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SafetyCulture Earthmoving Equipment Safe Work Method Statement

Earthmoving Equipment Safe Work Method Statement

  • 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).

Earthmoving Equipment Safe Work Method Statement

The Earthmoving Equipment Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is designed to enhance workplace safety in the operation of earthmoving equipment. This comprehensive guide addresses the hazards associated with the use of such equipment and outlines control measures to mitigate risks.

Job Steps Covered in the Earthmoving Equipment SWMS

This SWMS covers a range of job steps, each associated with potential hazards and specific control measures:

  1. Working Outdoors: Addresses the unique challenges and safety considerations of outdoor operations.
  2. Working Alone: Outlines protocols for safe operation when working in isolation.
  3. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions: Details the preliminary steps for site assessment upon arrival.
  4. Work Area Set-up: Provides guidelines for establishing a safe and efficient work area.
  5. Environment: Considers environmental factors and their impact on safe operations.
  6. Housekeeping: Emphasises the importance of maintaining a clean and orderly work site.
  7. Manual Tasks: Discusses the safe handling of manual tasks to prevent strain and injury.
  8. Delivery, Set-up & Removal of the Machine: Covers the procedures for safe delivery, setup, and removal of earthmoving equipment.
  9. Establish a Communication System with Ground Workers: Highlights the need for effective communication between machine operators and ground workers.
  10. Machine Operation: Outlines safe operating practices for various earthmoving machines.
  11. Controlling Silica Dust: Details measures for managing and controlling silica dust exposure.
  12. Loading Trucks: Provides guidelines for the safe loading of materials onto trucks.
  13. Operation on Slopes or Piles: Discusses the precautions for operating equipment on slopes or unstable surfaces.
  14. Trenching: Covers the safe practices for trenching operations.
  15. Working Outside the Cabin near the Powered Mobile Plant: Addresses the safety measures for personnel working near operating machinery.
  16. Working near Overhead Electric Lines: Highlights the risks and controls when operating near overhead electric lines.
  17. Excavating near Underground Services: Discusses the precautions for excavating near underground utilities and services.
  18. Lifting Loads: Provides guidelines for safely lifting and transporting loads.
  19. Changing Attachments: Covers the safe procedures for changing machine attachments.
  20. Operations with Hydraulic Attachments: Outlines specific considerations for using hydraulic attachments.
  21. Fuelling the Plant: Details the safety measures for refuelling earthmoving equipment.
  22. On Completion: Discusses the steps to safely conclude operations.
  23. Emergency Response: Provides protocols for responding to emergencies during earthmoving operations.

 

Each purchase of our SWMS comes with a complimentary copy of the Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List, valued at $19.95. This valuable resource provides an up-to-date overview of relevant laws and standards, further supporting your compliance efforts.

Suitable for

This SWMS is specifically designed for businesses engaged in operating a wide range of earthmoving equipment, including, but not limited to:

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

Purchase the Earthmoving Equipment SWMS now to ensure your operations are conducted safely, efficiently and in compliance with the applicable WHS regulations.

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.
    • Microsoft Word Format (Fully editable).
    • Only pay once (no subscriptions required).

Earthmoving Equipment Safe Work Method Statement

The Earthmoving Equipment Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is designed to enhance workplace safety in the operation of earthmoving equipment. This comprehensive guide addresses the hazards associated with the use of such equipment and outlines control measures to mitigate risks.

Job Steps Covered in the Earthmoving Equipment SWMS

This SWMS covers a range of job steps, each associated with potential hazards and specific control measures:

  1. Working Outdoors: Addresses the unique challenges and safety considerations of outdoor operations.
  2. Working Alone: Outlines protocols for safe operation when working in isolation.
  3. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions: Details the preliminary steps for site assessment upon arrival.
  4. Work Area Set-up: Provides guidelines for establishing a safe and efficient work area.
  5. Environment: Considers environmental factors and their impact on safe operations.
  6. Housekeeping: Emphasises the importance of maintaining a clean and orderly work site.
  7. Manual Tasks: Discusses the safe handling of manual tasks to prevent strain and injury.
  8. Delivery, Set-up & Removal of the Machine: Covers the procedures for safe delivery, setup, and removal of earthmoving equipment.
  9. Establish a Communication System with Ground Workers: Highlights the need for effective communication between machine operators and ground workers.
  10. Machine Operation: Outlines safe operating practices for various earthmoving machines.
  11. Controlling Silica Dust: Details measures for managing and controlling silica dust exposure.
  12. Loading Trucks: Provides guidelines for the safe loading of materials onto trucks.
  13. Operation on Slopes or Piles: Discusses the precautions for operating equipment on slopes or unstable surfaces.
  14. Trenching: Covers the safe practices for trenching operations.
  15. Working Outside the Cabin near the Powered Mobile Plant: Addresses the safety measures for personnel working near operating machinery.
  16. Working near Overhead Electric Lines: Highlights the risks and controls when operating near overhead electric lines.
  17. Excavating near Underground Services: Discusses the precautions for excavating near underground utilities and services.
  18. Lifting Loads: Provides guidelines for safely lifting and transporting loads.
  19. Changing Attachments: Covers the safe procedures for changing machine attachments.
  20. Operations with Hydraulic Attachments: Outlines specific considerations for using hydraulic attachments.
  21. Fuelling the Plant: Details the safety measures for refuelling earthmoving equipment.
  22. On Completion: Discusses the steps to safely conclude operations.
  23. Emergency Response: Provides protocols for responding to emergencies during earthmoving operations.

 

Each purchase of our SWMS comes with a complimentary copy of the Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List, valued at $19.95. This valuable resource provides an up-to-date overview of relevant laws and standards, further supporting your compliance efforts.

Suitable for

This SWMS is specifically designed for businesses engaged in operating a wide range of earthmoving equipment, including, but not limited to:

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

Purchase the Earthmoving Equipment SWMS now to ensure your operations are conducted safely, efficiently and in compliance with the applicable WHS regulations.

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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