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FEP Hazard Assesment

  1. 1. Community Services Community Facility Services Branch HAZARD ASSESSMENT and CONTROL FORT EDMONTON PARK All Sections: Programming- Completed by: Kevin Spaans, Laura Frazer, Sherry Haley, Ron Public, Schools, Date Created: September 10, 2009 Wheeler, Judy Glenn, Jaclyn Landry, Earl Grotzky, Marcel Austin Description of Work Area: Volunteers, Special Events; Previous Review: Feb.18 2009 Retail; Bookings; Selkirk Reviewed by: Chris Johnson, Fort Edm. Safety Committee Hotel; Train; Operations; FE Foundation Staff; Approved by: : Dean Treichel, Bill Demchuck Artifacts; St. Car Barn Action Target Hazard S P E Rate1 Existing Controls S P E Rate2 Further Controls By Date 1. On site emergency / 3 2 2 6 a) Emergency Procedures and 2 1 2 5 Kevin/ threat of emergency medium staff trained in their use. medium Fire extinguisher Judy May b) Emergency Equipment – Vests, training 2010  A fire, robbery, explosion quick procedures, fire (or bomb threat), medical extinguishers, first aid supplies, emergency (heart attack) etc. available for use. etc. c) Building fire alarms and  Not having emergency sprinklers equipment available when d) Orientation to facility for all needed (ep kit, fire employees - Exits, Fire extinguishers, etc.) to extinguishers, First Aid mitigate or minimize equipment, emergency injuries and possible loss procedures, etc. of life. http://ecity/AppForms/HRForm s/Orientation/Checklistemploye e.pdf e) Good signage on emergency exits f) Staff on site trained in First Aid, and CPR available to help g) Fire / emergency drills conducted annually, real emergency drills, and debriefings. h) Scheduled first aid kit, fire 1 without controls in place 2 with existing controls in place Page 1 of 8
  2. 2. extinguisher and emergency equipment inspections. i) Yearly fire extinguisher inspections - tyco j) Critical incident stress debriefing team available 2. Workplace Violence – 2 2 3 7 a) Ready and close proximity to 2 1 2 5 Kevin May against and between - High radios and supervisors for staff Medium Annual review of 2010 colleagues, patrons and working alone in buildings safety and security public. Resulting in b) Perimeter Checks: Checking procedures at physical, emotional or inside the facility looking for removed building physiological trauma and suspicious persons or things exhibits injuries. c) Door sensors activated during off hours  Interacting with agitated or d) Often other staff available for undesirable patrons on site support. or at the front line. e) Undesirable or potentially dangerous patrons reported to supervisors for investigation f) Violence in the Workplace training. Violence in the Workplace Q/A g) Corporate Administrative Directive and Procedures A1438 address the issue. h) Emergency procedures i) First aid trained staff on site available to provide help. j) Corporate Identification Cards. Policy A1434 3. Ergonomics 2 2 1 5 a) Ergonomically designed 2 1 1 4 Medium furniture (desks & chairs) in low  Musculoskeletal injury research areas and/or reduced b) Ergonomic reviews of productivity due to poor equipment / furniture and incorrect workstation positioning by City of set up or design. Edmonton Ergonomic Consultant c) Staff awareness of proper sitting / working positioning Corporate Ergonomist injury Page 2 of 8
  3. 3. prevention tips d) Public Work accommodation staff approving all work space design moves, etc. e) Corporate purchasing standards in place to address acquisition of new office furniture. f) Staff medical concerns related to office equipment use / design reported to their supervisors, for action. g) Staff exercise & stretching Stretch Better, Feel Better Video Program 4. Motor Vehicle Accidents 3 3 2 8 a) Valid driver’s license 2 1 2 5 (off & on work site) High b) Business insurance coverage for Medium personnel vehicle.  