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Working from a Tower Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) specifically addresses the common hazards and safety controls associated with working from a tower. Designed for quick documentation and integration into your Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management system, this template is ideal for businesses involved in telecommunications, construction, or any industry requiring tower work. The customisable nature of this document allows for easy modification to fit specific business details, ensuring a practical and efficient approach to managing onsite risks.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Falls from Heights: Detailed risk assessments with preventative measures including the use of personal fall arrest systems and regular inspections of climbing and rescue equipment.
  • Radiation Exposure: Protocols for using radiation meters and specific actions if radiation levels exceed safe thresholds.
  • Equipment and Plant Failures: Regular checks and maintenance of all machinery and equipment to prevent accidents.
  • Traffic Management: Procedures to secure the work zone from vehicle traffic and ensure the safety of all personnel.
  • Electrical Hazards: Management of electrical equipment and leads to prevent electrocution and ensure all electrical setups comply with safety standards.
  • Environmental Factors: Guidelines to mitigate risks associated with adverse weather conditions, including extreme temperatures and lightning.
  • Emergency Procedures: Clearly defined actions for various emergencies, including injuries and equipment failure.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

Our SWMS template is a comprehensive, easy-to-edit tool that simplifies the documentation of WHS systems. It’s designed for quick customisation, ensuring your business can efficiently align with operational needs.

Working from a Tower 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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