Cordless Hammer Drill SOP
Cordless Hammer Drill Safe Operating Procedure
Cordless hammer drill SOP for operating a cordless hammer drill identifies cordless hammer drill hazards with the risk assessed and risk controls developed to manage risk and cordless hammer drill safety.
Standard operating procedures require hazard control measures to be implemented per the cordless hammer drill guide and best safe work practice for cordless hammer drills.
Cordless Hammer Drill SOP Example
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SOP Cordless Hammer Drill
Workplace Safety has conducted a comprehensive job safety analysis for cordless hammer drilling operations, e.g. drilling of masonry materials and how to change a hammer drill bit with risk control measures developed for identified hazards per WHS hierarchy of controls.
WHS consultation with employees on health and safety matters to identify potential hazards with operating a cordless hammer drill and ensure cordless tool safety
WHS consultation and participation processes ensure adequate health and safety communication
Pre operational checks on equipment per cordless hammer drill inspection checklist, e.g. inspect cordless hammer drill and equipment, and cordless battery and charger are free from damage such as battery leaking fluid
Cordless battery charging using a cordless charging station shall be based on a concrete hammer drill manufacturers recommendation
Cordless tools and equipment, e.g. cordless hammer drill identified as damaged shall have an out of service tag placed on it with procedures for reporting faulty equipment in the workplace implemented
Do not alter or modify a cordless hammer drill, e.g. cordless hammer drill handle removal will affect tool safety
Inspect drill bit for signs of wear and damage per tool safety checklist, replace if necessary and dispose of damaged drill bits appropriately
Cordless hammer drill operation per cordless hammer drill SOP focuses on WHS issues implementing control measures to minimise potential risks and hazards
Personal decontamination procedures to be implemented where exposure to silica has taken place, e.g. correct method for removing PPE
Workplace environmental hazard, e.g. confined space and working at heights
Working at height on ladders, aluminium mobile scaffold and elevated work platforms when using cordless hammer drill
Hazardous chemicals and hazardous products used in connection with cordless hammer drill use
Hazardous manual tasks in connection with using a cordless hammer drill
Personal protective equipment, e.g. respiratory protective equipment, protective clothing, eye protection
Health and safety training for workers, e.g. cordless hammer drill training
Workplace housekeeping per housekeeping policy and procedures
Legislative and regulatory requirements for compliance with WHS legislation, e.g. work health and safety regulations, managing electrical risks at the workplace code of practice and power tool safety standards
Monitoring controls, e.g. assessment and review the effectiveness of control measures
Tasks and activities in connection with using a cordless hammer drill
Safe Operating Procedure Cordless Hammer Drill
How to Use a Cordless Hammer Drill
Cordless hammer drill SOP shall assess the risk of high-risk activities with operating a cordless hammer drill.
High-risk work activities that may expose workers to WHS hazards are likely to include but not be limited to:
Plant and equipment used in the work task, e.g. cordless hammer drill
Pre start inspection of cordless hammer drill
Change drill bits
Cordless battery charging using a cordless battery charger
Other hazards with using a cordless hammer drill