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End-of-course date

Training provider

Green World Group

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marks

Risk assessment form

Marks

Assessors name

Date

Description of process, activity or task to be risk assessed


The assessment has been done on our welding shop in our company Lamprell Energy. In our Company we have 3 dedicated welding shops in which
Describe the location
where the activities are about 50 people are working in one shift. There are total of 2 shifts. (Day / Night). Our welding shops are located indoor. The total work area size of
our company is about 50,000 sq.feet in total. Our company is into fabrication of offshore / onshore platform structures and pressure vessels. Within
taking place
our welding workshop there are a total of 6 exit / entry points. All the welding workshops are interconnected each other with huge sliding partitions.
The total work strength in our company in total is about 500 people in a shift. 5 dedicated supervisors are available at all times in the welding
workshops to manage the workers in a single shift

Describe the activities


being performed

Within our company the major activities carried out are welding / fabrication / blasting and painting / assembly / commissioning. All together a total
of 500 people are working on the site. Almost all the works are routine till the end of the project. Routine works would include welding, fabrication,
painting, lifting, blasting, daily housekeeping etc. Non routine works would include pressure testing, x-ray etc. X-rays are been conducted only during
the night time and not on a regular basis. 85% of the x-rays are done on the radiography bunker and not inside the workshop.

Describe the
equipment and/or
substances being used

In the welding workshop the main machine's in use are welding machines - Approximate 55 Nos, Grinding machines - 70 Nos, Gas Cutting
equipments - 25 nos, Acetylene / Oxygen cylinder - 30 nos (located outside the welding shops), Hammers & Chisel - 80 nos (Each one per welder),
Buffing machine - 50 nos approximately, Local Exhaust Ventilation machine 10 nos, Fire Extinguishers - 25 nos, Fire hose reels - 10 nos, Fire
blankets - Adequate.

Describe the people


involved in these
activities (and others
who might be affected)

Welders - 50
Supervisor - 5
House keeping personnel - 8
Safety officer - 1
Fire Watcher - 4
Visitors - 2 - 3 sometimes. (This happens during Client Visits or material suppliers)

Risk assessment form

Equipment and
substances

Activities

Location

Description of hazard
and hazardous event

Who might be
harmed?

Current risk
rating*

What risk controls


are currently in
place?

Presence of welding fumes


which can cause
respiratory disease,
Chances of contact with
molten materials causing
burns. Chance of fire /
explosion

Welders, Fire
watchers, and other
personnel who are
present in the
workshop.

Local Exhaust
Ventilation is provided
within the workshop.
Fire blankets provided
and made it mandatory
to use it. Fire watcher
present in all locations

During lifting chances of


collision which could lead
to injury, inhalation of
paint fumes to those
involved in painting, Slip
Trip hazards while doing
housekeeping activities

House keeping
personnel, and those
employees who are
involved in lifting
activities.

Risk assessment is done


for the lifting.
Proper PPE is given to
all staffs.
All employees to ensure 3
that there are no trailing
exposed hazardously in
the work floor.

Oxygen / Acetylene
cylinders are stored in
open area which could lead
to explosion due to high
temperature in UAE

Workers working in
the workshop and
anybody near the
storage area

Currently the area is


barricaded to prevent
any unauthorized entry

*Likelihood x Consequence = Risk

Are further
controls needed?

Date to be
completed by

Residual risk
rating*

12

L
Ensure that the LEV is
On going / Daily
working at all times and
no unauthorized
modifications are done.
Regular inspection of
site and proper
housekeeping with PPE
Ensure that a safety
Ongoing / Daily
personnel is present
during the lifting.
Ensure that appropriate
and adequate respiratory
protection is given to
painters.

Permanent roof to be
2 weeks
provided for the cylinder
storages area.
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12

Marks

Risk Rating Calculator


Likelihood that hazardous event will occur

Consequence of hazardous event

very unlikely

insignificant no injury

unlikely

minor minor injuries needing first aid

fairly likely

moderate up to three days absence

likely

major more than seven days absence

very likely

catastrophic death

Action Level Table


Risk rating

Action

2025

Stop stop activity and take immediate action

1516

Urgent action take immediate action and stop activity if necessary, maintain existing controls rigorously

812

Action improve within specified timescale

36

Monitor look to improve at next review or if there is a significant change

12

No action no further action but ensure controls are maintained and reviewed

Example risk assessment

Activities

Description of hazard
and hazardous event
Filling car with petrol,
leading to spillage

Who might be
harmed?
Person filling vehicle
and others on
forecourt

What risk controls


are currently in
place?
Auto pump cut off,
signage and plastic
gloves

Current risk
rating*
L
4

C
2

Are further
controls needed?

Date to be
completed by

Residual risk
rating*

R
8

L
Make available
paper towels, sand
and absorbent
material

By next week

C
2

R
6