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Brick Air Press Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)

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Brick Air Press Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)

Introducing our Brick Air Press Safe Work Method Statement – a comprehensive and pre-filled document that provides a guideline of what you need to ensure a safe and secure work environment for your team. Our SWMS is fully editable and customisable in Microsoft Word format, making it easy to use and adapt to your specific needs.

Here are some of the key features of our SWMS:

  • Comprehensive and pre-filled: Our SWMS covers all the necessary details to ensure a safe work environment. It includes the scope of the project and project details, checklist of any high-risk machinery on site, before and after risk ratings, resources for use of legislative references, all PPE required, risk assessment and risk assessment matrix, a checklist to ensure all requirements have been covered, and a sign off page for all workers and responsible persons.
  • Fully editable and customisable: Our SWMS is fully editable and customisable in Microsoft Word format, allowing you to make changes and updates as needed. This means you can easily tailor it to your specific project and make adjustments as your needs change.
  • Easy to use: Our SWMS is designed to be easy to use and understand, even for those who may not be familiar with the details of workplace safety. It is user-friendly and provides clear instructions for how to implement the SWMS effectively.
  • Suitable for large contracts and tenders: Our SWMS is suitable for large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work. It is designed to meet the needs of even the most complex and demanding projects.
  • Instantly delivered download: Our SWMS is available as an instantly delivered download, making it easy to access and use right away. This means you can start implementing the SWMS as soon as you need to, without any delay.

Our SWMS is the perfect solution for anyone looking to ensure a safe and secure work environment for their team. Whether you’re working on a small project or a large-scale construction site, our SWMS provides all the necessary information and tools to ensure a safe and effective work environment. So why wait? Download our SWMS today and start making your workplace safer and more secure!

Here is some safety information related to using brick air press.

Hazard Identification:

The following hazards have been identified:

  1. Crushing hazard from the heavy machinery and equipment used for the installation.
  2. Slips, trips, and falls while working at heights or on uneven surfaces.
  3. Electrical hazards from the use of power tools and machinery.
  4. Manual handling hazards from lifting and carrying heavy loads.
  5. Noise hazards from the use of power tools and machinery.
  6. Fire hazards from the use of flammable materials and equipment.
  7. Exposure to airborne dust and debris from the brick cutting and installation process.

Risk Assessment:

The following risk assessment has been conducted:

  1. Crushing hazard: Risk level – High. Control measures – All workers must wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as hard hats, high visibility clothing, and steel-toe boots. Barricades and warning signs must be used to prevent workers from entering the work area. Only authorised personnel should operate the heavy machinery and equipment.
  2. Slips, trips, and falls: Risk level – Medium. Control measures – Workers must wear appropriate PPE, including non-slip footwear. Safety harnesses must be used when working at heights. Work areas must be kept clean and clear of debris, and appropriate signage should be used to warn workers of any hazards.
  3. Electrical hazards: Risk level – Medium. Control measures – Only qualified electricians should operate the power tools and machinery. All equipment must be regularly inspected and maintained. Electrical cords and equipment must be kept dry and away from water sources.
  4. Manual handling hazards: Risk level – High. Control measures – Workers must be trained in proper lifting and carrying techniques. Mechanical aids such as cranes and forklifts should be used to reduce manual handling risks where possible. Workers must wear appropriate PPE, including back support belts.
  5. Noise hazards: Risk level – Medium. Control measures – Workers must wear appropriate PPE, including earplugs or earmuffs. The noise levels of the power tools and machinery must be regularly monitored to ensure they do not exceed the recommended exposure limits.
  6. Fire hazards: Risk level – Low. Control measures – Only non-flammable materials and equipment should be used. Appropriate fire extinguishers must be located nearby in case of emergencies.
  7. Exposure to airborne dust and debris: Risk level – High. Control measures – Workers must wear appropriate PPE, including dust masks and safety goggles. The work area must be well ventilated to minimise exposure to airborne dust and debris.

Safe Work Procedures:

The following safe work procedures must be followed:

  1. All workers must be trained and competent in the use of the equipment and tools required for the installation.
  2. Appropriate PPE must be worn at all times.
  3. A safety briefing must be conducted before work commences to identify any hazards and ensure all workers are aware of the control measures in place.
  4. The work area must be cordoned off with barricades and warning signs to prevent unauthorised personnel from entering the area.
  5. Heavy machinery and equipment must be operated only by authorised personnel.
  6. Workers must follow proper lifting and carrying techniques to minimise the risk of manual handling injuries.
  7. Workers must work on stable and even surfaces.
  8. Electrical cords and equipment must be kept dry and away from water sources.
  9. The noise levels of the power tools and machinery must be regularly monitored to ensure they do not exceed the recommended exposure limits.
  10. The work area must be kept clean and clear of debris.
  11. All materials and equipment must be stored safely and securely.
  12. All waste and debris must be disposed of in an appropriate manner.
  13. Workers must report any incidents, near-misses, or hazards to their supervisor immediately.
  14. In case of an emergency, workers must know the location of the nearest fire extinguisher and first aid kit.

Emergency Procedures:

The following emergency procedures must be followed in case of an emergency:

  1. All workers must be familiar with the emergency evacuation plan.
  2. Workers must know the location of the nearest fire extinguisher and first aid kit.
  3. In case of a fire, workers must evacuate the area immediately and call emergency services.
  4. In case of an injury, workers must provide first aid and call emergency services.
  5. Workers must follow the instructions of their supervisor or emergency services personnel.
Gary’s Safety Tips

Hey everyone, it’s Gary here!

