SWMS – Excavation and Trenching

$220.00 inc. GST

The Excavation and Trenching SWMS references all of the relevant legislation, codes of practice and Australian standards as required for all states within Australia.

It is easy to edit – Simply add your company information and remove the state legislation that does not apply.

SKU: 1497-1-1 Categories: ,


The Trenching and Excavation SWMS references all of the relevant legislation, Codes of Practice and Australian Standards for your state of operations. The SWMS outlines all of the job steps, risks and controls.  It is in Microsoft word format and is fully editable. The SWMS will be available for download Instantly once purchased. The SWMS has been written in consultation with industry workers and WHS Qualified personnel to ensure a comprehensive document is in place. The SWMS covers the following job steps:

  1. Planning
  2. Unaware of Hazards
  3. Prior to commencing work
  4. Site Preparation
  5. Pre-start checks of plant
  6. Entering & Exiting Mobile Plant
  7. Operator Position & Controls
  8. Unloading mobile plant from float/truck
  9. Mobilisation of Excavator to site
  10. Mark out line of trench
  11. Delivery and storage of shoring
  12. Pre-operation
  13. Overhead and Underground Hazards
  14. Moving Excavator on worksite
  15. General Operation of Excavator
  16. Working or traversing on sloping ground
  17. Dig trench/Excavating
  18. Using an Auger attachment
  19. Using a Compaction Wheel
  20. Using quick hitch and attachments on plant
  21. Working plant with Rock Breaker or Grab Attachment
  22. Remove Shoring and Backfill Trench
  23. Refuelling on site
  24. Loading plant on to float/truck
  25. Completion of work or end of workday

Additional information


ACT, All States, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA


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