Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) SWMS 10285-8

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Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) SWMS | Safe Work Method Statement
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Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) SWMS | Safe Work Method Statement

This Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls associated with excavating adjacent to known underground services/assets.

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

  • Mobile plant movement
  • Pressurised gas distribution mains or piping chemical, fuel or refrigerant lines energised electrical installations or services
  • Work in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere
  • Work carried out adjacent to a road, railway or shipping lane, traffic corridor

Additional controls are included for Outdoor Work, Silica Dust & Environmental Considerations.

Job Steps Covered in Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) SWMS:

(includes potential hazards and control measures)

  1. Provide Training on the Health Effects Associated with Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust
  2. Planning - Assess Intended Excavation Site
  3. Working Outdoors
  4. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
  5. Conduct a Risk Assessment
  6. Work Area Set-up
  7. Environment
  8. Housekeeping
  9. Manual Tasks
  10. Conduct a Site Survey
  11. Check Maintenance Hole/Pit Safety
  12. Excavation & Contact with Assets
  13. Emergency Response

Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) 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).

    Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) SWMS | Safe Work Method Statement

    This Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls associated with excavating adjacent to known underground services/assets.

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

    • Mobile plant movement
    • Pressurised gas distribution mains or piping chemical, fuel or refrigerant lines energised electrical installations or services
    • Work in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere
    • Work carried out adjacent to a road, railway or shipping lane, traffic corridor

    Additional controls are included for Outdoor Work, Silica Dust & Environmental Considerations.

    Job Steps Covered in Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) SWMS:

    (includes potential hazards and control measures)

    1. Provide Training on the Health Effects Associated with Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust
    2. Planning - Assess Intended Excavation Site
    3. Working Outdoors
    4. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
    5. Conduct a Risk Assessment
    6. Work Area Set-up
    7. Environment
    8. Housekeeping
    9. Manual Tasks
    10. Conduct a Site Survey
    11. Check Maintenance Hole/Pit Safety
    12. Excavation & Contact with Assets
    13. Emergency Response

    Excavation (Adjacent to Underground Assets) 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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