Cordless Jackhammer SOP
Cordless Jackhammer Safe Operating Procedure
Cordless jackhammer SOP for operating a cordless jackhammer identifies jackhammer hazards with the risk assessed and risk controls developed to manage risk and cordless jackhammer safety.
Standard operating procedures require hazard control measures to be implemented per the cordless jackhammer guidelines and best safe work practice for cordless jackhammers.
Cordless Jackhammer SOP Example
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SOP Cordless Jackhammer
Workplace Health and Safety has conducted a comprehensive job safety analysis for jackhammer operations, e.g. breaking concrete materials and how to change a jackhammer chisel bit with risk control measures developed for identified hazards per WHS hierarchy of controls.
WHS consultation with employees on health and safety matters to identify potential hazards with operating a cordless jackhammer and ensure cordless tool safety
WHS consultation and participation processes ensure adequate health and safety communication
Pre operational checks on equipment per cordless jackhammer inspection checklist, e.g. inspect cordless jackhammer and equipment, and cordless battery and charger are free from damage such as battery leaking fluid
Cordless battery charging using a cordless charging station shall be based on a cordless jackhammer manufacturers recommendation
Cordless tools and equipment, e.g. cordless jackhammer identified as damaged shall have an out of service tag placed on it with procedures for reporting faulty equipment in the workplace implemented
Do not alter or modify a cordless jackhammer, e.g. jackhammer handle removal will affect tool safety
Inspect jackhammer chisel for signs of wear and damage per tool safety checklist, replace if necessary and dispose of damaged jackhammer chisel bits appropriately
Cordless jackhammer operation per cordless jackhammer SOP focuses on WHS issues and implementing control measures to minimise potential risks and hazards
Personal decontamination procedures to be implemented where exposure to silica has taken place, e.g. correct method for removing PPE
Hazards in a workplace, e.g. confined space and working at height
Working at height on ladders, aluminium mobile scaffold and elevated work platforms when using cordless jackhammer
Hazardous chemicals and hazardous products used in connection with operating a jackhammer
Hazardous manual tasks in connection with cordless jackhammer use
Personal protective equipment, e.g. respiratory protective equipment, protective clothing, eye protection
Health and safety training for workers, e.g. cordless jackhammer training
Workplace housekeeping per housekeeping policy and procedures
Legislative and regulatory requirements for compliance with WHS legislation, e.g. work health and safety regulations, managing electrical risks at the workplace code of practice and power tool safety standards
Monitoring controls, e.g. assessment and review the effectiveness of control measures
Tasks and activities in connection with using a cordless jackhammer
Safe Operating Procedure Cordless Jackhammer
Cordless Jack Hammer SOP
Cordless jackhammer SOP shall assess the risk of high-risk activities with using a cordless jackhammer.
High-risk work activities that may expose workers to WHS hazards are likely to include but not be limited to:
Plant and equipment used in the work task, e.g. cordless jackhammer
Pre start inspection of cordless jackhammer
Change jackhammer chisel bits
Cordless battery charging using a cordless battery charger
Other hazards with using a cordless jackhammer