Hand Drill SOP
SOP Hand Drill
Hand drill SOP for operating a hand drill identifies hand drill hazards with the risk assessed and risk controls developed to manage risk and hand drill safety.
Standard operating procedures require hazard control measures to be implemented per the hand drill guide and best safe work practice for hand drills.
Hand Drill SOP Example
Click on the button to view a SOPS example of what you will receive when purchasing one of our SOPS.
Your business details and company logo will be added to the document and emailed to you.
Standard Operating Procedure Hand Drill
Workplace Health and Safety has conducted a comprehensive job safety analysis for hand drilling operations, e.g. drilling of timber materials and how to change a drill 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 an electric hand drill and ensure electrical hand tool safety
WHS consultation and participation processes ensure adequate health and safety communication
Pre-operational inspection of hand drill per electrical tools inspection checklist, e.g. how to check tools and equipment are free from damage such as damaged electrical cords
Damaged tools and equipment 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 hand drill, e.g. hand drill handle removal will affect tool safety
Inspect drill bit for signs of wear and damage per tool safety checklist, replace if necessary and dispose of damaged drill bits appropriately
Hand drill operation per hand drill SOP focuses on hand drill control measures to reduce the level of risk
Workplace environmental hazards, e.g. confined space and working at heights
Working at height on ladders, aluminium mobile scaffold and elevated work platforms when operating a hand drill
Hazardous chemicals and hazardous products used in connection with operating a hand drill
Hazardous manual tasks in connection with the operation of a hand drill
Personal protective equipment, e.g. respiratory protective equipment, protective clothing, eye protection
Health and safety training for workers, e.g. tool safety 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 operating a hand drill
Safe Operating Procedures Hand Drill
How to Use Hand Drill
Hand drill SOP shall assess the risk of high-risk activities with the operation of a hand drill.
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. hand drill
Pre-operational inspection of hand drill
Change drill bits
Use of portable RCD safety switch
Other hazards with operating a hand drill