Painter

TASKS

List the tasks required to perform the activity in sequence carried out.

HAZARDS & RISKS

What can harm you – Hazards?
What can happen – Risks?

RISK CONTROL MEASURES

List the control measures required to eliminate or reduce the risk of injury and detail how the control measures will be put in place.

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE

Individual/s responsible to implement the control measures identified.

Entry to Site.

  • Entry to unsafe areas.
  • Movement of site personnel vehicles, plant & equipment.

Undertake NESSIS Developments site induction prior to arriving on site.
Risk assessment of site conditions.

Training of all employees.

All personnel associated with this task.

Unloading Equipment.

  • Fall from vehicle.
  • Manual handling injuries.
  • Being struck by equipment.
  • Crush hands.
  • Cuts.
  • Slips, trips & falls.

Training employees in manual handling.
Team lifting. Use of hand trolley when required.
Training employees in manual handling.
The use of PPE equipment such as gloves.

Unload equipment on level clear area.

All personnel associated with this task.

Setting Up.

  • Crush hands, cuts.
  • Slips, trips & falls.
  • Manual handling injuries.

Use PPE equipment.
Clear rubble & access to work area.
Avoid difficult terrain.
Secure ramps or planks.

Training employees in manual handling.

All personnel associated with this task.

Sanding, Patching & Surface Preparation.

  • Damaging effects of dust inhalation.
  • Eyes injuries from foreign bodies entering.
  • Cuts from utility knifes & blades.
  • Injuries from the use of tools and equipment.
  • Electrocution.
  • Slips, trips & falls.
  • Falls from ladders.
  • Falls from trestles & platforms.

Training in the use of PPE equipment such as dust masks.
Training in the use of PPE equipment such as safety glasses.
Training in the use of PPE equipment such as gloves. All personnel to be shown correct & safe usage of tools & equipment regarding utility knifes & blades.
All tools & equipment to be tested & tagged quarterly prior to use. Training in the correct use of all equipment prior to use.
All tools & equipment to be tested & tagged quarterly prior to use. Training in the correct use of all equipment prior to use.
Ensure work area and access paths are clear of all materials & debris prior to commencement.
Training personnel in the correct use of portable ladders. All ladders to be in a safe & full working condition, and inspected by user daily prior to use. Ladders must be set up on a clear, flat even surface and never lent against a wall etc.

Training in the correct use trestles & work platforms. Trestles & work platforms must be set up on a clear, flat even surface and never lent against a wall etc. Absolute care is to be taken when working off such equipment as to not step off edge of platform or work to close to one end and cause platform to tilt up and fall. A spotter is to be used to monitor personnel working off such equipment to ensure the previous listed scenario does not occur. Only trained and competent personnel are work off such equipment.

All personnel associated with this task.

Paint Application to All Surfaces.

  • Falls from ladders.
  • Falls from trestles & platforms.
  • Back, shoulder & neck strains and injuries.
  • Eyes injuries from foreign bodies entering.
  • Injuries due to insufficient lighting.
  • Manual handling injuries.
  • Slips, trips & falls.
  • Injuries from the use of tools and equipment.
  • Sunburn
  • Damaging effects of paint & chemical fumes from inhalation.

Training personnel in the correct use of portable ladders. All ladders to be in a safe & full working condition, and inspected by user daily prior to use. Ladders must be set up on a clear, flat even surface and never lent against a wall etc.
Training in the correct use trestles & work platforms. Trestles & work platforms must be set up on a clear, flat even surface and never lent against a wall etc. Absolute care is to be taken when working off such equipment as to not step off edge of platform or work to close to one end and cause platform to tilt up and fall. A spotter is to be used to monitor personnel working off such equipment to ensure the previous listed scenario does not occur. Only trained and competent personnel are work off such equipment.
Personnel to be trained in the correct procedure of work practices. Personnel to take ample rest periods & muscle stretching when required without compromise.
Training in the use of PPE equipment such as safety glasses.
Ensure adequate lifting is provided in all work areas prior to commencement.
Training employees in manual handling.
Team lifting. Use of hand trolley when required.
Ensure work area and access paths are clear of all materials & debris prior to commencement.
All tools & equipment to be tested & tagged quarterly prior to use. Training in the correct use of all equipment prior to use.
Training in the use of PPE such as sunscreen and long sleeve clothing.

A product MSDS to accompany all paints and chemicals upon product arrival on site, and to be made readily available to all site personnel. All works areas using such products to be kept well ventilated through natural or mechanical aids throughout application and curing process. All personnel using such products to be made aware of their effects and any action to take should it be required.

All personnel associated with this task.

Packing Up, Cleaning Up.

  • Falls, cuts, manual handling injuries from dismantling work platforms & extra bracing.
  • Sunburn, eye & ear damage.
  • Dust inhalation from sweeping up.
  • Personnel hit by vehicle & plant movement around site.

Remove work platforms and extra bracing in the reverse order that they were erected. Work from adequately required ladders set up as per training techniques.
Training in the use of PPE such as safety glasses, hearing protection and sunscreen and long sleeve clothing.
Training in the use of PPE such as dust masks.

Ensure driver is aware of personnel on site, use vehicle spotter to aid driver vision.

All personnel associated with this task.

I have read and understood the content of this Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS), have inducted and trained my employees and contractors in its implementation, and all agree to work in accordance with it.

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