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Glass Balustrading SWMS


Brand: SafetyCulture

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Product Description

The Glass Balustrading Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive document outlining the safety steps involved with the installation of Glass Balustrades, including storage on site and safe handling of glass.

This SWMS does not cover manufacturing glass, glass cutting, lifting glass loads with an overhead crane or forklift, transporting glass to site or installation of glass balustrades in buildings above 4 metres which involves work at height. Dedicated SWMS should be developed for these tasks, and for any risks not covered in this SWMS.

Main hazards:

-          Struck by moving object – glass sheets
-          Struck by projectiles – glass fragments
-          Entrapment / Crushing
-          Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) from hazardous manual tasks
-          Slips, trips and falls
-          Vehicles/ Mobile Plant

This SWMS includes:

  • PPE
  • Safety Notes
  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Unloading
  • Storage
  • Pre-Handling/Installing Inspection
  • Operation
  • 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

Related items:

  • Manual Handling – Hazardous Manual Tasks
  • Glass Cutting
  • Glass Handling

This document has been developed by SafetyCulture Pty Ltd and is offered for sale by ACRIS Services who are licensed resellers in Australia. SafetyCulture employ former WorkSafe Inspectors to research and author 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 in Australia for both Commercial and Residential Construction Work. 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.