SWMS for Working In or Near Water

SWMS for Working In or Near Water

This 8-page safe work method statement (SWMS) includes the potential hazards, risks and control measures associated with working in or near water.

All personnel working in or near water must be protected against all potential hazards and risks involved in the work e.g. drowning, overturning of mobile plant/equipment, falls into the water and any environmental hazards must be identified and controlled.

$44.00 - Includes 10% Tax
Description

About this SWMS for Working In or Near Water

Working in or near water can be dangerous and there are a number of hazards to be aware of, including drowning, electrocution, hypothermia, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, insect bites and stings, sunburn, musculoskeletal injuries, slip and fall hazards and water contamination.

This SWMS provides for the identification of hazards and risks associated with working in or near water. This SWMS covers the necessities of water safety, from understanding hazardous conditions to recognizing warning signs and taking preventive safety measures.

Note: A safe work method statement is mandatory for all construction work that is carried out in or near water, or other liquid that involves a risk of drowning or involves diving work.

Working Near Water SWMS

Job steps that are covered in the safe work method statement include:

  • Planning and preparation.
  • Conducting pre-start checks.
  • Working from a boat or floating platform.
  • Working near water.
  • Working in water.
  • Using electrical equipment near water.
  • Cleaning area and packing up equipment.

This safe work method statement includes:

  • A risk assessment and risk assessment matrix.
  • Qualifications and training requirements.
  • Potential hazards and risks when working in or near water.
  • Control measures, checks and monitoring activities.
  • Actions for implementation, monitoring and reviewing of the SWMS.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Inspections and maintenance checks that are required.
  • Responsibilities.
  • A consultation and sign-off record.
  • Legislation references.

Why Choose to Buy this SWMS for Working In or Near Water?

  • All personnel working in or near water must be protected against all potential hazards and risks involved in the work e.g. drowning, overturning of mobile plant/equipment, falls into the water and any environmental hazards must be identified and controlled.
  • This SWMS can assist you and your work team understand the hazards and risks associated with working in or near water and take the necessary safety precautions to safeguard the health and safety of workers.

After purchasing this safe work method statement you will be able to:

  • Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own working in or near a water SWMS.
  • Apply your own style, format and brand to the safe work method statement.
  • Enable compliance with Australian legislation, codes of practice and standards.

Availability and Use of this SWMS for Working In or Near Water

  • This SWMS is accessible to you right now by clicking the ‘Buy Now’ button.
  • The SWMS will be delivered to you by email in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
  • There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.

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