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Operating a Tip Truck Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is designed to assist businesses in effectively documenting the common hazards and safety controls associated with operating a tip truck. Ideal for construction companies and subcontractors, this SWMS template provides an easy-to-customise framework to help seamlessly integrate into your Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management system.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Vehicle Operations: Risks include vehicle malfunction and collision. Controls include pre-start checks and regular maintenance as per manufacturer's guidelines.
  • Environmental Impact: Potential for fluid leaks affecting the site. Controls involve routine inspections and maintenance to prevent leaks.
  • High-Risk Work: Involves working near power lines and during inclement weather. Measures include emergency stop procedures and environmental risk reassessments.
  • Physical Risks: Risks of falls during access and egress from the truck. Measures include using three points of contact and non-slip footwear.
  • Emergency Situations: Procedures for dealing with unauthorised operation and failure to comply with SWMS. Controls include ignition key removal and disciplinary actions for non-compliance.


Additional Resources:

Each purchase includes a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS template for operating a tip truck is a quick and easy tool for documenting your WHS systems. It is designed for easy use and customisation, allowing you to adapt it to your specific operational needs with minimal hassle.

Tip Truck 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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