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  • Chainsaw SWMS

Chainsaw SWMS


Brand: SafetyCulture

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he Safety Procedure includes:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Risk Assessment
  • Pre-Start Checks
  • Starting Procedure
  • Refuelling
  • Chain Saw Operation
  • Job Completion and more
  • Risk Ratings

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

General Chainsaw Safety Information:

The Chain Saw procedure 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 OHS System.

The Chain Saw procedure can be used as part of your OHS inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.

Chainsaw Safety Notes:

  • At least personnel must be on site when a chainsaws is in use.
  • When operating chainsaw, be aware of the stress of the item being cut.
  • Pinching may result on compression side & sudden break may result on tension side.
  • Do not use any faulty equipment 

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.