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1 Powered Platform Safety

2 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Session Objectives You will be able to: Identify powered platform components Recognize platform safety features Understand inspection requirements Use personal fall arrest systems properly Follow safe work practices Act effectively in an emergency

3 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Equipment must meet OSHA design safety criteria Equipment must be tested, inspected, and maintained Equipment must be certified by owner Equipment must meet OSHA design safety criteria Equipment must be tested, inspected, and maintained Equipment must be certified by owner Building Owner Certification

4 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Suspension Systems Transportable outriggers Davits, ground- or roof-rigged systems Carriages for horizontal movement

5 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Continuous Intermittent Button guided Angled roping Alternative Stabilization Systems Continuous Intermittent Button guided Angled roping Alternative

6 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Hoisting Machines Hoisting machines must: Have a primary brake Have a secondary or emergency brake Be able to handle 125% of rated load Be able to stop overspeed descent Have moving parts and pinch points guarded

7 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Requirements: Safe access for equipment maintenance Protective perimeter guardrail Dedicated, separate electrical power Lockable power disconnect switch Platform Installation Requirements: Safe access for equipment maintenance Protective perimeter guardrail Dedicated, separate electrical power Lockable power disconnect switch

8 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Capable of 4 times maximum load Hold 250 pounds per platform occupant Withstand 50 mph winds Connections able to handle vibration Load rating plate visible Load Capacity Design Capable of 4 times maximum load Hold 250 pounds per platform occupant Withstand 50 mph winds Connections able to handle vibration Load rating plate visible

9 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc feet wide Slip-resistant floors Fire extinguisher Tool and material storage 2 feet wide Slip-resistant floors Fire extinguisher Tool and material storage Platform Safety Features

10 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Operating controls on platform Maximum rated speeds Safety access ways Vertical lifelines for each occupant Operating controls on platform Maximum rated speeds Safety access ways Vertical lifelines for each occupant Platform Safety Features (cont.)

11 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Guardrails Working platforms Roofs and access ways Top rails Midrails Toe board

12 1. What information is on the load rating plate? 2. Where are the emergency stops located? 3. How many vertical lifelines must be provided on a platform? a. Manufacturer information b. Load limit c. Type of fuel used b. Floor of platform c. On the rails a. At either end of the platform a. Maximum of four b. One for each worker on the platform c. At least two Safety Features: Multiple Choice

13 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Safety Features Do you understand: Suspension and stabilization systems? Hoisting machines? Platform installations? Load capacity and design? Platform safety features?

14 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Inspection by a competent person Daily visual inspection Monthly maintenance and wire rope inspection Thorough annual inspection Inspection of system after any incident Certified records Equipment Inspections Inspection by a competent person Daily visual inspection Monthly maintenance and wire rope inspection Thorough annual inspection Inspection of system after any incident Certified records

15 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Building support structures All platform components Hoist control systems Parts subject to wear Annual Inspections Building support structures All platform components Hoist control systems Parts subject to wear

16 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Distortion, such as kinks Evidence of heat damage Deterioration from corrosion Noticeable rusting or pitting More than one broken wire Distortion, such as kinks Evidence of heat damage Deterioration from corrosion Noticeable rusting or pitting More than one broken wire Wire Suspension Rope Inspections

17 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Learn to identify key safety elements Report any damage Inspect governors and secondary brakes Perform a hoist test Test controls and emergency stops Look for visible defects Daily Inspections Learn to identify key safety elements Report any damage Inspect governors and secondary brakes Perform a hoist test Test controls and emergency stops Look for visible defects

18 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Wear when on or around powered platforms Attach lanyard to center of back Use one lifeline per worker Properly tie off Check potential fall path W ear when on or around powered platforms A ttach lanyard to center of back U se one lifeline per worker P roperly tie off C heck potential fall path Personal Fall Arrest Systems

19 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Personal Fall Arrest Systems (cont.) Protect lanyards from damage Inspect daily Do not use defective equipment Know how to use your personal fall arrest system Understand rescue procedures

20 Overload platforms Work on platform with a slippery floor Carry flammable liquids on platforms Operate platform in bad weather DON’TDO Protect platforms from corrosives or heat-producing processes Safe Work Practices

21 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Mount a wind-measuring anemometer to platform Don’t let tools, materials, debris accumulate Keep stabilizer ties untangled Maintain voice communication Lock power disconnect “on” Safe Work Practices (cont.) Mount a wind-measuring anemometer to platform Don’t let tools, materials, debris accumulate Keep stabilizer ties untangled Maintain voice communication Lock power disconnect “on”

22 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Written plan and employee training Emergency electrical operating device Rescue operations Communications Emergency Plans Written plan and employee training Emergency electrical operating device Rescue operations Communications

23 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Emergency Plans (cont.) Emergency alarms Emergency escape routes

24 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Safety Procedures: True or False? Platforms need only be inspected once a year. You shouldn’t work on a platform with a slippery floor. It’s safe to carry flammable liquids on platforms if there’s a fire extinguisher. You should maintain voice communication with someone in the building while working on a powered platform.

25 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Safety Procedures Do you understand: Inspection requirements and procedures? Proper use of personal fall arrest systems? Safe work practices? Emergency procedures?

26 © Business & Legal Reports, Inc Learn about powered platform hazards and safety features Inspect equipment before each use Follow safe work practices Use the personal fall arrest system Learn emergency procedures Key Points to Remember


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