We can provide you with advice about when and how to complete SWMS, and work with you to prepare site specific SWMS for your business activities. We can also provide your employees with training on How to Prepare a Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for High Risk Construction Work.
OHS Regulations 2017 (Regulation 327)
Any employer of self-employed person must prepare a Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) before performing high risk construction work.
There are often multiple workers carrying out high risk construction work onsite, and if the work is under your control, you are responsible for preparing the SWMS.
There are 19 defined high risk construction work activities, which have the potential to cause the greatest harm to workers. The 19 activities include construction work:
Remember, if the work doesn’t involve one or more of the above activities, you do not need to complete a SWMS by law; and you should consider other more effective ways to control the risks associated with non-high risk construction work.
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