Work Near or Over Water


The Work Near or Over Water Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the main hazards and risks associated with work being carried out adjacent to or over a body of water (either natural or artificial) or liquid into which a person may fall, including risks of falls, working at heights, hazardous chemicals, and immersion or drowning.

The SWMS provides details of the safety precautions (including personal protection) required when working near or over water or other liquid