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Traffic Management Sign Setup Safe Work Method Statement


This SWMS is designed to help facilitate the safe and efficient setting up of traffic management signs. It's crafted to assist businesses in identifying typical hazards related to traffic management sign setups and implementing effective safety controls. This template is particularly useful for construction and road work companies. The flexibility of this document allows for easy customisation with specific business details, enhancing its integration into your existing safety protocols.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Vehicle Movement: Risk of collision during setup. Control: Use of warning signs and designated spotters.
  • Manual Handling: Risk of injury from lifting heavy signs. Control: Training in correct manual handling techniques and team lifting.
  • Electrical Hazards: Risk from overhead power lines. Control: Pre-work site surveys to identify and mark electrical hazards.
  • Environmental Conditions: Risks associated with working in various weather conditions. Controls include appropriate personal protective equipment and scheduling work in suitable conditions.
  • Traffic Interference: Risk of accidents from passing traffic. Control: Strategic placement of initial warning signs and maintaining clear visibility.


Additional Resources:
Each SWMS comes with a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:
Our SWMS template offers a straightforward and effective way to quickly document and manage WHS obligations specific to traffic management sign setups. It is designed for easy use, with quick edits and customisations to meet the unique requirements of your business.  This SWMS template is a valuable tool for businesses committed to maintaining safety at work sites, especially where traffic management is involved. 

Traffic Management Sign Setup 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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