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Coalcliff general induction october 2010

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Coalcliff general induction october 2010

  1. 1. GENERAL SAFETY INDUCTION
  2. 2. GENERAL SAFETY INDUCTION
  3. 3. <ul><li>Welcome to </li></ul><ul><li>COALCLIFF Plant Hire </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In case of an Emergency during this Induction: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Move through the door to the front of the building and go to the MUSTER POINT to the RIGHT of the car park </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternative Exit via the Workshop and out to the MUSTER POINT to the left of the Workshop entrance </li></ul></ul>EMERGENCY EVACUATION
  5. 5. <ul><li>Water, Tea and Coffee </li></ul><ul><li>Toilets </li></ul><ul><li>Smokers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please move to the back of the wash pad and avail yourself to the smoking facilities outside the wash pad area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please turn your mobile phones to silent. If you have a valid reason to have your phone on let you presenter know now </li></ul></ul>AMENITIES
  6. 6. <ul><li>Coalcliff Plant Hire </li></ul><ul><li>Site Services </li></ul><ul><li>Site Rules </li></ul><ul><li>General Site Information </li></ul><ul><li>General Site Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Hazard Management </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental & Community Relations </li></ul>GENERAL TOPICS
  7. 7. <ul><li>This induction does not cover you for working in (or visiting without an escort) the: </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Top Yard </li></ul><ul><li>Gravel and Sand Pits </li></ul><ul><li>Project Sites </li></ul><ul><li>These areas require specific area and site inductions due to the hazards unique to each . </li></ul><ul><li>If you are unsure if you have authority to enter an area then do not enter that area. </li></ul>GENERAL INTRODUCTION
  8. 8. <ul><li>As per Commonwealth and State government regulations, Coalcliff Plant Hire is committed to providing a safe and healthy work place. </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking is prohibited in the following areas: </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Crib rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Enclosed areas </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy Plant and Light Vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>While refuelling equipment or where any flammable substance is present </li></ul><ul><li>Always use the cigarette trays provided when discarding butts </li></ul>SMOKING
  9. 9. <ul><li>Speed limits must be observed on all roads at all times </li></ul><ul><li>Speeds limits are: </li></ul><ul><li>Around the town of Collie - 50kmh </li></ul><ul><li>Outside of town limits - 60kmh upto 100kmh </li></ul><ul><li>Bluewaters Power Station - 20kmh </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Haul road - 60kmh </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Please be aware of pedestrians around site who MUST wear Hi-Vis vests or clothing </li></ul>SPEED LIMITS
  10. 10. <ul><li>UHF Channel 40 - Gravel & Sand Pits </li></ul><ul><li>UHF Channel 31 - Coalcliff Ash Handling </li></ul><ul><li>UHF Channel 18 - Coalcliff Coal Stockpile </li></ul><ul><li>Griffin Coal Channel 22 - Ewington 1 Minesite </li></ul><ul><li>Griffin Coal Channel 12 - Ewington 2 Minesite </li></ul>RADIO CHANNELS
  11. 11. <ul><li>For urgent attention in case of an accident 24 hours a day : </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone: 000 </li></ul><ul><li>Contact your Supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>Contact OHS&E Advisor - Brad Hansen 0458 958 005 </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Coalcliff Reception - 08 9734 1533 This will be answered by reception during office hours and be redirected to Terry Massara after hours </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Persons will ask you for further specific information </li></ul><ul><li>Don ’t leave telephone / radio until told to do so </li></ul><ul><li>Only provide assistance to casualties if there is no danger to yourself </li></ul>IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY
  12. 12. <ul><li>If the evacuation warning siren sounds, report to your nearest safe Muster Point </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evacuation warning siren is a continuous siren </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On certain sites, Emergency Rescue Call Out is an intermittent siren </li></ul></ul><ul><li>During an emergency or evacuation NO outside phone calls are permitted </li></ul><ul><li>Your area or site specific induction will detail the Muster Points for that specific area or site </li></ul>EVACUATION PROCEDURE
