Installation of Cable Tray
Cable Tray Installation Method
Method statement for cable tray installation assesses the risk following the hazard identification process for cable tray installation work and the subsequent implementation of risk controls to manage risk.
Electrical safe work method statements require that hazard control measures be implemented when cable tray installers are undertaking cable tray installation per cable tray installation standards.
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Cable Tray Installation Procedure
Workplace Safety has conducted a comprehensive hazard analysis of the cable tray installation requirements for cable tray installation work and developed risk control measures for identified hazards per the ohs hierarchy of control.
Assess and review safety practices in the workplace to control risks
WHS consultation to identify potential hazards with the cable tray installation methodology
Risk assessment to identify workplace hazards and risks that could result in death or serious injury
Health and safety planning for electrical cable tray installation, e.g. minimise risks through the planning process
WHS consultation and participation processes ensure effective health and safety communication
Workplace environmental hazards, e.g. working in confined spaces
Trip hazards in the workplace likely to result in slips trips and falls injuries
Implementation of control measures for cable tray installation, e.g. isolation of hazards and services
Safety information for employees to manage risks
Tools and equipment used to install cable tray systems, supports and brackets
Cutting tools to cut cable tray installation materials
Erect cable tray per cable tray installation drawings, e.g. cable tray ladder and unistrut
Secure cable tray installation per cable tray installation standards, fixings per cable tray installation drawings
Manual handling of cable tray materials when undertaking cable tray installation work
Hazardous chemicals, e.g. chemical anchors, used to support cable tray systems
Personal protective equipment PPE, e.g. height safety equipment and electrical safety gear
Working at height on ladders, mobile scaffold and elevated work platforms when undertaking cable tray installation work
Health and safety training for workers, e.g. electrical safe work practices training
Workplace housekeeping incorporating material handling and storage safety
Legislative and regulatory requirements for compliance with WHS legislation, e.g. codes of practice and workplace standards
Monitor and review of risk controls, e.g. implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Electrician tasks and activities in connection with cable tray installation
Procedure for Cable Tray Installation
Safe work procedure for electrical cable tray installation shall assess the risks of high risk construction work activities involved in the cable tray installation process.
High risk activities that may expose workers to hazards and risks are likely to include but not be limited to:
Plant and equipment used in the work task
Fit, position and secure cable tray systems
Working at height
Use of hand and power tools
Chemical hazards when using chemical anchors
Other cable tray installation hazards.