This Excavator Attachment – Hydraulic Rock Hammer Work Method Statement is a detailed process that shows you how to safely operate a hydraulic rock hammer excavator attachment and includes the common risks that you need to be wary of.
This is a guide for how to safely operate a hydraulic rock hammer excavator attachment that is ready to use once you have downloaded it from your email. All you need to do is fill in your company details such as ABN, worksite details and associated risks.
Then just print and add it to the other processes that make up your OHS procedures.
This process for how to safely operate a hydraulic rock hammer excavator attachment has multiple uses. It can be used at OHS inductions, as an important addition to your toolbox talks and even for your tender applications.
The information that is contained in this Work Method Statement consists of:
- The recommended personal protective equipment
- Notes for Safety
- Planning how to safely operate a hydraulic rock hammer excavator attachment
- The proper preparation for how to safely operate a hydraulic rock hammer excavator attachment
- The things you need to know for a pre-operational inspection
- How to operate safely
- Emergency procedures in case you need them
- And more!
Easy for you to use:
- The document is Microsoft Word
- You can add your information like risks and worksite details
- Tailor for specific tasks
- Employee sign off
- Emailed to you
Extract from the Work Method Statement
Inspect the equipment before operation to make sure that:
- Safety signage is in place and readable
- There is an appropriate level of hydraulic oil and it is not discoloured or contaminated
- The oil is not leaking
- That all fittings and hoses are tightly attached and undamaged
- Fasteners are tight and operational
- The hammer is properly greased
- There are no gas leaks and that the correct gas pressure is maintained
- The machinery has been looked after according to the instructions of the manufacturer
If there is a quick hitch device check that:
- It is appropriate to use with the chosen attachment
- It is working correctly
- That the there are safety pins and locks in place
- That it is marked with: manufacturer name, make, model, serial number, quick hitch weight, max rated capacity and the capacity of each lifting point
If you find any faults or damage do not use the equipment and follow the tag out lock out process and let your supervisor know straight away.