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Trestles SWMS

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WORK ACTIVITIES

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5.Erecting Trestle

Hazards Present

  • Working adjacent to traffic areas & injury to public
  • Trestle collapse
  • Contact with utilities
  • Hit by moving plant
  • Falls / falling objects
  • Hazardous manual tasks – MSD

Risk Control Measures

  • Ensure signage / barricading is positioned to prevent persons entering area
  • When carrying trestle ladders and planks, ensure:
    • Carry horizontally, not vertically
    • Be careful when going up or down stairs – take alternate route when possible
    • Do not travel around corners if you cannot see – give verbal warning before approaching corners
    • Ensure trestles are not protruding into roads, footpaths, driveways etc. in the path of vehicles or people.
  • Inspect Trestle ladders and planks as per manufacturers’ instructions. Ensure:
    • Is rated for proposed weight and span
    • Clearly marked with manufacturer, make/model &/or other identifying marks
    • Members do not have cracks, splits, rust or dents
    • No signs of corrosion, damage, wear or faults in welding
    • Members are straight
    • If any components are damaged, take out of service immediately
  • Check for overhead wires or other electrical installations before erecting trestles
  • Do not set-up within No Go zones of power lines
  • Do not position trestle too close to plant operating area
  • Use ‘Spotter’ to supervise plant where necessary (short term only)
  • If the trestle working height is over 2metres ensure mid and top guard rails and toe boards are provided – Top guard rail to be between 900mm and 1100mm high
  • Isolate the area below trestle wherever there is any danger of people being struck by falling material or tools
  • Provide a suitable number of people to lift and assemble trestle safely
  • Use at least two people to safely lift platforms onto frames
  • Avoid awkward and sustained positions
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Hazards Present

  • Working adjacent to traffic areas & injury to public
  • Trestle collapse
  • Contact with utilities
  • Hit by moving plant
  • Falls / falling objects
  • Hazardous manual tasks – MSD

Risk Control Measures

  • Ensure signage / barricading is positioned to prevent persons entering area
  • When carrying trestle ladders and planks, ensure:
    • Carry horizontally, not vertically
    • Be careful when going up or down stairs – take alternate route when possible
    • Do not travel around corners if you cannot see – give verbal warning before approaching corners
    • Ensure trestles are not protruding into roads, footpaths, driveways etc. in the path of vehicles or people.
  • Inspect Trestle ladders and planks as per manufacturers’ instructions. Ensure:
    • Is rated for proposed weight and span
    • Clearly marked with manufacturer, make/model &/or other identifying marks
    • Members do not have cracks, splits, rust or dents
    • No signs of corrosion, damage, wear or faults in welding
    • Members are straight
    • If any components are damaged, take out of service immediately
  • Check for overhead wires or other electrical installations before erecting trestles
  • Do not set-up within No Go zones of power lines
  • Do not position trestle too close to plant operating area
  • Use ‘Spotter’ to supervise plant where necessary (short term only)
  • If the trestle working height is over 2metres ensure mid and top guard rails and toe boards are provided – Top guard rail to be between 900mm and 1100mm high
  • Isolate the area below trestle wherever there is any danger of people being struck by falling material or tools
  • Provide a suitable number of people to lift and assemble trestle safely
  • Use at least two people to safely lift platforms onto frames
  • Avoid awkward and sustained positions

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