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Truck Driving (Fatigue) Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is designed to guide and safeguard operations involving truck driving, specifically addressing driver fatigue. As essential tool for logistics companies and transport contractors, this template makes it easy to quickly and effectively document the hazards associated with truck driving and the diverse safety controls designed to mitigate those risks. Easy to integrate and customise within your WHS management system, our SWMS template simplifies the process of documenting your safety procedures.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

Our comprehensive SWMS template covers a wide range of risks and control measures, including but not limited to:

  • Driver Scheduling: Strategies to manage work hours and ensure adequate rest.
  • Vehicle Maintenance: Ensuring vehicles are regularly inspected and maintained.
  • Driver Training: Emphasising the importance of training in fatigue management.
  • Environmental Considerations: Adjustments based on road and weather conditions.
  • Emergency Protocols: Preparedness for incidents and unexpected delays. Each section details the potential risks involved and outlines clear, actionable measures to manage these effectively.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

This SWMS template is a streamlined, efficient tool designed to enhance the safety management processes of your business. It is quick and easy to edit and customise, saving you time and effort in developing robust WHS documentation. Perfect for businesses seeking a practical solution to manage workplace safety proactively.

Truck Driving (Fatigue) 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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