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  • Street Sweeper

Street Sweeper SWMS


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The Safety Procedure includes:

  • PPE
  • Safety Notes
  • Planning
  • Pre-operational inspection
  • Preparation for travel
  • Operation
  • Emptying Hopper
  • Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Emergency Procedures

Product Details:

  • 10 page procedure
  • Microsoft Word Format
  • Add site specific details and risks
  • Make it task specific
  • Instant download delivery

Street Sweeper Information:

The Street Sweeper Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive 10 page procedure outlining the safety steps for using a Street Sweeper.
This SWMS covers mechanically-powered, regenerative air street sweepers.
The Street Sweeper 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 Street Sweeper Work Method Statement can be used as part of your OHS inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.

Preparation for Travel:

  • Ensure operator is not under influence of drugs/alcohol or fatigued.
  • Note: State road rules apply during operation of vehicle.
  • Conduct visual check around vehicle before driving. Use spotters where required
  • Use hand-hold and steps when entering/exiting cabin. Do not jump from cabin.
  • Ensure seatbelt is worn
  • Adjust mirrors/reversing camera
  • Ensure vehicle is secured for travel (brooms in upright position, discharge door secured etc)


  • OHS Legislation in all States
  • WorkSafe Victoria (2008) Waste Collection – Reducing risks of people being struck by reversing vehicles
  • Schwarze Sweeping Changes in Oz – a5500 Series Sweeper Specifications
  • WorkSafe Victoria (2008) Prevention of falls in the transport of waste and recyclables
  • QLD Code of Practice for Plant
  • WA Code of Practice for Plant in the Workplace
  • Victoria Code of Practice for Plant

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.