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Responding to Emergencies - arriving and getting to work Getting to work Operational imperative The uncontrolled situation

Manual handling Remote locations 2 2 4 Dynamic risk management procedure Effective command and control systems Provision

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Location: Letterkenny FS - DL11 Generic Hazards - Chemical Countersigned: Hazard Identified Risk Exposure Persons who may be Exposed:

Assessment By:

Assessment Date: Risk Rating

REF NO: G03 After Risk Reduction

Activity

Existing Controls

Likelihood

Severity

Overall Risk Rating

Proposed Actions/Controls (Long/medium/short term)

Likelihood Severity

Overall Risk Rating

Responsible Person

Contamination windborne contamination Approaching chemical incidents

Struck by vehicular traffic Disease and infection

Wholetime Retained Volunteer/Civil Defence Non ServicePersonnel

A safety officer will be appointed All personnel receive information and instruction on underfoot conditions to be encountered in such areas. All personnel to don suitable PPE to include hard hat, gloves, non slip footwear. BA and CPS or gas tight suits to be worn if required. All personnel not suitably protected positioned upwind of incident. All personnel under full supervision Gardai in attendance to control traffic - set up first aid point. Personnel working above ground level to be kept to a minimum. Personnel working in exposed areas to be secured by a fall arrest system. Equipment not in use returned to ground level as soon as practicable. The OIC will ensure that area below is kept clear at all times. All personnel to don appropriate level of PPE All personnel under full supervision Aerial ladder may be requested to attend

Chemical

Climbing vertical ladders, gantries and working on platforms

Wholetime Retained Volunteer/Civil Being struck by Defence falling Non equipment. ServicePersonnel Falls from height

Location: Letterkenny FS - DL11 Generic Hazards - Chemical Countersigned: Hazard Identified Risk Exposure Persons who may be Exposed:

Assessment By:

Assessment Date: Risk Rating

REF NO: G03 After Risk Reduction

Activity

Existing Controls

Likelihood

Severity

Overall Risk Rating

Proposed Actions/Controls (Long/medium/short term) All personnel receive instruction and information on the hazards to be encountered with chemical incidents. All personnel under strict supervision Establish inner and outer cordon All personnel to don suitable PPE to include hard hat, gloves and non-slip footwear. BA and CPS or Gas Tight suits to be worn if required. All personnel not suitably protected positioned upwind of incident. Safety officers to be appointed A senior officer will attend Gardai and ambulance in attendance Specialist advice All personnel aware of evacuation procedures Aerial ladder or specialist appliances maybe requested if not including an initial PDA Use intrinsically safe communications and equipment Consider firefighting operations behind cover or use of fixed installations or monitors Fire-fighters should not be allowed on tank roofs unless absolutely necessary and never on partially empty tanks which are on fire Fire-fighters should not enter bund areas unless authorised and under supervision

Likelihood Severity

Overall Risk Rating

Responsible Person

Fire, explosion Chemical burns Toxicity and radiation

Wholetime Firefighting and Retained Boil over, slop rescues from Volunteer/Civil over, BLEVE chemical Defence and pressure incidents and temperature extremes. Electrostatic generation Electricity

Chemical

Same as above

Same as above

Location: Letterkenny FS - DL11 Generic Hazards - Chemical Countersigned: Hazard Identified Risk Exposure Persons who may be Exposed:

Assessment By:

Assessment Date: Risk Rating

REF NO: G03 After Risk Reduction

Activity

Existing Controls

Likelihood

Severity

Overall Risk Rating

Proposed Actions/Controls (Long/medium/short term)

Likelihood Severity

Overall Risk Rating

Responsible Person

Fire, explosion Chemical burns Chemical incidents Toxicity and involving road radiation Wholetime traffic accidents Retained Boil over, slop Volunteer/Civil over, BLEVE Defence Rail incidents, and pressure Non aircraft, and temperature ServicePersonnel incidents at extremes. docksides and sea Electrostatic generation. Electricity Fall arrest system to be attached to personnel committed inside or on top of tanks Seek or obtain advice from information retrieval systems e.g. Hazchem, ADR, Chemdata, Tremcards etc. Consider public evacuation Exercise care of run off from jets/sprays drains and water courses Recording of exposure and health surveillance if required

Chemical