during a thaw cycle before a trench or excavation can be entered. All temporary barriers must be secured and tied to prevent the barriers from falling over or being blown away during high winds. Care must be taken to keep traffic away from any excavations.8 m or greater in depth. the Contractor must consult with Lafarge and provide pre-approved written alternative action plans. All barriers must be placed at a safe distance to ensure personnel or equipment cannot enter the excavated area.5:1 34degrees All soil classifications increase 1 level if heavy machinery is operated within 100 meters of the excavation {i. If work is required near these utilities. 3 Drilling. Soil types maximum allowable slopes.652. They must also ensure the work has proper escape plans and systems. All barricades must be 1. they can request a copy from Lafarge. No one is allowed to work alone in an excavation deeper than 1.0 meters. Protection against a possible cave-in at a depth of less than 1. All excavations must be sloped or benched per OSHA or equivalent standards. If the Contractor is unfamiliar with this standard. Mid-rails must be at 0.8 m may be required if the Competent Person determines that soil or other conditions warrant such protection. shoring systems or sheet piles must be utilized in poor soil conditions where there is a potential for the soil to collapse. Blasting & Explosives Page 46 of 55 . as approved by Lafarge.1 meters high with both upper and mid rails.652. Appendix A to Subpart P. All soil and rock deposits shall be classified in accordance with 29 CFR 1926. Equipment operators and truck drivers must not operate closer than the recommended minimum clearance distances from overhead or underground electrical wires as determined by the local utilities. The position of the barricade should also be placed at a safe distance. and shored or safeguarded through the use of a trench box or other engineered earth retention device(s) when excavation reaches 1. All excavations must be substantial and adequately barricaded in order to protect pedestrian vehicular traffic from entering the work areas.55 meters from the ground. equipment and diesel de-watering pumps.

All explosives will be accounted for at all times and a detailed inventory must be kept by PW for review by Lafarge at any time. wood board or similar device. Related methods for scaling and grading of the slopes and waifs. transportation and handling of explosives in compliance with country or local laws and regulations. in writing. Planning & Protection: Prior to any work involving rebar. Special precautions must be documented and taken when blasting in any congested work area or when blasting near utilities. matches. will handle. Other non-related materials cannot be stored in the same storage space as the explosives. All debris from the explosive supplies shall be disposed of in a pre-approved area. ■ ■ ■ ■ A blasting warning and an all-clear siren must be provided and utilized by PW. 6 Silo Construction PW must provide an acceptable standard practice to Lafarge before any related work can be performed on site. set and detonate any explosives. loading and blasting patterns. Signs with clear warning against the use of radio transmitters will be located by the PW on any roads or work areas within 250 meters of the blasting zone. Flagmen or other Lafarge approved signalers must be provided to ensure no personnel enter the blast zone. both above ground and underground. Ewekoro ■ Only authorized and qualified persons. Lafarge reserves the right to challenge and or reject any standard practices they determine is not safe. all safe working practices and related management plans for the storage. or other incendiary devices will be allowed near or around explosive magazines. dry. 5 Slip-forming PW must provide an acceptable standard practice to Lafarge before any related work can be performed on site.LBC Project HSE Plan. No one shall be permitted to work above vertically protruding rebar unless it has been protected to eliminate the hazard of impalement or other related injury. Page 47 of 55 . Any drilling. All explosives must be kept in a locked. a sequencing plan will be submitted to Lafarge for review. pre-approved by Lafarge. 4 ■ Rebar Placement. ■ No open flames. There shall be no blasting or explosive placement activities in the event of an electrical storm. The tops of all exposed rebar must be covered with a rebar cap. Explosive storage PW must provide. Written Safety procedures pre-approved by Lafarge. and cool area until such time they are to be used. Lafarge reserves the right to challenge and or reject any standard practices they determine is not safe. PW shall propose for every stage of the work the following items: • • • • • A Blasting Program A location and orientation plan of the area.

