Introducing the Excavation and Earthmoving Safety Management System, designed to help businesses in the excavation and earthmoving industry ensure the safety of their workers, comply with regulations, and minimise risks associated with their operations.
This comprehensive system includes four essential components that will provide businesses with the necessary tools to develop and implement effective safety policies and procedures.
Industry Policy and Procedures Induction Manual:
The induction manual included in this system is designed to educate new employees about the company’s policies and procedures, as well as the industry-specific requirements they need to be aware of. It covers a range of topics, such as personal protective equipment, hazard identification and control, emergency procedures, and more. The manual also includes an acknowledgement form that employees must sign, confirming that they have received and understood the information presented to them.
The Policy and Procedures Manual for the Earthmoving and Excavation Work Health and Safety Management System has updated procedures for various aspects of work health and safety, including:
- Management of Health and Safety Risks
- General Tools and Equipment
- Drugs and Alcohol
- Company Vehicle Use
- Private Vehicle Use for Work Purposes
- Company Provided Mobile Phone Use
- Managing Noise and the Prevention of Hearing Loss
- Internet and Email Use
- Emergency Procedures
- First Aid Procedures
- First Aid Kit Checklist
- Hazardous Substances
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Social Functions
- Slips Trips and Falls
- Work at Heights
- Sun Protection
- Managing Workplace Conflict
- Workplace Hazard Identification Inspections
- Incident Reporting
- Manual Handling & Hazardous Manual Tasks
- Fatigue Management
- Company and Personnel Privacy
- and more.
A crucial component of any safety management system is the WHS diary, which serves as a record of all safety-related activities and incidents that occur on the worksite. The WHS diary included in this system provides a clear and concise way to document any incidents or near-misses, as well as track any corrective actions that were taken. This diary is an essential tool for maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements, as well as identifying any trends or patterns in incidents that may need further attention.
The WHS Diary Records Manual is a compilation of forms for any area of your safety compliance that needs to be recorded, which includes forms such as:
- Incident Report Form
- Hazard Identification Form
- Risk Assessment Form
- Toolbox Talk Sign-In Sheet
- Training Record Form
- Safety Inspection Form
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Checklist
- Fire Safety Checklist
- Emergency Evacuation Plan
- First Aid Report Form
- Injury and Illness Record Form
- Chemical Register Form
- Safety Meeting Minutes Form
- Work Permit Form
- Equipment Inspection Form
- Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Form
- Safety Observation Report Form
- Confined Space Entry Permit Form
- Lockout/Tagout Form
- Safety Audit Checklist
As part of the Earthmoving and Excavation Work Health and Safety Management System, we offer 30 industry-specific Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) that are specifically selected by you.
Task and Equipment Specific Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS):
To ensure that workers are performing their duties safely and efficiently, this system includes a range of task and equipment-specific SWMS. These statements outline the step-by-step procedures that workers should follow to complete a specific task, as well as the hazards associated with that task and the control measures that should be implemented to mitigate those hazards. By providing workers with clear guidance on how to complete tasks safely, businesses can reduce the likelihood of incidents and injuries occurring.
2 Years Update Coverage:
This system is designed to be an evergreen solution for businesses in the excavation and earthmoving industry, with two years of update coverage included. As regulations and industry standards evolve over time, the system will be updated accordingly to ensure that it remains current and relevant. This means that businesses can have peace of mind knowing that their safety management system will always be up-to-date and compliant with the latest requirements.
Customised to Your Business:
Every business is unique, and that’s why this safety management system is fully customisable. We understand that different businesses have different needs and requirements, and we work closely with our clients to ensure that the system is tailored to their specific needs. This includes adding your company’s logo and details to the documents provided, as well as making any other necessary adjustments to ensure that the system is a perfect fit for your business.
Delivered in Microsoft Word Format for Easy Editing:
The Excavation and Earthmoving Safety Management System is provided in Microsoft Word format, which makes it easy for businesses to edit and customise the documents as needed. This means that you can easily update your induction manual, SWMS, or WHS diary to reflect any changes to your policies or procedures, without the need for expensive software or external assistance.
Overall, the Excavation and Earthmoving Safety Management System is a comprehensive solution that provides businesses in the excavation and earthmoving industry with the tools they need to ensure the safety of their workers, comply with regulatory requirements, and minimise risks associated with their operations. With two years of update coverage and full customisation options, this system is a must-have for any business looking to maintain a safe and compliant workplace.
