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Roofing (Sheeting) Safe Work Method Statement
This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive document outlining the safety steps, general hazards and controls associated with the installation and repair of roof sheeting.
This SWMS does not cover the specific setup of height access equipment. Unless otherwise mentioned in this SWMS a separate, dedicated SWMS will be required for the set-up/erection of height access equipment such as Mobile and Fixed Scaffolds, Mobile Elevated Work Platforms, installing edge protection etc.
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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.
Roofing (Sheeting) SWMS Content:
- High Risk Construction Work
- Mobile Plant
- Involves a risk of a person falling more than 2m, including work on telecommunications towers
- Risk Assessment Matrix
- Hierarchy of Controls
- Job Steps (includes potential hazards and control measures)
- Planning & Preparation
- Training and Capabilities
- Implement a Falls Emergency Rescue Plan
- Assess onsite conditions
- Conduct Risk Assessment
- Adopt Height access method based on assessment
- Work area setup
- Use of safety netting
- Roof Access - EWP, Fixed scaffold, Mobile scaffold, Openings, Ladder
- Materials deliver on the roof
- Working on roof
- Working on ground
- Using power tools
- Remote and/or isolated work
- On Completion
- Emergency Response Procedures
- Legislative References
- Employee sign off section
- Review & Monitoring
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.
Posted by Cathrina Hutton on 10th Feb 2016
The SWMS purchased did the job well. It was filled out easily and the staff understood it.
The site manager where it was used accepted it and said it was one of the best he had seen.