What is a Safety Plan?

A safety plan is frequently included when submitting a proposal or tender. Although part of a detailed Safety File, it can also be supplied on its own. Its purpose is to demonstrate to potential clients that you have considered the measures you will implement to guarantee the health and safety of your employees and other individuals on a project. Q-Safe Software can assist you in setting up Safety Plans, or we can set this up for you.

Always remember – All documents must be site specific!

Contains a wide range of subjects,
and all its content is created by safety specialists.

Site Specific Safety Plan

It is a set of about 45 different aspects of safety relating to a project.
Construction or Non-construction templates are available.

  • Purpose
  • Scope of Works
  • Potential High-risk Hazards
  • Health and Safety policy
  • Mission Statement
  • Project Objectives
  • Management and Supervision
  • Public Safety
  • Training Competency and Induction
  • Company Responsibilities
  • Communication
  • Covid-19
  • Site Briefings and Toolbox Talks
  • Public and Traffic
  • Subcontractors
  • Site Rules
  • Site Access
  • Risk Management
  • Fall Protection Plan
  • Confined Spaces
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Housekeeping
  • First Aid
  • Fire Prevention
  • Monitoring Safety
  • Reporting of Accidents
  • Recording and Investigating Accidents
  • Environmental Protection
  • Construction Vehicles and Plant
  • Ladders
  • Portable Electrical Equipment
  • Hand Tools
  • Health and Safety Representatives & Meetings
  • Documentation
  • Health and Safety File
  • Medical Fitness
  • Transport of Employees
  • Appointments
  • Health and Safety Audits
  • Permits
  • Signs
  • Hazardous Chemicals and Substances
  • Emergency Procedure and Evacuation
  • Progress Meetings
  • Quality Management
  • Employee Welfare
  • Materials
  • Waste – Control and Removal
  • References and Guidelines
safety file setup

Safety Plan Setup

R1000 one-off

Set up by our trained safety specialists.

  • Single project
  • Setup to suit your requirements
  • 45-part site-specific Plan
  • Delivery generally 1 day after receipt of all required information

Sent as PDF by email.

Frequently Asked Questions

A safety plan is specific to your company’s activities and your client’s requirements.

What kind of safety plan do I need?

At the time of tender, it is the duty of your client to issue a “Client Health and Safety Specification”. This will tell you what is required from you. If they don’t supply one, use the content of the Q-Safe Safety Plan – it is well-tested!

What is the cost of the safety plan?

A common safety plan is R1000. However, phone Q-Safe support for a price. Make sure you get that client specification first. It will determine whether additional information is required – which may cost more.

How easy is it to use the safety plan?

It is all in plain language. Please remember that the content must refer to your project activities only. If you have information that is not relevant, it will fail.

What is included in the safety plan?

There are over 45 sections. Read the content carefully. Delete text that is not relevant. The full list is above on this page.

Do I need a Safety Plan?

Yes. it is a very good document, as it covers all the common aspects of health and safety that affect a company, its project, the hazards and risks, its workforce, other workers and the public.