Work Method Statements

Free Job Hazard Analysis Template You can find our full list of free risk and safety downloads HERE Use this template to conduct job hazard analysis and risk assessments on individual tasks to assist in developing Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS). Download Free Template Here: Free Job Hazard Analysis Template… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Oh dear……. this guide may excite some safety people and have given the developers a warm fuzzy feeling but it’s missing some crucial components – can you tell me what they are? Download the Guide Here Work Method Statement Guide Its pretty obvious what’s missing but there are some clues in these articles if you are unsure: Risk ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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A checklist for checking your use of checklists 🙂 Ten Cautions About Safety Checklists See also: Making Objects Safe or People Safe (Dr Rob Long), Risk is About People, not just Objects (Rob Sams) Whilst value of checklists is well documented by Gawande (The Checklist Manifesto) and others, there is rarely mention by proponents of the downside of ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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It hit the fan when Gab Carlton published Where To Put the Port-a-loo is a Hazard!. I wonder if there will be the same gut reaction to Keith McCabe’s latest post on LinkedIn Pulse or do “Toilet Safety Police” really have nothing to go on? LOL Safety’s for sale and so is toilet paper! Every day my inbox ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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  Refer also to: The Arse-Covering Myth Swimming Up Stream and the Safe Work Method Statement Dilemma I was with an organisation this week that was being inspected by the regulator. The regulator had the unenviable task of assessing whether this organisation was appropriately managing risk. The regulator generally uses several tools to determine the management of risk: ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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The Seduction to Simplify Safe Work Method Statements Everyone knows that we are already in an age of excess in safety. This is the dilemma of optimisation. Some now talk about ‘ultra-safety’ organisations and wonder how much more they can do and say in the name of safety. How much does one have to do and ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Tips On Writing An Effective Safe Work Method Statement

by Barry Spud
Tips On Writing An Effective Safe Work Method Statement Guest Post Occupational health and safety is an important business priority now that companies are facing fiercer competition and gearing for unprecedented growth in the global business arena. Ensuring best practices on safety are implemented in the worksite is instrumental to ensuring quality performance ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Things To Consider When Developing And Designing Your Company SWMS

by Barry Spud
Things To Consider When Developing And Designing Your Company SWMS Guest Post The Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is one important document that is valuable in establishing business safety systems, especially for organisations in high-risk industries such as building and construction. In these high-risk workplaces, an SWMS can be a valuable ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Developing Your Construction Safety Plan

by Barry Spud
The Advantages Of Seeking Expert Help When Developing Your Construction Safety Plan Risks are a natural part of business building, and organisations should be equipped with the right principles and work policies that will help them identify the risks in their business and determine the right methods of addressing them. Companies that make it ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Task Based vs Activity Based Safe Work Method Statements

by Craig Clancy
Task Based vs Activity Based Safe Work Method Statements. Guest Post by Craig Clancy from www.safetyinindustry.com.au What is a Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)? Every construction worker by now must have either heard, read or participated in the development of a Safe Work Method Statement. But what is a SWMS all about? Under the Model regulations (Australia) which a number ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Useful Concepts Business Owners And Workers Can Get From A Height SWMS

by Barry Spud
Useful Concepts Business Owners And Workers Can Get From A Height SWMS Safety Work Method Statements or SWMS are designed and created specifically for different industries and lines of work. An SWMS is a set of instructions or guidelines that workers have to follow so that they can safely carry out their job or tasks. ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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A Basic Guide To Making Your Own Concreter SWMS

by Barry Spud
A Basic Guide To Making Your Own Concreter SWMS Guest Post You may think that the process of concreting may not be as risky or dangerous when compared to other jobs involved in the construction industry such as excavation and any task that requires working from heights — but you are wrong. Incorrect handling of ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Why Your Business Needs A Safe Work Method Statement

by Barry Spud
Why Your Business Needs A Safe Work Method Statement Guest Post Safety sounds like the simplest concept in the world. Yet when it is left out of the equation, it will lead to the most complicated situations — situations that put organisations and people in harm’s way. It’s a good thing that policies and standards are in ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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The Importance Of Having A Clear-Cut Lifting SWMS Plan In High-Risk Worksites

by Barry Spud
The Importance Of Having A Clear-Cut Lifting SWMS Plan In High-Risk Worksites The average number of work-related injury cases may have gone down considerably in the past years, but unfortunately, many workers, especially those stationed in high-risks sites such as construction and mining areas, still figure in accidents from time to time. Business owners in the construction ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Pass Me Another SWMS Leo, The Last One Was Too Short

by Dr Rob Long
Pass Me Another SWMS Leo, The Last One Was Too Short Republished Guest Post by Dr Rob Long – Author of “For the Love of Zero” and one of our most popular regular contributors. See his other articles HERE Isn’t it marvellous, SAI Global recently advertised new editable SWMSs (Safe Work Method Statement) for download. See the ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Work Method Statements

by Dave Collins
Work Method Statements   In the Australian construction industry, work method statements are used to describe and instruct safety management practices for individual jobs, tasks, and equipment use.  The statement is a specific set of instructions on how to complete the work safely.  Method statements are delivered to the consultant at least three weeks before a contractor ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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