  13. 14. <ul><li>Safety at Coalcliff </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>DUTY OF CARE </li></ul><ul><li>Employers </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a workplace free of hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Provide instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Provide training and supervision </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a safe system of work </li></ul><ul><li>Consult with safety reps. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide PPE </li></ul><ul><li>Employees </li></ul><ul><li>Co-operate with the employer on issues relating to safety </li></ul><ul><li>Report hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Correctly use and maintain the PPE supplied by the employer </li></ul><ul><li>Follow safe working procedures and instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Refrain from doing anything that may adversely affect the safety of themselves or others. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>As Coalcliff provide wet hire services to various customers at different locations, your site access or in some instances your accommodation may be withdrawn for a breach of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site rules </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each breach is investigated and assessed on merit </li></ul>CODE OF CONDUCT
  16. 17. <ul><li>Under Legislation harassment and discrimination are not permitted in the work place. Coalcliff takes any complaint of harassment or discrimination seriously. Abusive or offensive language and actions will not be tolerated. </li></ul><ul><li>Each reported case will be fully investigated. Disciplinary action will be taken against anyone found to be guilty of harassment or discriminatory conduct. Depending on the individual case instant termination of employment is possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the people around you. What you may consider to be a joke may be considered offensive or abusive. </li></ul><ul><li>If you witness or experience harassment or discrimination, report it immediately. </li></ul>HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION
  17. 18. <ul><li>FITNESS FOR WORK </li></ul><ul><li>You must report to work: </li></ul><ul><li>In the right mental state </li></ul><ul><li>In the right physical state </li></ul><ul><li>Not under the influence of drugs </li></ul><ul><li>Not under the influence of alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Not fatigued </li></ul><ul><li>Any of these conditions can compromise your ability to work safely, and put you and your workmates at risk. </li></ul><ul><li>IT IS YOUR LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>While working for Coalcliff you may be called in for an Alcohol or Drug test as part of our random testing program </li></ul><ul><li>Urine test kits are used to test for the presence of Opiates (Heroin, Morphine, Pethidine ),THC ( Marijuana), Amphetamines, Cocaine and Benzodiazepines (Valium, Rohypnol) </li></ul><ul><li>All positive tests are sent off site for confirmation. Anyone testing positive will be removed from their work site </li></ul><ul><li>Some medications can give positive readings. You must notify the tester of any prescription or non-prescription drugs that you have taken </li></ul><ul><li>If a person makes a false declaration about the drugs they have taken prior to a screen in an effort to mask results they will be removed from their work site. </li></ul>ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUGS TESTING
  19. 20. <ul><li>Blood & Alcohol Content </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Disciplinary Action </li></ul><ul><li>Stand down full day </li></ul><ul><li>- Depending on the circumstances you may be removed from site and have your site access withdrawn </li></ul>Over 0.005 % but under 0.05 % From 0.05 % & above - Removal from site and site access withdrawn ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUGS POLICY
  20. 21. <ul><li>Working fatigued is as dangerous as working under the influence of drugs or alcohol. </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue can be work related or non work related. It is up to you to monitor your fatigue level. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss any concerns with your Supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone working over 12.5 hours will need approval in writing from their Supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>After 14 hours the request must be approved by the Operations Manager </li></ul><ul><li>This applies to all Coalcliff Employees, Contractors & Visitors to site </li></ul>FATIGUE
  21. 22. <ul><li>PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT </li></ul>Requirement Long sleeves, Collar, Long pants Steel cap safety boots on sites, workshop and yards Eye protection (Every where on sites when outside the office and crib room) Workshops Hard hats when on sites and unless specified otherwise Required Where Directed Ear protection as directed Respiratory protection as directed Hand protection as directed Before use, always inspect your PPE for damage, cleanliness and size
  22. 23. <ul><li>Hi-Vis CLOTHING REQUIREMENT </li></ul>All persons when on project sites are required to wear High Visibility clothing, which complies with the Australian Day / Night Standard AS4602:1999 Shirts, Jackets or top half of overalls must have taping as per examples. Both the X style and the double barrel hoops are acceptable Trousers and overall legs must have taping 50 mm in width around the legs Visitors to work sites must wear an orange vest with reflective taping as shown Non Hi-Vis Clothing may only be worn by personnel before and after shift as they move between the change / crib rooms / admin area and the car parks Front Front Rear Rear
