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Operation of Trucks Safe Work Method Statement Template



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) template covers the general operation of trucks within construction and related sectors. It provides an essential framework for businesses to document and mitigate common risks associated with truck operations effectively. Tailored to cater to transport managers and safety coordinators, this template allows for easy documentation of typical potential hazards and the implementation of safety controls. Customisable to integrate seamlessly with your business specifics, this SWMS can be effortlessly incorporated into your existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management system.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

The SWMS template covers a wide range of truck operation scenarios and associated risks, including:

  • Vehicle and Traffic Management: Managing the risks involved in truck navigation and operation on-site, with emphasis on adherence to site traffic management plans.
  • Loading and Unloading Operations: Procedures and safety measures for loading and unloading goods, ensuring stability and safety throughout the process.
  • Maintenance and Inspection: Guidelines for regular and thorough truck inspections to prevent mechanical failures and ensure operational safety.
  • Emergency Procedures: Detailed action plans for various emergency scenarios to enhance response effectiveness and safety.


Additional Resources:

Purchasers will receive a complimentary copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS template is designed for quick adaptation and ease of use, allowing businesses to document their WHS requirements efficiently and effectively. It underscores the importance of safety in truck operations and provides a range of measures to help mitigate associated risks. The template is an invaluable tool for enhancing safety protocols across truck operations.

Operation of Trucks 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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