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Safe Work Method Statement - Brick - Block Laying SWMS 10


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Brick Block Laying Safe Work Method Statement
This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive document that fully outlines the safety steps, main hazards and controls that are associated with the laying of blocks and bricks.

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Ensure that you save time with our pre-filled, fully customisable templates. All that is required of you is to add your company details, ABN, and include any site specific details or risks ensuring it is specific to the task being performed. It is then ready for printing and inclusion in your overall WHS System.

Brick Block Laying SWMS Content: 

  • High Risk Construction Work
    • Mobile Plant   
    • Pressurised gas distribution mains or piping chemical, fuel or refrigerant lines energised electrical installations or services 
    • Structures or buildings involving structural alterations or repairs that require temporary support to prevent collapse
    • Involves a risk of a person falling more than 2m, including work on telecommunications towers
  • Risk Assessment Matrix
  • Hierarchy of Controls
  • PPE
  • Job Steps (includes potential hazards and control measures)
    • Planning & Preparation
    • Training and Capabilities
    • Assess onsite conditions
    • Materials delivery
    • Work area set up
    • Mixing mortar
    • Laying bricks / blocks, finishing & cleaning of excess mortar
    • Brick saw
    • Working at elevated positions
    • Using power tools
    • Remote and/or isolated work
    • Refuelling the cement mixer on site
    • On Completion
  • Emergency Response Procedures
  • Legislative References
  • Employee sign off section
  • Review & Monitoring 

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.