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  • Construction Site Inspection SWMS

Construction Site Inspection SWMS


Brand: SafetyCulture

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Product Description

9 Page Safe Work Method Statement For Anyone Performing Inspections On A Construction Site.

This Safe Work Method Statement Includes:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safety Notes
  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Operation

Construction Site Inspection Information:

The Construction Site Inspection Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive 9 page procedure outlining the safety steps for conducting inspections on a construction site.

The Construction Site Inspection 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 Construction Site Inspection Work Method Statement can be used as part of your Safety inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.


What's Included.


Personal Protective Equipment:

Easy visual checklist that indentifies the personal safety equipment that must be worn when onsite such as boots for foot protection, sun protection, head protection etc.


Safety Notes:

A summary of potential risks that mayne be encountered onsite.



Liaise with Principal Contractor. Ensure following is provided before work commences:

  • Site specific induction (include location of amenities, first aid facilities, emergency plans and evacuation points, incident reporting, communication, contact persons etc)
  • Health and Safety Rules for site
  • Supervisory arrangements
  • PPE requirements for site (hard hat, high visibility clothing, safety boots, etc)
  • Types of hazards at site
  • Site plans – showing no go zones for pedestrians
  • Traffic Management plans
  • Relevant SWMS and JSA’s
  • Site security requirements

Ensure all persons entering construction site have a Construction Induction Card (or equivalent).

Ensure Principal has communicated presence of non-construction personnel to operators as required.

Ensure adequate supervision/assistance can be provided for inspector.



A break down of potential hazrds that maybe faced onsite along with the associated risks. A detailed summary that ensures the supervisor is adequately prepared before arriving onsite.



A step by step procedure for conducting a site inspection in a safe manner. Potential Hazards along with their associated risks are all listed in detail along with a safe work procedure to minimise the risk. 



  • OHS Legislation in all States
  • WorkSafe Victoria (2008) Sample Site Induction Checklist
  • QLD DEIR (2005) Building and Construction Industry Safety Guide
  • QLD DEIR – General Construction Induction Training (online information)


Product Details:

  • 9 page procedure
  • 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
  • Instant download delivery


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.