Ordering and Delivery
Delivery time is 7-10 business days. However if your order is urgent you may select express delivery during checkout and we’ll have your package to you within 3-5 business days.
Gary’s Safety Tips
Hey there, my friends! Today we’re going to talk about something that’s really important for anyone who works in earthmoving and excavation: risks, hazards, and safety.
Now, I know what some of you might be thinking: “Gary, I’ve been doing this for years, I know what I’m doing.” But the truth is, accidents can happen to anyone, no matter how experienced they are. And when you’re working with heavy machinery and digging deep into the earth, the risks can be even greater.
So, let’s start with the basics: what are some of the risks and hazards involved in earthmoving and excavation? Well, there are a lot of them. You’ve got things like collapsing trenches, cave-ins, falling objects, equipment malfunctions, and even hazardous materials like gas lines and power cables that can be hidden underground.
And that’s just scratching the surface. The truth is, there are so many different hazards and risks that it can be hard to keep track of them all. But that doesn’t mean you should give up and throw caution to the wind.
Instead, what you need to do is be proactive about safety. That means taking the time to identify potential hazards before you start any work, and then taking steps to mitigate those risks.
For example, let’s say you’re working on a job site and you notice that there’s a gas line running underground in the area where you’re digging. Obviously, that’s a major hazard, and you need to take steps to avoid it. That might mean contacting the gas company to have the line marked, or even bringing in specialised equipment to dig around the line without disturbing it.
The key here is to be proactive and not take unnecessary risks. Yes, you might be able to get the job done faster if you cut corners and take shortcuts, but that’s not worth putting yourself or your team at risk.
Now, some of you might be thinking that all of this talk about safety is just common sense. And to a certain extent, that’s true. But the problem is that when you’re working on a job site, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment and forget about the risks involved.
That’s why it’s so important to have a safety plan in place before you start any work. This should include things like identifying potential hazards, providing training for your team, and having emergency procedures in place in case something goes wrong.
But even with a safety plan in place, accidents can still happen. That’s just the nature of the work we do. But when something does go wrong, it’s important to learn from it and make changes to prevent it from happening again.
For example, let’s say that you had an accident on a job site because one of your team members wasn’t properly trained on how to use a certain piece of equipment. Obviously, that’s a major issue that needs to be addressed. But instead of just brushing it under the rug and moving on, take the time to identify what went wrong and come up with a plan to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
Maybe that means providing more training for your team, or implementing new safety protocols to make sure everyone is on the same page. Whatever it takes, it’s important to take a proactive approach to safety and make sure that everyone on your team is working together to minimise risks and hazards.
Now, I know that all of this talk about safety can sound a little bit overwhelming. But the truth is, it’s not that complicated. It just takes a little bit of planning, a little bit of training, and a lot of common sense.
So, if you’re working in earthmoving and excavation, take the time to identify potential hazards and risks, and then take steps to mitigate them. Provide training for your team, and make sure that everyone is on the same page when it comes to safety. And most importantly, don’t take unnecessary risks.
Remember, accidents can happen to anyone, no matter how experienced they are. But by being proactive about safety, you can minimise those risks and keep yourself and your team safe.
Now, I know that some of you might be thinking that all of this talk about safety is just slowing you down and making it harder to get the job done. But the truth is, taking shortcuts and cutting corners can actually end up costing you more time and money in the long run.
Think about it: if you have an accident on a job site because you weren’t being careful, that could end up costing you a lot of money in damages, fines, and lost productivity. And that’s not even taking into account the potential human cost.
So, instead of thinking of safety as something that’s slowing you down, think of it as an investment in the future. By taking the time to be proactive about safety, you’re not only keeping yourself and your team safe, but you’re also setting yourself up for long-term success.
And that’s really what it’s all about, my friends. Success isn’t just about getting the job done as quickly as possible, it’s about doing it in a way that’s safe and sustainable.
So, if you’re working in earthmoving and excavation, remember to always put safety first. Identify potential hazards and risks, provide training for your team, and be proactive about safety at all times.
By doing that, you’ll not only keep yourself and your team safe, but you’ll also be setting yourself up for long-term success in the industry. And that, my friends, is what it’s all about.
So go out there and be safe, be proactive, and be successful. I believe in you!