Ventilation Deep Clean Risk Assessments and Method Statements

Work at Height Method in relation to;

Using step and combi ladders to fit access panels and cleaning ductwork

(work at height is any work carried out above or below ground level, where there is a risk to fall or injure yourself)

 

1 Operatives to check all PPE required for the task is in good working order and set out all 'Caution/ Warning' signage required and cordon off area prior to work commencing.

2 The Team Leader has to ensure that a Work at Height Permit has been issued, and ensure that it is read, understood and signed by those undertaking the task.

3 Team leader to visually inspect step/combi ladders for defects and ensure that the ladders have upto date inspection tags.

Under no circumstances must a damaged or faulty step/combi ladder be used.

4 Operatives to erect step/combi ladder in the correct and safe manner. If working between 2-6 metres height ladders must be footed or an approved ladder stopper or stabiliser used.

5 Operatives to ensure combi ladders to be erected at the correct angle of 1:4 (75º) and are placed on a suitable base and are kept away from overhead cables and similar hazards

When Step/combi ladders are in use a minimum of two operatives must be working together, one to foot the ladder, whilst another ascends/descends and a third operative if required to assist if items are to be passed up or down.

6 Operatives to ensure they face the Step/Combi ladder at all times whilst climbing or descending and keep their body centred between the rungs.

Only one person at a time to climb or work from a ladder

7 Operatives to always maintain '3 point contact' i.e. tow hands, one foot or two feet one hand when ascending or descending.

8 Upon completion of operations operatives to removed step/combi ladders to company vehicle.

9 Operatives to follow permit to work procedure in relation to Work at height Permit by returning to the site representative responsible for the issuing of the permit. Team must ensure permit has been signed off before they leave.

10 Operatives are not to leave the site until authorised by Supervisor.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment WAH-L1 -V2
VENTILATION HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Work at Height Method in relation to; Using step and combi ladders to fit access panels and cleaning ductwork January 2012 January 2013
Assessment of Uncontrolled Risk

Uncontrolled risks are considered:

Residual Risk after controls in place

Controlled risks are considered:

Risk Assessment
  High   High  
Medium   Medium Acceptable
  Low Low  

Possible Hazards

Control Measures

Activity Comments Further Actions Required Other Considerations
Number of operatives exposed - 8 max Training - ensure operatives receive suitable initial training and refresher training as required. - this assessment to be used in conjunction with the task specific Method Statement.
Frequency and duration of exposure - 8 hours max Monitoring - monitor operative performance to ensure compliance with correct method of working. - refer to Bright Hygiene internal training procedures.
Persons at risk - cleaning operatives and other persons permitted to enter the working area. Site Specific Risk Assessment - supplied upon request. - First Aid kits are carried on all company vehicles and selected operatives are qualified.
    - where practicable all work carried out at floor level.
Ventilation Equipment  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: High Level Ventilation Canopy Cleaning

(work at height is any work carried out above or below ground level)

Method Statement

General: Fan unit must be switched off and isolated before work commences.

1 Operatives to check all PPE, cleaning equipment and chemicals required for the task. Refer to COSHH assessments supplied for chemicals being used. Operatives to set out all 'Caution/ Warning' signage required and cordon off cleaning area prior to work commencing.

2 Operatives are reminded that canopies can be fragile or may have loose screws or bolts, seams can be broken and surface dented or misshaped.

3 Operatives must ensure that if canopy contains a ultra violate light that this must be turned off before any work commences (Ultra Violate light is a Non Ionising radiation that could lead to Redness, burning and ageing of the skin, damage to the cornea , effects on central nervous system and a rise in body temperature)

4 Operatives to erect access equipment e.g.. stepladder or ladder in the correct and safe manner. Ladders to be erected at the correct angle of 1:4 (75º). If working between 2-6 metres height ladders must be footed or an approved ladder stopper or stabiliser used.

5 Operatives to take care if leaning ladder on to canopy cover, if possible position ladder on to nearest solid surface instead, e.g. wall.

6 Operatives to wear tool belt with all tools attached, this will leave both hands free for climbing and descending ladder or step ladder. Operatives are reminded not to climb above 4 rungs from the tops of ladders or step ladders.

