Safe Work Method Statement Site Establishment
A SWMS is a safety planning tool that identifies the construction hazards and risks and documents the control measures necessary to manage those risks.
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The SWMS should describe to workers in clear terms how risks from the work will be effectively controlled to enable the work to be done safely. The Safe Work Method Statement Site Establishment mobile app intended to high risk activities associated with site establishment work. Employers and self-employed persons are required to prepare a SWMS before commencing ‘high risk construction work’ , if that work poses a risk to the health or safety of any person including other persons on site or the public. A builder may, agree to prepare the SWMS on behalf of or in conjunction with their sub-contractor, providing this is done in consultation with affected employees and their health and safety representatives. A SWMS in an electronic format (e.g. on a smartphone ir tablet) is acceptable if the persons doing the work have ready access to the document for reference. GoCanvas creates a PDF and allows you to access your SWMS anytime, anywhere.
A app generates a PDF version of your SWMS which is stored for your safety plan records in your GoCanvas account. GoCanvas offers Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) for specific construction areas.