Asbestos (Licensed Removal) SWMS 10010-7

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Asbestos (Licensed Removal) SWMS | Safe Work Method Statement
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Asbestos (Licensed Removal) SWMS | Safe Work Method Statement

This Asbestos (Licensed Removal) Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls when working with and removing friable or non-friable asbestos greater than 10m2 in area (licence required).

  • Non-friable asbestos means material containing asbestos that is not friable asbestos, including material containing asbestos fibres reinforced with a bonding compound. Common examples: cement sheeting, ceiling tiles, vinyl tiles. 

  • Friable asbestos means material that is in a powder form or that can be crumbled, pulverised or reduced to a powder by hand pressure when dry, and contains asbestos. Examples include: pipe lagging, limpet and fire door cores. (Codes of Practice: Safe Work Australia (2011): How to safely remove asbestos.)

This SWMS covers High-Risk Construction Work (HRCW) controls related to:

  • Asbestos disturbance

Additional controls are included for Electrical Equipment, Slips, Trips & Falls, Hazardous Substances, Hazardous Manual Tasks, Outdoor Work & Environmental Considerations.

Job Steps Covered in Asbestos (Licensed Removal) SWMS:

(includes potential hazards & control measures).

  1. Provide Training & Information to Workers on Asbestos Containing Material (ACM)
  2. Prepare Asbestos Removal Control Plan
  3. Arrival On-site & assess onsite conditions
  4. Work Area Set-up
  5. Bubble Enclosure
  6. Mini Enclosure
  7. Environment
  8. Housekeeping
  9. Manual Tasks
  10. Enter Contaminated Area/Removal Site (PPE)
  11. Asbestos Removal
  12. Removal of Asbestos Cement Sheeting
  13. Removal of Floor Tiles Containing Asbestos
  14. Removal of Bituminous Products (i.e. roofing felt or roll roofing products)
  15. Removal of Ceiling Tiles Containing Asbestos
  16. Removal of Lagging on Pipework/Plant Containing Asbestos
  17. Working with Powered & Non-powered Tools on Asbestos
  18. Collection & Disposing of Asbestos Waste
  19. Certification
  20. Exiting Contaminated Area/Removal Site
  21. Emergency Response

Asbestos (Licensed Removal) Safe Work Method Statement Includes

Risk Assessment Matrix | Hierarchy of Controls | PPE Requirements | Emergency Response

 

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FREE Current OHS Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List (Value $9.95)

 

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Save time with our content-rich, fully editable Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS).

Simply add your company details and read the document to ensure all details are relevant to your business.

Check for any additional hazards not already covered and make amendments to your SWMS as necessary.

Your Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is then ready for use and as a point of reference at OHS Toolbox Talk meetings.

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    • Instant Document Delivery via Email.
      • Add your logo easily.
      • Add or delete information to any SWMS template.
      • Customisation instructions provided.
      • Complies with Australian & New Zealand legislation.
      • Edit documents on the go with Microsoft Office Mobile App
      • Only pay once (no subscriptions required).

    Asbestos (Licensed Removal) SWMS | Safe Work Method Statement

    This Asbestos (Licensed Removal) Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls when working with and removing friable or non-friable asbestos greater than 10m2 in area (licence required).

    • Non-friable asbestos means material containing asbestos that is not friable asbestos, including material containing asbestos fibres reinforced with a bonding compound. Common examples: cement sheeting, ceiling tiles, vinyl tiles. 

    • Friable asbestos means material that is in a powder form or that can be crumbled, pulverised or reduced to a powder by hand pressure when dry, and contains asbestos. Examples include: pipe lagging, limpet and fire door cores. (Codes of Practice: Safe Work Australia (2011): How to safely remove asbestos.)

    This SWMS covers High-Risk Construction Work (HRCW) controls related to:

    • Asbestos disturbance

    Additional controls are included for Electrical Equipment, Slips, Trips & Falls, Hazardous Substances, Hazardous Manual Tasks, Outdoor Work & Environmental Considerations.

    Job Steps Covered in Asbestos (Licensed Removal) SWMS:

    (includes potential hazards & control measures).

    1. Provide Training & Information to Workers on Asbestos Containing Material (ACM)
    2. Prepare Asbestos Removal Control Plan
    3. Arrival On-site & assess onsite conditions
    4. Work Area Set-up
    5. Bubble Enclosure
    6. Mini Enclosure
    7. Environment
    8. Housekeeping
    9. Manual Tasks
    10. Enter Contaminated Area/Removal Site (PPE)
    11. Asbestos Removal
    12. Removal of Asbestos Cement Sheeting
    13. Removal of Floor Tiles Containing Asbestos
    14. Removal of Bituminous Products (i.e. roofing felt or roll roofing products)
    15. Removal of Ceiling Tiles Containing Asbestos
    16. Removal of Lagging on Pipework/Plant Containing Asbestos
    17. Working with Powered & Non-powered Tools on Asbestos
    18. Collection & Disposing of Asbestos Waste
    19. Certification
    20. Exiting Contaminated Area/Removal Site
    21. Emergency Response

    Asbestos (Licensed Removal) Safe Work Method Statement Includes

    Risk Assessment Matrix | Hierarchy of Controls | PPE Requirements | Emergency Response

     

    Instant Document Delivery via Email

    FREE Current OHS Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List (Value $9.95)

     

    Ready to Use

    Save time with our content-rich, fully editable Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS).

    Simply add your company details and read the document to ensure all details are relevant to your business.

    Check for any additional hazards not already covered and make amendments to your SWMS as necessary.

    Your Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is then ready for use and as a point of reference at OHS Toolbox Talk meetings.

    Go Digital - Microsoft Word

    Edit your SWMS on the go with the Microsoft Office Mobile App

     

    We're here to help if you need us!

    Call 1300 306 604 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday | Email: info@safetyculture.com.au

    SWMS Frequently Asked Questions | Helpful Video Tutorials

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