This 10-page safe work method statement (SWMS) includes the potential hazards, risks and control measures associated with welding and oxy acetylene work.
Welding, cutting and heating are potentially hazardous activities and the WHS regulation has specific requirements to manage the risks, inclusive of but, not limited to, electrocution, fire, explosion, burns, electric shock, vision damage, inhalation of poisonous gases and exposure to intense ultraviolet radiation.
This SWMS covers the requirements for protecting workers against the hazards associated with welding, cutting and hot work activities. The SWMS can be applied to welding and cutting activities undertaken by your business and contractors engaged by your business too.
Job steps that are covered in the safe work method statement include: