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Use of Boom Lift Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) template provides a comprehensive framework to document typical hazards and safety controls associated with boom lift operations. Tailored for construction and maintenance sectors, this template integrates seamlessly into your Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management system.  It's designed for quick & easy customisation with your business details.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Risk of Falls: Comprehensive strategies including harness checks, platform stability assurance, and operator training.
  • Electrical Hazards: Maintaining safe distances from power lines and conducting environmental assessments to identify electrical risks.
  • Mechanical Malfunctions: Procedures for pre-start inspections and regular maintenance as per manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Collision or Striking: Implementation of exclusion zones and spotter protocols to prevent collisions with pedestrians, structures, or other equipment.
  • Weather Considerations: Criteria for operation suspension during adverse weather conditions to ensure operator safety.


Additional Resources:

ncluded with this SWMS is a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

Designed for ease of use, this SWMS template allows for quick editing and customisation to meet specific operational requirements. It serves as an essential tool to help document and manage health and safety obligations effectively on sites involving boom lift operations.

Boom Lift SWMS

GST Included
  • Instant delivery via email.
  • Easily add your logo and business details.
  • Fully Editable (Microsoft Word Format).
  • Customisation instructions provided.
  • In line with Australian legislation.
  • Pay once, no ongoing subscriptions.

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