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Installation and Termination of UTP Cabling Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is designed for the installation and termination of Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) cabling, a critical component in telecommunications infrastructure. This document outlines the common procedures necessary to safely perform these tasks, ensuring that all personnel are aware of the potential hazards and the safety measures required. It's crafted to support businesses in the telecommunications industry by simplifying the integration of safety protocols into existing operational frameworks.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Electrical Hazards: Ensuring all cabling is de-energized before work commences, with clear labelling and testing.
  • Falls from Height: Use of appropriate fall protection when working at heights, following our detailed Working at Heights SWMS.
  • Cuts and Abrasions: Proper handling of tools and cables to prevent hand injuries, with mandatory use of protective gloves.
  • Tripping Hazards: Management of tools and materials to keep work areas clear and prevent accidents.


Additional Resources:

Included with this SWMS is a Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS template for UTP cabling installation and termination is designed to help you document safety guidelines that are easy to understand and implement. It is highly customisable, allowing businesses to adapt it to their specific operational needs and safety requirements. The template seamlessly integrates into existing safety management systems, enhancing overall safety practices while focusing on the unique risks associated with UTP cabling activities. Essential for promoting a safe working environment, this document is a vital resource for any team involved in telecommunications infrastructure work.

Installation and Termination of UTP Cabling SWMS

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