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Cordless Screw Gun SOP

SOP Cordless Screw Gun

Cordless screw gun SOP for operating a cordless screw gun identifies cordless screw gun hazards with the risk assessed and risk controls developed to manage risk and cordless screw gun safety.

  • Standard operating procedures require hazard control measures to be implemented per screw gun guidelines and best safe work practice for cordless screw guns.

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Standard Operating Procedure Cordless Screw Gun

Workplace Health and Safety has conducted a comprehensive job safety analysis for operating a cordless screw gun, e.g. fixing drywall materials and how to change a shank 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 screw gun and ensure cordless tool safety

  • WHS consultation and participation processes ensure adequate health and safety communication

  • Pre operational checks on equipment per cordless screw gun inspection checklist, e.g. inspect cordless screw gun 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 screw gun manufacturers recommendation

  • Cordless tools and equipment, e.g. cordless screw gun 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 screw gun, e.g. removing a screw gun handle would affect tool safety

  • Inspect shank bit for signs of wear and damage per cordless screw gun safety checklist, replace if necessary and dispose of damaged shank bits appropriately

  • Cordless screw gun operation per cordless screw gun SOP focuses on WHS issues and implementation of control measures to reduce risks from equipment hazards

  • Hazards in the workplace, e.g. confined space and working at heights

  • Working at height on ladders, aluminium mobile scaffold and elevated work platforms when using cordless screw gun

  • Hazardous chemicals and hazardous products used in connection with cordless screw gun

  • Hazardous manual tasks in connection with using a cordless screw gun

  • Cordless screw gun PPE, e.g. personal protective equipment glasses, height safety gear, fully enclosed shoes, ear safety equipment, safety protective wear

  • Health and safety training for workers, e.g. cordless screw gun 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 using a cordless screw gun

Safe Operating Procedure Cordless Screw Gun

How to Use Screw Gun

Screw gun SOP shall assess the risk of high-risk activities using a cordless screw gun.

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 screw gun

  • Pre start inspection of cordless screw gun

  • Change shank bits

  • Cordless battery charging using a cordless battery charger

  • Other hazards with using a cordless screw gun

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