This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive document outlining the safety steps, main hazards and controls associated with using ladders to access work at height.
Save time with our pre-filled, fully customisable templates. Simply add your company details, ABN, and include any site specific details or risks ensuring it is specific to the task at hand. It is then ready for printing and inclusion in your overall WHS System.
Height (working on ladders) SWMS Content:
For works carried out on a regular basis a generic SWMS may be prepared and used for those work activities.
Remember: The content of the SWMS should be refined over time and include consultation with workers and other persons conducting a business or undertaking. Prior to each new activity, the SWMS must be reviewed and revised to ensure it applies to the high risk construction work and the actual site you are working at. or works carried out on a regular basis a generic SWMS may be prepared and used for those work activities.
Posted by Renee on 17th Nov 2015
A great jumping off point for ensuring that our SWMS covers everything. It certainly highlighted deficiencies in our current documents.
Posted by Troy Kelly on 1st Jun 2015
The document takes the pain out of compiling SWMS documentation and considers steps you might not have thought of.