Take 5 Risk Assessment

This procedure applies to all ADG staff and contractors that may conduct work activities with the potential to cause harm or damage on ADG sites.

Please click here to see the ADG Take 5 Risk Assessment Procedure Guideline.

Before starting work, a Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) must be completed if your work involves any High-Risk Construction Work or Common Hazards where someone's health and safety are at risk.

High-risk construction hazards:

  • Working at heights of more than 2 metres

  • Demolition

  • Removal or disturbance of asbestos

  • Diving

  • Trenches or shafts deeper than 1.5 metres

  • Temporary supports for structural alterations

  • Powered mobile plant

  • Explosives

  • Confined spaces

  • Tunnels

  • Tilt-up or precast concrete

or work that is in or near the following:

  • Electrical installations or services

  • Roads or railways in use by traffic

  • Water/liquids that pose a drowning risk

  • Telecommunications towers

  • Pressurised gas distribution mains or piping

  • Artificial temperature extremes

  • Contaminated or flammable atmospheres

  • Chemical, fuel or refrigerants lines

Reported By
1 - Stop, step back and think
2 - Identify the hazard/s (Please tick all that applies)

3 - Control the hazards
4 - Proceed safely