- Written by ex WHS inspectors
- 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
TheWire-Stranded Fencing Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive procedure outlining the safety steps for the installation of Wire-stranded fencing.
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.
It provides guidance on the installation of Wire-stranded fencing. This includes constructing fences for livestock control and other purposes.
Covered in this SWMS is delivery of materials, line clearing (earthworks), installation of strainer & running posts, run and strain Wire-stranded (either plain or barbed Wire-stranded), construct and hang gates.
Companion SWMS should include: Telescopic Post Driver, Bite and Sting Prevention, Remote- isolated work
This SWMS does not replace dedicated SWMS specifically relating to the operation or transport of any powered mobile plant.
Main Hazards include:
- Crushing injury
- Collision with other mobile plant or pedestrians
- Eye injury
The Fencing - Wire-stranded Work Method Statement can be used as part of your WHS inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.
This SWMS includes:
- Safety Notes
- Loading/Unloading & Transport
- Pre-Operational Inspection
- Operation - Clear Fence Line
- Operation - Mark Out Fence/Dig Post Holes
- Operation - Posts and Pickets
- Operation - Wire-stranded/Straining
- Operation - Gates
- Working near watercourses
- Clean Up
- Emergency Procedures
- Manual Handling - Hazardous Manual Tasks
- LOTO - Lock Out Tag Out
- Trucks - Loading/Unloading
- Contact with Utilities
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.