Working on Road Shoulders and Reserves


The Working on Roads Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the main hazards and risks associated with working on roadways or traffic paths in workplaces including the risk of collision of persons and plant with traffic, and of collisions due to adverse traffic conditions.

The SWMS provides details of the safety precautions (including provision of traffic control signs, devices and qualified traffic controllers, and personal protective equipment requirements) to be observed when working in any situation where a risk of harm due to traffic may exist.