e. Scaffoldings in or near traffic areas must be equipped with safety devices that protect the scaffold from collision or accidental impact. Reflecting warning signs must be installed before the scaffold is used. the side facing the building. Scaffolding situated at roads or at points of transfer and passage must be equipped with protective flooring to prevent tools or debris from falling to the area below. including special applications such as cantilever scaffolding. • • • • • • • • • • • • • System Scaffolding (Peri. Ewekoro 7 Preheater Tower Erection PW must provide an acceptable standard practice to Lafarge before any related work can be performed on site. Riding the scaffolding when one is being moved is forbidden. Doka. For all working levels. Haki. PW will be required to follow at minimum the Chinese code {JGJ130-2001) or BS 5973 & EN 12811-1 and TG20:08 performance requirements and general design considerations for Scaffolds. "knee'-ledger and toe-board. where possible. Lafarge reserves the right to challenge and or reject any standard practices they determine is not safe. there must be fall protection comprised of handrail. handrail. Scaffolding ramps are not to be used in these applications. Stairs towers must be utilized to provide access for any silos and temporary access to buildings and structures. Scaffoldings wheels must be equipped with a locking or blocking system. there must be a three-piece constructional fall protection. Scaffolding design and use: At a minimum. Tube & Coupler scaffolding should be used for applications for which it is not possible to utilize system scaffolding. Lafarge reserves the right to challenge and or reject any standard practices they determine is not safe. Any wheels must be blocked when the scaffolding is being used. At the inside of the scaffolding i. Ground or floor conditions have to be capable of accepting the load to the scaffold fully loaded. if the distance between scaffolding and the related structure is more than 20 cm. Layher.LBC Project HSE Plan. working platforms and cyclone support structures. 9 Scaffolding General: The following options must be considered at the contract negotiation stage and one of the options will be selected to provide scaffolding solutions for the project duration: Independent scaffolding erection company Dedicated scaffolding team supplied by PW Lafarge reserves the right to provide internal or 3rd party scaffolding resources who will be empowered to supervise and control all scaffolding erection. toe-boards are not necessary. 8 Cyclone & Hopper Erection PW must provide an acceptable standard practice to Lafarge before any related work can be performed on site. On other levels. Page 48 of 55 . or equivalent and pre-approved by Lafarge) should be used for all tasks. Scaffolding situated above roads must have signboards defining the clear passage height (if the height is less than 10 m. "knee"-ledger and toeboards.

OSHA or equivalent Lafarge approved standards. Work platforms must be fully planked. Ewekoro • • • • • Scaffold tagging will be required for all scaffolds. Sufficient space on the edges must be provided to allow access to the ledge tube at the platform level with a harness hook when there is no other way to clip the harness. Decks and planks are to be secured as to prevent them from moving. The minimum width of the working platform shall be 60 cm. Ladders outside the scaffolding framing are not allowed. with less than 3 cm gaps. Decks: • For construction levels (i. A thickness of at least 3cm (throughout) is required for all wooden planks • • • • • • • • • Iron hoops at the front of timber planks are preferred to prevent clefts in the decks. Ladders must be fixed at an angle between 65° and 75° (see picture below). For scaffoldings of a width of more than 1.e.and the system must be designed to accept this load. except during the erection and dismantling process. Access: • • • • • Ladders must be included as early as possible in the erection process and removed as late as possible in the dismantling process to reduce the risk of personnel climbing on the related structure. If an access deck arrangement as described above is not feasible. All planking situations shall follow either British standard. in order not to have opening at the bottom of the previous flight of steps. The tagging system shall include identification for completed safe scaffolds and incomplete scaffolds. it must be designed by a competent person to withstand the additional loads. No clefts. Planks are to be placed next to each other. one above the other.0m. All platform boards must be designed to support the intended loads. All diagonal bracing must be in place and secure. • • • • Inspection and use: • Scaffolding shall be used as long as it has been inspected and approved by PW's Safety Officer. Compliance must be maintained with the maximum span of wooden decks or planks in relation to thickness according to proper design and any country or local regulations. Braces do not take the place of mid and top rails. Lafarge reserves the right to restrict the use of any scaffold they believe is Page 49 of 55 . The scaffold system must be securely braced against the structure per the minimum requirements of approved country and local standards. knotholes or cuts are allowed in any deck members. additional measures must be taken to ensure that the is protected (see pictures below).LBC Project HSE Plan. the access decks should be mounted in the same direction. Climbing in or on the scaffold frame is forbidden. Ladders must be arranged inside the scaffolding framing. If the scaffolding system is to be enclosed for wind or weather protection. Ladders must not be arranged outside the scaffolding between lifts. levels used only for erection/dismantling of the scaffold} then the width must be at least 60cm. This space shall be less than 20 cm . Two planks or at least a 45cm wide work platform will be provided at any time the level is accessed. Incorporation of protected ladder bays is required.

