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Safe work method statement - Elevated work platform - Pre-operational inspection

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Pre-operational inspection of an elevated work platform

The purpose of conducting a pre-operational inspection of an elevated work platform is to assess for potential hazards generated as a result of its operation in the performance of a task. The inspection would include but not be limited to:

  • Safety mechanisms/equipment including hydraulic booms, bucket, etc.
  • Air, hydraulic, exhaust and fuel system leaks.
  • Electrical systems.
  • Service and emergency brakes.
  • Etc.

Hazards and risks

Hazards associated with the conduct of a pre-operational inspection of an elevated work platform would include but not be limited to:

  • Failure of hydraulic systems or components where not included as part of the pre-operational inspection;
  • Structural damage to elevated work platform where boom, bucket, etc are not inspected as part of the pre-operational inspection;
  • Failure to undertake a visual operational inspection of the EWP may result in mechanical damage and failure of plant;
  • Operation of EWP by person not assessed as being competent in the conduct of a pre-operational inspection;
  • Etc.

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EWP - Pre-operational inspection safe work method statement

Elevated work platform - Pre-operational inspection safe work method statement is a 14 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 as a result of undertaking the pre-operational inspection of an elevated work platform.
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Control measures

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

  • Consultation with employees.
  • Generation of hazards.
  • Operating an elevated work platform outside of its capabilities.
  • Pre-operational inspection.
  • Plant operators competency.
  • Ergonomic issues.
  • Personal protective equipment.
  • Training requirements.
  • Housekeeping.
  • Failure to monitor controls.
  • Risk matrix and descriptors.
  • Additional hazards, risks and controls.
  • Approval and change management form.
  • Sign-off for pre-operational inspection of an elevated work platform.

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