7 If Ladder/step ladder is unsuitable due to equipment obstruction, team to ensure all equipment is first isolated and has been left for a minimum of three hours to cool, then place suitable cover/protection on top of equipment, i.e. Suitable strength plywood.

8 Step ladder(s) to be kept next to operative at all times when working under canopy to facilitate access and egress

9 Operatives to always maintain '3 point contact' i.e. tow hands, one foot or two feet one hand when working under the canopy and ascending or descending ladder/step ladder

10 Operatives to clean canopy using the correct chemical on a clean cloth or 'Greenie'.

11 Operatives to rinse off surface of canopy with clean water and polish dry using clean cloths, if necessary use stainless steel polish.

12 On completion of cleaning, operatives to dispose of all waste chemicals and materials on site. Remove all cleaning equipment, chemicals and signage to company vehicle.

13 Operatives are not to leave the site until authorised by Supervisor.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment V.H.2- V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task High Level Ventilation Canopy Cleaning January 2012 January 2013
Assessment of Uncontrolled Risk

Uncontrolled risks are considered:

Residual Risk after controls in place

Controlled risks are considered:

Risk Assessment
  High   High  
Medium   Medium Acceptable
  Low Low  

Possible Hazards

Control Measures

Activity Comments Further Actions Required Other Considerations
Number of operatives exposed - 8 max Training - ensure operatives receive suitable initial training and refresher training as required. - this assessment to be used in conjunction with the task specific Method Statement.
Frequency and duration of exposure - 8 hours max Monitoring - monitor operative performance to ensure compliance with correct method of working. - refer to Bright Hygiene internal training procedures.
Persons at risk - cleaning operatives and other persons permitted to enter the working area. Site Specific Risk Assessment - supplied upon request. - First Aid kits are carried on all company vehicles and selected operatives are qualified.
    - where practicable all work carried out at floor level.
VENTILATION EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Ventilated Ceiling and Removable Ceiling Tile Cleaning

(work at height is any work carried out above or below ground level)

Method Statement

General: Fan unit must be switched off and isolated before work commences.

1 Operatives to check all PPE, cleaning equipment and chemicals required for the task. Refer to COSHH assessments supplied for chemicals being used. Operatives to set out all 'Caution/ Warning' signage required prior to work commencing.

2 Operatives to check that any ceiling mounted, vent-axia type fans are turned off and controls isolated.

3 Operatives to secure the work area. Check gas and electric of equipment below is turned off. Ensure all gas pilot lights are extinguished. Ensure all controls are isolated including air handling equipment.

4 Operatives to board over any open kitchen equipment e.g. hobs or ranges. Ensure equipment has cooled down sufficiently and cover all solid surfaces with appropriate sheeting.

5 Operatives to set up access equipment e.g. trestle, step ladders, etc.

6 Operatives to ascend access equipment and carry out sealing procedure of all holes and apertures.

7 Operatives to descend to floor level and prepare cleaning solution as per the manufacturer's instructions. Note: refer to COSHH assessment supplied.

8 Operatives to check work equipment to be used as per cleaning specification.

9 Operatives to transfer cleaning equipment on to the access equipment taking care to ensure that no spillages occur and that safe manual handling techniques are observed.

10 Operatives to commence cleaning of the ceiling. Cleaning to be carried out systematically ensuring that each area of ceiling is cleaned and any excess solution wiped off immediately from surrounding surfaces.

11 Operatives to pay extra care and attention where water or solution drips on to floors or may leak to basement areas below.

12 Operatives to rinse off cleaned section using clean water before progressing to next section.

13 On completing cleaning operations, operatives to descend from access equipment and carefully remove cleaning equipment back to floor level, observing safe manual handling techniques.

14 Operatives to carry out a visual check of the ceiling from ground level to ensure all areas have been cleaned as per the specification.

15 Operatives to dispose of all waste chemicals and materials on site and remove all cleaning equipment, chemicals and signage to company vehicle.

