Notification and plan of work with Asbestos

Notification and plan of work with Asbestos Contract Details Site Address: 24 ANDERSON GARDENS TIPTON DY4 8SH VOID CODE: 1340 Supervisor’s Name on AS...
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Notification and plan of work with Asbestos Contract Details Site Address: 24 ANDERSON GARDENS TIPTON DY4 8SH VOID CODE: 1340

Supervisor’s Name on ASB5: TONY FELTON Tel: 07854036917 Contracts Manager’s Name: PAUL MORGAN Tel: 07767706355

WASTE CODE No: VF252 No of Employees on Site: 2

Client Details:

Contact Name:

VINCI FACILITIES SANDWELL HOMES PROGRAMME UNIT 1, LEABROOK ROAD TIPTON WEST MIDLANDS DY4 0DF

PAUL VENMORE Tel: 07816515687

Tel: 0121 505 5134

Work Commencement Date Work Completion Date Weekend Working Night Working Hours of Work

07.08.2013 07.08.2013 No No 8.00am – 15.30pm

Declaration Contract Name: Contract Ref: Job Description: Plan of Work Prepared By Plan of Work Checked By

24 Anderson Gardens Vinci – August 2013 Removal of Amosite panels Paul Morgan Ritchie Murphy

Plan of Work Confirmation All personnel working on this project MUST sign below to say that they have fully read and understood all of the items included on this method statement and will work to it correctly as instructed.

Print Name

Signature

Date

TONY FELTON

07.08.2013

JAMIE STOCKTON

07.08.2013

Project Sign Off Please sign below to confirm that all of the scope of work has been completed to a satisfactory level and 4 stage paperwork has been handed to the client: Signed on behalf of: TES

Signature

Print Name:

Signed by or behalf of the client:

Signature:

Print Name:

Management of the Job

Name of Managing Director

Contracts Manager for Site

When will Supervisor be on site Monitoring of Work (CCTV Or Viewing Panels)

Departures from Plan of Work

Name: Tom Murphy Tel: 07767706344

Name: Paul Morgan Tel: 07767706355 Default: Ritchie Murphy Tel: 07890 120 340 Throughout the duration of the removal works

Viewing Panels

If the plan of work needs to be amended the supervisor will carry out these amendments on site after informing the contracts manager what amendments he wishes to carry out and why, noting what he has amended at the end of this plan of work.

Analytical Company Analytical Company

Name: Monitor Environmental Ltd Address:

To undertake 4 stage clearance Monitor Environmental Ltd testing. Unit 7 Ascot Park Estate Lenton Street Sandiacre Contracted by Vinci Facilities Nottingham NG10 5DL Booked by TES Environmental Services Ltd

Tel: 0115 939 4535 Fax: 0115 939 8476 Email: [email protected]

Control Measures

Expected Exposure

No more than 1.0f/ml

Fibre Suppression Technique

Spectrochem wetting agent diluted with water from hand held bottle sprayer.

Air Monitoring during Removal Works Smoke Test & Witnessing How will control measures be maintained and checked on site Transit Route

None Smoke test to be witnessed by independent person or site supervisor. The Supervisor will carry out inspections in line with his site paperwork and company standard procedures.

Transit route from working area to decontamination unit parked on road or car park as close to working area as physically possible. Pre Clean Stripping

Type of RPE

Site Coveralls Disposable colour coded coveralls

Strike Down General site coveralls/set up Transit coveralls Stripping coveralls

Half face Full face – Power assisted respirators – Tagged, kept in sealed containers with operatives name marked on box. Half face Disposable WHITE coveralls Disposable BLUE coveralls Disposable RED coveralls

Air Management Location

Width

Length

Height

Volume

CFM + 10% Safety

NPU

Porch/Store cupboard – front of property

6ft

10ft

7ft

420.00ft³

77.00ft³/min

850

Method of Work Scope of Works Type of Asbestos Condition Extent Location Decontamination Unit

Preliminaries

Special access or equipment Special precautions that are specific to this contract Enclosure

Smoke Test

Fibre-Suppression

Removal of Asbestos Boarding Amosite Good 3.00m² Porch/Store cupboard – front of property Wall sockets in property which will be connected through an RCD plug adapter. 5 gallon plastic water containers, drainage into water containers and disposed of into nearest foul drain. Supervisor must carry out full decontamination unit checks as per site diary Transit procedures – operatives to transit from working area to decontamination unit parked as close to working area as possible. Refer to company procedures. A pre-clean is always good practice around and underneath the AIB panels but there are no immediate concerns on this contract. Supervisor to make his preliminary checks and fill out the paperwork necessary for this stage. None None other than those in the risk assessment

