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 Oxy acetylene welding safe work method statement/job safety analysis  

The sample oxy acetylene welding safe work method statement / job safety analysis is an extract of the first two identified health and safety hazards associated with the operation and how to use oxy acetylene welding equipment.

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Example oxy acetylene welding safe work method statement / job safety analysis

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 Oxy acetylene welding safe work method statement  

Set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment

Oxy-acetylene welding equipment is commonly used to braze and cut steel, metal and copper materials, e.g. brazing of copper pipes, etc.

Tasks

Tasks associated with the transit, set up and operation of oxy-acetylene equipment for the brazing and cutting of metal materials would include:
  • Transport and movement of oxy-acetylene cylinders and equipment;
  • Conduct an inspection of environmental conditions to assess for the presence of explosive atmospheres, flammable materials, etc;
  • Conduct of pre-operational inspection of oxy-acetylene cylinders and equipment;
  • Operation and use of oxy-acetylene equipment for the brazing and cutting of metal materials;
  • Fire fighting when operating and using oxy-acetylene equipment;
  • Handling, decanting and use of hazardous chemicals, products, etc;
  • Ergonomic issues with the transit, set up and operation of oxy-acetylene equipment;
  • Selection of personal protective equipment (PPE);
  • How to conduct a hazard identification of the task being performed;
  • Compliance with specific controls as per a regulation, code of practice;
  • How to assess the risk to workers undertaking the transit, set up and operation of oxy-acetylene equipment.
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Person conducting a business or undertaking Electrical Plumbing Group
ABN:
96 147 385 ***
Address of person conducting a business or undertaking:
PO Box ****
Gumdale QLD 4154
Postal address of person conducting a business or undertaking:
PO Box ****
Gumdale QLD 4154
Phone number:
61-7 3823 ****
Fax number:
61-7 3375 ****
Contact person:
Scott *******
Mobile:
04** *** ***
Email:
****@epgi.com.au


 Hazard  
 Risk/outcome  
 Control measures  
 Implementation of controls  
Consultation not undertaken with workers as to the safe method of setting up and operating oxy-acetylene welding equipment.Workers shall be exposed to risk of death, serious injury or illness where the set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment is performed or undertaken incorrectly.

Sustainable injuries/illnesses would include but not be limited to:

  • First aid medical treatment for cuts and abrasions;
  • Burns;
  • Falls from heights;
  • Musculoskeletal injuries;
  • Respiratory disease;
  • Facial injuries; and
  • Permanent disability.

Fire and explosion.

The set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment shall be undertaken in accordance with any manufacturers instruction and any instructions provided by Electrical Plumbing Group .Electrical Plumbing Group has a duty to ensure the health and safety of themselves, workers and other persons.
  • Workers undertaking the set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment, shall be provided information, instruction, training and supervision as to the correct method of setting up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment.

Consultation

Consultation shall occur between line management, workers and health and safety representatives as to the safe method of setting up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment.

The process of consultation shall assess the hazards generated from the set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment and take into consideration:

  • Is the operation of a oxy-acetylene welding equipment necessary;
  • Could an alternative tool be used with less risk to the user;
  • Environmental hazards and risks to workers e.g. confined space, combustible materials, atmospheric conditions, etc;
  • Method of transporting oxy-acetylene equipment at a workplace;
  • Set up and connection of oxy-acetylene equipment e.g. cylinders, regulators, etc;
  • Pre-operational inspection of oxy-acetylene welding equipment;
  • Selection of correct brazing and cutting equipment e.g. torches, tips, etc;
  • Methods by which metal materials shall be cut, brazed, etc;
  • Fire fighting equipment required when using oxy-acetylene welding equipment;
  • Mechanical ventilation for the extraction of fumes and gases;
  • Hazardous chemicals, substances and products used in the operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment;
  • Are workers at risk of serious injury when setting up and operating oxy-acetylene welding equipment;
  • Working at heights, prevention of tools and materials falling;
  • Hazardous manual tasks associated with the set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment.

Electrical Plumbing Group shall make a prepared for the set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment available for perusal by workers.

Residual risk

Following the implementation of controls the risk should reduce to:

 Hazard  
 Risk/outcome  
 Control measures  
 Implementation of controls  
Introduction of hazards generated from the set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment as a result of implementing proposed control measures. Workers shall be exposed to risk of death, serious injury or illness where hazards are created as a result of implementing proposed control measures.

Sustainable injuries/illnesses would include but not be limited to:

  • First aid medical treatment for cuts and abrasions;
  • Musculoskeletal injuries;
  • Burns;
  • Respiratory disease;
  • Facial injuries; and
  • Permanent disability.

Fire and explosion.

Control measures as per the hierarchy of controls shall be developed and implemented where additional hazards are generated from the set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment.
Electrical Plumbing Group shall ensure hazards generated as a result of setting up and operating oxy-acetylene welding equipment are identified with the hazard controlled.

Control measures

To prevent risk of death, serious injury or illness to workers and other persons, the person with management or control of the works shall ensure:

  • The risk of death, serious injury or illness resulting due to the conduct of the task is assessed to determine a persons exposure;
  • Control measures to eliminate or minimise the risk of death, serious injury or illness to persons shall be developed in consultation with workers;
  • Control measures as per the hierarchy of controls shall be implemented to prevent, or minimise a persons level of exposure to risk of death, serious injury or illness;
  • Workers undertaking the set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment shall be trained as to any new control/s to be implemented and informed as to the hazard notification process should additional hazards be identified.

Residual risk

Following the implementation of controls the risk should reduce to:

 Additional hazards and risks with oxy acetylene welding  

Additional hazards and risks identified with the safe operation and use of oxy acetylene welding equipment for which control measures have been developed as per the risk identification process include:

  • Workers undertaking the set up and operation of oxy acetylene welding equipment without having been involved in the planning process.
  • Transport and movement of oxy-acetylene equipment.
  • Operation of oxy acetylene welding equipment without conducting a pre-operational inspection.
  • Operation of oxy acetylene welding equipment in performance of a work task.
  • Sparks generated from the operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment.
  • Working at a height when operating oxy acetylene welding equipment.
  • Hazardous chemicals and products associated with the operation of oxy acetylene welding equipment.
  • Handling, set up and operation of oxy-acetylene welding equipment for the purpose of cutting and brazing of metal materials.
  • Workers not provided with the required personal protective equipment and having not received instruction as to method by which to wear an article of PPE.
  • Training not provided to workers for the set up and operation of oxy acetylene welding equipment in the performance of a task.
  • Housekeeping of a workplace not undertaken and/or no areas assigned for the storage of materials and plant.
  • Workers not advised of specific controls to be implemented to ensure compliance with Work Health and Safety Legislation, Codes of Practice and Standards.
  • Performance of tasks and activities undertaken in connection with the operation and use of oxy acetylene welding equipment.
  • Failure to monitor the implementation of control measures.

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