Vehicle accident injuries c) Traveling on official city while traveling (to/from business City policy regarding work, and during business car rental A1415F. hours). d) Safe driving and vehicle  Vehicle accident injuries operating practices while in a modern/antique e) Defensive Driving Courses for motor vehicle while those who are driving daily conducting some work f) Draft cell phone use while related activity on facility traveling City Policy grounds. g) Proper training of crank-starting  Vehicle accident injuries antique automobiles to prevent when operating motorized wrist injury equipment on-site- snow plow, antique vehicles, golf carts, bobcat, tractors 5. Working alone – (after 3 3 3 9 a) Land line phones and radios are 2 2 2 6 regular hours and High available for staff at select Med during normal working locations. hours) b) Trades sign-in sheets sign in/out log system for access to  As a result of working facility. alone, staff have additional c) Restricted access into facility. exposure to emergencies, d) Building sensor / security violence, etc. where no- system during off hours. Page 3 of 8
  4. 4. one else is available e) Other staff and supervisors nearby for immediate aid. available for support f) Violence in the Workplace training. Violence in the Workplace Q/A g) Emergency procedures. h) Open and lock procedures & sign-in and out procedure i) Street lighting during evening hours 6. Unsafe Equipment and 2 3 2 7 a) Monthly safety inspections 2 2 1 5 unsafe use of equipment High b) Staff reporting unsafe Medium  Equipment and supplies equipment or conditions not properly maintained or c) Safety committee discussions to having appropriate safety address any unsafe conditions devices (axes, saws, tools d) First aid kits and staff trained in etc.) first aid  Injuries due to improper e) Staff trained on equipment use use of power safety and correct storage tools/equipment – Saws, f) Proper PPE if necessary - log splitter, power auger, gloves, goggles planer, router, drill press, g) Operator manuals jointer, welder, leaf h) Equipment Care and storage blower, chain saw, protocols presses, metal bender, i) Axe and stove use sessions torches, hydrolic tailgate (Fort operations staff, train shed, yard, street car barn, and train); meat slicers, gas ranges, deep fryer, fry slicer, knives, steam table (Selkirk Hotel)  Loading Dock Doors Improper equipment use may result in lost or crushed limbs, burns, eye and other injuries, etc. 7. Trips, Slips & Falls 2 3 3 8 a) Proper PPE - shoes, (wearing 1 2 3 6 High appropriate footwear for the Medium Cause a variety of short and conditions), etc. long term tissue and bone b) Personal awareness of various Page 4 of 8
  5. 5. injuries to back, legs, feet, etc. trip & slip hazards, objects such and broken bones, tendon sticking out, were ever you are. and ligament damage, etc. c) Report conditions that are unsafe and require maintaining  Outdoors, tripping on (i.e. broken boardwalks, loose uneven surfaces, etc. cords, slippery surfaces  Indoors - tripping on requiring maintenance, etc.). stairs, floor mats, edging, d) Safety inspections and random uneven surfaces, boxes, inspections. Actions taken to cords, stairs, mats, carpet, correct and report potential trip boxes, etc. hazards immediately.  Sharp objects or objects e) Proper work practices are sticking out - projecting followed, lifting, moving heavy furniture, boardwalk nails objects, storage of supplies, housekeeping / cleaning. f) First aid kits and staff / volunteers trained in first aid. g) OH&S Safety Alerts & videos http://ecity/employeeinformatio n/safety_wellness/safety-period- videos.aspx http://ecity/employeeinformatio n/safety_wellness/safety- bulletins-and-incident- alerts.aspx h) Use of Signage - wet floors, fall hazards, etc. i) Ice melt by doors for use during winter j) Spray painted drains with bright colours for noticibility 8. Bodily fluids or Bio 2 2 3 7 a) First aid kits and staff trained in 1 2 2 5 Review building Kevin April hazards High first aid. Medium standards of 2010  Exposure to infections, b) Staff trained on proper handling cleanliness and moulds, and diseases from - wash hands, use sanitizer draft cleanliness old artifacts, historical c) Safety inspections manual buildings, furniture, etc. d) Proper PPE - gloves, cleaning may have viruses, moulds, supplies, easily accessible when etc. impacting worker necessary health e) Provincial OH&S Biohazard information http://employment.alberta.ca/cp Page 5 of 8
