Underground Services - Repair


The Underground Services – Repair Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the main hazards and risks associated with the excavation of trenches for the maintenance and repair of underground services including risks of falls, collapse or cave-in of excavations, falling objects, hazardous manual tasks, hazardous chemicals and mobile plant.

The SWMS provides details of the safety precautions (including personal protection) necessary when maintaining and repairing underground services in excavations and trenches