16 Operatives are not to leave the site until authorised by Supervisor.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment
VENTILATION HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Ventilated Ceiling & Removable Ceiling Tile Cleaning January 2012 January 2013
Assessment of Uncontrolled Risk

Uncontrolled risks are considered:

Residual Risk after controls in place

Controlled risks are considered:

Risk Assessment
  High   High  
Medium   Medium Acceptable
  Low Low  

Possible Hazards

Control Measures

Activity Comments Further Actions Required Other Considerations
Number of operatives exposed - 8 max Training - ensure operatives receive suitable initial training and refresher training as required. - this assessment to be used in conjunction with the task specific Method Statement.
Frequency and duration of exposure - 8 hours max Monitoring - monitor operative performance to ensure compliance with correct method of working. - refer to Bright Hygiene internal training procedures.
Persons at risk - cleaning operatives and other persons permitted to enter the working area. Site Specific Risk Assessment - supplied upon request. - First Aid kits are carried on all company vehicles and selected operatives are qualified.
    - where practicable all work carried out at floor level.
VENTILATION EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Installation Of Access Doors In Ventilation Ducting

(work at height is any work carried out above or below ground level)

Method Statement

General: Fan unit must be switched off and isolated before work commences.

Noise: Cutting access panels can produce noise levels at around 92db(a) EAR PROTECTION MUST BE WORN

1 Operatives to check all PPE, cleaning equipment and chemicals required for the task. Refer to COSHH assessments supplied for chemicals being used. Operatives to set out all 'Caution/ Warning' signage required and cordon off cleaning area prior to work commencing.

2 Only trained operatives are allowed to carry out this task.

3 Operatives to ensure that if a 'Permit to Work' system is in place, that it is read, understood and signed by those undertaking the task.

4 Operatives to carry out survey of ducting to determine best area for access panel to be fitted.

5 Operatives to erect the necessary access equipment, (MEWP, Scaffold Tower, step ladders or ladders) (note where possible tops of ladders should be placed on to a solid surface).

6 Operatives to mark the cutting edge of access door using the template supplied.

7 Operatives to coat along the cutting edge with lubricant.

8 Operatives to drill a hole at each corner of the template marks.

9 Operatives to insert cutting equipment and cut a line from one corner hole to the next in rotation ensuring that cut is just short of the next hole. On completion of cutting each line, operatives will finish cutting in to each hole.

10 Operatives to ease cut panel from ducting, taking care to avoid sharp edges.

11 Operatives to clean around edges of cut opening of ducting using general degreaser and clean cloth or 'Greenie' as necessary, taking care to avoid any sharp edges. If required, use file to remove sharp edges from cut panel edges.

12 Operatives to fit the frame of access door in to the ductwork using fold over cleats, then crimping to ensure a secure fit.

13 Operatives to then fit access door to framework.

14 Operatives to check access door opens and closes properly.

15 On completion of installation, operatives to dispose of cut panel and materials on site and remove all other chemicals and signage to company vehicle.

16 Operatives are not to leave the site until authorised by Supervisor.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment V.H.4- V4
VENTILATION HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Installation Of Access Doors In Ventilation Ducting January 2012 January 2013
Assessment of Uncontrolled Risk

Uncontrolled risks are considered:

Residual Risk after controls in place

Controlled risks are considered:

Risk Assessment
  High   High  
Medium   Medium Acceptable
  Low Low  

Possible Hazards

Control Measures

Activity Comments Further Actions Required Other Considerations
Number of operatives exposed - 8 max Training - ensure operatives receive suitable initial training and refresher training as required. - this assessment to be used in conjunction with the task specific Method Statement.
Frequency and duration of exposure - 8 hours max Monitoring - monitor operative performance to ensure compliance with correct method of working. - refer to Bright Hygiene internal training procedures.
Persons at risk - cleaning operatives and other persons permitted to enter the working area. Site Specific Risk Assessment - supplied upon request. - First Aid kits are carried on all company vehicles and selected operatives are qualified.
    - where practicable all work carried out at floor level.
VENTILATION EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Cleaning Of Ventilation Ducting including Air Handling Units & Extract

Fans (Excluding Plant Rooms & Roof Work)

(work at height is any work carried out above or below ground level)

Method Statement

General: Fan unit must be switched off and isolated before work commences.