3 stage metal airlock, 3 x 1m x 1m x 2m high each stage built with1000g blue-tint polythene and 3” cloth tape. The enclosure will be built using existing walls and timber struts if required to give adequate support. NPU will be incorporated outside the enclosure. Viewing panels will be used to monitor inside of work area. Double sheet anywhere where there is a risk that human traffic could tear the sheeting. All electrical items should be sufficiently waterproofed with polythene. Signs should be prominent. Outside the airlock should be a first-Aid box, claxton and fire extinguisher as well as outside man’s half-face mask box for storage with cap. Once enclosure is complete a full smoke test must be carried out and timed for clearance. If the enclosure does not full clear in 7 minutes then 10 air changes per hour have not been achieved and more negative pressure is required. Supervisor to record clearance times and make notes of NPUs that are not creating the clearances expected of their size.

Spectrochem wetting agent diluted with water applied by hand held bottle sprayers before during and after removal.

Asbestos Removal

After successful smoke test is achieved operatives will enter enclosure via airlock using standard company procedure. They will thoroughly soak the boarding with fibre-suppressant at a rate of 1 litre per m². Operatives will then search for any fixings which he may be able to remove by shadow-vac techniques. If not they will carefully prize the boarding away from its mounting with long “stripping screwdrivers ensuring breakages are not made or minimised as far as reasonably practical. If they can prize away a little of the board and spray the back of the board then they should do so. Once the board has been removed he must place it straight into red waste sacks or wrap in 1000 gauge polythene and spray the mounting before removing all fixings and adhesive if it has been used. They must then thoroughly clean the enclosure with H-type vacuum and wet and dry rags. They will then check the area under torch light to ensure all asbestos has been removed. Red bags will be passed into airlock to be double bagged by outside man as per company procedures. Operatives will then vacuum themselves down, de-robe and decontaminate as they pass through the airlock as per company procedures.

Transit Route

The transit route will be the shortest possible distance from the airlock to the decontamination Unit.

Waste Route.

The waste route will almost always be the same as the transit route.

Supervision/inspection

Due to the nature of the work a full inspection of ever job may not be necessary. It is at the supervisor’s discretion whether he believes the operative is capable of carrying out the removal and cleaning to the standard expected. He will have supervised the removal via viewing panels and should know an operatives experience and standard. Periodic checks are expected if not on every contract of this size. Supervisor will have to follow full ingress and egress transit procedures including full decontamination as the enclosure is still live until stage 3 of the 4 stage clearance.

4th Stage

Once analyst has cleared the first 3 stages and has given permission to strike down operatives are to don half-face masks and white coveralls and spray all sheeting from bottle-sprayers before pulling down the sheeting and bagging it up in clear asbestos bags for disposal as hazardous waste. Then after analyst issues decontamination clearance cert they can dissemble the decontamination unit ready for transportation back to the works unit. Decontamination clearance cert should be kept within the unit in the clean end with shift sheets so it can be used wherever it is needed.

Handover

Supervisor will contact Vinci Facilities site manager and issue them the clearance certificate and sign off the Plan of work. This is a void property, so ensure the property is clean and tidy and all doors, windows are secure on completion.

Other Site Specific Information

Arrangements for Waste

Transport via van to waste station via transit boxes in rear of company vehicle. Consignment notes to be completed in full

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACTS LIMITED

Waste Transfer Station

ENVIRONMENTAL HOUSE PLOT 8 CENTRAL TRADING ESTATE SHAW ROAD DUDLEY WEST MIDLANDS DY2 8QX TEL No: 01384 213 332

Sandwell General Hospital LYNDON WEST BROMWICH WEST MIDLANDS B71 4HJ TEL: 0121 553 1831

Nearest A & E

Welfare Facilities

Toilets can be used within property; alternatively Vinci Facilities main site compound is available for toilets and canteen area.

Equipment Schedule

Equipment Type

Serial Number

Condition at Project Start

Next Maintenance Inspection

Initial

DECON 400 NPU 850 NUMATIC 250 VAC TRANSFORMER TRANSFORMER SMOKE GERERATOR 110 LEAD 110 LEAD 110 LEAD NUMATIC 250 VAC (SPARE) NPU 500 110v LIGHT PETROL GENERATOR

This form should be partly completed by the Contracts Manager (equipment type - Column 1). The supervisor completes all other column

Revisions to Plan of Work Rev. No.

