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General Risk Assessment Assessment

HEALTH & SAFETY HAZARD IDENTIFICATION & RISK ANALYSIS Location: Activities / Area: Incidents: Assessed By: Date:

PRIME RESIDENCY 2, INTERNATIONAL CITY FIT-OUT MAY 29, 2013


Risk Rating Score

Review Date:

Subject for Assessment

People at risk

Hazard Effect

Risk Control Measures Severity of Exposure Ensure acces control door is integrated with FLS system to ensure aceess to escape corridors in the event of a fire. Access keys into HVAC room for engineers at all times should be provided. Ensure controlled doors is compliant to NFPA 80 standards for fire doors. Ensure doors are marked with means of escape signage to indicate safe means of egress. Doors should not be blocked or obstructed by any means of furniture or equipment and kept at a minimum distance of 1,5 meters away from the doors. Ensure the sound level of the HVAC room is below 80dBA per 8 hours shift to ensure compliance for regulations pertaining to noise control. Ensure proper procedures are in place when maintenance is carried out during office hours within the HVAC room. Preferably maintenance should be scheduled early in the morning or in the evening times when offices are vacated. HVAC room should be isolated from the offices to ensure access as well as noise pollution control. Proper fire fighting equipment should be in place for use in the event of a fire within the area. Poper training and toolbox talks for all employees to mitigate fire risk as far as reasonably practicable.
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Likelihood of Exposure

Risk Rating

Risk after taking Control measures

Action By Whom

Access control

Public / Contractors

Means of egress

15

Project Manager Contractor

Fire doors

Public / Contractors

Entrapment

15

Project Manager Contractor

Noise control

Public / Contractors

Tinnitis

20

Project Manager Contractor

Fire safety

Public / Contractors

Fire risk

20

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Project Manager Contractor

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Risk Rating Score Subject for Assessment People at risk Hazard Effect Risk Control Measures Severity of Exposure All employees should attend fire prevention and fire emergency procedures training prior to start of duty.No smoking signage to be placed in the area. A fire extinguisher should always be available for use in the case of any emergency Contractors not to use makeshift steps (chairs/ tables etc. stacked on top of each other) Where practical risk of falling objects /equipment to be indicated or highlighted by means of signage.Ensure task work is easily accessible and where out of reach appropriate equipment to be used in order for equipment or area of work to be accessible. Equipment provided for users to access areas safely must be stored, maintained and cleaned at all times after completion of work. Use team handling where necessary where mechanical aid could not be used or where not practical.Staff to be trained in moving and handling techniques to prevent any incidents /accidents.Obtain help when transporting ladder, equipment and tools where needed. Manual handling risk assessment should be carried out if such operations is required. As far as reasonably practicable manual handling should be avoided or reduced when working alone All access equipment suitable for purpose checked before use and maintained in good condition.Reporting procedure in place for identified defective items with prompt removal /remedial action. Ensure floor area is kept clean at all times to prevent slip and trip injuries caused by dust pollution in the environment.Ensure spillage is cleaned at all times to prevent slip and trip injuries.Ensure all cables are secure/ taped down in this area (if applicable).Ensure floor surface area is sufficient for the purpose of the operations to prevent slip and trip injuries.
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Likelihood of Exposure

