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CRANE LOAD TESTING RISK ASSESSMENT

Risk assessment
number:Linked documentation :Overall category of
risk

Hazard Description
and Effect
Failure of equipment being
tested
Death
Manual Handling / Back or
hand injury
Crane Operations
Death

Location:-

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

No Controls in place
HS
LH

Date:-

Reduced to low as reasonable practicable


No :-

with Controls in place


HS
LH

Controls Required

RR

YES :-

RR
5

Swing Loads
Death

Underground Hazards i.e.


Electrical cables, sewage
drains

Falling Objects

Weather , Strong Winds

Test load to be applied slowly, do not


stand under load, radio contact with
crane driver
Tag lines to be used, Cranes or Forklift
shall be used to move Weights
Designated area for testing using
Barriers and signs
Designated Banks man/ slingers,
Minimum 2 man work party, Tag lines
to be used
Designated area to be assigned by site
owner.
Used spreader pads
Warning Signs and Barriers to be
erected
Adhere to Operators / Manufactures

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Illumination, Darkness,
Personal injury
Oil or Fuel leak,
Environmental hazard
Load test operations
Crane Operations
Moving Test weights
Hand / Back injury

4
4

4
4

H
H

Hazard
Hazard
Description
and effect
Describe all
hazards,
identified and
their effect for
each task.
Additional
hazards may be
caused by
interaction with
other work

Persons at
risk
All personnel
within the work
party,
Include people
outside the
work party who
may be affected

Initial Risk
Hazard
Severity
(HS)
From
matrix
identify
severity
with no
control in
place for
each
hazard

Likelihood
(LH)
From
matrix
identify
severity
with no
controls in
place for
each
hazard

guidelines
Area of test to be well illuminated
prior to test
Drip trays to be used to contain oil /
fuel
Minimum two man operation
High visibility vests to be worn by all
Designated person to be in charge of
equipment movements / minimum of 2
personnel
Controls
Risk
rating
(RR)

Controls required

Classify
risk
Rating
from
matrix for
each
hazard

Describe fully all controls


applicable for each hazard, if
controls can be verified by
documentation then it must be
available, All controls must be
valid in that they reduce
severity, likelihood or Both

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3
3

1
1

L
L

Residual Risk

Hazard
Severity
(HS)
From matrix
identify
severity with
controls in
place for each
hazard

Likelihood
(LH)
From
matrix
identify
severity
with
controls in
place for
each
hazard

Risk
rating
(RR)
Classify
risk
Rating from
matrix for
each
hazard

CRANE LOAD TESTING RISK ASSESSMENT

Risk Ratings (based on Likelihood and Severity)

Likeliho
od

HIGH

MEDIUM

LOW

Severity
2
5,2
4,2
3,2

2
1

2,1
1,1

2,2
1,2

Death

index
3
5,3
4,3
3,3

4
5,4
4,4
3,4

5
5,5
4,5
3,5

2,3
1.3

2,4
1,4

2,5
1,5

Control measure must be introduced to


reduce the degree of risk prior to the activity
/ process proceeding
Activity / process can continue, but
additional controls may need to be
introduced to further reduce the risk
Risk is being adequately controlled, but
further controls measures may further
reduce the risk
Hazard serverity index
Index description

NO
5

5
4
3

Hazard
1
5,1
4,1
3,1

N
O
5

Likelihood index
index description
Highly probable

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N
O
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Environment index
index description for effects on the
enviroment
Major Consequence

CRANE LOAD TESTING RISK ASSESSMENT

4
3
2
1

Major injury
Unfit for Normal duties for more than 3
days
Unfit for Normal duties for less than 3
days
Minor injury

Senior Engineer name:-

4
3
2
1

Probable
Possible
Unlikely
Highly unlikely

Signature:-

4
3
2
1

High Consequence
Moderate Consequence
Limited Consequence
Minimal Consequence

Date:-

Team Tool box Talk


All team members must sign to show they know the risks and procedures for the task in hand
Name
Signature
Name
Signature

Customer Review:Review
date

Comments OR Actions
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Review completed
(print name, sign )

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