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High-Pressure Cleaner Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) provides common procedures for the safe operation of high-pressure cleaning equipment. It is designed to assist businesses in the construction, maintenance, and cleaning industries to document and manage the risks associated with high-pressure cleaning activities. This template is customisable, making it easy for businesses to adapt to their specific operational requirements and integrate into their existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management systems.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Electrical Hazards: Use of RCDs (Residual Current Devices), regular inspection of electrical cords, ensuring all equipment is dry before connecting to power.
  • Physical Hazards from High-Pressure Water: Use of protective barriers to minimise the risk of injury from high-pressure water, ensuring spray areas are clearly marked and isolated.
  • Chemical Exposure: When chemicals are used, ensure SDS (Safety Data Sheets) are accessible, and proper personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn.
  • Manual Handling: Procedures to ensure the safe lifting and moving of heavy equipment, promoting the use of mechanical aids where possible.
  • Environmental Impact: Measures to prevent contamination of storm water drains and surrounding areas.


Additional Resources:

Included with this SWMS is a comprehensive Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS template for high-pressure cleaning operations is designed for ease of use, allowing quick edits and seamless integration into workplace safety procedures, ensuring that businesses can maintain high safety standards efficiently.

High-Pressure Cleaner 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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