  23. 24. <ul><li>GLOVE / HARD HAT POLICY </li></ul>All Coalcliff employees, contractors and visitors to site will be required to carry gloves that comply to site standards. Personnel will carry gloves at all times they are outside office areas. <ul><li>Hard hats must be worn in all areas of site with the exception of: </li></ul><ul><li>Surface workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Crib rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Admin buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Hard hats must comply with the relevant Australian Standard and be free of damage and modifications. </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>FALL ARREST EQUIPMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Fall Protection Devices must be worn and attached when : </li></ul><ul><li>In a cherry picker or elevated work platform </li></ul><ul><li>Edge protection (e.g.. Handrails) are not available </li></ul><ul><li>Anywhere there is a risk of falling and the fall causing an injury </li></ul><ul><li>Fall Protection Devices MUST consist of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>full body harness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>lanyard with shock absorber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>safe anchorage point (able to withstand 1.5 tonnes of force) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Inspect the equipment prior to use and “Tag out” any fall arrest equipment that has been damaged or you are unsure of. </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>TAGGING SYSTEMS </li></ul><ul><li>OUT OF SERVICE TAG </li></ul><ul><li>Used by anyone </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies faulty equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Can only be removed by authorised </li></ul><ul><li>trades person </li></ul><ul><li>PERSONAL DANGER TAGS </li></ul><ul><li>Only placed and removed by person using it </li></ul><ul><li>Removed at end of shift and / or end of job </li></ul><ul><li>Protects individuals working on equipment </li></ul><ul><li>GROUP TAGGING is used when six or more people are involved and during shutdowns. This will be explained to you in the area induction (if required). </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>WORK PERMITS </li></ul><ul><li>Coalcliff have a system of permits for certain potential high risk tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>These may include but are not limited to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hot Work Permit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confined Space Permit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dig Permit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not start a task until the correct permit has been obtained </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dig Permit must be obtained for any activity using either hand held or machinery to break the ground. It is to be obtained at least 24 hours prior to digging. </li></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>A Hot Work Permit is required for all work that involves: </li></ul><ul><li>Welding </li></ul><ul><li>Open flames </li></ul><ul><li>Spark producing tools </li></ul><ul><li>(Except: Engineering workshops, Lab, Ball kibble loading area) </li></ul>HOT WORK PERMIT
  28. 29. <ul><li>A Confined Space Permit is required for any area or partly closed space which may be oxygen depleted or toxic. It is not intended as a place of work and may have restricted means of entry and exit. The permit includes requirements for gas testing and a sentry </li></ul>CONFINED SPACE PERMIT
  29. 30. BARRICADES <ul><li>REQUIREMENTS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use correct tape </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barricade to be checked by Supervisor each shift </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tape in place longer than 48hrs needs Operations Manager ’s permission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Illuminate when left over night </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If star pickets used, must have yellow caps on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information tag </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10m maximum distance between supports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove immediately task completed </li></ul></ul>
  30. 31. MOBILE EQUIPMENT <ul><li>All operators of mobile machinery MUST be fully trained and certified. </li></ul><ul><li>Seatbelts must be worn when operating equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile equipment includes all; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cranes, Forklifts & EWP ’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Light Vehicles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trucks, Graders, Dozers, Rollers Front End Loaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Road Sweepers </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. LIGHT VEHICLES <ul><li>Seat belts must be worn at all times </li></ul><ul><li>Licence of the appropriate class required </li></ul><ul><li>User of vehicle is responsible for the Pre-Start check </li></ul><ul><li>Beacons must be fitted and switched on at all times when on a project site </li></ul><ul><li>Light vehicles to give way to heavy vehicles at all times when on a project site </li></ul>
  32. 33. ELECTRICAL SAFETY All plug in electrical appliances and leads must be tested and fitted with a current test tag before use . Report ALL electric incidents and/or damage to your supervisor Report immediately to your supervisor if you receive an electric shock. Even minor shocks can disrupt your heart beat. Equipment must NOT be operated within 10m of power lines - if required to do so you need to contact the relevant Site Electrical Supervisor. ANY work on electrical installations/ equipment can ONLY be done by a Licensed Electrician
