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Telehandler/Forklift Safe Work Method Statement


This SWMS is designed specifically for the operation of Telehandler and Forklift equipment. The template helps businesses effectively document the typical hazards associated with Telehandler/Forklift operations and the common safety controls to minimise these risks. This document is particularly useful for construction and warehouse businesses, allowing for seamless integration with existing Work Health and Safety (WHS) management systems. The template can be easily customised with business details to suit specific operational needs.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:
This SWMS provides a detailed framework of potential hazards and control measures for Telehandler/Forklift operations, including:

  • Equipment Failure: Regular inspections and maintenance are mandated to prevent malfunctions.
  • Collision Risks: Operational protocols are in place to avoid accidents with pedestrians or other vehicles.
  • Environmental Conditions: Procedures to assess and adapt to changing ground conditions and surroundings.
  • Emergency Procedures: Clearly defined actions for various types of emergencies, ensuring swift and effective responses.


Additional Resources:
Included with this SWMS is a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:
This SWMS template offers a quick and straightforward way for businesses to document their WHS protocols, ensuring that safety measures are clearly communicated and adhered to. It is designed for easy customisation, allowing businesses to easily edit and tailor the document according to their specific operational needs and requirements.

Telehandler Forklift 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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