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Lathe Operations Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)



This SWMS for Lathe Operations has been crafted to help businesses in the metalworking industry document the common safety protocols required for lathe operations. It provides businesses with a template document that details the common hazards associated with lathe use and the typical safety controls to mitigate these risks. The template is designed for easy customisation to include your business details, and can be integrated effectively into your existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management systems.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

This document covers a range of risks and preventive measures, such as:

  • Entanglement and Cutting Injuries: Guidelines for proper attire and machine guarding to prevent accidents.
  • Noise Exposure: Recommendations for noise control and protective hearing equipment.
  • Electrical Hazards: Protocols for ensuring all electrical tools and leads are checked, tagged, and used properly.
  • Manual Handling Risks: Best practices for handling heavy equipment parts to prevent physical strain.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

The Lathe Operations SWMS template is an essential, user-friendly tool that simplifies the documentation of WHS protocols. It is adaptability and easy to use, designed to allow quick updates and customisations to meet specific operational needs, ensuring that businesses can concentrate more on safe operations and less on administrative tasks.

Lathe 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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