  33. 34. HAND TOOLS <ul><li>Use tools correctly and for the purpose for which they were designed </li></ul><ul><li>Tools must be inspected for damage prior to use </li></ul><ul><li>Damaged tools must be tagged out for repair </li></ul><ul><li>Do not leave tools lying around the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Both goggles and face shield must be worn when using a “wire buff” wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Goggles must be worn for all other cutting and grinding </li></ul>
  34. 35. COMPRESSED AIR <ul><li>Contains tiny particles of dirt and grit in addition to water and oils </li></ul><ul><li>ALWAYS Check hose not damaged and suitable for compressed </li></ul><ul><li>air </li></ul><ul><li>NEVER </li></ul><ul><li>Direct air towards yourself or others </li></ul><ul><li>Dust yourself with compressed air </li></ul><ul><li>Play practical jokes </li></ul>
  35. 36. ILLNESS AND SICK DAYS <ul><li>If you feel too unwell to go to work, you must inform your Supervisor before the beginning of your shift </li></ul><ul><li>If you are on regular medication, please ensure you have sufficient supply whilst at work or on site </li></ul><ul><li>If sick or injured you may be sent to the Collie Medical Centre for medical review </li></ul>
  36. 37. FIRST AID & MEDICAL TREATMENT Report ALL injuries as soon as possible to your supervisor for assessment, no matter how small. If the injury is not recorded at the time of the occurrence then a workers compensation claim may become complicated. Worker’s compensation, if required, will be managed by Coalcliff.
  37. 38. HEAT RELATED ILLNESS <ul><li>Heat related illness can be prevented if you </li></ul><ul><li>Drink plenty of water </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid alcohol the night before </li></ul><ul><li>Plan your work in the cooler part of the day if possible </li></ul><ul><li>Wear hat brims, and cooling neckbands </li></ul><ul><li>Take frequent rests out of the heat </li></ul><ul><li>Heat Related Illness can be fatal. </li></ul><ul><li>There are three stages of Heat Related Illness </li></ul><ul><li>1. Heat Cramps - Normally first occurring in the abdominal muscles. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Heat Exhaustion - Symptoms: headache, pale/cool/clammy skin, nausea, rapid pulse. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Heat Stroke – Symptoms: same as heat stress, confusion, dizziness, visual disturbances, possibly leading to collapse & unconsciousness </li></ul><ul><li>DRABC </li></ul><ul><li>Take the patient to a cool area, and cool with water (not ice water) </li></ul><ul><li>Seek Urgent Medical Aid </li></ul>
  38. 39. MANUAL HANDLING <ul><li>Manual handling injuries can be caused by a one off action but are often the result of damage over time due to poor posture, muscle weakness and incorrect lifting techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>To reduce the likely hood of injury: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Size up the load and test the weight before lifting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use a mechanical aid or get someone to help lift heavy loads </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid working for a long period in a bent over position </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stand close to the load </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keep your chin in and the load close to your body </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Squat to the load, back straight, lift with the leg muscles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Turn by moving your feet, don ’t twist your body </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Trainer to demonstrate correct lifting technique </li></ul>
  39. 40. CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT <ul><li>To bring chemicals on to a work site a New Product Chemical Request form must be completed for the MSDS register. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Know where your MSDS are kept </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know the chemical you are using </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know the first aid treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know the location of eye wash stations/showers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know correct disposal of containers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be aware of proper use and storage of chemical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Labelling must be used when decanting chemicals </li></ul></ul>
  40. 41. MSDS <ul><li>Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) contain information such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health hazards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal protection equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First aid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe handling and storage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical and chemical properties </li></ul></ul>Check the MSDS if you are unfamiliar with a chemical . Your site/area specific induction will let you know where the MSDS are located in your work area.
