This Water (Working In/Over/Adjacent) Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the generic job steps, hazards and controls associated with the preparation, planning for land-based construction work undertaken near water bodies (tidal or non-tidal) or other liquid that involves the risk of drowning and/or marine construction work in a body of water.
This SWMS includes a Water Related Hazard Assessment Checklist.
This document is intended for use as an attachment, to be used in addition to the relevant SWMS for the specific work being conducted where persons could enter water/liquid (voluntarily or involuntarily).
Examples: working on a bridge construction over a river, jetty construction etc.
(includes potential hazards & control measures)
Instant Document Delivery via Email
FREE Current OHS Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List (Value $7.95)
For work carried out on a regular basis a generic Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) may be prepared and used for those work activities.
Remember: The content of a Safe Work Method Statement (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 Safe Work Method Statement (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: email@example.com