This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive document outlining the safety steps, main hazards, risks and controls associated with operating hand held explosive fastening tools.
The power tools (explosive) SWMS covers the general use of Powder Actuated (PA) hand held tools; PA hand-held tools are used to drive a fastener (such as pin, stud or bolt) through solid building materials (such as concrete, masonry or steel) using explosive force derived from the detonation of a cartridge containing explosives. They are extremely powerful and dangerous tools that can cause serious injuries and death.
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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.