Kitchen only Risk Risk Assessments and Method Statements

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)

General Notes

Operatives in the first instance shall move/remove any and all equipment providing it is practable and safe to do so. If operatives are unable to move equipment they must assess and decide upon safe route of access to area required for cleaning.

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.

Operatives are reminded that if boarding is required they must at all times maintain three points of contact and have suitable (Class 1) Step ladders avialble at all times to facilitate safe 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'.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment V.H.2- V4
VENTILATION 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: 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.

General Notes

Operatives in the first instance shall move/remove any and all equipment providing it is practable and safe to do so. If operatives are unable to move equipment they must assess and decide upon safe route of access to area required for cleaning.

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

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. Operatives are reminded that if boarding is required they must at all times maintain three points of contact and have suitable (Class 1) Step ladders avialble at all times to facilitate safe access and egress.

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

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

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

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

12 Operatives to close filter housing unit.

13 Operatives to remove access equipment from area.

14 Operatives to switch power back on at isolation point.

15 On completion of cleaning, operatives to dispose of all waste materials on site and remove all equipment 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.6- V4
VENTILATION 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

 

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: Hot Equipment Cleaning - Bain Maries, Stills Units, Jacketed Boilers, Combination Ovens And Other Water Based Equipment

Method Statement

General: All equipment must be switched off and controls isolated where possible, pilot lights extinguished and gas valves or taps closed.

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 to ensure that the equipment is emptied of all contents and is cool to touch before starting any cleaning.

3 Operatives are to clean the equipment as per training and specification.

4 Operatives are to clean up any spillages immediately to ensure that other surfaces are not marked or damaged by the chemicals or solutions being used.

5 Operatives will ensure that the equipment is reassembled in the correct manner and check that all controls are working correctly.

6 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.

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

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment K.E.H.1 V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Hot Equipment Cleaning - Bain Maries, Stills Units, Jacketed Boilers, Combination Ovens And Other Water Based Equipment 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.
HOT EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK:HotEquipmentCleaning-Ovens/Stoves-SolidTops,BurnerTops,Bratt Pans And Other Non-Water Based Equipment

Method Statement

General: All equipment must be switched off and controls isolated where possible, pilot lights extinguished and gas valves or taps closed.

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 setout all 'Caution/Warning'sign age required and cordon off cleaning area prior to work commencing.

2 Operatives to carryout safety check of Hot equipment prior to starting work e.g. ensure that the equipment is turnedoff, pilot lights extinguished, gas/electric controls are isolated and the equipment is cool to touch.

3 Operatives to fill dip tank with clean hotwater. Electrical dip tanks are only to be used with circuitcut-outswitches (breakers) and instructions are to be followed carefully as per manufacturers instructions.

4 Operatives to dismantle the equipment by hand,taking care to note each part forre-assembly on completion of cleaning.

5 Operatives to place all non aluminium parts in to dip tank.

6 Operatives to mix a solution of there commended cleaning solution, following manufacturers instructions and the COSHH assessment supplied, and carefully pour into the dip tank.

7 Operatives to allow equipment to soak for atleast 2hours, to ensure that all grease and grime is lifted from surface.

8 While equipment is soaking, clean the remainder of equipment using chemical cleaning agent and paint scrapers as necessary, paying careful attention to detail by cleaning to edges and corners.

9 Where possible operatives to removes witches and knobs to aid cleaning, ensuring they are replaced in exactly the same position.

10 After equipment has soaked in dip tank, operatives to clean equipment using a 'Greenie'orsponge as necessary and rinse with clean water.

11 On completion, operatives to reassemble the equipment ensuring all parts are fitted into original positions and coat solid tops with a thin layer of cooking oil.

12 Operatives to re-light any pilot lights and test that the equipment is working correctly.

13 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.

