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Hydraulic Power Pack Safe Work Method Statement

Introducing our Hydraulic Power Pack Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS). Our SWMS is a comprehensive document that helps you and your team work safely and efficiently. It’s not an all-in-one solution or a guaranteed solution, but rather a tool that can be used to help ensure that all relevant safety considerations have been taken into account.

Our SWMS features include:

  • Pre-filled and comprehensive: Our SWMS comes pre-filled with all the necessary sections and details for working with a hydraulic power pack. We’ve included all the essential information to help you get started quickly, but it’s also fully editable and customisable in Microsoft Word format. You can easily adjust the document to suit your specific project requirements.
  • Project scope and details: Our SWMS includes a section for documenting the project scope and details. This section is essential for ensuring that everyone on the team understands the project’s objectives and requirements.
  • High-risk machinery checklist: Our SWMS includes a checklist of any high-risk machinery that will be present on-site. This helps ensure that appropriate measures are taken to control the risks associated with operating this machinery.
  • Staff training record: Our SWMS includes space for recording any staff training that has been conducted. This is an essential element of ensuring that all team members are adequately trained and competent to carry out their roles safely.
  • Before and after risk ratings: Our SWMS includes a section for documenting the risk rating before and after the implementation of control measures. This helps ensure that the risks associated with the project are appropriately controlled.
  • Legislative references: Our SWMS includes resources for legislative references. This is a critical feature of the SWMS as it helps ensure that your project complies with all relevant safety regulations and standards.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements: Our SWMS includes a section that lists all the PPE required for working with a hydraulic power pack. This helps ensure that all team members have the necessary equipment to work safely.
  • Risk assessment and risk assessment matrix: Our SWMS includes a risk assessment and risk assessment matrix. This helps ensure that all risks associated with the project are adequately assessed, and appropriate control measures are implemented.
  • Checklist for SWMS implementation: Our SWMS includes a checklist to ensure that all requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS. This helps ensure that no important details are overlooked.
  • Sign-off page: Our SWMS includes a sign-off page for all workers and responsible persons. This helps ensure that everyone on the team is aware of the SWMS and has agreed to comply with its requirements.
  • Easy to use and customize: Our SWMS is designed to be easy to use and customise. It’s suitable for large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work. You can download the SWMS instantly, and it’s ready to use immediately.

At our company, we’re committed to providing high-quality, practical solutions to help ensure your team’s safety. Our SWMS is an essential tool for any team working with a hydraulic power pack, and we’re confident it will help you work safely and efficiently.

Here is some safety information related  to working with a hydraulic power pack.


  • Pinch points
  • Crushing hazards
  • High-pressure fluid injection
  • Electrical hazards
  • Noise exposure

Risk Controls:

  • Conduct a pre-start check of the hydraulic power pack to ensure it is in good working condition and free from defects
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including gloves, safety glasses, and hearing protection
  • Use warning signs or barriers to mark off the area around the hydraulic power pack
  • Follow safe work procedures when connecting hoses, fittings, and other components to the hydraulic power pack
  • Keep hands and other body parts away from pinch points and moving parts
  • Ensure that all hoses, fittings, and other components are securely fastened and free from leaks
  • Use lockout/tagout procedures when servicing the hydraulic power pack or making adjustments
  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions for the hydraulic power pack and associated equipment
  • Keep the work area clean and free from debris
  • Avoid touching any electrical components of the hydraulic power pack with wet hands or while standing in water

Emergency Procedures:

  • In case of an emergency, immediately shut off the hydraulic power pack
  • If an injury occurs, administer first aid as needed and contact emergency services
  • Report all incidents or near misses to your supervisor


  • Ensure that all workers involved in using the hydraulic power pack are trained on the safe operation of the equipment and are aware of the hazards and risk controls
  • Provide ongoing training and refresher courses as needed

Gary’s Safety Tips

Hey everyone, it’s great to be talking about communication today. I know that sometimes changes to Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) can be a bit overwhelming, but effective communication can make all the difference.

The first thing to keep in mind when communicating changes to SWMS is to ensure that you’re talking to the right people. Who needs to know about the changes? Is it everyone on the team, or just those who will be directly impacted by the changes? Once you know who needs to be in the loop, it’s important to communicate the changes clearly and concisely.

One thing that can be really helpful is to use visual aids to illustrate the changes. This can include diagrams or flowcharts that show the new process or updated steps. This is especially helpful if the changes are complex or difficult to explain in words alone.

Another important aspect of effective communication is to give people time to ask questions and provide feedback. You want to make sure that everyone understands the changes and feels comfortable with them before implementing them. This can involve setting up meetings or one-on-one conversations with team members to discuss the changes in more detail.

It’s also a good idea to follow up with team members after the changes have been implemented. This can include asking for feedback on how the changes are working and whether there are any areas for improvement. This can help to ensure that the changes are effective and that everyone is on the same page.

When it comes to communicating changes to SWMS, it’s important to keep the big picture in mind. Why are these changes necessary? What are the potential risks or benefits of the changes? By providing context for the changes, you can help team members to understand why they are important and to get on board with the new process.

Finally, don’t forget about the importance of positive reinforcement. When team members do a great job implementing the changes, make sure to recognise and celebrate their efforts. This can help to build morale and create a positive team culture.

In summary, effective communication is key when it comes to changes to Safe Work Method Statements. By communicating clearly, using visual aids, giving people time to ask questions and provide feedback, following up, providing context, and offering positive reinforcement, you can help to ensure that the changes are successful and that everyone is on the same page. Thanks for tuning in, and I hope these tips help you communicate changes to SWMS more effectively.


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