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Driving a Vehicle Safe Work Method Statement



Our Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for Driving a Vehicle is tailored for businesses seeking to manage driving-related activities securely and effectively. This template is especially useful for companies in transportation, logistics, or any sector where driving forms a critical part of operations. It simplifies the process of documenting typical hazards and the safety controls needed to minimise these risks. The template can be effortlessly personalised with your business details and integrated into your existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management system.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Vehicle Condition: Risks of mechanical faults leading to accidents, controlled by regular inspections and maintenance checks.
  • Driver Condition: Managing driver fatigue with mandatory rest breaks and monitoring for drug and alcohol influence.
  • Loading Vehicle: Risks from improper loading, mitigated by adherence to vehicle manufacturer's specifications and secure loading practices.
  • General Driving: Includes protocols for emergency situations, with measures like informing local authorities about remote driving plans and maintaining communication.
  • Environmental Changes: Immediate cessation of work if new hazards emerge or if conditions change, requiring SWMS review.


Additional Resources:

Included with your purchase is a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS template for Driving a Vehicle offers a straightforward, easy-to-edit tool to help you document and manage WHS processes efficiently. Its design focuses on usability and quick customisation, providing you with a practical solution to help enhance safety management in your business operations. 

Driving a Vehicle SWMS

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  • 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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