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Brick Saw Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is specifically tailored for brick saw operations, focusing on the common hazards and safety measures associated with this activity. This template serves businesses in the construction and masonry industry by providing a structured approach to documenting the typical hazards and safety controls associated with brick saw usage. It can be seamlessly integrated into any Work Health and Safety (WHS) management system, allowing for easy customisation with business details.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Manual Handling: Risks include muscle strain and back injury; controlled through proper lifting techniques and use of appropriate lifting aids.
  • Equipment Operation: Cuts from the blade, flying debris causing eye injuries, and noise-related hearing damage; mitigated by using protective equipment and ensuring proper machine maintenance.
  • Electric Shock and Mechanical Failures: Due to improper handling or faulty equipment; prevention includes regular inspections, proper training, and ensuring all safety features are operational.
  • Environmental Factors: Includes risks from dust inhalation and tripping hazards; controlled by wetting down materials to reduce dust and maintaining a tidy workspace.


Additional Resources:

Included with this SWMS is a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This Brick Saw SWMS template offers a straightforward way to document the necessary safety precautions for managing risks in brick saw operations. It is designed for ease of use, with clear instructions that can be quickly adapted to meet specific site requirements, ensuring that all workers are well-informed of potential hazards and control measures before commencing work.

Brick Saw 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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