Lihou Tractor and Implements

Reference
Created
Created By
Date Last Reviewed
Last Reviewed By
Next Review Date
051
10/02/2007
Richard Curtis
31/01/2017
Richard Curtis
31/01/2018
Reference
051
Created
10/02/2007
Created By
Richard Curtis
Date Last Reviewed
31/01/2017
Last Reviewed By
Richard Curtis
Next Review Date
31/01/2018
What is the risk
Who Might be Harmed and How
Level of Risk
Control Measures Implemented
Remaining Risk After Controls
Injury or death by crushing
Operator and all those around the vehicle
High
  • The tractor is to be operated ONLY by the warden or a nominated experienced tractor driver
  • No persons allowed to load or unload the transport link box whilst the tractor is running
  • No persons should walk directly behind or in front of the tractor due to the restricted visibility caused by any attached implements
  • No persons under the age of 18 are permitted to travel in the link box or on any trailer being tow by or attached to the tractor
  • When the tractor is moving all persons should remain at least 20 metres from it or any appliance attached to it and ensure the operator has seen them and acknowledge their presence before approaching
Medium
Falls from any trailers that may periodically be used to transport equipment and supplies
The operator and all those either on the trailer or around the trailer
Medium
  • Persons loading and unloading the trailer are to do so under the direct supervision of a responsible adult
  • The tractor must be stopped with the handbrake on whilst all loading and unloading takes place
  • When the trailer is loaded and moving all persons must be a minimum of 20 metres away
Low
Injury caused by hydraulic failure
All persons close at hand
Medium
  • No persons should be within 30 metres of the tractor or trailer whilst any of the hydraulics are being operated. These include the front loader, trailer or any other implement attached to the tractor
  • No persons other than the operator must be close by when the trailer is being tipped
  • When the trailer is being tipped the rear window of the tractor should be closed
Low
What is the risk
Injury or death by crushing
Who Might be Harmed and How
Operator and all those around the vehicle
Level of Risk
High
Control Measures Implemented
  • The tractor is to be operated ONLY by the warden or a nominated experienced tractor driver
  • No persons allowed to load or unload the transport link box whilst the tractor is running
  • No persons should walk directly behind or in front of the tractor due to the restricted visibility caused by any attached implements
  • No persons under the age of 18 are permitted to travel in the link box or on any trailer being tow by or attached to the tractor
  • When the tractor is moving all persons should remain at least 20 metres from it or any appliance attached to it and ensure the operator has seen them and acknowledge their presence before approaching
Remaining Risk After Controls
Medium
What is the risk
Falls from any trailers that may periodically be used to transport equipment and supplies
Who Might be Harmed and How
The operator and all those either on the trailer or around the trailer
Level of Risk
Medium
Control Measures Implemented
  • Persons loading and unloading the trailer are to do so under the direct supervision of a responsible adult
  • The tractor must be stopped with the handbrake on whilst all loading and unloading takes place
  • When the trailer is loaded and moving all persons must be a minimum of 20 metres away
Remaining Risk After Controls
Low
What is the risk
Injury caused by hydraulic failure
Who Might be Harmed and How
All persons close at hand
Level of Risk
Medium
Control Measures Implemented
  • No persons should be within 30 metres of the tractor or trailer whilst any of the hydraulics are being operated. These include the front loader, trailer or any other implement attached to the tractor
  • No persons other than the operator must be close by when the trailer is being tipped
  • When the trailer is being tipped the rear window of the tractor should be closed
Remaining Risk After Controls
Low

The risk assessment is a general risk assessment for Lihou Island. It is not exhaustive and should be used in conjunction with a risk assessment written by the user group, making note of any special needs or issues that are specific to that group.

For further information or to comment, please contact the warden on: email – lct@cwgsy.net or call Mobile – 07781 120421 or Answer phone 266294