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Safe Work Method Statement - Hazardous Substances (chemicals) SWMS 10


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Hazardous Substances (Chemicals) Safe Work Method Statement
This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a fully comprehensive document that outlines the safety steps, general hazards and controls associated with how to identify and manage health and safety risks when working near or with hazardous chemicals/substances at or within a workplace. Please note that this SWMS does not cover the transportation of chemicals classified as Dangerous Goods, which is covered by the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code).

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Ensure that you save time with our pre-filled, fully customisable templates. All you need to do is 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.

Hazardous Substances (Chemicals) SWMS Content:
High Risk Construction Work
Work in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere
Risk Assessment Matrix
Hierarchy of Controls
Job Steps (includes potential hazards and control measures)
Employer / Person Conducting the Business or Undertaking (PCBU) responsibilities
Purchasing Chemicals / Substances
Training and Capabilities
Chemical storage & transporting
Construction work area set up
Use & handling chemicals
Confined spaces
Maintaining hazardous chemical controls
On Completion
Hazardous Chemicals/Substances - Dangerous Goods Key
Hazardous Chemicals/Substances - Dangerous Goods Register
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.