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SWMS, JSA, SOP… What’s the difference?

Confused by all the different terms used in safety? Let break it down. SWMS (Safe Work Method Statements) The usage of the term SWMS has increasingly been applied outside of high risk construction work and this is where some of the confusion has arisen from. There are 18 high  risk construction work activities that set the standard for SWMS. The 18 activities selected signify the potential for significant harm when performing those duties. A SWMS is different from other risk assessment documents such as a Job Safety Analysis or a Safe Operating Procedure as it is not intended to be a procedure but rather a document which is prepared in… Read More »SWMS, JSA, SOP… What’s the difference?