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Lifting Switchboard SWMS

Lifting Switchboard SWMS

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Method statement for lifting activity in connection with an electrical switchboard shall identify the hazards and risks with control measures for reducing risk documented.

  • Safe Work Method Statement

    SWMS Lifting Switchboard


    Safe work method statement SWMS for lifting a switchboard: 


    • Provides critical WHS information and safety instructions for workers to lift switchboard without risk to health and safety
    • Ensures workers can identify hazards and manage risks involved with lifting switchboards
    • Provides workers with information, instruction, and training for lifting a switchboard


    Lift Switchboard SWMS


    SWMS document for lifting a switchboard focuses on hazard identification, risk assessment and control procedures per best practice guidelines for how to write a SWMS. 


    • Health and safety in electrical installation for how to lift a switchboard per a risk assessment for lifting operations


    Lifting Switchboard SWMS Content 


    SWMS are specific to a process with the SWMS content of the lifting switchboard SWMS addressing the health and safety issues relating to: 


    • WHS Consultation 
    • Risk assessment of workplace
    • Health and safety planning
    • Environmental hazards in the workplace
    • Implementation of controls for lifting a switchboard
    • Health and safety information for employees to manage risks with the switchboard installation
    • Pre start inspection for equipment used to lift switchboard, e.g. mobile crane, lifting equipment
    • Crane lifting plan to identify crane lifting hazards in the workplace
    • Working near overhead power lines
    • Electrical spotter to ensure safety near electrical installations
    • Crane safety for lifting switchboard, e.g. exclusion zone for crane lifts, hazards in lifting operations
    • Persons operating a crane to undertake SWL calculations
    • Switchboard lifting equipment, e.g. lifting slings and chains for lifting switchboard.
    • Install switchboard per switchboard assembly and installation guide
    • Managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace 
    • Hazardous manual handling tasks 
    • PPE requirements for lifting a switchboard
    • Health and safety training for workers 
    • Workplace housekeeping 
    • Legislative and regulatory requirements 
    • Monitoring compliance in the workplace 
    • Includes risk matrix table      


    WHS Reporting Requirements 


    WHS Record keeping and reporting obligations for compliance with WHS legislative requirements for a SWMS require a person conducting a business or undertaking PCBU to maintain WHS records. 


    A PCBU must retain health and safety records for a lifting switchboard SWMS, which would include: 


    • Risk assessment form template to record unidentified hazards, potential risks and specific control measures
    • Change control management form for the communication of controls to be implemented for identified hazards 
    • SWMS Sign off sheet for high risk construction work activity to which the safe work method statement relates 


    Ready to Use Lifting Switchboard Conduit SWMS


    Save time and money with the SWMS template for switchboard lifting. 


    SWMS Compliance with Legislative and Regulatory Requirements is simple 


    • We embed the business details and logo you supply in the safe work method statement for ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation 
    • We email you the ready to use safe work method statement SWMS 


    All you have to do is 


    • Complete the principal contractor details or PCBU details 
    • Specify the workplace address to which the SWMS relates
    • Nominate your contact person 
    • Complete WHS/OHS forms used in the workplace, e.g. risk assessment form


    Safety Toolbox Talks 


    • A lifting switchboard SWMS makes for an excellent toolbox talk topic at electrical safety toolbox talks
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