TITLE:

ES&H Manual

 

DOCUMENT ID:

6140 Appendix T2

Procurement of Material Handling Equipment

 

 

1.0          Purpose

 

Jefferson Lab requires that material handling equipment procurements, leases; and related repair and maintenance services follow the requirement provided in this document.  Relevant items include:

 

·       Forklifts,

·       Aerial Work Platforms,

·       Attachments,

·       Rigging hardware and below-the-hook lifting devices,

·       Cranes,

·       Leased equipment, and

·       Hoists,

·       Subcontracted services.

 

2.0          Scope

 

The process steps listed below apply to material handling equipment or services, purchased, leased; used by, or on behalf of, Jefferson Lab.

 

P-Cards are not permitted to be used for material handling equipment purchases without approval of the Material Handling Safety Representative (MHSR) and the P-Card Administrator.

 

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

 

3.0          Responsibilities

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

 

3.1            Requisitioner/Subcontracting Officer’s Technical Representative (SOTR)

·       Implement Jefferson Lab’s requirements and standards as listed within this procedure.

 

3.2            Procurement Department

·       Ensure compliance with DOE-STD 1090-2007 Appendix A Procurement Guidelines prior to purchasing material handling equipment.

·       Ensure material handling equipment safety requirements are included in subcontract document when material handling equipment is identified (use of Account Code 043-028).

·       Ensure the MHSR has approved purchase requisitions for material handling equipment and its associated equipment.

 

3.3            Material Handling Safety Representative (MHSR)

·       Performs duties as defined within the Process Steps.

 

4.0          Process Steps

 

Step 1:          Purchase Requisition

·       Use Jefferson Lab’s approved requisitioning system.

·       Use Account Code 043-028 – “Material Handling Supplies and Equipment” to purchase material handling equipment, supplies, attachments, or maintenance services. 

 

Step 2:          Purchase Specifications

·       See ES&H Manual Chapter 6141 Appendix T2 Procurement Requirements Relating to Overhead & Mobile Cranes, Hoists, and Rigging for procurements relating to rigging, cranes and hoists.

·       See ES&H Manual Chapter 6145 Appendix T2 Procurement Requirements – Forklifts and Attachments for procurements relating to forklifts and attachments.

·       See ES&H Manual Chapter 6147 Appendix T2 Procurement Requirements – Aerial Lift Platforms for procurements relating to aerial lift platforms.

·       If subcontract employees will be processed through the Jefferson Lab Employee Job Task Analysis (EJTA) Process, it is required that they receive medical monitoring prior to commencement of work.  (See ES&H Manual Chapter 6800 Appendix T5 Subcontract Employee Medical Monitoring for the requirements of this monitoring program.)

 

Step 3:          Receipt

·       Requisitioner/SOTR ensures that the MHSR is notified when new, leased, or subcontractor-provided material handling equipment, attachments, or below-the-hook lifting devices arrive on-site, in accordance with Jefferson Lab’s Receiving Inspection and Acceptance Testing Procedure.

 

Step 4:          Inspection

·       MHSR ensures the equipment complies with the requirements of referenced standards of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI). 

 

Step 5:          Acceptance:

If equipment complies with requirements:

·       MHSR informs the Requisitioner or designated owner.

·       The MHSR ensures access is appropriately restricted in accordance with ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Appendix T4 Access Restrictions to Material Handling Equipment, and

·       The MHSR establishes appropriate training requirements and ensures training is performed in accordance with ES&H Manual Chapter 6140 Appendix T1 Training Requirements for Material Handling Equipment.

 

OR

 

Non-Acceptance:

If equipment that does not comply with requirements.

·       MHSR tags and quarantines the equipment to prevent inadvertent use in accordance with the Control of Non-Conforming Material or Products Procedure. 

·       The tag remains in place until the equipment is removed from site or brought into compliance and accepted by the MHSR.

 

5.0          Revision Summary

 

Revision 1.1    Updated to include aerial work platform requirements.

Revision 1:     Updated to reflect current laboratory operations.

 

 

 

 

ISSUING AUTHORITY

TECHNICAL

POINT-OF-CONTACT

APPROVAL DATE

EFFECTIVE DATE

EXPIRATION DATE

REV.

 

 

 

ESH&Q Division

Dave Kausch

04/12/10

04/12/10

04/12/13

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This document is controlled as an on line file.  It may be printed but the print copy is not a controlled document.  It is the user’s responsibility to ensure that the document is the same revision as the current on line file.  This copy was printed on 7/18/2012.