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  • Acrow Props SWMS

Acrow Props SWMS


Brand: SafetyCulture

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Product Description

safe work method statement outlining safety steps for use of acrow propsThe Acrow Props Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive procedure outlining the safety steps for the use of Acrow Props.

This Work Method Statement (WMS) 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.

This SWMS involves working with Acrow Props for supporting overhead loads. This does not include Acrow props used for shoring, or horizontal strutting props in excavations/trenching works or tilt-up panels. Acrow props are designed to be used as a temporary support while the existing support is renovated /replaced. Ensure props are used only for their designed purpose.

Main hazards:

  • Crushing, cutting
  • Slips, trips, falls
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) from hazardous manual tasks
  • Struck by ejected or falling objects

Work involving structural alterations or repairs that require temporary support to prevent collapse is defined as “High Risk Construction Work" by Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011.

The Acrow Props Work Method Statement can be used as part of your WHS inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.

The Acrow Props SWMS includes:

  • PPE
  • Safety Notes
  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Loading / Unloading & Transport
  • Pre-Operational Inspection
  • Operation
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Review
  • 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

Related items:

  • Manual Handling – Hazardous Manual Tasks
  • Traffic Management Plan
  • Trucks – Loading & Unloading


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 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.