This Industrial Rope Access Work Method Statement is a detailed process that shows you how to safely conduct industrial rope access and includes the common risks that you need to be wary of.
This Work Method Statement refers to using industrial rope to access areas of a worksite using ropes that are vertically suspended but does not include any rope systems that are permanent or purpose built.
This is a guide for how to safely conduct industrial rope access 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 conduct industrial rope access 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 conduct industrial rope access
- The proper preparation for how to safely conduct industrial rope access
- 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
- Staff sign off
- Emailed to you
Additional safety notes
The industrial rope system that is used needs to:
- Have a full body harness with shoulder straps
- The clips that are used must be compatible
- WLL that is suitable
- All of the attachments must be labeled that they meet the safety standards AS/NZS 4488
- The manufacturers instructions need to be supplied
- Weather conditions need to be suitable for the equipment being used, and need to be monitored for the duration of the task
Warning signs and barricades need to be placed around the worksite and the anchor points and there should be appropriate supervision supplied.