  41. 42. SAFETY SHOWERS & EYE WASH STATIONS <ul><li>Combination safety shower / eye wash stations and portable drenches are provided at some workplaces. </li></ul><ul><li>If chemicals have splashed into the eyes or on the body, the area should be flushed for at least 20 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>If assisting be careful not to get the chemical on yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Contact your Supervisor. </li></ul>
  42. 43. DUST <ul><li>Some worksites that you may encounter produce airborne dusts, such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Sand and Gravel Pits </li></ul><ul><li>Ash handling </li></ul><ul><li>Dust can be inhaled and ingested </li></ul><ul><li>Control measures include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wear a respirator in dusty conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wash your hands before eating or smoking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wash work clothes regularly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilise dust suppression methods </li></ul></ul>
  43. 44. NOISE <ul><li>Noise induced hearing loss occurs gradually </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing loss is permanent </li></ul><ul><li>High frequency is affected first </li></ul><ul><li>82dB(A) is the maximum over 12 hour period </li></ul><ul><li>No exposure to greater 140dB (lin) at any one time without protection </li></ul><ul><li>Wear hearing PPE where advised </li></ul>
  44. 45. CRIBROOMS & DRINKING WATER <ul><li>CRIB ROOMS </li></ul><ul><li>Keep crib rooms clean and tidy </li></ul><ul><li>Clean up after preparing your food </li></ul><ul><li>Don ’t leave food laying around </li></ul><ul><li>DRINKING WATER </li></ul><ul><li>Only drink water from crib rooms, and drinking fountains </li></ul>
  45. 46. HOUSEKEEPING <ul><li>Poor housekeeping creates a mindset that no one “owns” the place, or cares about it - why should I? </li></ul><ul><li>ELIMINATE </li></ul><ul><li>Accumulation of rubbish and waste </li></ul><ul><li>Tripping and slipping hazards </li></ul><ul><li>Obstructions </li></ul><ul><li>HOUSEKEEPING IS NOT AN EVENT, IT MUST BE DONE CONTINUOUSLY EACH DAY </li></ul>
  46. 47. FIRE EXTINGUISHERS Flammable Solids, Wood, Paper etc Flammable Liquids, Paints, Varnishes, And Fuels Flammable Solids, Liquids, Gas, Electrical Flammable Liquids, Gas, Electrical Cooking Fat & Oil Flammable Solids, Flammable Liquids, Gas, Electrical, Cooking Oils & fats, Flammable Solids <ul><li>Used for fires only </li></ul><ul><li>Lay down & report to OHS if discharged </li></ul><ul><li>Report faulty extinguishers </li></ul><ul><li>Fire hoses also found around work sites </li></ul><ul><li>Disciplinary Action will be taken for interfering with fire fighting equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Never use a foam or water extinguisher on an electrical fire (they are 94 - 100%water and will conduct electricity </li></ul>
  47. 48. FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - CHECKS Pressure gauge needle is pointing to the “fully charged” position and anti tamper tag is tied around the pin and trigger Check cylinder for dents and corrosion Check that hose isn ’ t punctured or split and the nozzle isn ’ t blocked Locking pin is positioned through the trigger and handle. Tag is stamped with the appropriate month and year (Not more than 6 months old)
  48. 49. Questions?
  49. 50. Hazard & Risk Identification & Reporting
  50. 51. REPORTING SERIOUS INCIDENTS & HAZARDS <ul><li>When on worksites - Under the Mines Safety & Inspection Act 1994, and OH&S Worksafe Act, YOU have a legal responsibility to report immediately to the person in direct authority over you : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any potentially serious occurrence (e.g. near miss) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any situation that could constitute a hazard to any person </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any injury or harm to health suffered by any person in connection with work at the workplace. </li></ul></ul>
  51. 52. INCIDENT REPORTING <ul><li>An incident report form must be completed when there has been an incident, near miss, personal injury, property damage or the incident requires statutory notification. </li></ul><ul><li>It is important that incident forms are filled out ASAP: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To identify areas requiring attention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To prevent a re occurrence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To prevent delay of a workers comp claim </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May need to be reported to DoCEP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Report any incident or hazard immediately to your supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>Your supervisor will have the appropriate forms you need to complete </li></ul>
  52. 53. HAZARD MANAGEMENT <ul><li>A hazard is a condition or practice that has the potential to injure or harm an individual and/or cause: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>damage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an environmental impact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>process loss </li></ul></ul><ul><li>There are three basic steps to effective hazard </li></ul><ul><li>management: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying hazards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessing the Risk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminating or controlling the associated risk </li></ul></ul>
  53. 54. IDENTIFYING HAZARDS Safe Check is a series of 5 mental prompt to ensure you work safely Aims to assist you identify and remove hazards and improve safety performance. Go through the five steps and assess whether the job is safe to do.
