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Electrical Switchboard SWMS

Electrical Switchboard SWMS

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An electrical safe system of work incorporating an electrical job hazard analysis for energised electrical work with an assessment of risks resulting in control measures to reduce hazards.

  • Safe Work Method Statement

    Switchboard Installation SWMS


    Safe work method statement SWMS for energising switchboards: 


    • Provides critical WHS information and safety instructions for workers to undertake switchboard testing and commissioning without risk to health and safety
    • Ensures workers can identify hazards and manage risks involved with electrical switchboard testing 
    • Provides workers with information, instruction, and training for working on live switchboards 


    Energise Switchboard SWMS


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


    • Live electrical work safety for how to test and commission a switchboard per a working on live electrical equipment risk assessment


    Electrical Switchboard SWMS Content 


    SWMS are specific to a process with the SWMS content of the electrical 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 switchboard testing and commissioning
    • Health and safety information for employees to manage risks with the testing and commissioning of switchboards
    • Pre operational checks on live test equipment, e.g. electrical test device used for testing of electrical switchboards
    • Insulated tools, e.g. electrical live working tools for testing and commissioning of switchboard
    • Working near live electrical equipment requires electrical safety isolation procedures
    • Contact with energised electrical equipment resulting in electrocution and electrical shock
    • Electrical spotter to warn persons working in the vicinity of energised electrical equipment, e.g. electrical hazards
    • Working live per safety procedures for working on electrical equipment
    • Visual inspection of electrical switchboard installation to check electrical wiring, electrical components to ensure electrical safety per electrical switchboard specification
    • Testing electrical switchboard and energise electrical switchboard per switchboard testing procedures
    • Record the results of electrical switchboard testing for energised electrical equipment
    • Managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace 
    • Hazardous manual handling tasks 
    • PPE requirements for testing and commissioning of 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 an electrical 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 Electrical Switchboard SWMS


    Save time and money with the SWMS template for energising switchboards. 


    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 switchboard installation method statement makes for an excellent toolbox talk topic at a toolbox talk for electrical safety
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