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  • Charging Lead Acid Batteries SWMS

Charging Lead Acid Batteries SWMS


Brand: SafetyCulture

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The Charging Lead Batteries SWMS includes:

  • PPE
  • Safety Notes
  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Operation
  • Spills
  • Emergency Procedures and First Aid
  • References

Product Details:

  • Written by ex WHS inspectors
  • Referenced
  • Risk ratings before and after control measures
  • MS Word format NOT PDF
  • Task specific and site specific details easy to add
  • Includes easy to complete boxes for Company details and project details
  • Employee sign off section
  • Review Date: 14 March 2014

Battery Charging Safe Work Method Statement:

This SWMS does not deal with servicing batteries and potential exposure to lead.The Battery Charging procedure is ready to use and is not a blank template. Simply add your company details, ABN, and include any site specific details or risks and make it specific to the task at hand.It is then ready for printing and to be incorporated as part of your overall OHS System.The Battery Charging procedure can be used as part of your OHS inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.


Battery Charging Notes:

Hydrogen gas is released during battery charging. This gas is extremely flammable and all charging processes must be undertaken in a well-ventilated area away from ignition sources.

Main hazards:

  • production of explosive gases
  • acid splashes (sulfuric acid contained in batteries - also known as "electrolyte")
  • manual handling

This document has been developed and provided by SafetyCulture Pty Ltd and is offered for sale by ACRIS Services who are licensed resellers for Australia. SafetyCulture employ former WorkSafe Inspectors to research and write documents ensuring safe work practices can be understood and followed by employees performing high risk activities in the course of their duties. SafetyCulture's mission is to make Safety A Way Of Life for workers across the world by providing documentation through software and printable files.

SWMS - Safe Work Method Statement

Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) are required for any high risk activity that is performed by an employee in the workplace. Each document must identify the risks involved when performing the activity, a risk rating for each risk, a safe work method to perform the activity and a residual risk rating for the risks. SafetyCulture SWMS comply with current WH&S legislation in all states across Australia. This document is fully completed with a step by step procedure that can be edited and appended. This is not a blank template, it is a comprehensive procedure that has been researched and developed by a qualified writer.