Monthly Safety Stop 8/3/12 @1300 hrs.

Company Location Presenter Contractor Rep
Max Guiseppe Albertazzi


Lyco Rep


Camp A Batch Plant

David/Ernest Prince Quaye

Consar provide N/A

Willem Barnard Mark Nicholson James Fynn/ K Sinclair

Culvert4 / Plant site/ SCS 1 & 4 WBHO @ Plant site chop area WSD/TSF/ Office w/shop @TSF Front gate Comprehensive laydown Front gate Pergah laydown Wade Walker Cummins Orsam Group 5 Allship Jodi DeSimone Plate Site Plate Site MSA MSA Laydown Laydown Batch Plant All Plant site @ Reclaim

Stefan Herbst

Pat Delamotte

WBHO provide

Willem McDonald Harmond Harmond Deon Zandberg Join WW Graham Chapman Graham Chapman Johan du Toit Keith Graham John McHugh Bill

John Asamoah Frank Julius Hogar Peter AgyareAddo Lindved Swart/ Kevin Johnson John Irwin Mark Daniels Rino

WBHO provide N/A N/A WW to provide Group 5 provide Group 5 provide Allship provide Jodi provide DeSimone provide DeSimone provide

Joseph/ Abraham Aidoo Jimmy Perfinan Reginald Eshun Henry Yeboah Rory Gaffney Coenie Guillermo Matamala Mick Fleay Mark Nicholson Yayang Ramlan

not other issues Presentation Notes: • Read the presentation and become familiar with the concepts and text. • When presenting the topic explain why we have the safety stop and today’s topic…communicate important issues. please be prepared and have all assembled to start at 13000hrs promptly This meeting is specifically for the presentation of the subject material. Agenda • • • • Barricading Lightning 10 Golden Rules Review JHA at conclusion of the presentation . caution tape…stand near a barricade if possible. • Speak slowly and clearly and check that all can hear.Notes: This Safety Stop will occur simultaneously across site. practices or programmes to site personnel and to instil the concept of collective responsibility and commitment around safety • When the presentation is finished invite topic specific questions • When it comes to the 10 Golden rules. make the topic specific to your own work groups • If your group requires a translator please be prepared and speak in short sentences. please choose a few that are particularly relevant to your scope on the project • Take along props…danger tape.

   . edge protection must consist of a handrail at 900 mm height and a mid-rail Barricade Identification Barricades shall be identified with the name of the owner of the work location and the name of the person responsible for the barricade.   Where people are working above us we must block access to that area When there is an excavation greater than 300mm deep Types of barricading are…Timber frames. scaffold. and jersey barriers. Collapsible timber barricades are not appropriate for personnel working at height Where a person is likely to fall to another level. Where used. Contact No. Date. the barricade is to be identified. Tape and cones are a soft barricade Hard Barricading shall be used for all barricading purposes.Barricading Type of Barricading depends on the task you are doing Soft barricading is to be used only in temporary situations where hard barricading is not immediately available Soft barricading should not remain in place for periods exceeding 24 hours. soft barricade should be erected on all sides of the hazard. red and white timber barricades may be used around excavations and to restrict access below people working above. Soft barricades are erected to warn people of a hazard. orange plastic mesh. This shall be achieved by the person responsible for the barricade placing a yellow ‘Caution or Out of Service’ tag on each boundary of the fence or barricade structure. Description of Hazard. Hard Barricading Requirements Orange plastic mesh and collapsible. The ‘‘Out of Service” tag will contain the following information:  Placed by.