Revision

Date

Initials

Authorisation for Amendments: Supervisor: Contracts Manager:

Minor amendments such as location of airlocks and DCU’s etc… Major changes to Method of Work & Scope etc...

Note very significant changes (e.g. Pipe Insulation identified where only AIB has been notified) may require re-notification

OFFICE TO BE NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY OF ALL / ANY CHANGES TO THE POW

RISK ASSESSMENT DATE OF ASSESSMENT

24.07.2013

ASSESSMENT BY:

SITE ADDRESS

24 ANDERSON GARDENS, TIPTON, DY4 8SH

Hazards

Existing controls

Asbestos Removal

All ops are annually trained Total enclosure under negative pressure. Reduction of fibres at source. Controlled wet stripping. RPE & PPE. Shadow vacuum technique Exclusion zone around enclosure.

OPERATIVES, PUBLIC Risk of asbestos related disease through inhalation of asbestos fibres. mesothelioma

Asbestos Waste Disposal OPERATIVES/PUBLIC Risk of asbestos related disease through inhalation of asbestos fibres. mesothelioma

Use Of Hand Held Tools OPERATIVES Personal Injury. Cuts

Handling Sharpe Objects OPERATIVES Cuts/injury to operatives

Working Near Live Gas Pipes and Electrical Cables OPERATIVES Electrocution and burns, Inhalation of poisonous gas, Explosion. Death.

Double bagging. Check bags for damage. Bags/packages to be conveyed to and deposited carefully into company transport, via shortest possible route. NB. Not thrown.

Good quality PPE (e.g. gloves, goggles, safety footwear). Mental risk assessment for each job. Additional care. Be aware of your surroundings, Constantly asses the risks of particular operation. Gloves and safety footwear. Beware protruding nails etc. Avoid breakages where possible. Avoid dropping sharp objects.

Live cables and pipes to be identified and marked by qualified personal. Generally, none interference with cabling or pipework. All disconnections and reconnections to be carried out by a qualified personal.

PAUL MORGAN WORK SUMMARY

Currently severity probability risk 5

1

5

Supervisor will co-ordinate the removal of waste when public are clear from the route and will ensure that the waste route is checked for debris. Outside man will keep van doors shut and not accumulate quantities of waste in the property.

1

5

2

2

4

5

2

2

Additional controls/comments Supervisor will monitor removal via Viewing panels to ensure safe working practice. Double skin polythene which is in pedestrian traffic routes

5

2

REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS PANELS FROM PORCH/STORE CUPBOARD FRONT OF PROPERTY.

4

10

Be aware of other persons approaching your work area. Consider erection of barrier tape etc. when constructing airlocks, etc. Minimise breakages; it’s better to avoid creating sharp materials than have to take protective measures. Tape corners of AIB to reduce the sharp corners and remove fixings before bagging or wrapping. Never assume cables or pipework to be dead. All live services to be made water tight, using polythene and cloth tape. EMERGENCY CONTACTS GAS: STARRANT: 0154 345 2360 ELECTRIC: NEWEY 0138 456 6668

Residual risk

MIN

MIN

MIN

MIN

LOW

Hazard Use Of Aluminium Steps OPERATIVES

Existing controls

Level footings. Do not lean out or reach over. Ensure stepladders are fully extended.

severity probability risk

3

1

Additional Controls/comments

Residual risk

3

None

MIN

MIN

MIN

Injury through falls. Broken bones, bruises

Slip, Trip and Fall OPERATIVES/PUBLIC Cuts, bruises, broken bones

Manual Handling OPERATIVES Over – exertion, back problems, accidents

Setting Up Decon Unit OPERATIVES/ PUBLIC Broken bones, crush in juries, death.

Safety footwear. Good house-keeping. Erect warnings signs around hazards. Avoid/clean up spillages.

No heavy lifting by any one person. Holding loads away from body trunk. Avoid twisting. Strenuous pushing/pulling Improve workplace layout, Reduce amount of twisting, and avoid strenuous pushing/pulling.

Ensure traffic is clear when unhitching decon unit from van. Ensure hand break is on. Ensure jacks are down. Use banks man when reversing. Use RCD plug adapters.

3

2

6

Ensure the maintenance of a safe working environment. Cable trays placed across public crossings. Keep all pathways clear at all times.

3

1

3

Always share loads.

5

1

5

Never try to push/pull decontamination unit on your own. Use all men available to move decontamination and co-ordinate road traffic.

MIN