Platforms will be tightly planked for their full width. ■ The Scaffolding design and erection drawings must be provided for all scaffolds > 5 meters in height. Ewekoro • • • • • • • • unsafe. including: Mudsills ■ Base plates ■ Screw jacks ■ Scaffolding planks Scaffolding ladders ■ Couplings ■ The "assembly and application instruction" of the scaffolding and the scaffolding design has to be on site and reviewed by the scaffolding team before any erection activities. Risks could be electrical installations. Until the scaffolding is dismantled completely. The floor or work surface must be free from voids. stating that scaffolding is released for use. that the scaffold is no longer allowed to be entered. When the scaffolding is not used anymore or if the use is no longer safe. ■ Scaffold components must be inspected for excessive wear and or and damage before installation. cranes. poor load-bearing foundations and traffic to name a few. Once erected. When the first level has been erected.All casters shall be provided with a positive locking device to prevent the scaffolding from rolling. Payload per area [kg/m2] must be provided by PW for all scaffolds. This "inspection certificate" will take the form of a green tag. the inspection certificate must be immediately removed and a red tag will be put in place. After the scaffolding has been erected. ■ There shall be an employee at every level during manual vertical transport of scaffold elements. holes. Damaged or inappropriate elements are to be removed from the site immediately. the work zone has to be barricaded. all scaffolding must be inspected at least once a week or if it is modified in any fashion. Erection and dismantling: Tools: • Proper tools must be provided for all workers engaged in scaffolding erection including the following: ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ • Tape measure > 5 meters Wood saws Pipe saws Scaffolding spanners 1 meter spirit level Proper scaffolding fixtures and fittings must be provided. shafts and or tunnels. or obstructions. a warning sign must be attached that the scaffold is not allowed to be entered. If the scaffold has more than one entrance or access. ■ The scaffolding team must determine within the intended assembly area if there are risks existing. The height of rolling scaffolds must not exceed four (4) times the shortest base dimension. there must be a warning sign. Manually Propelled Mobile Scaffolds .LBC Project HSE Plan. ■ Scaffolding shall be completed progressively with scaffolders installing a single guardrail on all Page 50 of 55 . multiple tags will be needed at each entrance. the scaffolding foreman will place an "inspection certificate" at a prominent location near the access. ■ During transport by powered measures such as elevators or winches. conveyor systems. other than by the personal erecting it.

Repeat the proceeding steps till the whole scaffold is erected. Beginning with the first level (approximately 2 to 4m) and then at every level. modification or disassembly clearly described in writing on the tag. 5. then the Contractor must request Lafarge to complete a safety review and inspection of the scaffolding. • PW or expert scaffolding company must inform the Lafarge site management team. o Green: Safe for use. Put up the first two frames or poles into the threaded base plates. connect them by ledger near the base plates. • • Anchors and diagonals have to be mounted continuously during the scaffolding progress During erection. Ewekoro lifts to provide protection while at work or traversing the works. o Red: Do not use. o Yellow: Fall protection or special use issues described in writing. inspected and signed with date and next inspection due date indicated. put in the decks and fit the vertical diagonal member. or the expert scaffolding company or resource engaged directly by Lafarge.all damaged or inappropriate elements must be rejected. an intermediate additional "hand". the scaffolders must tie themselves off. The scaffolding will then be inspected and approved by the Lafarge scaffolding expert.LBC Project HSE Plan. it is not allowed for any workers to stay on the scaffolding. 7.and "knee"-ledger. ■ All erection works must adhere to the following sequence. The Scaffolding inspection tagging system should be provided by the contactor and follow the conventions below. there must be a handrail. 8. when and where they intend to erect. 6. under erection. either to the ledger on the walking level or to a steel tube that shall be fixed vertically outside near the access deck by couplings. 1. • Scaffold Inspection Tagging System: • • A Scaffolding inspection tagging system must be implemented at site which clearly highlights the status of each scaffolding system. Repeat steps 2 to 4 until the required full length of the scaffold is reached. Other requirements: Page 51 of 55 . a warning sign shall be placed near the access ladder stating that the scaffolding is under erection and shall not be used other than by approved scaffolding erectors. Immediately after the first scaffolding level has been erected. dismantling and alteration. Never shall the scaffolders work unprotected. For dismantling the above procedure must be followed in reverse order. 4. Lay down load distributing bases and position threaded base plates. Inspection & Use: • The Scaffolding should be approved and inspected by the Contractor's scaffolding expert and determined to be "Safe" & "Fit for use". as well as toe-boards. Adjust the threaded base plate according to spirit level of frames and ledgers. Before entering the next level. 3. modify or dismantle a scaffold in advance to ensure the appropriate tags are attached. ■ Scaffolders must be secured in a full body harness when installing components outside of the handrail. Visual inspection of the scaffolding element that shall be used . 2.

