Production Services

National Safety and Health Assessment Series

OHSAS 18001

Table 1

Priority of Job Risk Assessments

                                                                                                                                                        

 

PG JRA

Group

Rank

Job/Type of work

Description

Hazards

1

PG_JRA PR_Paper

Copy Service

Printing

Medium

 

Paper handling

Manual handling of various amounts of paper between PG production areas before and/or after production processes

Overexertion injuries from excessive lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, carrying, Strain/sprain injury from bending or loss of balance

2

PG JRA DRV

Photography

Video

Medium

Photo/Video Driving

On site driving to photography, video location

Vehicle accident- striking another vehicle or stationary object (inclement weather for  approximately 6 months/year)

Vehicle striking pedestrian or bicyclist- injury to pedestrian, bicyclist or vehicle occupant

Vehicle striking animal- injury to vehicle occupant

3

PG JRA Redball

Copy Service

Medium

Copy Service “Redball” delivery service

The routine delivery of PG products within BNL.  This includes the driving to delivery points in buildings throughout the Lab.

Overexertion injuries from excessive lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, carrying, Being struck by dropped load

Vehicle accident- striking another vehicle or stationary object Vehicle striking pedestrian or bicyclist- injury to pedestrian, bicyclist or vehicle occupant

4

PG JRA LFOLD

Printing

Medium

Folder Operation

Setup and operation of Baum 2020 floor model production folder

Lifting strain, pinch points excessive noise

5

PG JRA NEG

Administration

Low

Negative film retrieval

Retrieving photo negatives from negative archive located in building 493 and 197B

Stretch, strain

6

PG JRA POSTER

Graphic Design

Low

Poster production

Large format printer operation and maintenance and display production

Lifting strain, dropped object, cut from x-acto blades

7

PG JRA PHOTO

Photography

Medium

Photography Shoot

Photographic equipment setup, operation and breakdown.

Lifting, bending, twisting, slip, trip, fall, muscle pull, back strain associated with equipment handling.

8

PG JRA VIDEO

Video

Medium

Video Shoot

Video equipment setup, operation and breakdown.

Lifting, bending, twisting, slip, trip, fall, muscle pull, back strain associated with equipment handling.

9

PG_JRA_OFFICE

Administration

Low

PG administrative office work including Infonet and Printing admin

General office duties

Repetitive motion, eye strain,

10

PG_JRA_PRESS

Printing

Medium

Printing Press operation

Operation of Komori and AB Dick printing presses

Lifting strain, pinch points

11

PG_JRA_TFOLD

Copy Service

Printing

Low

Tabletop folding

Operation of production copiers

Lifting strain, pinch points

12

PG JRA SYS

Administration

Low

PG systems analysis

Performing various computer and peripheral repairs and upgrades

Eyestrain, fatigue

Electric shock, reflex injuries. Trip hazard on loose cables, slip on debris-screws, pieces of cable ties.  Fire hazard injuries.

13

PG JRA GRAPH

Graphic Design

Printing

Darkroom

Photography

Administration

Medium

Desktop Graphic production

Using personal computers to perform various graphic arts functions

Repetitive motion, eye strain

14

PG JRA INSERT

Copy Service

Medium

Envelope inserting

Operation of Bell and Howell envelope inserter to automatically insert up to 4 printed items into standard envelopes

Pinch points, mechanical energy, lifting strain

15

PG JRA STITCH

Copy Service

Printing

Low

Manual stitching

Operation of one of two mechanical stitchers uses to place staples in printed materials

Mechanical energy

16

PG JRA GLUE

Printing

Copy Service

Low

Glue binder setup and operation

Setup and operation of glue binder

Mechanical energy, pinch points, hot glue

17

PG JRA COPY

Copy Service

Medium

Copier operation

Operation and maintenance of production copiers

Lifting strain, repetitive motion, mechanical energy, pinch points

18

PG JRA DRILL

Copy Service

Printing

Low

Paper drill operation

Operation of mechanical paper drill

Mechanical energy,

19

PG JRA COLATE

Printing

Low

Bourg Collator operation

Operation of automatic paper colator

Pinch points, lifting strain

20

PG JRA PERF

Printing

Low

Numberer/perforator operation

Setup and operation of  Rollem mechanical perforator/numberer

Mechanical energy, pinch points, sharp objects

21

PG JRA COIL

Copy Service

Low

Coil binding operation

Setup and operation of GBC punch and binding system

Repetitive motion, pinch points

22

PG JRA SPINE

Copy Service

Low

Spine printing and Binding

Setup and operation of spine printer and binder

Ergonomic issues while typing. Minor burn from contacting heated plate. Pinch from book gripper

23

PG JRA CUT

Copy Service

Printing

Medium

Paper cutter operation

Operation of Challenge paper cutter

Repetitive motion, pinch points

24

PG JRA LAM

Printing

Low

Large format laminating

Setup and operation of roll based large format laminator

Heat, pinch points, lifting strain

27

PG JRA PLATE

Printing

Low

Printing plate production

Setup and operation of Presstek platesetter

 

28

PG JRA SCAN

Copy Service

Low

Scanning operation

Use of personal computer and production scanner to scan and convert paper documents

Repetitive motion

29

PG JRA TAB

Printing

Low

Tabber/Labler operation

Setup and operation of MailTech mechanical tabber and labler

Lifting strain, pinch points

30

PG JRA PAD

Copy Service

Printing

Low

Padding

Manual application of padding compound to printed material

Paper cut, strain/sprain from paper handling, pinch points in press, dropped load, padding compound splatter.