1 File ref: OSH103/107487. STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES . truck loading AND unloading Version: Broome Port Services operations Issue date: April 2016. Current version number: File reference: OSH103/107487. Maintained by: Harbourmaster/ operations Manager Original issue date: April 2013. Last review date: September 2015 Next review date: September 2017. VARIATION RECORD: Version No. Version Date: Brief Description of Change: This procedure has been separated from the Vessel loading and April 2013. discharging operations SOP. A complete review occurred.
2 Minor updates including clarification of use of gloves and number of June 2013. trucks on wharf during cargo operations . June 2013 Changed wording of assessment question. August 2013 Changed wording of assessment question. KPA logo and position title changes. Minor additions including September 2014 information on vessel manifest and information on unloading and loading dangerous goods and loading livestock and fodder. March 2015 Change to truck operators responsibilities. September 2015 Include Hazard line and housekeeping plus full review. Updated loading and unloading Tubular on Trucks to reflect new way April 2016.
3 Of crossing over wire slings and securing through eye. 1. INTRODUCTION. Purpose To ensure truck loading and unloading operations are completed safely and to eliminate the potential for injuries where vehicle and people interaction occurs. Scope This procedure applies to all Kimberley Ports Authority (KPA) employees, truck operators and other personnel involved in the loading and unloading operations of trucks on the wharf, in the maintenance yard and in any other Port operated areas where loading and unloading of trucks occurs. Cargo types could include containers, palletised cargo, bulk bags, casing and project cargo.
4 References loading , unloading Exclusion Zones Guidelines (LUEZ) V1 November 2010. Safety Assist. Load Restraint Guide, 2nd Edition 2004, National Transport Commission Australia. Marine Order Part 32, issue 3, Cargo Handling Equipment, November 2011. Page 1 of 11. File ref: OSH103/107487. STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES . truck loading AND unloading Version: Broome Port Services operations Issue date: April 2016. This STANDARD OPERATING Procedure (SOP) is to be used in reference to the following KPA. SOPs: Crane operations ;. Forklift operations .
5 Lifting Equipment Maintenance and Storage;. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); and Traffic Management SOP. Hazard and Incident Reporting Procedure. In addition, specific vessel JHA's will address overall vessel operations , including loading and discharge, in further detail. Other documentation required during the loading and unloading process may include: Toolbox Talk Checklist;. Labour Requisition / Shift Log;. Hazob and Incident report;. Permit to work;. Lift plan. 2. RESPONSIBILITIES. HarbourMaster/ operations Manager Ensure this procedure is developed and reviewed with adequate consultation; and Authorising approval and amendments to this procedure.
6 HSE Coordinator, operations Superintendent, HS Officer and Engineer Implementing this procedure, including education regarding critical changes to the procedure are communicated to supervisors, employees and relevant trucking companies;. Monitoring compliance with this procedure;. Periodic review of this procedure; and Investigating reported non-compliances with this procedure Supervisor/person in charge To ensure they and their team members comply with this procedure;. To ensure that the stevedores OPERATING equipment that requires a high risk work licence, have a current licence and are currently verified as competent to operate the equipment.
7 To ensure the loading and unloading of trucks is conducted safely and in consultation with the truck driver;. To ensure adequate and appropriate instructions regarding this procedure are provided to the stevedore gang and relevant third parties in the logistics chain;. Page 2 of 11. File ref: OSH103/107487. STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES . truck loading AND unloading Version: Broome Port Services operations Issue date: April 2016. To report non-compliances with this procedure to Management;. To complete required documentation associated with unloading and loading of trucks.
8 And Periodic review of this procedure. Employees To comply with this procedure;. To follow instructions from the supervisor or person in charge regarding this procedure;. To report all hazards and/or incidents to your supervisor as soon as possible Employees who are allocated a high risk role on the shift, crane operation, dogman or rigger, forklift operator are to ensure they currently verified as competent to carry out that task and to follow the requirements of this procedure;. The dogman or forklift operator is responsible for confirming with the truck driver: - the location of the safe zone.
9 - when cargo operations have been completed; and - when it is safe to move from the safe zone. truck Operators All truck operators to comply with this procedure;. To report any hazards or incidents to a KPA employee, and To comply with directions from KPA employees in regards to this procedure. To secure loads correctly To ensure that any specific loading requirements are passed on to the supervisor in charge of loading 3. DEFINITIONS. Crane Operator: A person who holds a current high risk work licence / certificate of competency, and has completed the KPA competency verification to operate a crane for the KPA.
10 Competency Verification: A KPA process where an employee who has a current high risk work licence to operate equipment, has demonstrated their competency to operate the equipment on a KPA worksite. The verification could be completed by an internal employee who is qualified as a trainer and assessor or an external qualified trainer and assessor. Dogman: A person who holds a current high risk work licence / certificate of competency, and has completed the KPA in-house induction authorising the person to do dogging work for the KPA. The designated dogman is the person in charge of the lift.