A person touching or close to an object struck by lightning might be effected by side-flashes or receive a shock.Personal Lightning Protection Lightning strikes to a person or nearby may cause death or serious injury. What does this mean? There will be a series of machines that are fitted with sirens and flashing lights. Very shortly Lycopodium and Newmont will roll out the automated lightning detection and warning system. these machines detect and warn us of thunder storms approaching to site ORANGE ALERT A single 15 second long alert siren will be sounded What happens when we have an orange alert? All Managers and Supervisors upon hearing thunder or receiving the text from the Construction Manager will        Complete crane lifts Suspend crane operations Suspend EWP movements Suspend top tank steel or mill steel operations Prepare to suspend all other outdoor operations Ensure buses and Light Vehicles are positioned for use as shelters Muster earthmoving equipment to the “go” line if possible Contractors and Lycopodium will ensure buses are at the work area ready to be used as a shelter ORANGE ALERT A continuous siren will sound What happens when we have a red alert? All personnel must stop work make there are safe take cover in     Contractor offices and workshops General Administration Building (for GAB staff only) Lightning container (Plant site workshop car park) Designated Site and Contractor Buses (Contractor Company employee drop off points) .

etc. and sheds. Do not assume that the danger has passed after the first strike . Open fields.lightning can and does strike the same point repeatedly. and car parks. galvanised iron.). adopt the crouch position with feet together and ears covered with your hands. We will test the siren next week and let everyone know first When is it safe? Wait until 30 minutes after the last sighting of lightning or sound of nearby thunder What do you do if you are caught outside? …and this applies when you leave site as well! Avoid the following situations if at all possible:              Hilltops and ridges. Small. Standing near or beneath isolated trees or elevated structures (if you are under foliage you are too close). or electrical appliances.Crew should stay in the shelters until told it is safe to leave the shelter. Do not use mobile phones and portable radios. unprotected buildings. overhead wiring (electricity. Standing near or touching lightning down conductors or lightning earthing systems such as those at the magazine. Expanses of water. etc. rails. Contact with metal objects such as umbrellas. Areas on top of buildings. Areas close to metallic fences (wire. clotheslines. tools. Several strikes may also occur in close proximity in both time and distance. either mains or battery powered. telephone. In the event that there is no place to shelter. Standing near poles supporting overhead conductors. mobile plant. pipes.). towers. scaffolding. Do not use land-line based telephones.  .

Never walk under a suspended load.Trenching or excavation work shall not commence on site unless an excavation permit has been submitted. Employees shall not enter or exit from the platform when elevated. Elevating Work Platforms . Isolation – Work on equipment that has not been correctly isolated from all energy sources is prohibited. registered by survey and approved. No plant shall be operated within the agreed site stand-off distances of live overhead electric transmission wires. bypassing or modification a safety device without authorisation is prohibited. operate or modify equipment unless trained. The removal of another person’s Personal Danger Tag and isolation lock. Confined Space – No person shall enter a confined space without first conducting a risk assessment in the form of a JHA and raise a confined space permit. Rigging equipment that is in an unsafe condition shall not be used on site. grinding. welding. Platform Openings and Walkways . Seat belts are mandatory. or the removal. or. Working at Height .Employees using elevating work platforms shall be certified competent and shall wear a full body harness and attach a lanyard with fall restraint to an attachment point.Only certified competent persons shall be allowed to operate any crane. Equipment or vehicles without seat belts fitted cannot be operated on the project.Personnel shall not move. except in the case of an emergency or when 100% tied off. No work shall be carried out within the site stand-off distances for live overhead power lines.The 10 Golden Rules A breach of any of the below rules will result in disciplinary action that may include permanent loss of site access. permits and plans are required. competent and authorised to do so for the project site. Hot Work – All hot work. gas cutting requires a risk assessment in the form of a JHA and where required. in any manner by which the plant could reach a live aerial conductor. cleared by electrical and mechanical supervisors. No floor grating or chequer-plate shall be removed without first ensuring that all hazard controls are in place. Operation of Equipment and Vehicles .All personnel shall use a safety harness whenever work is being undertaken where there is a risk of falling. a hot work permits. Barricades shall be placed around the swing radius of the EWP Overhead Power Lines -. Roof.All floor roof and platform openings shall be made safe at all times. Floor. A vicinity permit must be in place. . Permit conditions must be followed. Cranes and Material Handling . In all cases where a safety harness worn. Excavation and Trenching . the wearer shall be tied off 100% at all times. use workboxes or sling loads. The swing radius must be barricaded.