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Power Pole Installation


Brand: SafetyCulture

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Product Description

The Power Pole Installation Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive document outlining the safety steps associated with power pole installation in the presence of overhead power lines and in close proximity to roads with public vehicular traffic.

Equipment includes Truck Mounted Crane with a mounted pendulum borer.

Main hazards:

-       Hit by moving vehicle/train
-       Crushing from plant roll-over
-       Falls
-       Electrocution from overhead power-lines or contact with live electrical rail components
-       Exposure to hazardous atmosphere from contact with underground utilities

This SWMS includes:

  • PPE
  • Safety Notes
  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Pre-Operational Inspection
  • Operation
  • Choc/backfill
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Review
  • References
    • Position pendulum crane borer
    • Release Auger
    • Position auger on ground to commence boring
    • Shake spoil from auger
    • Stow auger
    • Sling pole/lifting pole
    • Lower pole into hole
    • Turning pole/plumb pole

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:

  • Minimum 16 pages
  • 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
  • Contact with Utilities
  • Conducting Earthworks near Power Lines & Roadways

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.