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http://www.swms.info/safe-work-method-statements/ How To Write A SWMS – Remove this page prior to printing
Personal Protective Equipment - Outline in detail any PPE required for task.
Safety notes - explain the scope and the limitations of the SWMS
Planning - Include description of potential hazards. Info that the can be used to make safe decisions before beginning the task. It includes topics such as: site assessments, correct equipment choices, time and resource planning, obtaining information from qualified persons (engineers, electricians, hygienists etc), obtaining permits, notifying Authorities etc.
Preparation - Provide more site-specific information. Whilst the planning section looks at the bigger picture, the preparation section focuses on what is needed locally at the time.
Pre operational inspection - Includes checks that all equipment intended to be used is in a safe condition. Include machinery, tools, lifting equipment and associated slings, or other such necessary items.
Operation - Outline the task in sequence. All risks are to be identified.
Maintenance - Highlight maintenance regimes or inspection requirements where they are legislated (such as tanks, silos, cranes etc). Ensure reference is made to Lock-out /Tag-out procedures and manufacturer’s instructions.
Emergency procedures - Highlight essential emergency information. This can include specific first aid procedures if relevant.
References - Provide as many references as applicable and relevant.
Reference Authorities and other reputable industry sources Ensure nationally recognized references used where possible. Ensure references are relevant to the state the work is to be conducted in.
Specifics - provide detailed outline of the following:
Relevant Legislation, Codes of Practice
Formal training, licenses required for workers undertaking this task.
Duties of workers undertaking this task
Details of supervisory arrangements for workers undertaking this task:
Details of regulatory permits/licenses, Engineering details/certificates/WorkCover approvals
Required SWMS training
Maintenance Details for plant / equipment used on job
http://www.swms.info/safe-work-method-statements/COMPLETE SAFE WORK METHOD STATEMENTS AVAILABLE HERE
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SAFE WORK METHOD STATEMENT – Part 1
Company Name: TRADIE NEXT DOOR pty ltd
Contact TERRY KING DIRECTOR 0427078468
Address:6 FUGGLES RD KENTHURST 2156
Job Address: CHERRYBROOK VILLAGE
Job Description: SHOP FITOUT
Relevant workers must be consulted in the development, approval and communication of this SWMS
SWMS Approved by
Page 1 of
Name: TERRY KING
Signature: T KING
Personnel responsible for monitoring and managing activity:
Overall Risk Rating after Controls
ALL PERSONS INVOLVED IN TASK MUST HAVE THIS SWMS COMMUNICATED TO THEM PRIOR TO WORK COMMENCING
Regular inspections and observations will be conducted by T KING to ensure SWMS is being complied with.
Daily Tool Box Talks will be undertaken to identify, control and communicate additional site hazards.
Work must cease immediately if incident or near miss occurs. SWMS must be amended in consultation with relevant persons.
Amendments must be approved by _______TERRY KING_______ and communicated to all affected workers before work resumes.
SWMS must be made available for inspection or review as required by WHS legislation.
Record of SWMS must be kept as required by WHS legislation (until job is complete or for 2 years if involved in a notifiable incident).
Personal Protective Equipment
AS 1319-1994 Safety signs for the occupational environment reproduced with permission from SAI Global under licence 1210-c062. Standards may be purchased a
Day Operations – Normal Requirements:
Safety footwear, hearing protection, high visibility clothing, hard hat, eye protection (safety glasses) face protection (shield), hand protection (gloves), protective clothing (tyvek suits), respiratory protection (half or full face respirators). Ensure all PPE meets relevant Australian Standards. Inspect, and replace PPE as needed.
Provide UV sun protection where required, (broad brimmed hat, UV rated clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, tinted safety glasses with adequate UV protection).
