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Excavation and working in trenches

Trench Excavation Safe Work Method Statement

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Trench Excavation Safe Work Method Statement

This Trench Excavation Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls in regards to excavating & working in trenches greater than 1.5m deep.

This SWMS covers High-Risk Construction Work (HRCW) controls related to:

  • Mobile plant movement
  • Working at depths greater than 1.5 Metres, including tunnels or mines
  • Work in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere

Additional controls are included for Electrical Equipment, Elevated Levels, Slips, Trips & Falls, Hazardous Substances, Hazardous Manual Tasks, Silica Dust & Environmental Considerations.

Comes with a complimentary copy of the Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List valued at $19.95

Job Steps Covered in Trench Excavation SWMS:

(includes potential hazards and control measures)

  1. Provide Training on the Health Effects Associated with Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust
  2. Planning
  3. Working Outdoors
  4. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
  5. Work Area Set-up
  6. Environment
  7. Housekeeping
  8. Manual Tasks
  9. Equipment & Materials Delivery
  10. Excavating & Backfilling (working adjacent to machinery)
  11. Installing & Removing Trench Shields/Shoring
  12. Excavating the Trench (water charged ground)
  13. Working in Trenches >1.5m Deep
  14. On Completion
  15. Emergency Response

 

We've recently reviewed and updated this SWMS in line with the new Code of Practice for managing risks of plant in the workplace. Shop confidently, knowing you're getting the latest, most accurate information for your workplace safety needs.

  • Instant Document Delivery via Email.
    • Add your logo easily.
    • Add or delete information to any SWMS template.
    • Customisation instructions provided.
    • Complies with Australian & New Zealand legislation.
    • Edit documents on the go with Microsoft Office Mobile App
    • Only pay once (no subscriptions required).

Trench Excavation Safe Work Method Statement

This Trench Excavation Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls in regards to excavating & working in trenches greater than 1.5m deep.

This SWMS covers High-Risk Construction Work (HRCW) controls related to:

  • Mobile plant movement
  • Working at depths greater than 1.5 Metres, including tunnels or mines
  • Work in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere

Additional controls are included for Electrical Equipment, Elevated Levels, Slips, Trips & Falls, Hazardous Substances, Hazardous Manual Tasks, Silica Dust & Environmental Considerations.

Comes with a complimentary copy of the Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List valued at $19.95

Job Steps Covered in Trench Excavation SWMS:

(includes potential hazards and control measures)

  1. Provide Training on the Health Effects Associated with Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust
  2. Planning
  3. Working Outdoors
  4. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
  5. Work Area Set-up
  6. Environment
  7. Housekeeping
  8. Manual Tasks
  9. Equipment & Materials Delivery
  10. Excavating & Backfilling (working adjacent to machinery)
  11. Installing & Removing Trench Shields/Shoring
  12. Excavating the Trench (water charged ground)
  13. Working in Trenches >1.5m Deep
  14. On Completion
  15. Emergency Response

 

We've recently reviewed and updated this SWMS in line with the new Code of Practice for managing risks of plant in the workplace. Shop confidently, knowing you're getting the latest, most accurate information for your workplace safety needs.

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