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  • Cable Location - Underground SWMS

Cable Location - Underground SWMS


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The Safety Procedure includes:

  • Site Risks
  • Employee/Contractor Requirements
  • Planning
  • Signage
  • Hazards, Pits & Man Holes etc..
  • Performing the Task
  • Completion
  • Risk Ratings
  • 4 Page Complete Procedure
  • MS Word Format
  • This Is Not A Blank Template

General Sub Soil Cabling Safety Information:

Locating Sub Soil Cabling or underground cablesrequires a suitable Safe Work Procedure for employees and contractors to follow when locating cables. Without a proper process, electrical cables and utility services can be disrupted accidently.

This four page Safe Work Procedure or Work Method Statement has been developed for employers to be able to give direct instructions on how to locate underground cables safely. The document can be used as part of a Safety Induction or simply implemented into an existing OHS System.


  • Victoria - Road Management Act 2004 - Worksite Safety – Traffic Management - Code of Practice
  • Queensland – Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices – Part 3
  • Queensland – Information paper - Sun Safety and Heat Stress.
  • Australian Standard – AS1742.3 Traffic Control Devices for Works on Roads


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.