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Landscaping Activities (Pruning of Trees) Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)



The Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for pruning of trees provides a detailed framework for safely conducting tree pruning and related landscaping activities. This SWMS template is essential for businesses in the landscaping sector, designed to swiftly document the typical hazards associated with pruning activities and the common safety controls to mitigate these risks. It allows for easy customisation with your business details, seamlessly integrating into your Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management system.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

This SWMS offers a comprehensive overview of risks and their management, including:

  • Injury from equipment use such as chainsaws and hedge trimmers, with controls like proper training and equipment checks.
  • Falls from heights when using ladders or other climbing equipment, managed through the use of fall arrest systems.
  • Chemical exposure from pesticides and fertilisers, with specific handling and protective measures.
  • Physical injuries like strains and sprains from manual handling, with guidelines for correct lifting techniques and equipment usage.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

This SWMS template for pruning trees is designed to be a quick and effective tool for documenting WHS systems. Easy to use and highly adaptable, it offers straightforward options for editing and customisation to fit specific operational needs, ensuring businesses can focus more on safe work practices and less on paperwork.

Landscaping Activities (Pruning of Trees) 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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