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Mobile Plant Operation Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) specifically addresses the general safe operation of mobile plant machinery, ensuring that all operatives and supervisors are aware of the common hazards associated with this type of work and the control measures required to mitigate risks. This template provides a clear framework that can be tailored with specific business details and integrated into broader Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management systems, making it essential for sectors such as construction, mining, and logistics.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Collision or Rollover Risks: Implementation of spotters, clear signage, and designated operation zones to prevent accidents.
  • Injury from Machinery Operation: Use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), regular training on equipment use, and pre-operation safety checks.
  • Environmental Hazards: Assessment of work area conditions such as ground stability and proximity to other hazards, with controls implemented accordingly.
  • Exposure to Elements: Provision of suitable clothing and shelter, ensuring all weather conditions are considered to safeguard the health of workers.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

This SWMS for Mobile Plant Operations is designed as a comprehensive tool to help document and manage the common safety issues associated with mobile plant machinery. It is easily adaptable, with sections that can be quickly edited to suit particular needs or different operational scenarios, helping to enhance overall workplace safety.

Mobile Plant 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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