Entanglement with equipment

Hazard:

Entanglement with equipment

 

Contact with equipment

Control Methods:

Guarding

 

Instruction

Persons at Risk:

Delete as appropriate

 

Staff

 

Third Party Contractors

 

Members of the Public

 

Emergency Services

 

 

Risk Rating:

4 x 2 = 8

Existing Controls:

Insert Details As Introduced

Recommended Controls:

  1. All plant must be provided with appropriate guarding which may not be removed.
  2. Only trained personnel may use plant provided.
  3. Protective clothing without loose elements must be worn at all times by staff working with plant.
  4. Only trained staff should be permitted to carry out work on the equipment with prime movers.
  5. All fixed plant should be provided with a mushroom style emergency shut off button.
  6. Work on plant must only be permitted under a permit to work system when the plant in question has been isolated and locked out.

 

 

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This information is derived from the Health & Safety Manual and Kit
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