Possible Safety or Environmental Hazards
Control Measures to Reduce risk
NOTE: RB = Risk Rating before controls implemented - RA = Risk Rating after controls are implemented
Will be using drop sheets
Will keep all paint tins against wall so we don’t kick or fall
Falling from ladder
I will be using a platform ladder to lower the risk
Painting ceiling paint in your eyes.
I will be using eye pertection
All cleaning of paint bruhers and rolllers will be done off site not on site
Will be done at business address.
ALL LEADS TO BE TAGED AND TESTED EACH MOUNTH
CUTTS AND INJIRY
FIRST AID KIT ON SITE AT ALL TIMES WITH PHONE NUMBERS FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES AND CENTER MANAGEMENT.
References: JESSICA CHAN
NONI.B HEAD OFFICE
Project & procurement Manager
SAFE WORK METHOD STATEMENT – Part 2
Formal Training, Licences required for workers undertaking this task:
Duties of workers undertaking this task:
Training in the following safe work procedures/ SWMS / training modules is required:
(All workers to be trained in relevant procedures.)
Details of Supervisory Arrangements for workers undertaking this task:
Details of regulatory permits/licenses,
Engineering Details/Certificates/WorkCover Approvals:
Relevant Legislation, Codes of Practice:
TOOL BOX MEETING EVERY MORNING BEFORE THE START OF WORKS
Plant/Tools/Equipment: (List plant and equipment to be used on the job.)
Maintenance Details for plant / equipment used on job (Include cranes, forklifts, electrical equipment etc.)
SAFE WORK METHOD STATEMENT – Part 3:
This SWMS has been developed in consultation and cooperation with workers and relevant Persons Conducting Business or Undertaking (PCBU). I have read the above SWMS and I understand its contents. I confirm that I have the skills and training, including relevant certification to conduct the task as described. I agree to comply with safety requirements within this SWMS including safe work instructions and Personal Protective Equipment described.
TRADIE NEXT DOOR
Name and initials
SAFE WORK METHOD STATEMENT – Part 3: RISK ASSESSMENT
HB 436:2004 Risk Management Guidelines Tables 6.3 – 6.8 reproduced with permission from SAI Global under licence 1210-c062. Standards may be purchased at http://www.saiglobal.com References: Safe Work Australia (2011) - Code of Practice: How to Manage Work Health and Safety Risks, AS/NZS 31000 -2009 Risk Management Principles and guidelines.
Steps 1 Determine Likelihood – What is the possibility that the effect will occur? Step 2 Determine Consequence - What will be the expected effect?
Expected in most circumstances
Effect is a common result
Will probably occur in most circumstances
Effect is known to have occurred at this site or it has happened
Might occur at some time
Effect could occur at this site or
I’ve heard of it happening
Could occur at some time
Effect is not likely to occur at the
site or I have not heard of it
May occur in exceptional circumstances
Effect is practically impossible
Level of Effect
Example of each level
No effect – or so minor that effect is acceptable
First aid treatment only; spillage contained at site.
Medical treatment; spillage contained but with outside help.
Extensive injuries; loss of production
Death; toxic release of chemicals
Step 3 Determine the risk score Step 4 Record risk score on worksheet (Note – Risk scores have no absolute
4 A: Acute
ACT NOW – Urgent - do something about the risks immediately. Requires immediate attention.
3 H: High
Highest management decision is required urgently
2 M: Moderate
Follow management instructions.
1 L: Low
OK for now. Record and review regularly, and if any equipment/ people/ materials/ work processes or procedures change.
value and should only be used for comparison and to engender discussion.)
Signature: © SafetyCulture All rights reserved
Date: Page 1 – Version 9.1
Date: Page 9 – Version 9.1 BEFORE THE START OF WORKS
This SWMS has been developed in consultation and cooperation with workers and relevant Persons Conducting Business or Undertaking (PCBU). I have read the above SWMS and I understand its contents. I confirm that I have the skills and training, including relevant certification to conduct the task as described. I agree to comply with safety requirements within this SWMS including safe work instructions and Personal P