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

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment K.E.H.2 V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Hot Equipment Cleaning - Ovens / Stoves Solid Tops, Burner Tops, Bratt Pans and Other Non-Water Based Equipment 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.
HOT EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Hot Equipment Cleaning - Fat / Oil Fryers And Other

Hot Oil Cooking Equipment

Method Statement

General: All equipment must be switched off and controls isolated where possible, pilot lights extinguished and gas valves or taps closed.

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 ascertain type of equipment to be cleaned e.g.. small table mounted or large free standing type. Check if gas or electrically operated to determine if the equipment can be moved. Note: If equipment is connected via a flexible gas lead, check where gas shut off valve is located, this will also apply to electrically operated equipment.

3 Operatives to check that the equipment has been emptied of all fat or oil, if not then operatives will have to drain the equipment into clean receptacles supplied by the client. Operatives should take care when draining the equipment not to contaminate the fat or oil. If contamination should occur operatives are to inform their supervisor immediately. Note: operatives to carry out visual inspection and note condition of the fat or oil prior to draining the equipment.

4 Operatives to remove oil to a safe area, away from cleaning operations, and ensure that containers are covered and/ or lids closed and secure.

5 Operatives to check which chemicals have been specified for the job. Operatives to decant carefully from large container in to smaller spray bottles.

6 Operatives to thoroughly spray all surfaces of the equipment with cleaning chemical, e.g.. Heavy Duty Degreaser and allow to soak for at least five minutes.

7 Operatives to clean surfaces of the equipment using the recommended cleaning chemical with a cloth. It may be necessary to use a 'Greenie' or paint scraper especially on the external surfaces. Operatives should take care not to damage any surfaces and report any defects immediately to their supervisor.

8 Operatives to ensure that all internal surfaces are thoroughly cleaned, especially the areas around drainage taps.

9 Once all grease and carbon deposits have been removed, operatives to then give a final thorough rinse to all surfaces using clean warm water and finally polish dry using paper towels.

10 Operatives to replenish the equipment with clean oil if supplied. If equipment is gas operated, operatives to ensure the pilot light is lit. Alternatively if electrically operated, operatives to insert the plug in to the power socket.

11 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.

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

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment K.E.H.3 V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Hot Equipment Cleaning - Fat / Oil Fryers And Other Hot Oil Cooking Equipment 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.
HOT EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK:

Cleaning Ancillary equipment - Sinks, fridges, tables, dishwashers etc

 

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 setout all 'Caution/Warning' signage required and cordon off cleaning area prior to work commencing.

2 Operatives to carryout safety check of hot equipment prior to starting work e.g. ensure that the equipment is turnedoff, pilot lights extinguished, gas/electric controls are isolated and the equipment is cool to touch.

3 Operatives to mix a solution of the recommended cleaning solution, following manufacturers instructions and the COSHH assessment supplied.

Operatives are reminded that cleaning chemicals are hazardous and all Relevant PPE must be worn at all times

4 Operatives to clean the equipment using chemical cleaning agent and paint scrapers as necessary, paying careful attention to detail by cleaning to edges and corners.

Operatives are reminded that excess fluid from cleaning may cause slip hazards.

5 After equipment has been cleaned using cleaning chemical,operatives to rinse equipment using a 'Greenie' or sponge as necessary and rinse with clean water and detergent.

6 Operatives to test that the equipment is working correctly.

7 On completion of cleaning, operatives to dispose of all waste chemicals and materials onsite and remove all cleaning equipment, chemicals and signage to company vehicle.

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

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment K.E.H.4-V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Cleaning Ancillary equipment - Sinks, fridges, tables, dishwashers etc 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.
HOT EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK:

Cleaning Ancillary equipment - Sinks, fridges, tables, dishwashers etc

 

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

2 Operatives to carryout safety check of hot equipment prior to starting work e.g. ensure that the equipment is turnedoff, pilot lights extinguished, gas/electric controls are isolated and the equipment is cool to touch.

3 Operatives to mix a solution of there commended cleaning solution, following manufacturersinstructions and the COSHH assessment supplied. Operatives are reminded that cleaning chemicals are hazardous and all Relevant PPE must be worn at all times

4 Operatives to clean the equipment using chemical cleaning agent and paint scrapers as necessary, paying careful attention to detail by cleaning to edges and corners.

