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Risk Assessment to be read in conjunction with Risk numbers in machine description


OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

Purchasers are required to carefully assess all possible risks associated with the operation of the machinery and equipment in line with but not limited to, the following identifiable hazards:

The object of the occupational health and safety as4204.1 ( series) -2006 and its regulations is to:

SECURE THE HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE OF EMPLOYEES AT WORK.
TO PROTECT PERSONS AT OR NEAR WORKPLACES FROM RISK TO HEALTH AND SAFETY
PROMOTE AN ENVIRONMENT THAT IS ADAPTED TO THEIR HEALTH AND SAFETY NEEDS.
TO FOSTER A CO-OPERATIVE CONSULTATIVE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES

The codes below have been applied to the catalogue items to be offered for sale at this auction to assist purchasers to identify safety hazards and should be carefully considered by any person intending to bid at the auction.

0

No apparent hazards

- Item should only be used as manufacture intended

1

Manuals and service history

- No operators manual or instructions are available
- No service history is available
- Item should only be used as manufacturer intended

2

Electrical item

- Requires testing prior to its use.
- All plugs and electrical cables must be tested and labeled prior to use.
- Power must be switched off when carrying out cleaning or maintenance.
- Item must only be used with earth leakage circuit breaker.

3

Ear protection must be worn when using item

4

Face protection must be worn when using item

5

Safety guards are fitted, must not be removed

6

Safety guards are missing and must be refitted prior to use

7

Manual handling

- Care must be taken lifting heavy items
- Item contains glass or other dangerous product. Take care when moving.
- Engage professional carriers to dismantle and move large items
- Take care when removing items fro walls in case they fall.
- Secure all moving and removable parts before transporting items
- Watch for sharp items when moving items

8

Item damaged

Sold as scrap only

9

Compressors

- Unit must be tested and certified prior to use.
- Buyer must confirm design is registered prior to use.

10

Noise

- Item should be noise tested and if over 85db. Warning signage must be attached

11

All fire equipment that does not have a current inspection tag or plate must be inspected prior to deployment in a new location.

12

Paper shredders

- Beware of placing hands too close to shredding blades

13

First aid kits should be restocked prior to use and ensure that the correct grade of kit is deployed in the correct situation.

14

This item equipment should be re-calibrated prior to use

15

Calibrated equipment should be re-calibrated prior to use.

16

Glass carrying equipment should be carefully inspected and tested prior to re-use.

17

Contaminates

- The items should be carefully checked and cleaned of contaminates from their prior use.

18

Equipment under pressure

- These items should be fully inspected and tested prior to future deployment and use.

19

Forklifts must be

- Fully inspected prior to use by qualified personnel
- Only be used by qualified persons.
- Be fitted with roll over protection.
- Used in accordance with a plan to avoid pedestrian accidents.
- Have seat restraints fitted if requited by legislation.
- Equipped with the required attachments for lifting specific items as required.

20

- Pneumatic tools should be carefully inspected and tested prior to deployment

21

All lifting equipment

- Must be inspected and certified by authorized persons prior to use.
- Only used for its designed use.
- Only used within its designed lifting capacity.
- Approved personnel safety harnesses are used
- Maintain hazard, usage and maintenance records.

22

All hydraulic equipment should be inspected and tested for leaks and general performance prior to use

23

Gas bottles must be inspected and tested by an authorized person prior to use.

24

Explosives and explosive fastening charges should used as directed under the dangerous goods act 1975.

25

The equipment should be tested by an authorized person prior to use.

26

Chain hoists should be inspected for chain wear and gear condition prior to re use.

27

Breathing apparatus and associated equipment must be tested and certified by an authorized person prior to use.

28

Any equipment to be used at heights must be used strictly in accordance with the oh&s regulations governing such equipment.

29

Lifting attachments for forklift trucks must be

- Designed for the particular fork
- Inspected prior to use.
- Only used within its designed lifting capacity.

30

Motor vehicle buyers must:

- Ensure the vehicle is roadworthy and registered prior to driving.
- All warning lights and signals are working

31

Guarding may not be sufficient to ensure safety. Buyers must carry out a risk assessment before using the item.

32

Closed vessels must only be entered by personnel with the appropriate qualifications