Earthworks and Excavations (Minor)


The Earthworks and Excavations (Minor) Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the main hazards and risks associated with the use of small mobile plant and vehicles in excavation work and earthworks associated with minor civil and building construction including operation of mobile plant and vehicles, risks of falls, excavations, and electricity.

The SWMS provides details of the safety precautions (including personal protection) required when carrying out minor earthworks and excavation work.