Operatives are reminded that excess fluid from cleaning may cause slip hazards.

5 After equipment has been cleaned using cleaning chemical, operatives to rinse equipment using a 'Greenie' or sponge as necessary and rinse with clean water and detergent.

6 Operatives to test that the equipment is working correctly.

7 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.

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

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment K.E.H.4-V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Cleaning Ancillary equipment - Sinks, fridges, tables, dishwashers etc 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.
GENERAL EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Wall Cleaning - High And Low Level

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

 

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 ensure that all appliances are turned off, pilot lights extinguished, gas valves closed and controls isolated. Cover all kitchen equipment to avoid damage and soilage, using sheeting and boards where necessary.

3 Operatives to carry out survey of area to check that the correct access equipment has been supplied for the task. Be aware that walls may carry unlagged pipes which may contain steam or hot water and may cause burns to bare skin on contact.

4 Operatives to check that all portable electrical appliances are switched off and if possible removed from area. Ensure power sockets of fixed electrical appliances are turned off and where possible power sockets are isolated.

General Notes

Operatives in the first instance shall move/remove any and all equipment providing it is practable and safe to do so. If operatives are unable to move equipment they must assess and decide upon safe route of access to area required for cleaning.

5 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.

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.

Operatives are reminded that if boarding is required they must at all times maintain three points of contact and have suitable (Class 1) Step ladders avialble at all times to facilitate safe access and egress.

8 Operatives to wash surfaces using a clean cloth or 'Greenie', if surface permits. On painted plain surfaces do not over apply pressure or use a stronger solution since this will leave run marks. On tiled or PVC surfaces finish cleaning by polishing off to a clean smear free shine using clean dry paper towelling.

9 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.

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

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment G.H.1- V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Cleaning Ancillary equipment - Sinks, fridges, tables, dishwashers etc 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.
GENERAL EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Floor Cleaning - Without Machinery 'Altro' And Non 'Altro' Floors

Applicable to both 'Altro' and non 'Altro' floors

 

Method Statement

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. Cleaning non 'Altro' floors

2 Operatives to mix cleaning solution in bucket.

3 Operatives to mop the floor with the solution ensuring floor is wet (not just damp) and allow solution to work for approximately 3-4 minutes before checking the area and scrapping off any large deposits of grease or grime.

4 On quarry tiled floors, operatives to check the grouting to ensure all grease and grime has been removed. If required use a sponge or 'Greenie' to clean the grouting afterwards. Note: operatives are advised to make note of any damaged grouting and report this to the Supervisor.

5 Operatives to check the wall/ floor junctions to ensure that they are clean. If necessary, use sponge or 'Greenie' to clean.

6 Operatives to use manual floor scrubber and thoroughly scrub the floor.

7 Operatives to remove excess solution from the floor using a wet vac machine.

8 Operatives to rinse floor by mopping with clean hot water. Note: this process may need to be repeated several times to achieve required standard of finish, whereby surface is free from grease and dirt and has a smooth, clean, smear free look to it.

9 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.

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

Cleaning 'Altro' floors

11 Operatives are to use 'Altro' floor cleaning solution.

12 Operatives then to follow points 3 to 10 above, omitting point 4.

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment G.H.2- V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Floor Cleaning - Without Machinery 'Altro' And Non 'Altro' Floors 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.
GENERAL EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Floor Cleaning Using Electric Scrubber / Dryer -

'Altro' And Non 'Altro Floors

Method Statement

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 or broken discs or 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 machine solution tank.

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 clean the floor with regard to the brush position and pressure in relation to soilage, using a systematic overlapping pattern and changing or turning brushes or pads as necessary. Ensure when cleaning that machine cable/ lead is behind the line of work and not lying in water.

