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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) A SWMS is a document that sets out the high  risk construction work activities to be carried  out at a workplace, the hazards arising from  these activities and the measures to be put  in place to control the risks. A SWMS is generally different from other documents that focus on specific tasks or processes, such as a Job Safety Analysis or a Safe Operating Procedure. A SWMS is not intended to be a procedure—rather it is a tool to help supervisors and workers confirm and monitor  the control measures required at the… Read More »SWMS, JSA, SOP… What’s the difference?