- Conducted by ZAP Piling (EHS Taskforce Team 2)
- Date / Time: Saturday, 10 April, 2010 / 8.30 – 9.15 am
- Venue: MCE847 project site (attendance : 42 participants)
- To brief & re-emphasize the importance to observe on Crane safety
- Crane Operations Safety
- Introduction to the audience on the purpose of EHS talk.
- Brief elaboration on what they expect to watch
- Displaying the 20-minute video on Crane Safety
- 3 (three) related questions given to assess the understanding on the video content, as below: (each question answered correctly is rewarded with token)
- What is the first thing crane operators should do before start working on the machinery?
- He should check machinery (as in daily checklist inclusive of lifting equipment)
- Together with Lifting Supervisor, they should thoroughly ensure all lifting equipments used are complying to the safety requirement.
- At the end of lifting operation, the crane operator should record the activity on ‘log book’.
He should strictly refer to the applicable relevant lifting chart to obtain & understand the information (e.g. lifting weight, working radius, boom angle, etc). It is governed by the MOM regulations that lifting supervisor must know how to read the load chart and ensure all lifting equipment to have valid LM certificate.
If the lifting hook will be used in the operations, the riggerman should inform Lifting Supervisor to replace the lifting hook. He should NOT perform any lifting operations with faulty lifting equipment.
- In this occasion, the team also shared the case study incident happened at Pasir Ris project (7 Apr’10); whereby a Kelly Bar was dislodged from the boring machine and felt down.
- Additionally, at the end of the talk, Daelim’s Safety Manager (Mr. Shawn), acknowledged the effort done by the company safety team and expressed the important of keeping the site clean and tidy, ‘free-of-littering’. He pointed the analogy akin to the Singapore’s culture and all foreign workers should value this habit and adopt it.