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Pool Construction - Box - Steel - Shape SWMS

Pool Construction - Box - Steel - Shape SWMS

Product SKU: 10371
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  • Review Date: 14 March 2014

The Pool – Concrete – Box, Steel and Shape Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive procedure outlining the safety steps for the construction of inground concrete pool shells.

The Pool – Concrete – Box, Steel and Shape Work Method Statement (WMS) is ready to use and is not a blank template. Simply add your company details, ABN, and include any site specific details or risks and make it specific to the task at hand. It is then ready for printing and to be incorporated as part of your overall WHS System.

This Safe Working Method Statement (SWMS) provides guidance on the construction of in-ground concrete pool shells. This includes steel fixing, installing ancillary plumbing, placing formwork and the placement of concrete including shaping of the concrete shell.

This SWMS does not provide work methods for excavating the pool, use of excavation machinery, concrete pump operation, electrical work or any other works apart from that listed above.

Main hazards include: 

  • Exposure to alkaline substances (skin, allergic and irritant dermatitis, eye, mucous membranes - respiratory tract injuries)
  • Slips, trips, falls
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) from hazardous manual tasks
  • Exposure to hazardous atmosphere – crystalline silica
  • Entrapment / Suffocation
  • Falls
  • Hit by falling object
  • Hit by moving vehicle
  • Strains and sprains

The Pool – Concrete – Box, Steel and Shape Work Method Statement can be used as part of your WHS inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.

This SWMS includes: 

  • PPE
  • Safety Notes
  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Pre-Operational Inspection
  • Operation
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Review
  • References
  • Employee sign off section
  • Hierarchy of Controls
  • Risk Assessment Matrix

Ready to Use

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.

Product details:

  • Written by ex WHS inspectors
  • Risk ratings before and after control measures
  • Provides a framework for training workers
  • Can be used as part of tender applications, WHS inductions, and Toolbox talks

Related items:

  • Manual Handling – Hazardous Manual Tasks
  • Concrete Pumping
  • Steel Fixing
  • Grinder
  • Traffic Management Plan
  • Power Tools
  • LOTO – Lock Out Tag Out

Operation: (extract only)

Concrete Pump. Ensure:

  • Consult with pump operator regarding risks on site
  • Use planned traffic management procedures
  • Maintain safe distances from electrical services (minimum three (3) metres)
  • Supply spotter for pump operator during setup
  • Clear, level, stable ground able to support unit
  • Clear access for concrete trucks
  • If set up on road ensure safe, unobstructed passage for public
  • Trucks only reverse if visual contact can be
  • made with Spotter (or nominated person)
  • No persons to stand between reversing truck and hopper
  • Concrete chute only to be moved when truck is stationary. Communicate with driver as required
  • Workers not to stand under concrete booms
  • Maintain clear communications with pump operator throughout process
  • Maintain exclusion zones when operator is cleaning pump
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