• Location/Site





Stop – Step back and observe, Think – Through the tasks, Assess – Hazards, Pathway, Impact,

  • Review – Document Findings, Talk – It through and complete the task

  • Assess Hazard, Pathway, Impact – tick below if present and controlled

  • Area has been checked and awareness raised regarding potential unstable ground / banks / hidden logs / holes / hills (traverse with care)

  • All personal are trained and competent in the use of equipment (I.E Back sprays, Quick Spray Units, Steamers, hand held tools)

  • Weather conditions considered, Hot, Mild, Cold, Wet, Humid, Wind Direction and Speed

  • Cultural heritage, impacts to flora and fauna potential impacts reviewed

  • Fire risk (fire suppression at hand)

  • Weed burning (fire suppression at hand)

  • Trees and Branches (Identify to team)

  • Sharps (wear PPE and stay vigilant)

  • Snakes / Animals (stay vigilant), particularly with hand weeding

  • Communication method and devices available and easily accessible (I.E Radio, Phone)

  • Correct PPE has been provided, is in good working order and shall be worn: (I.E. Hi-vis clothing, long/long, gloves, eye protection, respirator, safety foot wear, protective overalls etc. as required)

  • Chemical spraying (signs at entrances)

  • MSDS/SDSs available for chemical(s) in use

  • Chemical spill kit available

  • Manual handling: (I.E. Breaks rostered, backpacks fitted properly)

  • Fatigue management processes in place if required (hot weather, highly physical etc.)

  • Sufficient water available for personnel

  • First Aid, Eye Wash and Snake Kit: Available and trained personnel

  • Minor plant/equipment maintained and fit for purpose (e.g. chainsaw serviced and sharpened)

  • Electrical equipment tested and tagged

  • Log books completed on vehicles

  • Potential impact to neighbours considered (I.E. Farms, Schools, Chemical Sensitivities of Neighbours

Public interest / information

  • Coordination with agency personnel

  • Coordination with subcontractors

  • Pathogen on site? (wash down foot wear and plant/equipment with suitable fungicide)

  • Weed seeds clothing and plant (Remove weed seeds when entering and leaving site, dispose of appropriately)

  • Traffic management in place as per Traffic Management section

  • First Aiders on site

  • First Aid accredited Names

  • Emergency Contact

  • 000

  • Mobile Phone Communication:

  • Emergency Muster Area:

Relevant SWMS

  • TMF-8030-SA-0001 – Controlled Burning

  • TMF-8030-SA-0026 – Feral Management – Aerial

  • TMF-8030-SA-0027 – Feral Management - Ground

  • TMF-8030-SA-0028 – Grader

  • TMF-8030-SA-0029 – TEREX

  • TMF-8030-SA-0030 – Tower

  • TMF-8030-SA-0031 – Tractor

  • TMF-8030-SA-0032 – Vegetation Management

  • TMF-8030-SA-0033 – Weed and Feral Animal Monitoring

  • Review Are there any other hazards?


  • ACTION TO BE TAKEN (control measure)

  • Talk – It through: I have reviewed the task and I’m ready to start.

Traffic Management

  • Map Reference:

  • Type of Road:

  • Traffic speed (Posted speed limit):

  • Clearance between workers and traffic:

  • Checked the signs are visible to drivers


HMAS Cerberus

  • Frankston Hospital- 2 Hastings Road, Frankston, VIC 3199 PH: (03) 9784 7777

Monegeetta Proving Grounds

  • Sunbury Day Hospital7 Macedon Street, Sunbury VIC 3429(03) 9732 8600

Puckapunyal Military Area

  • Seymour District Memorial Hospital - 1 Bretonneux Street, Seymour VIC 3717(03) 5793 6100

RAAF East Sale and Dutson

  • Gippsland Base HospitalGuthridge Parade, Sale VIC 3850(03) 5143 8600

RAAF Williams; Point Cook and Laverton

  • Werribee Mercy Hospital300-310 Princes Highway, Werribee VIC 3030
    PH:(03) 8754 3000

Simpson Barracks

  • Austin Hospital-145 Studley Road, Heidelberg VIC 3084 PH:(03) 9496 5000

Bradshaw Field Training Area

  • Kununurra District Hospital- 96 Coolibah Drive, Kununurra, WA 6743(08) 9166 4222

Delamere and RAAF Tindal

  • Katherine HospitalLOT 1939 Gorge Road, Katherine, NT 0850(08) 8973 9211

RAAF Darwin, Robertson Barracks, Mt Bundey Training Area, Kangaroo Flats, and Shoal Bay

  • Royal Darwin Hospital- 105 Rocklands Drive, Tiwi, NT 0810(08) 8922 8888

Derwent Barracks and Fort Direction

  • Royal Hobart Hospital- 48 Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS 7000(03) 6166 8308

Stonyhead Training Area

  • George Town District Hospital47 Anne Street, George Town, TAS 7253 PH:(03) 6702 6020










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