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Tree Felling Mechanical Safe Work Method Statement

Product SKU: 10568-3

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Tree Felling Mechanical Safe Work Method Statement

This Tree Felling Mechanical Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls associated with the use of earthmoving equipment i.e. excavator, dozer etc. to push over/remove standing trees.  

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

  • Mobile plant movement
  • Pressurised gas distribution mains or piping chemical, fuel or refrigerant lines energised electrical installations or services
  • Work in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere
  • Work carried out adjacent to a road, railway or shipping lane, traffic corridor

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

Job Steps Covered in Tree Felling Mechanical SWMS:

(includes potential hazards & control measures)

  1. Planning
  2. Working Outdoors
  3. Working Alone
  4. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
  5. Environment
  6. Delivery, Set-up & Removal of the Machine
  7. Establish a Communication System with Ground Workers
  8. Tree Pushing
  9. Loading & Moving Felled Trees
  10. Working Outside the Cabin near the Powered Mobile Plant
  11. Working near Overhead Electric Lines
  12. Changing Attachments
  13. Operations with Hydraulic Attachments
  14. Fuelling the Plant
  15. On Completion
  16. Emergency Response

All our SWMS Include

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

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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).

    Tree Felling Mechanical Safe Work Method Statement

    This Tree Felling Mechanical Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) covers hazards and controls associated with the use of earthmoving equipment i.e. excavator, dozer etc. to push over/remove standing trees.  

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

    • Mobile plant movement
    • Pressurised gas distribution mains or piping chemical, fuel or refrigerant lines energised electrical installations or services
    • Work in an area that may have a contaminated or flammable atmosphere
    • Work carried out adjacent to a road, railway or shipping lane, traffic corridor

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

    Job Steps Covered in Tree Felling Mechanical SWMS:

    (includes potential hazards & control measures)

    1. Planning
    2. Working Outdoors
    3. Working Alone
    4. Arrival On-site & Assess On-site Conditions
    5. Environment
    6. Delivery, Set-up & Removal of the Machine
    7. Establish a Communication System with Ground Workers
    8. Tree Pushing
    9. Loading & Moving Felled Trees
    10. Working Outside the Cabin near the Powered Mobile Plant
    11. Working near Overhead Electric Lines
    12. Changing Attachments
    13. Operations with Hydraulic Attachments
    14. Fuelling the Plant
    15. On Completion
    16. 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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