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  • Communications Jointing Safe Work Method Statement

Communications - Jointing SWMS


Brand: SafetyCulture

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Product Description

The guide outlining safety procedures in Communications Jointing  (SWMS) is a comprehensive document outlining the safety steps for the general tasks involved with Communications Jointing

This SWMS does not cover working on Telecommunications Towers or structures above 1.2 m height.

Information included in this SWMS, regarding tasks involved with Communications Jointing, does not cover “High Risk Construction Work” in sufficient detail. Dedicated SWMS should be developed for these tasks, and for any risks not covered in this SWMS.

Main hazards:

  • Sun exposure – sun burn, eye damage, skin cancer
  • Laceration / cuts
  • Struck by moving object – mobile plant
  • Electric shock / Electrocution
  • Explosion / Fire                             
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) from hazardous manual tasks
  • Slips, trips & falls
  • Hearing Loss
  • Exposure to hazardous substances
  • Asphyxiation
  • Exposure to biological hazards – snakes, insects, vermin
  • Eye Damage - Lasers

Environmental risks may include:

-  Pollution of waterways or ground surfaces due to lack of cleanup of waste materials
-  Damage to ground surface & vegetation caused by explosions / fires

This SWMS includes:

  • PPE
  • Safety Notes
  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Pre-Operational Inspection
  • Operation – excavating and backfilling trenches
  • Operation – Fibre Optic cable jointing – use of lasers
  • Operation – working in confined spaces
  • Operation – general
  • Testing & Commissioning
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Review
  • References

This SWMS 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 WHS System.

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

Related items:

  • Manual Handling – Hazardous Manual Tasks
  • Working around electricity
  • Confined Spaces
  • Heights – working at
  • Excavator
  • Plant & Equipment – working around
  • Hazardous Chemicals – working around

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.