Risk Rating

Risk after taking Control measures

Action By Whom

Use of incorrect equipment (desk, chairs etc) Falls, falling objects

Public / Contractors

Falling

15

65

Project Manager Contractor

Manual Handling Unstable / unwieldy loads

Public / Contractors

Muscosceletal injuries

15

Project Manager Contractor

Defective equipment / Falls, falling objects

Public / Contractors

Injury

30

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Project Manager Contractor

Slip and trip

Public / Contractors

Injury

15

Project Manager Contractor

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Risk Rating Score Subject for Assessment People at risk Hazard Effect Risk Control Measures Severity of Exposure Every contractor should be aware of the emergency evacuation procedure within their area of work. Every contractor should be familiar with the safe means of egress as well as location of fire emergency equipment and break glass alarm point.In case of fire alarm activated evacuiate the area immediately unless otherwise instructed by your Supervisor/ Manager Ensure all employees are familiar with details of first aider in order to call for assistance immediately should an emergency arise.First aiders to receive approved and certified training in order to assist in emergency situations. First aid kits a well as equipment to be available at all times for the first aider to utilise.Check list maintained for all first aid equipment and to report any expiration of equipment or if any items are missing in order to replace. Assess the underlying occupational risks caused by hazardous substances. Reduce exposure (for example, by using a less harmful chemical) or if that is not practicable, adequately control it. Ensure that personal protective equipment supplied when chemicals used. Ensure that control measures are implemented and monitored for the use of chemicals as per COSHH. Ensure contractors are informed, trained and supervised on the use of chemicals and the risks associated with the chemicls. Ensure electrical connections are all disconnected from main supply prior to commencement of work on electrical systems or equipment.Lock out Tag out of the electrical supply should be applied before commencing any electrical work.Ensure the person who carry out the task is qualified and experienced for the task to carried out. Ensure area work is carried out is clean and dry prior to commencement of working with electrical
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Likelihood of Exposure

Risk Rating

Risk after taking Control measures

Action By Whom

Emergencyevacuation

Public / Contractors

General safety

30

6 5

Project Manager Contractor

First aid

Public / Contractors

Emergency

30

Project Manager Contractor

Hazardous chemicals and other substances

Public / Contractors

Burns/injury

24

12 65

Project Manager Contractor

Electrical hazard

Public / Contractors

Electrical shock

15

6 5

Project Manager Contractor

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Risk Rating Score Subject for Assessment People at risk Hazard Effect Risk Control Measures Severity of Exposure equipment. Ensure that proper personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn at all times.PPE should be suitable for the job it is entended for use and kept clean at all times. PPE should be properly stored as per manufacturer instructions. PPE should be inspected regularly and any defects or damage reported to the Supervisor/ manager for repair/ replacement.Damaged PPE should be tagged before removal from operations to indicate it is not intended for use. All tools used should be suitable for the purpose. Ensure the area of work is clean and dry to prevent any slip& trip incidents /accidents.Ensure adequate signage is placed in order to identify the risks present (if any) to the general public and workers within the area.Loose clothes and jewellary should be avoided at all times when working with and on machinery with moving parts.Ensure good housekeeping is maintained at all times to ensure prevention of fires. All high risk work to be carried out must be assessed by means of a risk assessment. All safety guards (if applicable) should be replaced once work is finished and checked by the supervisor.Post appropriate "Work in Progress" sign in front of the equipment if left unattended. Likelihood of Exposure Risk Rating Risk after taking Control measures

Action By Whom

Personal Protective equipment (PPE)

Public / Contractors

General safety

30

6 5

Project Manager Contractor

General

Public / Contractors

General safety

15

6 5

Project Manager Contractor

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Subject for Assessment Recommendations/ Recommendations/ Remarks PRIORITY

High - Immediate

Medium -within 3 weeks

Low - within 3 months

RISK RATING SCALES: Likelihood (L) 1 2 3 4 5 6 Very Unlikely Unlikely May happen Likely Very Likely Certain or imminent 1 2 3 4 5 6 Severity (S) Negligble First-aid Injury Minor Injury Major Severe 17-36 Fatality High 8-16 Risk Rating (LxS) 1-7 Low (Acceptable) Medium (Unacceptable) Risk Rating 1 Severity 2 3 4 5 6 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 2 2 4 6 8 10 12 Likelihood 3 3 6 9 12 15 18 4 4 8 12 16 20 24 5 5 10 15 20 25 30 6 6 12 18 24 30 36

NB: Compliance acceptance are based on number below 6 on the above risk rating matrix

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