Electrical Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) Mobile App
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The Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) mobile app template is to enable primary contractors, construction site foreman, electrical subcontractors, or other qualified person on the construction site to understand the requirements that have been established to carry out a high-risk construction project in a safe workplace and in a healthy manner.
How does it work?
This app is intended for subcontractors performing electrical installation or work. It sets out the work activities in logical sequences and identifies workplace electrical hazards and describes control measures necessary for electric safety risk management. A SWMS is not required for ‘work of a minor nature’. A high-risk construction task must be carried out in accordance with the SWMS. A principal contractor must take all reasonable steps to obtain a SWMS from any electrical subcontractor carrying out high risk construction work before the work starts. If there is no SWMS the principal contractor must make arrangements for a SWMS to be prepared by the electrical contractor. The person responsible for carrying out the high-risk construction work is best placed to prepare the SWMS in consultation with electrical workers who will be directly engaged in the work. If there is a health and safety representative at the workplace they should also be consulted when developing a risk assessment and a workplace policy.
The SWMS app is short and focused on describing the specific electrical risks and hazards identified for the high-risk construction work to be undertaken and the control measures to be put in place so the work is carried out with safe work practices. A lengthy, overly detailed SWMS can be difficult to understand, apply at the workplace, monitor or review.
This electrical safety app generates a PDF version of your SWMS which is stored for your safety procedures records in your GoCanvas account. GoCanvas store has Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for specific areas of the electricity and construction industries.
A app generates a PDF version of your SWMS which is stored for your safety plan records in your GoCanvas account. GoCanvas store has Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for specific areas of the construction industry.