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Office Environments Safe Work Method Statement Template



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) template is specifically designed for documenting the typical hazards and safety controls associated with office environments. Ideal for businesses seeking to streamline their Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) practices, this template simplifies the process of identifying potential risks and implementing necessary controls. It is perfectly suited for office managers and health and safety officers who are tasked with maintaining a safe working environment. Customisable to fit your specific business details, this SWMS template seamlessly integrates into your existing WHS management system, enhancing safety without compromising efficiency.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

This comprehensive template addresses a wide range of activities and associated risks within office settings, including:

  • Ergonomics and workstation setup: Risks such as poor posture and repetitive strain injuries, with controls like adjustable furniture and ergonomic assessments.
  • Electrical safety: Managing risks from office equipment with regular testing and tagging, and ensuring RCD protection.
  • Manual handling: Guidelines and training for safe lifting techniques and use of manual handling aids to prevent injuries.
  • Emergency response: Procedures for fire safety, emergency exits, and evacuation drills to enhance readiness during emergencies.
  • Thermal comfort: Measures to manage workplace temperature and ensure adequate ventilation.
  • Chemical safety: Safe handling and storage of cleaning chemicals, including accessibility to Safety Data Sheets (SDS).


Additional Resources:

Included with your purchase is a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

Our SWMS template is a quick and efficient tool that allows you to document and manage WHS protocols with ease. Designed for easy customisation, this user-friendly template helps ensure safe work practices in your office environment.

Office Environments 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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