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Picking Up and Unloading of Skip Bins Safe Work Method Statement Template



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) template is designed to help businesses document the common hazards and safety controls associated with the picking up and unloading of various types of skip bins, including 6x4, 3x4, and hook bins (30qm and 20qm). Aimed at waste management and construction industries, this template simplifies the process of identifying potential risks and implementing effective safety measures. Customisable with your business details, it integrates effortlessly into your existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management systems.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

Our SWMS template addresses typical key hazards and control measures:

  • Handling and Transportation: Involves risks associated with operating trucks and forklifts, including collision, and rollover hazards. Control measures include proper equipment checks and site-specific traffic management plans.
  • Equipment Operation: Focuses on risks from the use of truck-mounted cranes and other lifting devices, detailing preventive actions like proper load assessment and use of stabilising technology.
  • Environmental and Site-Specific Considerations: Discusses the management of site-specific hazards such as uneven ground and adverse weather conditions, promoting the use of environmental checks and adaptive safety procedures.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

This SWMS template for picking up and unloading skip bins is designed to be a quick, effective tool for documenting essential safety practices. It features easy customisation options, making it adaptable to a wide range of business needs. The template can be easily integrated into existing safety systems.

Picking Up and Unloading of Skip Bins 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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