1 Operatives to check all PPE, cleaning equipment and chemicals required for the task. Refer to COSHH assessments supplied for chemicals being used. Operatives to set out all 'Caution/ Warning' signage required and cordon off cleaning area prior to work commencing.

2 Operatives to erect access equipment e.g.. stepladder or ladder in the correct and safe manner. Ladders to be erected at the correct angle of 1:4 (75º). If working between 2-6 metres height ladders must be footed or an approved ladder stopper or stabiliser used.

3 Operatives are reminded that they will be working in a confined space and that ducting has sharp edges, rivets or self-tapping screws sticking up which are sharp, and that ducting can be fragile.

4 Operatives to check that all equipment sited below the supply system is switched off and the controls are isolated.

5 Operatives to check that all access doors are open and the room is well ventilated.

6 Operatives to open all access panels in canopies and also where required remove ceiling panels to allow access to duct work in ceiling and remove all access panels where fitted. Operatives must not enter ducting until told it is safe to do so by Supervisor or Team Leader. Operatives must also notify Supervisor or Team Leader when entering any duct work.

7 Operatives to carry out an internal survey of ducting using a torch and make note of where fans and ancillary motors or equipment are located inside ducting.

8 Operatives to plug in RCD unit to power socket and vacuum cleaner and switch power on.

9 Operatives to vacuum as much as possible dust and fluff from the ducting (ensure dust bag does not overfill and is emptied into a plastic bag at regular intervals). Where it is not possible to use a vacuum cleaner operatives will brush & scrape by hand grease, dust & carbon deposits. Extra care should be taken as this will raise dust in to the air.

10 Operatives to clean both sides of impeller blades using a hand brush.

11 Operatives to empty all debris in to plastic bags.

12 On completion of cleaning, operatives to dispose of all debris and materials on site and remove all cleaning equipment, and signage to company vehicle.

13 Operatives are not to leave the site until authorised by Supervisor.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment V.H.5- V4
VENTILATION HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Cleaning of High Level Ventilation Ducting Including Air Handling Units & Extract Fans (Excluding Plant Rooms & Roof Work) January 2012 January 2013
Assessment of Uncontrolled Risk

Uncontrolled risks are considered:

Residual Risk after controls in place

Controlled risks are considered:

Risk Assessment
  High   High  
Medium   Medium Acceptable
  Low Low  

Possible Hazards

Control Measures

Activity Comments Further Actions Required Other Considerations
Number of operatives exposed - 8 max Training - ensure operatives receive suitable initial training and refresher training as required. - this assessment to be used in conjunction with the task specific Method Statement.
Frequency and duration of exposure - 8 hours max Monitoring - monitor operative performance to ensure compliance with correct method of working. - refer to Bright Hygiene internal training procedures.
Persons at risk - cleaning operatives and other persons permitted to enter the working area. Site Specific Risk Assessment - supplied upon request. - First Aid kits are carried on all company vehicles and selected operatives are qualified.
    - where practicable all work carried out at floor level.
VENTILATION EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Cleaning & Replacement of Filters in Canopy Housing

(work at height is any work carried out above or below ground level)

Method Statement

General: Fan unit must be switched off and isolated before work commences.

1 Operatives to check all PPE, cleaning equipment and chemicals required for the task. Refer to COSHH assessments supplied for chemicals being used. Operatives to set out all 'Caution/ Warning' signage required and cordon off cleaning area prior to work commencing.

2 Operatives to erect access equipment e.g.. stepladder or ladder in the correct and safe manner. Ladders to be erected at the correct angle of 1:4 (75º). If working between 2-6 metres height ladders must be footed or an approved ladder stopper or stabiliser used.

3 Operatives to ensure that air handling units are switched off and the controls isolated.

4 Operatives to open filter housing unit and remove filters from unit one at a time.

5 If applicable, Operatives to clean filter housing unit using cleaning chemical, applied either on a clean cloth or 'Greenie'.

