This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) provides an outlines of the general safety steps, hazards and controls associated with general low voltage electrical repairs and maintenance. This SWMS also covers hazards associated with replacing and repairing appliances/equipment.
Low voltage is defined as the range between 50 VAC and 1000 VAC or 120 V ripple-free DC and 1500 VDC
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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.