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Asbestos Removal Safe Work Method Statement



This pre-written Asbestos Removal Safe Work Method Statement template outlines the typical safety controls and potential hazards associated with asbestos removal. Designed for construction firms, demolition companies, and safety consultants, this SWMS is a useful tool for helping to manage workplace health and safety effectively. Fully customisable, this document allows the easy addition of company details, making it ready to integrate into your business's WHS management system.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Asbestos Dust: Respiratory illnesses prevented through wet spray and saturation methods; PPE required.
  • Asbestos Decontamination: Mandatory use of decontamination facilities for workers and equipment; detailed cleaning processes defined.
  • Emergency Situations: Procedures and necessary equipment outlined for unforeseen incidents.
  • Weather Conditions: Actions to take in adverse weather conditions (i.e. strong winds) to prevent respiratory risks.
  • Waste Disposal: Protocols for safe disposal of asbestos materials to prevent environmental exposure.
  • Lack of Communication: Requirement for reliable two-way communication.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Detailed requirements for full protective gear during asbestos removal tasks.

Additional Resources:

Included with this SWMS is a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List, which helps in customising the document to meet specific regulatory requirements.

Key Features:

This Asbestos Removal SWMS template is a valuable tool for helping you document and manage health and safety procedures in high-risk work environments. Its ease of use and quick customisation options make it invaluable for businesses committed to upholding safety standards and regulatory compliance without compromising on efficiency.

Asbestos Removal SWMS

GST Included
  • 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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