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Asbestos Exposure Safe Work Method Statement


This pre-written Asbestos Exposure Safe Work Method Statement template offers a comprehensive outline of safety controls and potential hazards related to asbestos exposure tasks. Tailored for businesses involved in demolition, construction or maintenance activities where asbestos might be encountered, it's a valuable resource for workers, supervisors, and safety officers. The template is readily customisable with your company details, and makes it easy for you to document the safety protocols within your Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management system.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Asbestos Recognition and Exposure: Identification and handling methods to prevent health effects, with emergency procedures for unexpected asbestos discovery.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Specifications for necessary safety gear including respirators and protective clothing.
  • Decontamination Processes: Procedures for decontaminating personnel and equipment to prevent asbestos spread.
  • Emergency Procedures: Protocols for handling unforeseen asbestos incidents.
  • Waste Disposal: Guidelines for the disposal of asbestos materials to prevent environmental contamination.
  • Communication Failures: Measures to ensure ongoing and effective communication regarding asbestos risks on-site.


Additional Resources:

A free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List is included with the SWMS to help you tailor the document.


Key Features:

This SWMS template is designed to be a user-friendly tool for documenting and managing asbestos exposure risks efficiently. It simplifies the process of incorporating safety measures into your existing WHS systems and can be quickly edited to address your specific organisation's needs.

Asbestos Exposure SWMS

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  • Instant delivery via email.
  • Easily add your logo and business details.
  • Fully Editable (Microsoft Word Format).
  • Customisation instructions provided.
  • In line with Australian legislation.
  • Pay once, no ongoing subscriptions.

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