A Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a legal document that outlines the high-risk work activities carried out within a workplace, the hazards that may arise from these activities and safety measures put in place to control the risks.
What is the difference between a Swms and a JSA?
A JSA is a form of risk assessment tool. A JSA should be completed prior to the development of your SWMS. Tip: The hazards and control measures identified in the JSA can be used in preparing a Safe Work Method Statement of the work activity, with content transferred onto your SWMS.
What is a JSEA?
Job Safety and Environmental Analysis (JSEA) A Job Safety and Environmental Analysis (JSEA) is a written document that sets out the high risk work activities to be carried out at a workplace, the hazards and risks arising from these activities and the measures to be put in place to control the risks.
What is the purpose of a JSA?
A job safety analysis (JSA) is a procedure which helps integrate accepted safety and health principles and practices into a particular task or job operation. In a JSA, each basic step of the job is to identify potential hazards and to recommend the safest way to do the job.
What is a JSA and when is it required?
When is a JSA Required. Workplace hazard identification and an assessment of those hazards should be performed before every job. A JSA is a documented risk assessment developed when employees are requested to perform a specific task.