11 Operatives to remove splashes from walls, skirting or other items as they occur using a clean cloth.

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

13 Operatives to clean machine and check that pads or discs 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 G.H.3- V4
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Floor Cleaning - Without Machinery 'Altro' And Non 'Altro' Floors 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.
GENERAL EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Ceiling Cleaning - Stainless Steel - Painted - False And Clipped Tiles

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

Method Statement

Applicable to both stainless steel ceilings and painted/ false ceilings

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 ensure that all appliances are turned off, pilot lights extinguished, gas valves closed and controls isolated. Cover all kitchen equipment to avoid damage and soilage, using sheeting and boards where necessary.

General Notes

Operatives in the first instance shall move/remove any and all equipment providing it is practable and safe to do so. If operatives are unable to move equipment they must assess and decide upon safe route of access to area required for cleaning.

3 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.

4 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.

5 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.

Operatives are reminded that if boarding is required they must at all times maintain three points of contact and have suitable (Class 1) Step ladders avialble at all times to facilitate safe access and egress.

6 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.

7 Operatives to wash panels using either a 'Greenie' or cloth as necessary.

8 Operatives to then wash off all residue chemical using clean water and clean cloths.

9 When panels have dried, operatives to polish them with kitchen paper and stainless steel polish if required.

Painted - False or Clipped Tile Ceilings

General Information:

Ceilings can be emulsion or gloss painted, or have PVC coated tiles suspended as a false ceiling, therefore do not use too much pressure when cleaning as this may damage the surface or cause panels to fall out of the framework.

Ceilings may be badly stained, be old or have poor quality surfaces, therefore do not use any other chemicals other than the chemical stipulated, as this may strip the surface or leave streaky marks.

If any panels are damaged or fall out during cleaning immediately inform the Supervisor.

10 Operatives to spray chemical on to an area of approx. 1m2 and allow to soak for a few minutes. Repeat this process in a methodical manner working across the ceiling. Operatives to take care when cleaning false ceilings to clean right up to and including edges of support framework. Note: do not over spray as this will cause streaky marks and drip on to the floor.

11 Operatives to use a clean cloth or 'Greenie' (if the surface allows) to wash each area in turn, an extension pole with cloth or 'Greenie' fitted may be used if necessary.

12 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.

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

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment G.H.4- V4
GENERAL HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Ceiling Cleaning - Stainless Steel - Painted False And Clipped Tiles 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.
GENERAL EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips

 

TASK: Cleaning High Level Ducting And Pipes

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

Method Statement

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 ensure that all appliances are turned off, pilot lights extinguished, gas valves closed and controls isolated. Cover all kitchen equipment to avoid damage and soilage, using sheeting and boards where necessary.

General Notes

Operatives in the first instance shall move/remove any and all equipment providing it is practable and safe to do so. If operatives are unable to move equipment they must assess and decide upon safe route of access to area required for cleaning.

Operatives are reminded that if boarding is required they must at all times maintain three points of contact and have suitable (Class 1) Step ladders avialble at all times to allow safe access and egress.

4 Operatives will wear a tool belt and ensure that all hand tools are secured to the belt via a lanyard.

5 Operatives will climb ladders using both hands at all times. Do not climb above 4 rungs from the top.

6 Operatives to commence cleaning, keeping one hand on the ladder at all times. Operatives are warned not to over reach or stretch when working on ladders.

7 Operatives will clean all necessary surfaces ensuring that where necessary care is taken not to cause damage to any fragile surfaces. Operatives to use cloths or 'Greenies' as required.

8 On completion of cleaning operatives will descend the ladder using both hands, operatives must not slide down ladders at any time.

9 Operatives will check floor area for any sign of drips or spillage and clean up any that are found.

10 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.

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

BRIGHT HYGIENE . TASK SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENT Reference No Risk Assessment G.H.5- V4
GENERAL HYGIENE Date Assessed- Review Date-
Task Cleaning High Level Ducting And Pipes 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.
GENERAL EQUIPMENT  
This task specific risk assessment does not take into account any site specific hazards. Operations Manager: Joseph Phillips