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Manual Jack Operation Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is specifically designed for the operation of manual jacks in various work environments. It serves to help businesses identify and document the typical hazards associated with the use of manual jacks, such as vehicle slippage or crush injuries, and the typical related safety controls. This template is customisable to include specific business details and can be integrated into existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) systems. It is particularly beneficial for the automotive, construction, and logistics sectors.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Vehicle Slippage or Fall: Ensuring the vehicle is on a flat surface, using wheel chocks, and placing the jack at the correct lifting points.
  • Crush Injuries: Using stands to support the vehicle before commencing work under it, and never placing body parts under the vehicle without proper support.
  • Manual Handling Injuries: Following proper lifting techniques for setting up and moving the manual jack and other equipment.
  • Equipment Failure: Regular maintenance checks and immediate reporting and addressing of any equipment faults.


Additional Resources:

Purchase of this SWMS includes a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS template for manual jack operations simplifies the documentation of risk assessments and safety measures. It is designed for quick and easy editing and full customisation to fit specific operational requirements. 

Manual Jack 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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