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Demolition Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) template is meticulously designed for businesses involved in the demolition sector, providing a comprehensive framework to help document the typical hazards and safety controls associated with demolition activities. Tailored for demolition contractors and teams, this SWMS template helps to ensure that key safety details are addressed. It is easily customisable to fit specific business details, and can be seamlessly integrated into existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management systems.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Risk of Falling Objects: Procedures to secure loose materials and tools.
  • Exposure to Asbestos: Identification, removal, handling, and disposal practices.
  • Use of Heavy Machinery: Operation standards for cranes, excavators, and other demolition equipment.
  • Electrical and Utility Hazards: Guidelines for identifying live circuits and safely disconnecting utilities.
  • Noise and Dust Control: Measures to minimise environmental impact and protect worker health.
  • Handling of Hazardous Materials: Including chemicals and flammable materials with appropriate disposal methods.


Additional Resources:

Purchase includes a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

The Demolition SWMS template is an indispensable tool for helping to ensure safety and compliance in the demolition industry. It provides a clear framework that is easy to follow and adapt to various job sites, ensuring that all team members are well-informed and protected. 

Demolition 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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