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Motor Mower Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)

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Motor Mower Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)

Introducing our Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for working with a motor mower, designed to help ensure a safe and productive work environment. Our SWMS is pre-filled and comprehensive, covering all the necessary details required to keep your team safe on the job. Here are some key features that make our SWMS a must-have:

  • Fully editable and customisable in Microsoft Word format for easy editing Our SWMS can be easily edited and customised to suit your specific needs. Simply open the document in Microsoft Word and modify the content as required.
  • Includes the scope of the project and project details Our SWMS includes the scope of the project, ensuring that all aspects of the project are considered before starting work. The project details section captures important information about the project that can be referred to throughout the job.
  • Includes checklist of any high risk machinery on site Our SWMS includes a checklist of any high risk machinery on site to ensure that all necessary precautions are taken when working with these machines.
  • Includes space for recording any staff training Our SWMS includes space for recording any staff training that may be required to safely operate the motor mower. This helps to ensure that all workers are properly trained and capable of performing their duties safely.
  • Includes before and after risk ratings Our SWMS includes before and after risk ratings to help you monitor and assess the effectiveness of your risk management strategies. This can help to identify areas that need improvement and ensure that your team remains safe throughout the project.
  • Includes resources for use of legislative references Our SWMS includes resources for use of legislative references to help you understand the legal requirements for working with a motor mower. This can help to ensure that you remain compliant with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Includes all PPE required Our SWMS includes all PPE required to safely operate a motor mower. This can help to ensure that all workers are properly equipped and protected while on the job.
  • Includes risk assessment and risk assessment matrix Our SWMS includes a risk assessment and risk assessment matrix to help you identify and manage potential hazards associated with working with a motor mower. This can help to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries on the job.
  • Includes a checklist to ensure all requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS Our SWMS includes a checklist to ensure that all requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS. This can help to ensure that all necessary steps have been taken to ensure the safety of your team.
  • Includes sign off page for all workers and responsible persons Our SWMS includes a sign off page for all workers and responsible persons to acknowledge that they have read and understood the SWMS. This can help to ensure that everyone is on the same page and committed to working safely.
  • Easy to use, easy to customise Our SWMS is easy to use and easy to customise, making it a valuable tool for any business that needs to work with a motor mower. Whether you are a large contractor or a small business owner, our SWMS can help you keep your team safe on the job.
  • Suitable for large contracts and Tenders, including tier 1 contractual work Our SWMS is suitable for large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work. This makes it a valuable tool for businesses that need to demonstrate their commitment to safety and compliance.
  • Instantly delivered download Our SWMS is available as an instant download, so you can start using it right away. This can help you save time and get to work more quickly.

We understand the importance of keeping your team safe on the job, and our SWMS is designed to help you do just that. By providing a comprehensive and customisable tool, we can help you ensure that your team is properly trained and equipped to work with a motor mower safely.

Here is some safety information related to working with a motor mower.

Hazards: The following hazards have been identified in relation to the use of a motor mower:

  • Risk of injury from moving parts
  • Risk of contact with hot surfaces
  • Risk of injury from flying debris
  • Risk of injury from noise exposure
  • Risk of slips, trips and falls
  • Risk of injury from handling fuel and chemicals

Controls: The following controls have been identified to mitigate the hazards associated with the use of a motor mower:

  • Only trained and competent operators are to use the motor mower
  • The motor mower is to be inspected prior to use to ensure it is in good working order
  • All guards and safety features are to be in place and functional before operating the motor mower
  • PPE is to be worn at all times, including eye and hearing protection, enclosed footwear, and gloves
  • The motor mower is to be used in a well-ventilated area to reduce the risk of exposure to exhaust fumes
  • The area to be mowed is to be checked for any hazards, such as rocks or debris, and cleared before mowing
  • When refuelling the motor mower, the engine must be switched off and the fuel tank must be filled in a well-ventilated area away from any sources of ignition
  • All fuel and chemicals must be stored in a secure and well-ventilated area away from any sources of ignition
  • When transporting the motor mower, it must be securely fastened to prevent movement or damage

Procedure: The following procedure is to be followed when using a motor mower:

  1. Inspect the motor mower before use to ensure it is in good working order.
  2. Check the area to be mowed for any hazards, such as rocks or debris, and clear before mowing.
  3. Put on all required PPE, including eye and hearing protection, enclosed footwear, and gloves.
  4. Start the motor mower and allow it to warm up for a few minutes.
  5. Check all guards and safety features are in place and functional.
  6. Begin mowing in a well-ventilated area.
  7. If the motor mower stalls, switch off the engine and wait for all moving parts to stop before attempting to restart.
  8. When refuelling the motor mower, switch off the engine and fill the tank in a well-ventilated area away from any sources of ignition.
  9. When finished mowing, switch off the engine and allow it to cool before storing in a secure and well-ventilated area away from any sources of ignition.
  10. Transport the motor mower securely to prevent movement or damage.

Emergency Procedures: In the event of an emergency, follow the site-specific emergency procedures, which may include:

  • Switching off the motor mower and removing the key
  • Administering first aid
  • Contacting emergency services
  • Notifying the appropriate personnel of the incident

Gary’s Safety Tips

G’day, everyone! Today, I want to talk to you about something that might seem trivial but can actually be quite dangerous if you’re not careful. That’s right, I’m talking about using a motor mower.

