This 8-page safe work method statement (SWMS) includes the potential hazards, risks and control measures associated with the safe loading and unloading of equipment and goods.
Without the safe handling of equipment and goods, delivery could be delayed or damaged and people could be injured. This SWMS can assist you and your work team understand the hazards and risks associated with loading and unloading (including heavy loads) and take the necessary safety precautions to eliminate or minimise risks to health and safety.
Proper loading and unloading of equipment and goods is essential to ensure the safety of personnel and the integrity of the load. This SWMS outlines how employers can safely manage the loading and unloading of equipment and goods and enable a safe and healthy work environment for their employees.
Job steps that are covered in the safe work method statement include: