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Safe work method statement - Excavation works - Barricading of work area

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Barricading of work area

Barricading of a work area where excavation works is undertaken is to prohibit the access or passage of unauthorised persons.

  • A barricade is a self-supporting physical structure incorporating the necessary signage to forewarn persons of pending hazards.

Tasks

Tasks associated with the barricading of a work area would include:

  • Job preparation and planning prior to the erection of a self-supporting barricade;
  • Establishing and maintaining an exclusion zone where excavation works is undertaken;
  • Installation of star pickets to ground to support a self-supporting barricade;
  • Installation of barricade material e.g. parra-webbing to star pickets;
  • Manual handling and ergonomic issues associated with the erection of a self-supporting barricade;
  • Personal protective equipment required to be worn and/or used when erecting a self-supporting barricade;
  • Housekeeping of a workplace and work area;
  • Monitoring of control measures in the performance of the work task.

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Barricading of excavation works safe work method statement

Barricading of excavation works safe work method statement is a 13 page document compliant with statute OHS reporting requirements. It identifies known hazards and risks, and outlines the control measures to be implemented to eliminate or minimise the risk of death, injury or illness generated from the erection of a self-supporting barricade during the performance of excavation works.
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Control measures

Control measures to eliminate or minimise the risk of death, injury or illness to persons are addressed in the safe work method statement as per the following sections.

  • Consultation with employees.
  • Generation of hazards.
  • Job preparation and planning.
  • Establishing and maintaining an exclusion zone.
  • Installation of star pickets to ground.
  • Installation of parra-webbing material.
  • Manual handling issues.
  • Personal protective equipment requirements.
  • Training requirements.
  • Housekeeping requirements.
  • Failure to monitor controls.
  • Risk matrix and descriptors.
  • Additional hazards, risks and controls.
  • Approval and change management form.
  • Sign-off for barricading of excavation works.

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