Installation of Cable Tray
Method Statement

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Cable Tray Installation Method

Method statement for cable tray installation assesses the risk following the hazard identification process for cable tray installation work and the subsequent implementation of risk controls to manage risk.

  • Electrical safe work method statements require that hazard control measures be implemented when cable tray installers are undertaking cable tray installation per cable tray installation standards.

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Cable Tray Installation Procedure

Workplace Health and Safety has conducted a comprehensive hazard analysis of the cable tray installation requirements for cable tray installation work and developed risk control measures for identified hazards per the ohs hierarchy of control.

  • Assess and review safety practices in the workplace to control risks

  • WHS consultation to identify potential hazards with the cable tray installation methodology

  • Risk assessment to identify workplace hazards and risks that could result in death or serious injury

  • Health and safety planning for electrical cable tray installation, e.g. minimise risks through the planning process

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

  • Workplace environmental hazards, e.g. working in confined spaces

  • Trip hazards in the workplace likely to result in slips trips and falls injuries

  • Implementation of control measures for cable tray installation, e.g. isolation of hazards and services

  • Safety information for employees to manage risks

  • Tools and equipment used to install cable tray systems, supports and brackets

  • Cutting tools to cut cable tray installation materials

  • Erect cable tray per cable tray installation drawings, e.g. cable tray ladder and unistrut

  • Secure cable tray installation per cable tray installation standards, fixings per cable tray installation drawings

  • Manual handling of cable tray materials when undertaking cable tray installation work

  • Hazardous chemicals, e.g. chemical anchors, used to support cable tray systems

  • Personal protective equipment PPE, e.g. height safety equipment and electrical safety gear

  • Working at height on ladders, mobile scaffold and elevated work platforms when undertaking cable tray installation work

  • Health and safety training for workers, e.g. electrical safe work practices training

  • Workplace housekeeping incorporating material handling and storage safety

  • Legislative and regulatory requirements for compliance with WHS legislation, e.g. codes of practice and workplace standards

  • Monitor and review of risk controls, e.g. implement and monitor work health and safety practices

  • Electrician tasks and activities in connection with cable tray installation

SWMS Electrical

Procedure for Cable Tray Installation

Safe work procedure for electrical cable tray installation shall assess the risks of high risk construction work activities involved in the cable tray installation process.

High risk activities that may expose workers to hazards and risks are likely to include but not be limited to:

  • Plant and equipment used in the work task

  • Fit, position and secure cable tray systems

  • Working at height

  • Use of hand and power tools

  • Chemical hazards when using chemical anchors

  • Other cable tray installation hazards.

Method Statement for Cable Tray Installation
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