TITLE:

ES&H Manual

 

DOCUMENT ID:

6140 Appendix T3

Inspection and Maintenance Procedure

for Material Handling Equipment

 

 

1.0          Purpose

 

Jefferson Lab routinely inspects and maintains the material handling equipment used on its behalf.  This procedure is based on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). 

 

2.0          Scope

 

This procedure documents the inspection requirements for material handling equipment used on behalf of Jefferson Lab.

 

Additional requirements for rigging equipment, crane, and hoist inspections are addressed in ES&H Manual Chapter 6141 Appendix T3 Inspection Procedure – Overhead & Mobile Cranes, Hoists, and Rigging.

 

Additional requirement for forklift and attachment inspections is addressed in ES&H Manual Chapter 6145 Appendix T3 Inspection and Maintenance Requirements – Forklifts and Attachments.

 

Process steps are performed in coordination with ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Material Handling Equipment Program.

 

3.0          Responsibilities

NOTE:           Management responsibility may be delegated at the discretion of the responsible manager.

 

3.1            Qualified Operator — Includes anyone approved to use material handling equipment on behalf of Jefferson Lab.

·       Perform inspections of material handling equipment in accordance with Jefferson Lab requirements. 

 

3.2            Supervisor/Subcontracting Officer’s Technical Representative (SOTR)

·       Ensure inspection and maintenance is performed on material handling equipment in accordance with Jefferson Lab requirements.

 

3.3            Material Handling Safety Representative (MHSR)

·       Ensure annual/periodic inspections are performed by qualified individuals.

·       Periodically review qualified operator’s performance during inspections of material handling equipment.

·       Coordinate repair and maintenance requisitions for material handling equipment.

·       Maintain annual and periodic inspection and preventive maintenance records.

 

3.4            Material Handling Engineering Representative (MHER)

·       Designate material handling equipment inspectors as required (e.g. Wire Rope Inspectors).

 

4.0          Process Steps

 

4.1            Pre-operational Inspections (NOTE: A Daily Inspection is required if the equipment is in regular use)

·       Operators perform a visual pre-operational inspection of material handling equipment in accordance with the equipment’s operating manual.  Inspections include:

o   All functional operating mechanisms for maladjustment that may interfere with proper operation.

o   Lines, tanks, valves, drain pumps, and other parts for deterioration or leakage.

 

4.2            Monthly Inspections and Preventive Maintenance is coordinated by the MHSR (currently through a subcontracted service organization). 

 

4.3            Annual and Semi-annual Inspections are coordinated by the MHSR (currently through a subcontracted service organization). 

 

4.4            Operability Determination: The daily pre-operational inspection will result in one of the following determinations::

·       Satisfactory for Use – continue with work plan.

·       Requires a More Detailed Inspection– One/some/all items may be defective.

o   Lock the machine out of service (see ES&H Manual Chapter 6110 Appendix T1 Lock, Tag, Try (LTT) Procedure, and

o   Immediately contact the MHSR.

·       Removed from Service – requires repair or replacement.

o   Lock the machine out of service (see ES&H Manual Chapter 6110 Appendix T1 Lock, Tag, Try (LTT) Procedure, and

o   Immediately contact the MHSR.

 

Refer to the following ES&H Manual Chapters for pre-operational inspection details:

 

5.0          Revision Summary

 

Revision 1:     Updated to reflect current laboratory operations.

 

 

 

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ESH&Q Division

Dave Kausch

04/12/10

04/12/10

04/12/13

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