1 RISK RATING SAFE WORK METHOD I approve the use of this Safe Work Method Statement: STATEMENT. 1 HIGH NAME: POSITION: Department Title: : spraying CHEMICALS Manager 2 MEDIUM Operation SIGNATURE: DATE: ____/____/____. 3 LOW Ref No: 1. Project: CHEMICALS SPRAYED BY VEHICLE . Critical Steps in this Activity: Potential Hazards: Safety Controls: Task identification and preparation Spray drift Indentify target species LOW Water contamination Consider alternative to CHEMICALS Off target damage Check weather conditioned Consider the application method Consider the environmental impact chemical selection Long term health effects Consider ground sterilent LOW Disposal of excess Obtain MSDS for chemical selection CHEMICALS Hazardous substance see requirements in the topic Disposal of empty Choose least toxic chemical for the target species containers Calculate the application rate Can one chemical be used for several different species Select returnable / recyclable drums Method of chemical application chemical exposure Truck to be used with windows closed LOW Machinery & plant hazards Personal protective equipment chemical exposure during Consult MSDS.
2 Required transport PPE may include: Waterproof rubber gloves, protective clothing, LOW Mixing goggies, respirator, rubber boots Use Disposal spraying CHEMICALS Operation by Ray Leak 11/17/2008. Check spray equipment chemical exposure from Check the tank, hoses, connections, fitters and nozzles for leaks LOW leaking equipment If any faults are detected do not proceed until they have been repaired Collect CHEMICALS Concrentrate chemical Always read MSDS before handling LOW exposure Do not use chemical if MSDS label is missing Manual handling of drums Check spill containment and clean up and the PPE equipment that is required Use trolley for moving drums over 20 liters Secure extra drums of CHEMICALS in back of truck Mix CHEMICALS chemical exposure to self Check application rate LOW and others Ensure no unprotected bystanders are present Eye and skin exposure Decant mix in open ventilated area Ingestion and inhalation Fill tank with 70% water then add chemical Spills and site Use Trolley contamination Lifting drums spraying CHEMICALS chemical exposure to self Ensure no one present or will enter while
3 spraying LOW and others Avoid application in hot weather Eye and skin exposure Carry water to wash hands Spray drift Check wind if to strong don't spray Heat exposure Avoid walking through SPRAYED area Open water ways Do not smoke or eat while spraying Traffic Avoid over spraying Clean up and decontamination chemical exposure Use PPE. LOW Site contamination Rinse and spray tank twice Return unused CHEMICALS to storage Personal Hygiene Exposure to CHEMICALS Always have fresh clean water available while spraying LOW chemical residue Wash hands immediately after spraying and before eating, smoking or drinking spraying CHEMICALS Operation by Ray Leak 11/17/2008. Records keep Claims Records details of the chemical used, operator, application rate, time, LOW temperature, location, wind speed and direction. If using hazardous substance complete risk assessment spraying CHEMICALS Operation by Ray Leak 11/17/2008.
4 License/Training List Plant-Equipment Drivers License Light Truck, Spray Gun Work Activity Induction Red Card List: /Personal Protective List Equipment Maintenance Engineering Certificates Hazardous Substance Equipment required for this Checks required for this Activity Activity Hi visibility clothing, Glasses Daily equipment checks Type Type Traffic Management Plan CHEMICALS Mask, Overalls Plant Pre-start up check list Petrol Goggles Rubber Boots Gloves Safety Boots Duties & Responsibilities To ensure the safety of co-workers and general public. To report all incidents and near misses to team leader. Ensure equipment is in safe working order. Perform safety checks of equipment spraying CHEMICALS Operation by Ray Leak 11/17/2008. Safe Work Method Statement The personnel listed below have been made aware or and understand the procedure, hazards and control measures outlined in the Safe Work Method Statement.
5 They will abide by the control measures outlined within the Save Work Method Statement. Name Position Signature Any changes. Additions or deletions made to this Safe Work Method Statement are to be covered with the above personnel and The Principal Contractor representative at a Toolbox meeting. (Record date and time of Toolbox meeting below). Date: Time: Comments: Reviewed by: Date: spraying CHEMICALS Operation by Ray Leak 11/17/2008.