Cordless Mitre Saw SOP
Standard Operating Procedure Cordless Mitre Saw
Cordless mitre saw SOP for operating a cordless mitre saw identifies cordless mitre saw hazards with the risk assessed and risk controls developed to manage risk and cordless mitre saw safety.
Standard operating procedures require hazard control measures to be implemented per mitre saw guidelines and best safe work practice for cordless mitre saws.
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SOP Cordless Mitre Saw
Workplace Health and Safety has conducted a comprehensive job safety analysis for operating a cordless mitre saw, e.g. cutting timber materials and how to change a mitre saw blade 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 mitre saw and ensure cordless tool safety
WHS consultation and participation processes ensure adequate health and safety communication
Pre operational checks on equipment per cordless mitre saw inspection checklist, e.g. inspect cordless mitre saw 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 mitre saw manufacturers recommendation
Cordless tools and equipment, e.g. cordless mitre saw identified as damaged shall have an out of service tag placed on it with procedures for reporting faulty equipment in the workplace implemented
Safety guarding must be fitted to a cordless mitre saw where there is an exposed nip point. Only remove equipment guards for cordless tool storage
Do not alter or modify a cordless mitre saw, e.g., removing mitre saw handle or mitre saw fence would affect tool safety
Inspect mitre saw blade for signs of wear and damage per cordless mitre saw safety checklist, replace if necessary and dispose of damaged mitre saw blade appropriately
Cordless mitre saw operation per cordless mitre saw SOP focuses on WHS issues and implementing control measures to reduce risks from equipment hazards
Workplace hazards, e.g. confined space and working at heights
Hazardous chemicals and hazardous products used in connection with cordless mitre saw usage
Hazardous manual tasks in connection with using a cordless mitre saw
Cordless mitre saw PPE, e.g. respirator mask dust, personal protective clothing, personal protective equipment hearing protection, closed footwear, safety glasses and face shields
Health and safety training for workers, e.g. cordless mitre saw 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 mitre saw
Cordless Mitre Saw Safe Operating Procedure
How to Use a Cordless Mitre Saw
Cordless mitre saw SOP shall assess the risk of high-risk activities by using a cordless mitre saw.
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 miter saw
Pre start inspection of cordless mitre saw
Change mitre saw blade
Cordless battery charging using a cordless battery charger
Other hazards with using a cordless mitre saw