Retaining Wall (Post - Sleeper) Safe Work Method Statement
This SWMS is a fully comprehensive document that covers the general hazards relating to the construction of post and sleeper type retaining walls for landscaping projects. Please note that this includes the use of concrete or timber sleepers. Covered in this SWMS is planning, working with machinery, public safety and hazardous manual handling.
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Retaining Wall (Post - Sleeper) SWMS Content:
High Risk Construction Work
Working at depths greater than 1.5m, including tunnels or mines
Risk Assessment Matrix
Hierarchy of Controls
Job Steps (includes potential hazards and control measures)
Planning & Preparation
Training and Capabilities
Assess onsite conditions
Set up work area
Delivery of materials (sleepers, posts, backfill material)
Excavation for retaining wall
Placement of geotextile fabric
Emergency Response Procedures
Employee sign off section
Review & Monitoring
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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.