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Heat Stress Safe Work Method Statement

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    • Add your logo easily.
    • Add or delete information to any SWMS template.
    • Customisation instructions provided.
    • Complies with Australian & New Zealand legislation.
    • Microsoft Word Format (Fully editable).
    • Only pay once (no subscriptions required).

Heat Stress Safe Work Method Statement

This Heat Stress Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls associated with working in excessively hot environments (such as on roofs, foundries, etc.).

The effect of heat and high humidity on the body is not based on air temperature alone; radiant heat, high humidity, hot objects, or strenuous physical activity may also impact the health of an individual. 

Thermal comfort is subjective, but generally, conditions above 26 degrees C and, relative humidity higher than 60 per cent may cause heat stress which may require controls to be initiated.

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

  • Artificial extremes of temperature

Additional controls are included for Outdoor Work & Remotely &/or Isolated Work.

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

Job Steps Covered in Heat Stress SWMS:

(includes potential hazards & control measures)

  1. Training
  2. Acclimatise Workers
  3. Planning
  4. Working Alone
  5. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
  6. Conduct a Risk Assessment
  7. Working in Hot Conditions
  8. Emergency response
  • 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.
    • Microsoft Word Format (Fully editable).
    • Only pay once (no subscriptions required).

Heat Stress Safe Work Method Statement

This Heat Stress Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls associated with working in excessively hot environments (such as on roofs, foundries, etc.).

The effect of heat and high humidity on the body is not based on air temperature alone; radiant heat, high humidity, hot objects, or strenuous physical activity may also impact the health of an individual. 

Thermal comfort is subjective, but generally, conditions above 26 degrees C and, relative humidity higher than 60 per cent may cause heat stress which may require controls to be initiated.

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

  • Artificial extremes of temperature

Additional controls are included for Outdoor Work & Remotely &/or Isolated Work.

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

Job Steps Covered in Heat Stress SWMS:

(includes potential hazards & control measures)

  1. Training
  2. Acclimatise Workers
  3. Planning
  4. Working Alone
  5. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
  6. Conduct a Risk Assessment
  7. Working in Hot Conditions
  8. Emergency response
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Hear From Our Customers

  • 4

    Great starting point

    Thank you for this Heat Stress SWMS.
    It is a very useful starting point for workers to customize to suit the current conditions.
    Lots of detail.

  • 5

    SWMS Heat Stress

    This free SWMS was of excellent quality, easy to understand and apply in the field, great for any business who personnel are exposed to the elements of an Australian summer.

  • 4

    Spruce Clean Pty Ltd

    Dealing with Australia's ever changing weather, Heat Stress SWMS is a must have SWMS to all businesses operating outdoors, as well as in conditions where heat is a factor.

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