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Stop Work Authority Tracking Software

Safework Suite® Stop Work Authority (SWA) tool captures events in which unsafe conditions or behaviors were observed and a worker had to initiate a stop work order to correct the situation and prevent the occurrence of an incident. The SWA Tool provides a uniform process for sharing and communicating SWA efforts.

Key Features

Stop Work Authority

Records SWA events, including worksite and location, activity, description, risk level, and corrective measures taken

Links SWA descriptions with corrective actions taken

Allows the upload of images to support the SWA event

View overall SWA counts and monitor percentage of high-risk behaviors. 


SWA enables workers to look after their coworkers and prevent damage to property or the environment.


The Safework Advantage!

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Provides simple documentation of conditions that caused the SWA and documents the resources and steps required for mitigation

Categorizes at-risk findings by barrier type (or reason why the behavior took place)

Allows you to record unsafe conditions that are associated with the unsafe behaviors, as needed

Enables employees to voice concerns without the fear of repercussions or retaliation by management.

Documents SWAs in order to share lessons learned, retain documentation of safety violations, and alert management to the underlying issues


Employees are empowered with the right to use SWA and thereby remain in control of their own safety.​

What Our Clients Are Saying About

Our Stop Work Authority Management Tool

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