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Hazard/Aspect Identification and Risk Impact

Department

INST/01

Doc. No:

Al Ghaliya Comuter System wll

Site/ Location

Rev. No:
Installation & Field Sevices

Part 1 - Information
Name:
Paul Collins
Scope of Assessment
Process

Routine/ Non-routine

Facilitator
Job Title:
HSE Consultant
Description
Fibre Optic Installation Work

Team members
Name:
Faisal Shah

Job Title:
HSE Senior Inspector

Sub-process

1st Assessment

Date

19-May-15

Scheduled date - next review:

19-May-16

Part 2 - Assessment
Risk acceptable?

Risk Ranking

Ref
#

Discipline

Routine/
NonRoutine
Work

Residual Risk

Legal Req
Hazard(s)/Aspect(s)

Risk/Consequence /Effect/ Impact

H&S
Issue

Env.
Issue

Yes/No

What are the existing control


measures?

PPE requirements

Likelihood
(L)

Consequence
(C)

RR
(L xC)

Yes

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Driver Fatigue

Driver or other road users may


suffer serious injury if road
accident results from fatigue.

No

Drivers instructed to take breaks if


they become tired whilst driving to
minimise the risk of driver fatigue.

Seat belt.

Yes

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Slips & Trips

Staff, contractors and members of


the public may be injured if they
trip over objects or slip on
discarded materials.

Yes

Staff and contractors instructed to


keep the work area as clean as
possible.

Nil

Yes

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Manual Handling

Contractors risk injuries or back


pain or pain elsewhere from
handling heavy telecom manhole
covers and when manually pulling
cable.

No

Contractors instructed to follow safe


manual handling techniques. Manhole
keys or lifting device used for lifting
the manhole cover.

Hard hat, coveralls,


high viz vest, gloves,
safety shoes, safety
glasses.

Yes

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Verbal Abuse

Staff and contractors may suffer


verbal abuse from customers.

Yes

Staff and contractors trained in


dealing with difficult and dissatisfied
customers.

Nil

Yes

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Extremes of Weather

Staff and contractors working


outside may suffer discomfort and
possibly ill health from exposure
to hot, dusty or cold weather.

Yes

Staff and contractors provided with


suitable PPE, chilled drinking water
and regular rest periods. MOL
summertime working hours
prohibiting work under direct sunlight
from 15 June thru 31 August is
strictly enforced.

Hard hat, coveralls,


high viz vest, gloves,
safety shoes, safety
glasses, dust mask.

Yes

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Electricity

Contractors may suffer shock and


burns injuries while installing
power socket with switch inside
customers property.

Yes

Only certified and competent


electricians are permitted to work on High viz vest, safety
electrical equipment. Work is not
shoes, safety
permitted on live electrical
glasses.
equipment.

Yes

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Work at Height

Contractors may suffer severe,


possibly fatal, injuries if they fall
from any height while working on
comunication pole during
installtion work.

Yes

A safe system of work is agreed Hard hat, high viz


before job the begins. Ladder used to vest, safety shoes,
climb part of the communication pole. safety glasses,
Climber always be 100% tied off
gloves full body
thereafter.
safety harness.

Yes

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Working Roadside

Staff, contractors and members of


the public may suffer serious,
possibly fatal, injuries from being
struck by vehicles when working
roadside.

Yes

Staff
and contractors issued with high viz
clothing. Traffic control planned if
necessay, with Ashghal and the
police. Safe pedestrian routes
planned. Signs and barriers
positioned to warn of the works.

Hard hat, coveralls,


high viz vest, gloves,
safety shoes, safety
glasses.

Yes

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Contact with Sharp Edges

Contractors risk hand and eye


injuries from contact with sharp
edges and fibers when splicing
fibre optic cable.

Yes

Suitable PPE provied and used.

Hard hat, coveralls,


high viz vest, gloves,
wrist pad, safety
shoes, safety
glasses.

Yes

No

Additional controls (if No)

Likelihood
(L)

Consequence
(C)

RR
xC)

(L

Additional
Monitoring

10

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Use of Hand & Power Tools

Contractors may suffer hand or


eye injuries from improper use
and maintenace of hand tools or
electric shock and burns from
faulty power tools.

Yes

Contractors instructed to remove


from service any damaged hand tools
or power tools with defective plugs,
sockets or damaged cable.

Hard hat, coveralls,


high viz vest, gloves,
safety shoes, safety
glasses, dust mask.

Yes

11

Fibre Optic Cable


Installation work

Routine

Hazardous Substances

Contractors risk hand, eye and


burn injuries from handling
chemicals used to clean fibre
optic cable ends.

Yes

Only authorised pesonnel wearing


suitable ppe permitted to handle
chemicals. MSDSs available at site.

Hard hat, coveralls,


rubber gloves, safety
shoes, safety glasses
with side shields.

Yes

12 Energy use

Routine

Electricity Consumed from


Kahramaa
for operation of power tools.

Resource depletion.

Yes

Staff instructed to turn off electrical


equipment when not in use.

Nil

Yes

13 Chemical Usage

Routine

Land contamination.

Yes

Minimul chemicals used for cleaning


cable ends.

Nil

Yes

14 Hazard Waste

Routine

Yes

Contractors instructed to dispose of


empty chemical containers and
discarded fibre optic cable IAW
manufacturers instructions.

Nil

Yes

15 Transport

Routine

Yes

Nil

Yes

Chemicals Used

for
cleaning fibre optic cable ends.
Hazardous Waste

Resource depletion. Land


from empty chemical
pollution.
containers and cut-off pieces from
cable installation.
Vehicle Used for Work-Related
Resource depletion. Air pollution.
Activities.

Use of company vehicles restricted to


company business.