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Building Site Clean Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) specifically addresses the typical hazards and safety controls related to building site cleaning operations. Designed for seamless integration into existing Work Health and Safety (WHS) management systems, this template assists businesses in documenting the standard safety procedures involved in building site cleanup. Tailored for cleaning companies and construction site managers, the SWMS simplifies the process of documenting safety procedures while managing waste and maintaining site cleanliness.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Manual Handling: Risks include strains and musculoskeletal injuries from carrying heavy loads. Controls include proper training in manual handling techniques and the use of mechanical aids.
  • Chemical Exposure: Risks from the use of cleaning chemicals. Controls include using less hazardous substances and providing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Falls from Heights: Using ladders or platforms with risks of falls. Controls include proper ladder selection, inspection, and use as well as training in working at heights.
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls: Due to wet surfaces or debris. Controls involve regular cleaning regimes and ensuring clear pathways.
  • Noise Exposure: From operating loud machinery. Controls include the provision of ear protection and limiting exposure time.
  • Electrical Hazards: From the use of electrical cleaning equipment. Controls include regular inspection and maintenance of equipment and using residual current devices (RCDs).


Additional Resources:

The SWMS comes with a complimentary copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS for Building Site Clean is easy to edit and customise, ensuring that you can quickly adapt it to the specific requirements of your site and the scope of your cleaning tasks. The clear format and comprehensive coverage of potential hazards make it an essential tool for maintaining safety standards on construction sites.

Building Site Clean 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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