Ladders being such a common part of any work site are often the cause of many injuries each year. Safely using ladders requires sensible procedures that are understood by everyone on a work site. A OHS Safe Work Method can provide the necessary common understanding to help prevent ladder related injuries.
This OHS Safe Work Method comes ready to use in an MS Word format so it may be edited to suit specific site related risks.
Additional Safety Notes
The major risk with using ladders is falling either from overreaching or the ladder slipping. If the work cannot be performed safely then alternate means should be considered such as mobile or fixed scaffolding, trestles or elevating work platforms cherry pickers.
The Safety Procedure includes:
|Asbestos Removal - Friable|
|Asbestos Removal - Non Friable|
|Backhoe or Front End Loader|
|Bob Cat & Skid Steer|
|Cleaning Up Building Sites|
|Concrete Preperation and Laying|
|Hiab Crane or Truck Loading Crane|
|Incident Report Form|
|Installing Roof Insulation (Batts)|
|Job Safety Analysis|
|Permit To Work|
|Operating Power Tools|
|Tilt Up Pre-Cast Concrete Panels|
|Underground Cable Locating|
|Vehicle Accident Procedure|
|Waterproofing Bathroom and Laundries|
|Working Around Electricity|