Lafarge reserves the right to challenge and or reject any standard practices they determine is not safe. PW shall submit to Lafarge a plan for any temporary scaffolding and platforms to be utilized during the erection of cyclones. if required by the manufacturer All guardrails must be in place and access gates closed while the unit is in use. indicating all temporary cable routings for the site and which Contractor is responsible for each section. Page 52 of 55 . PW shall provide an acceptable standard practice to Lafarge before any related work can be performed on site. of a competent person approved by Lafarge. All sections and components of the temporary power distribution system must be labeled clearly indicating the source of power and the point of isolation. All panels must be located in waterproof locations. Lafarge reserves the right to challenge and or reject any standard practices they determine is not safe. construction. other irregular shaped components or uses highlighted by Lafarge as requiring a plan. The details must be kept up-todate and be available for inspection by Lafarge.LBC Project HSE Plan. For mobile scaffolding towers. Training. PW shall ensure that electrical panels have dry wooden platforms. If the fall distance exceeds 5m. A map must be maintained. inspection procedures. outriggers or stabilizers must be used. at alt times. All panels must be lockable and reach IP55 {be waterproof). The design. PW shall review this policy to ensure it covers all her needs to ensure their workers are properly protected in terms of LOTOTO risks. The key must be under the control. maintenance. 11 Equipment Erection PW shall provide an acceptable standard practice to Lafarge before any related work can be performed on site. rubber mats or other nonconductive materials under them to protect employees accessing the panels. Minimum safe distances from energized power lines must be maintained at all times. stair towers or internal ladder systems must be used. and reach IP20 {all live parts must be protected against accidental contact or touch) when the panel doors are open. 12 Temporary Electrical Power Distribution System PW shall comply with the Energy Isolation and Lockout / Tagout / Tryout (LOTOTO) policy and procedure established by Lafarge for the Project. Ewekoro An access ladder or other approved method is required to allow safe access and must be provided for all scaffolding. A single line drawing (SLD) and related location map must be available at site with details of the cable routings and must be maintained as the system expands or contracts. and operation of self-propelled mobile scaffolds must comply with the manufacturer's requirements and documentation. All panels. distribution circuits must be designed to be to isolated and locked for all incoming and outgoing power circuits. operation and maintenance of the site temporary power supply must comply with all relevant country and local regulations.