  54. 55. HEIRACHY OF CONTROL Most effective Least effective The heirachy of controls. Is ranked in order of effectiveness PPE should be your last choice Substitution Engineering PPE Administrative Elimination
  55. 56. HARD & SOFT BARRIERS Hazard Hard Hard Hard Soft Soft 1. Elimination 2. Substitution 3. Engineering 4. Administrative 5. PPE
  56. 57. WHY REPORT HAZARDS? <ul><li>Incident Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>A link has been identified between the number of hazards and the number of serious incidents . </li></ul><ul><li>For every 1 Serious Incident: </li></ul><ul><li>10 minor injuries will occur </li></ul><ul><li>30 incidents will occur </li></ul><ul><li>600 hazards are present </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the number of hazards </li></ul><ul><li>and we will reduce the </li></ul><ul><li>number of injuries </li></ul>1 Serious Injury 10 Minor Injuries 30 Incidents of Property Damage 600 Hazards
  57. 58. Questions?
  58. 59. ENVIRONMENT & COMMUNITY RELATIONS
  59. 60. LEGAL & OTHER REQUIREMENTS <ul><li>Acts and Regulations (local, state and federal) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Protection Act 1986 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Protection Regulations 1987 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clearing of Native Vegetation Regulations 2004 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unauthorised Discharge Regulations 2004 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Department of Environment (DoE) Licence </li></ul><ul><li>Works Approvals </li></ul><ul><li>Notices of Intent </li></ul><ul><li>Tenement conditions (DoCEP) </li></ul><ul><li>Coalcliff Policies </li></ul><ul><li>Client Policies & Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Standard Operating Procedures (SOP ’s) </li></ul>
  60. 61. WASTE MANAGEMENT Coalcliff ’s Preferred Approach to Waste Management R educe R euse R ecycle Treat Dispose Coalcliff aim to use the 3Rs first!
  61. 62. HYDROCARBONS & CHEMICALS ontrol ontain lean up To isolate source e.g. close valves, turn pumps off & shut down machinery. To prevent the spread of the contaminant. Use absorbent products or construct a temporary earth bund. <ul><li>Remove contaminated material. </li></ul><ul><li>Place in designated bin. </li></ul><ul><li>Contaminated soil to bioremediation facility. </li></ul>Spill Management Procedure C C C Check for danger & assess the hazard. Do the “ 3C’s ”
  62. 63. ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING Environmental Incident: “ Any sudden or unexpected event that results in a negative environmental impact (to soil, water, air, plants & animals) and or isolated breaches of legal requirements” <ul><li>Reporting Process: </li></ul><ul><li>Incidents must be reported to your Supervisor ASAP . </li></ul><ul><li>Supervisor is to report to the Operations Manager ASAP. </li></ul><ul><li>Licence requirement to report to DoE within 24hrs. </li></ul><ul><li>Reported annually to Government. </li></ul>What to report - examples HC spills >20L, all chemical & concentrate spills, tailings spills, incorrect rubbish disposal, unauthorised clearing, licence exceedance, animal deaths & disturbance to sacred sites.
  63. 64. COMMUNITY RELATIONS The Corporate Community Relations Policy: “ Coalcliff Plant Hire respects the culture, values and traditions of the communities in which it operates and believes that good relations and the support and endorsement of its activities by the community is fundamental to long term operational and financial success.” <ul><li>Who: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collie community and Shire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indigenous groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Participating in community programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business support, employment, training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of technical expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donations and sponsorship </li></ul></ul>

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