Today, I want to talk about the importance of working safely in and around brick presses and machinery in a brick works. As someone who has worked in the construction industry for many years, I know firsthand how dangerous these machines can be if not used properly.

First, let’s talk about what brick presses are. Essentially, they’re large machines that compress and mould clay or other materials into bricks. They can be incredibly powerful and require careful operation to avoid accidents.

The first thing to remember when working with brick presses and other machinery in a brick works is to always follow the manufacturer’s instructions and any relevant safety regulations. This means properly training employees on how to operate the machines, using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), and following established procedures for handling and transporting materials.

One of the biggest risks associated with working around brick presses is the potential for crushing injuries. These machines are heavy and can easily crush or trap workers if they’re not careful. It’s important to never stand in the path of a moving press or try to manually adjust any part of the machinery while it’s in operation.

Another potential hazard when working with brick presses is exposure to dust and other airborne particles. This can be harmful to workers’ respiratory systems, so it’s important to wear appropriate respiratory protection and follow established protocols for dust control.

Additionally, brick works can be loud environments with high levels of noise exposure. This can lead to hearing loss and other health problems over time, so it’s important to use appropriate hearing protection.

One key element of working safely around brick presses and other machinery is maintaining a clean and organised work area. This means regularly cleaning up debris and other materials, properly storing tools and equipment, and keeping the workspace free of clutter.

It’s also important to regularly inspect machinery and equipment to ensure that it’s in good working condition. Any defects or problems should be reported immediately to supervisors or maintenance personnel to avoid potential accidents.

Another important aspect of working safely in a brick works is proper ergonomics. This means using equipment that’s appropriately sized and adjusted for each worker’s individual needs, as well as taking regular breaks to avoid overexertion.

Finally, it’s crucial to have a strong safety culture in the workplace. This means prioritising safety above all else and encouraging employees to speak up if they notice any potential hazards or safety violations.

In order to foster a strong safety culture, it’s important to provide regular training and education on safe work practices, as well as promoting open communication and collaboration between workers and management.

In summary, working safely in and around brick presses and machinery in a brick works requires careful attention to detail and a commitment to following established safety protocols. By properly training employees, using appropriate PPE, maintaining a clean and organised work area, and promoting a strong safety culture, we can minimise the risk of accidents and injuries and ensure that everyone goes home safely at the end of the day.

That’s it for today, Gary out!

Cheers,

Brick Air Press Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)

Total Inc GST

$96.80

After working for larger companies that take their safety seriously, Bluesafe’s documentation was on par with these companies. You’ve given us the ability to access the same sort of resources that only bigger companies have access to.

Warren Kingsley
Alstain Sheetmetal

 

I was very impressed with both the service and the turnaround time in dealing with Bluesafe. I was up and running with minimal fuss.

Dr Doug Josephides
Bayside Natural Medicine

 

You guys added real value with the required documentation that was high quality, affordable, very well put together and easy to implement. By the way, we secured our government tender for another seven years.

Rodney Prendergast
MMLA Group

 

Getting through an audit can be a daunting experience. Bluesafe’s documentation made the experience so much easier than we had anticipated and we passed the audit without any issues whatsoever. Thanks again, highly appreciated.

Brock Richards
Richards Quality Projects

 

Thanks so much for the quick response! Not only are the documents comprehensive, but on the same morning my audit was due I received the support I needed within the hour. Highly recommended!

Kathie Gorman
Kaygee Home and Community Support

 

From the initial contact we’ve had with Bluesafe we’ve found that your customer service, product quality and the after sales support to have been nothing short of excellent. You’ve given us a great customer experience.

Glenn King
Turnco Office Furniture

 

I just want to say a heartfelt thanks to the team at Bluesafe. Thank you so much for your service, help and support… We passed our NDIS audit!

Dr Scott Ling
Sustain Health

 

Brick Air Press Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)

Total Inc GST

$96.80

After working for larger companies that take their safety seriously, Bluesafe’s documentation was on par with these companies. You’ve given us the ability to access the same sort of resources that only bigger companies have access to.

Warren Kingsley
Alstain Sheetmetal

 

I was very impressed with both the service and the turnaround time in dealing with Bluesafe. I was up and running with minimal fuss.

Dr Doug Josephides
Bayside Natural Medicine

 

You guys added real value with the required documentation that was high quality, affordable, very well put together and easy to implement. By the way, we secured our government tender for another seven years.

Rodney Prendergast
MMLA Group

 

Getting through an audit can be a daunting experience. Bluesafe’s documentation made the experience so much easier than we had anticipated and we passed the audit without any issues whatsoever. Thanks again, highly appreciated.

Brock Richards
Richards Quality Projects

 

Thanks so much for the quick response! Not only are the documents comprehensive, but on the same morning my audit was due I received the support I needed within the hour. Highly recommended!

Kathie Gorman
Kaygee Home and Community Support

 

From the initial contact we’ve had with Bluesafe we’ve found that your customer service, product quality and the after sales support to have been nothing short of excellent. You’ve given us a great customer experience.

Glenn King
Turnco Office Furniture

 

I just want to say a heartfelt thanks to the team at Bluesafe. Thank you so much for your service, help and support… We passed our NDIS audit!

Dr Scott Ling
Sustain Health

 

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