earthing and neutral bars must be established. tools. approved and tagged prior to use and audited and tested following a clearly defined inspection plan and colour coding system. cords must be suspended. or other openings that may result in pinch points. Portable hand tools must be removed from service when they become defective or if they do not meet minimum safety requirements required by Lafarge. trash carts. Portable ELCB's or GFCI's are to be tested daily. must be inspected and tested on a regular basis and a documented record of inspection and testing must be maintained. Neutral and Earth must be utilized. 13 Commissioning A Commissioning Plan.LBC Project HSE Plan. Locks & lockout devices must be provided for all circuit breakers. drywall carts. specific to the project. a 3 core cable with Live. Lafarge reserves the right to approve or reject this procedure. Plant Equipment Energizing Page 53 of 55 . tagged and verified that it is properly isolated.) All temporary power distribution systems. which must be labeled to show what each panel and branch controls. windows. PW shall identify all extension cords with a tag or similar method. identifying the it’s company name. PW shall supply a detailed list of all PPE they plan to provide for review prior to mobilizing on the site. No live work is permitted on any temporary power distribution system. Extension cords shall be inspected daily prior to each use. All portable electrical tools. PW shall ensure that all electrical panels have a disconnection device for each branch circuit. they must be protected by steel pipes. No electrical cords will be fastened with staples. will be developed with PW and Lafarge to ensure proper safety methods are employed in this potentially dangerous period of the project. with male & female connections and capable of reaching IP 55. electric machines. These panels must remain permanently and properly locked. Lafarge reserves the right to reject any device they determine unsuitable for the application. devices and equipment. The electrical Contractor shall test ELCB's and GFCI's for the temporary power distribution system on a monthly basis. locked out. handtools etc. The system must be isolated. Adequate PPE and safety equipment must be provided to work on temporary power distribution systems. It will include the following topics. (e. suspended by wire. If this is not possible. aerial/scissor lifts. and extension leads or cords. hung from nails. Cables must be run above ground if possible. For single phase power. If a cord is found to be damaged. as when buried under ground at road crossings. Ail single and 3 phase incoming and outgoing lines must be protected by an Earth Leakage Circuit Breakers (ELCB) or Ground Fault Current Interrupters (GFCI) of suitable and adequate size. it must be removed from service immediately. etc. or positioned in doorways. ELCB's or GFCI's must be used with all temporary power systems including all cord connected equipment and power tools. All plugs and sockets must be of an industrial type. A 5-core cable must be used to distribute the 3 phase. Cords shall be run in an orderly manner as not to cause tripping hazards. Ewekoro The temporary power distribution system must be earthed properly in line with the TNS system. A record of this testing must be maintained at the project site and available for review by Lafarge. main walking path trip hazards. neutral and earth throughout the temporary power distribution system. All cables shall be suitably designed with adequate wire cross sectional areas for the application. Where cord sets have the potential to be damaged or could cause an unsafe condition. When generators are utilized for temporary power. and devices must be inspected.g..

Any questions concerning compliance with these standards must be submitted. Ewekoro Communication PPE and other required safety equipment Rotational checks No load tests Load tests LOTOTO Locks and multihasps Group Lock Boxes Punch list protocol Scheduling Access G APPENDICES PW shall follow all Lafarge Standards and Advisories while on a Lafarge site. PW Nig Ltd. being on a Lafarge site are expected to understand and fully comply with all Standards and Advisories.Implementing basic safety requirements.LBC Project HSE Plan. by PW before it mobilizes on site. Evian Booklet Page 54 of 55 . in writing. 1 Lafarge Group Standards Operational Standards • • Personal Protective Equipment {PPE) Working at Height (WAH) Governance Standards • • Contractor Safety Management (CSM) Reporting & Investigation (R & I) Advisories • • • • • Lockout/Tagout/Tryout – LOTOTO Working safely around bulk material conveying systems Working safely around stockpiles & surge piles Mobile Equipment — implementing basic safety requirements Mobile Equipment .

PW shall provide a Health plan specific to the project covering all aspects of Health management while on the Lafarge site for approval prior to mobilization. 3 GENERAL HSE TARGETS FOR PROJECT SITES 0 0 0 0 3 4 30/MONTH 100% MONTHLY DAILY 1/MONTH WEEKLY AS REQUIRED QUARTERLY TARGET ACTUAL FATALITY RWC LTI MTC FAC HSES ITEM NEARMISS HAZARD OBSERVATION HAZARD CLOSE OUT TOOL BOX TALK TRAINING AUDIT MANHOURS MONTHLY HSES MEETING EMERGENCY DRILLS INSPECTION Page 55 of 55 .LBC Project HSE Plan. Ewekoro • • 2 Use of mobile and lifting equipment for working at height (WAH) tasks Confined Space Health: PW shall be required to comply with the most recent ILO (International Labor Organization) Standards relating to any site and Worker camp health issues.

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