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Earthmoving Equipment Safe Work Method Statement

Product SKU: 10533-5

Mobile Plants
  • 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).

Earthmoving Equipment Safe Work Method Statement

This Earthmoving Equipment SWMS covers the hazards of using earthmoving equipment and associated controls. You can use this document as part of your risk management process to cover site-specific conditions and workers’ roles.

An effective Mobile Plant for Earthmoving SWMS will reduce the likelihood of injury occurring when carrying out tasks involving machinery operation by ensuring that all reasonable precautions have been taken against potential hazards.

This excavator safe work method statement will also help you meet legislative requirements under state/territory WHS regulations while providing practical guidance for managing workplace safety risks related to earthmoving equipment.

This SWMS is suitable for businesses operating, but not limited to:

  • Skid-steer/Bobcats
  • Backhoes 
  • Excavators
  • Front-end Loaders
  • Tractors
  • Track Drott Loaders

Additional controls are included for Elevated Levels, Slips, Trips & Falls, Hazardous Substances, Out-of-Hours/Night Work, Hazardous Manual Tasks, Outdoor Work, Remotely &/or Isolated Work, Silica Dust & Environmental Considerations.

Job Steps Covered in the Earthmoving Equipment SWMS:

(includes potential hazards and control measures)

  1. Working Outdoors
  2. Working Alone
  3. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
  4. Work Area Set-up
  5. Environment
  6. Housekeeping
  7. Manual Tasks
  8. Delivery, Set-up & Removal of the Machine
  9. Establish a Communication System with Ground Workers
  10. Machine Operation
  11. Controlling Silica Dust
  12. Loading Trucks
  13. Operation on Slopes or Piles
  14. Trenching
  15. Working Outside the Cabin near the Powered Mobile Plant
  16. Working near Overhead Electric Lines
  17. Excavating near Underground Services
  18. Lifting Loads (e.g. pipes)
  19. Changing Attachments
  20. Operations with Hydraulic Attachments
  21. Fuelling the Plant
  22. On Completion
  23. Emergency Response

All our SWMS Include

Risk Assessment Matrix | Hierarchy of Controls | PPE Requirements | Emergency Response

Instant Document Delivery via Email

FREE Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List

 

Ready to Use Safe Work Method Statement

Save time with our content-rich, fully editable Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS).

Simply add your company details and read the document to ensure all details are relevant to your business.

Check for any additional hazards not already covered and make amendments to your SWMS as necessary.

Your Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is then ready for use and as a point of reference at OHS Toolbox Talk meetings.

Edit your SWMS on the go with the Microsoft Office Mobile App

 

We're here to help if you need us!

Call 1300 306 604 8am to 5pm AEST, Monday to Friday | Email: info@safetyculture.com.au

SWMS Frequently Asked Questions | Helpful Video Tutorials

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    • 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).

    Earthmoving Equipment Safe Work Method Statement

    This Earthmoving Equipment SWMS covers the hazards of using earthmoving equipment and associated controls. You can use this document as part of your risk management process to cover site-specific conditions and workers’ roles.

    An effective Mobile Plant for Earthmoving SWMS will reduce the likelihood of injury occurring when carrying out tasks involving machinery operation by ensuring that all reasonable precautions have been taken against potential hazards.

    This excavator safe work method statement will also help you meet legislative requirements under state/territory WHS regulations while providing practical guidance for managing workplace safety risks related to earthmoving equipment.

    This SWMS is suitable for businesses operating, but not limited to:

    • Skid-steer/Bobcats
    • Backhoes 
    • Excavators
    • Front-end Loaders
    • Tractors
    • Track Drott Loaders

    Additional controls are included for Elevated Levels, Slips, Trips & Falls, Hazardous Substances, Out-of-Hours/Night Work, Hazardous Manual Tasks, Outdoor Work, Remotely &/or Isolated Work, Silica Dust & Environmental Considerations.

    Job Steps Covered in the Earthmoving Equipment SWMS:

    (includes potential hazards and control measures)

    1. Working Outdoors
    2. Working Alone
    3. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
    4. Work Area Set-up
    5. Environment
    6. Housekeeping
    7. Manual Tasks
    8. Delivery, Set-up & Removal of the Machine
    9. Establish a Communication System with Ground Workers
    10. Machine Operation
    11. Controlling Silica Dust
    12. Loading Trucks
    13. Operation on Slopes or Piles
    14. Trenching
    15. Working Outside the Cabin near the Powered Mobile Plant
    16. Working near Overhead Electric Lines
    17. Excavating near Underground Services
    18. Lifting Loads (e.g. pipes)
    19. Changing Attachments
    20. Operations with Hydraulic Attachments
    21. Fuelling the Plant
    22. On Completion
    23. Emergency Response

    All our SWMS Include

    Risk Assessment Matrix | Hierarchy of Controls | PPE Requirements | Emergency Response

    Instant Document Delivery via Email

    FREE Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List

     

    Ready to Use Safe Work Method Statement

    Save time with our content-rich, fully editable Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS).

    Simply add your company details and read the document to ensure all details are relevant to your business.

    Check for any additional hazards not already covered and make amendments to your SWMS as necessary.

    Your Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is then ready for use and as a point of reference at OHS Toolbox Talk meetings.

    Edit your SWMS on the go with the Microsoft Office Mobile App

     

    We're here to help if you need us!

    Call 1300 306 604 8am to 5pm AEST, Monday to Friday | Email: info@safetyculture.com.au

    SWMS Frequently Asked Questions | Helpful Video Tutorials

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