Now, I know some of you might be thinking, “What’s the big deal? I’ve been using a motor mower my whole life.” But the truth is, accidents can happen to anyone. And when it comes to using a motor mower, the risks are not to be taken lightly.

So, let’s talk about some of the dangers associated with using a motor mower. First and foremost, there’s the risk of injury. Motor mowers are powerful machines that can cause serious harm if they’re not used properly. One wrong move and you could end up with a nasty cut, or worse.

Another danger is the risk of fire. Motor mowers generate a lot of heat, and if they’re not properly maintained or used in the right conditions, they can easily start a fire. This is especially true if you’re using a motor mower in dry, hot weather.

So, what can you do to stay safe when using a motor mower? Here are a few recommendations that can help:

  1. Read the manual: I know, I know, reading the manual might seem like a drag. But trust me, it’s important. The manual will tell you everything you need to know about operating the motor mower safely. Make sure you read it carefully and follow all the instructions.
  2. Wear protective gear: When using a motor mower, it’s important to wear the right protective gear. This includes eye protection, ear protection, and sturdy work boots. You might also want to consider wearing gloves and a dust mask.
  3. Keep the motor mower maintained: Regular maintenance is key to keeping your motor mower running smoothly and safely. Make sure you keep the blades sharp, check the oil regularly, and replace any worn or damaged parts.
  4. Use the motor mower in the right conditions: Motor mowers are designed to be used in specific conditions. Make sure you’re using your motor mower in the right weather conditions and on the right terrain. If it’s wet or slippery outside, it’s best to wait until things dry out before using your motor mower.
  5. Keep the area clear: Before you start using your motor mower, make sure the area is clear of any obstacles. This includes rocks, sticks, and other debris. You don’t want anything getting caught in the blades and causing damage.
  6. Don’t drink and mow: This might seem obvious, but it’s worth repeating. Don’t drink alcohol before or while using a motor mower. You need to be alert and focused when using this powerful machine.
  7. Keep children and pets away: When using a motor mower, it’s important to keep children and pets away from the area. They can be easily injured by flying debris or by getting too close to the blades.
  8. Know your limits: Finally, it’s important to know your limits. If you’re not comfortable using a motor mower, don’t force yourself to do it. Hire a professional or ask a friend for help.

In conclusion, using a motor mower might seem like a simple task, but it’s important to take the necessary precautions to stay safe. By following these recommendations, you can reduce the risk of injury and ensure that you’re using your motor mower in the right conditions. So, stay safe out there, and happy mowing!

Cheers,

Motor Mower Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)

Total Inc GST

$96.80

After working for larger companies that take their safety seriously, Bluesafe’s documentation was on par with these companies. You’ve given us the ability to access the same sort of resources that only bigger companies have access to.

Warren Kingsley
Alstain Sheetmetal

 

I was very impressed with both the service and the turnaround time in dealing with Bluesafe. I was up and running with minimal fuss.

Dr Doug Josephides
Bayside Natural Medicine

 

You guys added real value with the required documentation that was high quality, affordable, very well put together and easy to implement. By the way, we secured our government tender for another seven years.

Rodney Prendergast
MMLA Group

 

Getting through an audit can be a daunting experience. Bluesafe’s documentation made the experience so much easier than we had anticipated and we passed the audit without any issues whatsoever. Thanks again, highly appreciated.

Brock Richards
Richards Quality Projects

 

Thanks so much for the quick response! Not only are the documents comprehensive, but on the same morning my audit was due I received the support I needed within the hour. Highly recommended!

Kathie Gorman
Kaygee Home and Community Support

 

From the initial contact we’ve had with Bluesafe we’ve found that your customer service, product quality and the after sales support to have been nothing short of excellent. You’ve given us a great customer experience.

Glenn King
Turnco Office Furniture

 

I just want to say a heartfelt thanks to the team at Bluesafe. Thank you so much for your service, help and support… We passed our NDIS audit!

Dr Scott Ling
Sustain Health

 

Motor Mower Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)

Total Inc GST

$96.80

After working for larger companies that take their safety seriously, Bluesafe’s documentation was on par with these companies. You’ve given us the ability to access the same sort of resources that only bigger companies have access to.

Warren Kingsley
Alstain Sheetmetal

 

I was very impressed with both the service and the turnaround time in dealing with Bluesafe. I was up and running with minimal fuss.

Dr Doug Josephides
Bayside Natural Medicine

 

You guys added real value with the required documentation that was high quality, affordable, very well put together and easy to implement. By the way, we secured our government tender for another seven years.

Rodney Prendergast
MMLA Group

 

Getting through an audit can be a daunting experience. Bluesafe’s documentation made the experience so much easier than we had anticipated and we passed the audit without any issues whatsoever. Thanks again, highly appreciated.

Brock Richards
Richards Quality Projects

 

Thanks so much for the quick response! Not only are the documents comprehensive, but on the same morning my audit was due I received the support I needed within the hour. Highly recommended!

Kathie Gorman
Kaygee Home and Community Support

 

From the initial contact we’ve had with Bluesafe we’ve found that your customer service, product quality and the after sales support to have been nothing short of excellent. You’ve given us a great customer experience.

Glenn King
Turnco Office Furniture

 

I just want to say a heartfelt thanks to the team at Bluesafe. Thank you so much for your service, help and support… We passed our NDIS audit!

Dr Scott Ling
Sustain Health

 

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