6 If applicable, Operatives to rinse area with clean warm water using a clean cloth and buff dry.

7 If applicable, Operatives to insert new filters in to the unit one at a time and ensure a correct and secure fit.

8 Operatives to close filter housing unit.

9 Operatives to remove access equipment from area.

10 Operatives to switch power back on at isolation point.

11 On completion of cleaning, operatives to dispose of all waste materials on site and remove all equipment and signage to company vehicle.

12 Operatives are not to leave the site until authorised by Supervisor.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment V.H.6- V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task TASK: Cleaning & Replacement of Filters in Canopy Housing January 2012 January 2013
Assessment of Uncontrolled Risk

Uncontrolled risks are considered:

Residual Risk after controls in place

Controlled risks are considered:

Risk Assessment
  High   High  
Medium   Medium Acceptable
  Low Low  

Possible Hazards

Control Measures

Activity Comments Further Actions Required Other Considerations
Number of operatives exposed - 8 max Training - ensure operatives receive suitable initial training and refresher training as required. - this assessment to be used in conjunction with the task specific Method Statement.
Frequency and duration of exposure - 8 hours max Monitoring - monitor operative performance to ensure compliance with correct method of working. - refer to Bright Hygiene internal training procedures.
Persons at risk - cleaning operatives and other persons permitted to enter the working area. Site Specific Risk Assessment - supplied upon request. - First Aid kits are carried on all company vehicles and selected operatives are qualified.
    - where practicable all work carried out at floor level.
VENTILATION EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Cleaning Of Extract Ducting & Extract Fans On Rooftop Plant & Plant Rooms

(work at height is any work carried out above or below ground level)

Method Statement

General: Fan unit must be switched off and isolated before work commences.

General Note: Operatives should be reminded of the Risks & Hazards associated with working at height and in plant rooms, e.g. no work should be under taken on rooftop equipment unless adequate edge or fall protection devices have been installed. Plant rooms have narrow or confined spaces and that head height can be very limited, with ducting and other plant & equipment protruding. Ducting can be fragile, have sharp edges or screws or bolts that can protrude.

Plant Room Cleaning

1 Operatives to check all PPE, cleaning equipment and chemicals required for the task. Refer to COSHH assessments supplied for chemicals being used. Operatives to set out all 'Caution/ Warning' signage required prior to work commencing.

2 The Team Leader has to ensure that a 'Permit to Work' is issued, that it is read, understood and signed by those undertaking the task. A drawing or blueprint of the roof top ducting & plant room must be attached to the 'Permit'. Also, if required, ensure that all keys to roof access doors and plant room are signed for.

3 The Team Leader is to check that all equipment sited below roof level and in the plant room is switched off and the controls are isolated.

4 Operatives to proceed to the roof area via the designated safe route, open roof access door & proceed to the roof top plant room.

5 Operatives are to check the blueprint/drawing matches the plant room & ducting.

6 Operatives to then commence cleaning operations inside the plant room.

Roof Operations

Note: Team Leader to determine the safe climbing route also if roof top is fitted with edge or fall protection devices. If team leader determine roof is not reasonable accessible or that there is no safe way to undertake the operation for ergonomic or environmental reasons then work shall not be carried out.

7 Team Leader to climb up on to the roof systems using a ladder or step ladder to gain access and carry out survey to determine if access panels need to be cut and inserted. Note: Team Leader to determine the safe climbing route also if roof top is fitted with edge or fall protection devices.

8 Once the Team Leader has determined that the area is safe to work on they will instruct the operatives of where cleaning where access panels are to be inserted.

9 The operatives will then climb onto the structure and if required will attach their inertia safety line to the nearest safety eyebolt or latchway system.

10 The operatives will cut out panels as required and insert the new access panels while cleaning areas as necessary.

11 On completion of all operations the operatives will pack all waste materials into strong plastic bags for disposal on site.

12 The operatives will then descend from plant room roof ensuring that all equipment and waste is accounted for. The operatives working inside the plant room will also ensure that their equipment and waste is accounted for.

13 The Team Leader will then shut and lock the plant room access door, before leading all operatives back to the roof access door. Once through the roof access door the Team Leader will then shut and lock the door and descend down to ground level via the safe designated route.

