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- Review Date: 14 March 2014
The Fibre Optic - Termination Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive procedure outlining the safety steps for Fibre Optic cable run in and termination.
The Fibre Optic – Termination 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 Work Method Statement (SWMS) provides guidance on Fibre Optic cable run in and termination. This SWMS covers the planning, preparation and operation and emergency procedures involved with running fibre optic cable into a premises and terminating at a wall cabinet.
This SWMS does not cover work carried out near or in a Confined Space or working at heights.
A dedicated SWMS addressing these items must be put in place if applicable and used in conjunction with this SWMS or this SWMS modified to suit.
The Fibre Optic - Termination Work Method Statement can be used as part of your WHS inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.
This SWMS includes:
- Safety Notes
- Pre-Operational Inspection
- Emergency Procedures
- 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.
- 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
- Manual Handling – Hazardous Manual Tasks
- Ladder Safety
- Scissor Lift
- Power Tools
Operation: (extract only)
Running cable to termination point
- Fit cable supports where required and as per manufacturer’s recommendations
- Place cable to minimise obstruction
- Do not use excessive force to push, cut or support cables or any other items e.g. cabinets, cupboards
- Use lifting equipment provided for moving materials/equipment. Do not rely on team handling
- If team handling the only option, ensure:
- Team members are physically matched
- No persons using excessive force
- Member nominated as supervisor of lift
- Lift planned and rehearsed
- Communication protocols agreed on
- Travel path is least distance as possible and cleared of any obstacles
- End-point cleared and ready to place load
- Ensure regular rest breaks and job rotation for long duration tasks (2 hours over entire shift or 30 minutes at a time).