- 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
- Instant download delivery
- Review Date: 14 March 2014
Hydro-Excavation Tool Information:
The Hydro-Excavation Truck Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive 17 page procedure outlining the safety steps for the use of a hydro excavation truck.
The Hydro-Excavation Truck 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.
This SWMS covers general hazards associated with hydro excavation using a Hydro Excavation truck. A site and task specific SWMS should be developed for hazards not covered in this SWMS.
Main hazards include:
- Falls, slips, trips
- Electric shock
- Vehicle accident
- Struck by moving vehicle
- Pressure/vacuum-related injuries
Environmental impacts include:
- Disturbance of topsoil
- Disturbance of water tables
- Contamination of natural flora (disposal and dumping considerations).
This SWMS includes the following High Risk Construction work as defined by Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011:
- Mobile plant, Live electricity, Pressurized gas, Confined space, Possible excavation/tunnel works (1.5m or over), Road side works
The Hydro-Excavation Truck Work Method Statement can be used as part of your WHS inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.
The Hydro-Excavation Tool Safe Work Method Statement includes:
- Safety Notes
- Pre-Operational Inspection
- Emergency Procedures
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.