This Excavations (Bulk) Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the general hazards associated with Bulk Excavation Work.
This SWMS includes planning and preparation, environmental controls, working adjacent to mobile plant, training and communications and operational controls.
This SWMS does not cover the use of specific items of mobile plant or machinery (Separate, dedicated SWMS will be required for specific items of plant and machinery).
Job Steps Covered in Excavations (Bulk) SWMS:
(includes potential hazards and control measures)
For work carried out on a regular basis a generic SWMS may be prepared and used for those work activities.
Remember: The content of a SWMS should be refined over time and include consultation with workers and other persons conducting a business or undertaking.
Prior to each new activity, each SWMS must be reviewed and revised to ensure they apply to the current work activities and the actual site you are working at.
We're here to help if you need us!
Call 1300 306 604 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org