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Truck Driving (General) Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)



This SWMS specifically addresses the general work activity of truck driving, designed to help businesses easily document the typical hazards and safety controls associated with this activity. Ideal for transport companies and logistic operators, this template allows for seamless integration into existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management systems. Customisable with your business details, it is a valuable tool in managing driving risks.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Vehicle Maintenance: Risks of using mechanically unserviceable trucks and the detailed pre-start inspections required to ensure vehicle safety.
  • Driving Operations: Hazards associated with improper driving practices, including the need for correct hitching & unhitching procedures.
  • Environmental Factors: Considerations for varying driving conditions and ensuring appropriate measures against potential risks like collision or injury.
  • Emergency Situations: Protocols for handling incidents, including immediate actions and communication procedures in case of emergencies.


Additional Resources:

Included with your purchase is a complimentary Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS template is not only a tool for quick documentation but also an essential part of your WHS management system. Easy to edit and customise, it helps businesses effectively manage risks associated with truck driving activities, ensuring that safety protocols are both understood and implemented by all personnel involved.

Truck Driving (General) 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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