  6. 6. s/rde/xchg/hre/hs.xsl/136.html# bacteria f) Safety committee discussions 9. Lifting or moving heavy 2 2 3 7 a) Obtain help of other facility 2 1 3 6 objects High staff for heavy work (some tasks Medium require 2 or more staff) Back injuries, pinched fingers, b) Ability to contract out heavy scrapes, fall injuries, etc. work  From lifting heavy boxes, c) Equipment available to assist moving books, furniture with heavy lifting (carts, etc. (all staff); moving elevator, movers) picnic tables, farm d) OH&S information on Heavy equipment, etc. from lifting Lifting Training different locations within Information. the park, etc. (Fort Edm. e) Utilize proper lifting techniques. Parks Operations staff) f) Use appropriate equipment to banquet setup, moving retrieve equipment and supplies food service equipment- from levels where reaching is steam tables, salad bars, required Lifting Training coffee urns, deep fryers Information (Selkirk Hotel), lifting g) PPE - gloves, etc. heavy fuel can, train parts, h) Operators manuals for wheels, heavy tools, track specialized moving equipment. sections, lumber, etc. (train shed & yard, train, Street car barn) 10. Facility Features 3 2 3 8 a) Scheduled facility maintenance 2 1 3 6 Review of animal Glen May High b) Safety inspections Medium safety 2010 Overhead Obstructions – c) Trades repair requests protocol/training Low beams in some historical d) Overhead obstructions marked for staff/volunteers building exhibits - possible and clearly noted head injuries. e) Staff training on horse/animal Review of Ron, May protocol equipment safety Kevin 2010 Historical Vehicles / f) Staff training on railway safety protocal Brooke equipment – with appropriate signage May Train, streetcar, horse-drawn g) Employee orientation to entire training wagons, carousel, Ferris facility sessions wheel. – personal injury, run- h) Engineered controls - railings, away horses- personal and blockers, chains, etc. equipment injury  Loading Dock Doors - Page 6 of 8
  7. 7. possible injuries from doors coming down un- expectantly and crushing someone 11. Chemical exposure 2 2 3 7 a) Monthly safety inspections 2 2 2 6 Review storage of Ron , 2010 (train shed - yard & train-, High b) Staff reporting unsafe Medium all chemicals and Brooke Hotel Selkirk, Fort Edmonton equipment or conditions ensure compliance Marcel Park Operations, street car c) Safety committee discussions to to regulations. barn) address any unsafe conditions.  Chemicals used in: d) MSDS sheets Review condition o operation, restoration e) First aid kits and staff trained in of supplies and of the FEP locomotive- first aid. chemical storage Kevin Feb. thinners, lacquers, f) Staff trained on equipment use location in the Ron 2010 paints, resin glues, and correct storage facilities Sherry acetone, kerosene, g) Proper PPE - gloves, goggles strippers, sodium h) Proper containment and phosphate anhydrous labeling for chemicals on site o day to day i) Spill kits housekeeping j) Hazardous chemicals and operations of the fort flammable liquids must be operations & hotel - stored as per legislative cleaners, bleach, requirements - with proper strippers, lime away, signage. Comet, ammonia, k) Building Trades inspections and disinfectants maintenance o Cleaning surfaces (diluted ammonia, metal cleaners, paint strippers) Unsafe use of chemicals may result in burns, eye damage, long term health issues, environmental damage, etc. 12. Use, set-up and storage 2 2 2 6 a) Training on proper lifting 2 1 1 4 of chairs and equipment Medium techniques, and furniture set-up Low (Fort Edm. Park and storage. Operations and Hotel b) Provincial publications on Selkirk staff, ) correct lifting - http://employment.alberta.ca/cp  Improper lifting of heavy s/rde/xchg/hre/hs.xsl/136.html Page 7 of 8
  8. 8. objects (weights) c) Storage signage  Equipment not stored properly causing trip hazards.  Equipment itself may cause injures - falling, tripping, pinched fingers, hitting heads, poking eyes, tripping, etc. 13. Climbing a) Compliance with Alberta Dec. 2 2 2 6 Occupational Health and Safety 2 1 1 4 Develop Ron, 2010  Falling from ladders - high Act 134 – 137 comprehensive safe Brooke places b) PPE - fall protection equipment climbing procedure  Inadequate fall protection c) Obtain assistance when while, using ladders, Train handling a heavy or long engine, Train Coaches ladder; Scaffolding (Train Shed, d) Safe climbing practices and Yard and Train operators) procedure e) Safe climbing training Resulting in fall injuries, such f) Use equipment as per as broken bones, concussions, manufactures recommendations etc. Page 8 of 8