This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive document outlining the safety steps, main hazards, risks and controls associated with the cleaning of storm water drains using vacuumation processes.
Where entry into drain system is required, an assessment must take place to determine whether the area is a “confined space”. The vacuumation of storm water drains may involve high risk construction work such as work being carried out in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere and working about powered mobile plant.
Main hazards that workers in this field of work may come across include:
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