This SWMS involves general hazards/risks associated with the use of earthmoving equipment i.e. excavator, dozer etc. to push over / remove standing trees. This includes planning and preparation, environmental controls, working adjacent to mobile plant, training and communications and operational controls for hazards associated with plant rollover and falling trees and branches.
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Tree Felling - Mechanical SWMS Content:
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.