Installation of Suspended Sanitary Waste by plumbers requires Appropriate Safety Procedures to be used. This Suspended Sanitary Waste Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive document outlining the safety steps, main hazards, risks and controls for Suspended Sanitary Waste.
Suspended Sanitary Waste is the plumbing process of laying the suspended PVC waste piping to multi level premises or on the roof of concrete basements. All Plumbers installing Sanitary Waste are required to implement a Safe Work Method Statement.
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.
This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is provided in the following document formats
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Product Sample (Extract only)
Ensure all persons entering construction site have a valid Construction Induction Card (or equivalent).
If work involves Confined Spaces:Use Confined Spaces SWMS for information regarding specific hazards involved with working in Confined Spaces. Ensure a Confined Space Entry Permit is issued for each confined space entry.
If Oxy-Acetylene Welding is to be done, a task specific SWMS is required.
A Hot work permit will be required before work commences.
Plan the sequence work to prevent “rush jobs” as far as practicable, and coordinate the trades to allow the plumber to complete work as unobstructed as possible.
All relevant workers involved with installing suspended sanitary waste systems must be qualified plumbers / gasfitters along with apprentices under supervision.
All workers are trained and familiar with the equipment and tools they will be using and the tasks they will be performing. Training should include:
Develop site and task specific SWMS & Risk Assessments.
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