14 The Team Leader will then sign off the 'Permit to Work' and sign back in any keys to roof access doors.

15 The operatives will then dispose of all waste materials on site and remove all chemicals, signage and equipment to company vehicles.

16 Operatives are not to leave the site until authorised by Supervisor.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment V.H.7- V4
VENTILATION HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Cleaning Of Extract Ducting & Extract Fans On Rooftop Plant & Plant Rooms January 2012 January 2013
Assessment of Uncontrolled Risk

Uncontrolled risks are considered:

Residual Risk after controls in place

Controlled risks are considered:

Risk Assessment
  High   High  
Medium   Medium Acceptable
  Low Low  

Possible Hazards

Control Measures

Activity Comments Further Actions Required Other Considerations
Number of operatives exposed - 8 max Training - ensure operatives receive suitable initial training and refresher training as required. - this assessment to be used in conjunction with the task specific Method Statement.
Frequency and duration of exposure - 8 hours max Monitoring - monitor operative performance to ensure compliance with correct method of working. - refer to Bright Hygiene internal training procedures.
Persons at risk - cleaning operatives and other persons permitted to enter the working area. Site Specific Risk Assessment - supplied upon request. - First Aid kits are carried on all company vehicles and selected operatives are qualified.
    - where practicable all work carried out at floor level.
VENTILATION EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Vent Cleaning Using Electric Rotary Brush System

1 Operatives to check all PPE, cleaning equipment and chemicals required for the task. Refer to COSHH assessments supplied for chemicals being used. Operatives to set out all 'Caution/ Warning' signage required and cordon off cleaning area prior to work commencing.

2 Carry out pre-work safety check of the machine i.e.. cut/ broken lead, damaged plug, damaged chuck, damaged extension rods and damaged or broken brushes.

3 Check that machine has got current PAT test certificate/ label.

4 Operatives to assemble machine as per manufacturer's safe operating instructions.

5 Operatives to ventilate area if required (this can be done by opening windows, doors or turning on ventilation equipment if necessary).

6 Operatives to prepare cleaning solution according to the COSHH data sheet and pour into external machine solution tank(s).

7 Operatives to insert a circuit breaker (RCD) into power socket and plug machine in to RCD.

8 Operatives to switch on machine and test machine is working correctly.

9 Operatives to insert brush into the ventilation duct starting with the 5 meter extension rod, using a systematic forwards and backwards pattern and changing the brushes or pads as necessary to fit vent size. use 10 meter or 20 meter extension rods as necessary. Ensure when cleaning that machine cable/ lead is behind the line of work and that a second person is always manning the machine in case of emergency..

11 Operatives to remove debris from vent and surrounding area as they occur using a clean cloth or Hoover.

12 On completion of cleaning, operatives to switch off machine and remove plug and RCD from the power socket and dismantle machine rods/ brushes. Operatives to check cable for any damage while recoiling cable/ lead.

13 Operatives to clean machine and check that pads or brushes are not damaged or broken.

14 On completion of cleaning, operatives to dispose of all waste chemicals and materials on site and remove all cleaning equipment, chemicals and signage to company vehicle.

15 Operatives are not to leave the site until authorised by Supervisor.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment V.H.8- V4
VENTILATION HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Vent Cleaning Using Electric Rotary Brush System January 2012 January 2013
Assessment of Uncontrolled Risk

Uncontrolled risks are considered:

Residual Risk after controls in place

Controlled risks are considered:

Risk Assessment
  High   High  
Medium   Medium Acceptable
  Low Low  

Possible Hazards

Control Measures

Activity Comments Further Actions Required Other Considerations
Number of operatives exposed - 8 max Training - ensure operatives receive suitable initial training and refresher training as required. - this assessment to be used in conjunction with the task specific Method Statement.
Frequency and duration of exposure - 8 hours max Monitoring - monitor operative performance to ensure compliance with correct method of working. - refer to Bright Hygiene internal training procedures.
Persons at risk - cleaning operatives and other persons permitted to enter the working area. Site Specific Risk Assessment - supplied upon request. - First Aid kits are carried on all company vehicles and selected operatives are qualified.
    - where practicable all work carried out at floor level.
VENTILATION EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips