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Name
Designation
Signature
Date
Name
Designation
Signature
Date
A
B
C
D
Who Is at Risk
Severity
Likelihood
Risk Rating
Identified Hazards
E
C
P
3
2
1
3
2
1
B x C=D
Dust
4
Risk Assessment Ratings
6-9 High Risk
4 Medium Risk
1-3 Low Risk
A
B
C
E
Employees
3
Death or Major Injury
3
Very likely
C
Contractors
2
Reportable Injury
2
Possible
P
Public/3
rd
Party
1
Major Injury-Time off Unlikely
1
Unlikely or Very Unlikely
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Safety
Footwear
High visibility
clothing
Safety goggles
Gloves
Ear protection
Respiratory
Protection
Head
Protection
EN ISO
20345:2011
EN471:2008
BS EN
166:2002
BS EN
388:2003
BS EN
352:2002
BS EN
149:2001
Head
Protection
Hazard Control Measures
Residual Risk
1. Dust masks shall be worn when the dust is produced particularly during strip out;
2. The required protection factor required shall be assessed by the Supervisor.
3. Dust masks shall be available on-site and worn if required. This shall be monitored by the
Supervisor to ensure compliance;
4. Operatives shall be trained on the correct fitting and checking procedures of their RPE to ensure
that a good seal is maintained during use. For all RPE use refer to manufacturer’s instructions;
5. There shall be no dry sweeping of dust on site. Water is to be added. RPE shall be worn;
6. Introduce general ventilation where possible by opening windows and doors when the dust is
produced.
7. Make sure that the dust does not introduce a hazard to others;
8. All equipment being used will be fitted with dust extraction systems where possible;
9. Place plastic screens over doors were required to prevent the migration of dust to neighbouring
occupied areas as required;
10. Where practical, systems of work shall be used that shall eliminate the hazard of dust;
Negligible (1)
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11. In situations whereby dust may enter the eyes during cutting, drilling, etc. safety goggles shall
be worn to reduce the risks of ejected particles entering the eyes;
12. Exposure to silica dust shall be controlled at source by water-fed control methods and the
correct RPE worn by the operative
I have read and understood the requirements of this Risk Assessment
Name
Signature
Date
Time

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Risk Assessment Page 1 of 2 (Dust) Department Document Ref. No. Issue Date Name Risk Assessment Prepared By Designation Signature Date Name Reviewed and Approved By Designation Signature Date A Who Is at Risk Identified Hazards E C P Dust ☒ ☐ ☐ Risk Assessment Ratings A B Severity 3 2 1 ☐ ☒ ☐ 6-9 High Risk KEY C Likelihood 3 2 1 ☐ ☒ ☐ 4 Medium Risk B E C P Revision 00 Employees Contractors Public/3rd Party 3 2 1 D Risk Rating B x C=D 4 1-3 Low Risk C Death or Major Injury Reportable Injury Major Injury-Time off Unlikely 3 2 1 Very likely Possible Unlikely or Very Unlikely Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Safety Footwear High visibility clothing Safety goggles Gloves Ear protection EN ISO 20345:2011 EN471:2008 BS EN 166:2002 BS EN 388:2003 BS EN 352:2002 Respiratory Protection Head Protection BS EN 149:2001 Head Protection Hazard Control Measures Residual Risk 1. Dust masks shall be worn when the dust is produced particularly during strip out; 2. The required protection factor required shall be assessed by the Supervisor. 3. Dust masks shall be available on-site and worn if required. This shall be monitored by the Supervisor to ensure compliance; 4. Operatives shall be trained on the correct fitting and checking procedures of their RPE to ensure that a good seal is maintained during use. For all RPE use refer to manufacturer’s instructions; 5. There shall be no dry sweeping of dust on site. Water is to be added. RPE shall be worn; 6. Introduce general ventilation where possible by opening windows and doors when the dust is produced. 7. Make sure that the dust does not introduce a hazard to others; 8. All equipment being used will be fitted with dust extraction systems where possible; 9. Place plastic screens over doors were required to prevent the migration of dust to neighbouring occupied areas as required; 10. Where practical, systems of work shall be used that shall eliminate the hazard of dust; Negligible (1) QHSE Documents-Risk Assessment for Dust Risk Assessment Page 2 of 2 (Dust) Department Document Ref. No. Issue Date Revision 00 11. In situations whereby dust may enter the eyes during cutting, drilling, etc. safety goggles shall be worn to reduce the risks of ejected particles entering the eyes; 12. Exposure to silica dust shall be controlled at source by water-fed control methods and the correct RPE worn by the operative I have read and understood the requirements of this Risk Assessment Name Signature QHSE Documents-Risk Assessment for Dust Date Time Name: Description: ...
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