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General Painting Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)



This Painting (General) SWMS specifically covers General Painting, providing a detailed framework designed for businesses to easily document the typical hazards associated with painting and the safety controls employed to minimise these risks. Ideal for painting contractors and businesses, this template can be seamlessly customised with your business details and integrated into your WHS management system.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Preparation and Application: Covers risks from manual handling, chemical exposure, and equipment use with control measures like correct PPE usage and safe handling procedures.
  • Working at Heights: Details risks associated with scaffold use, with controls following AS/NZS guidelines to prevent falls and collapse.
  • Environmental and Equipment Safety: Includes measures for managing risks related to environmental impact and the safe operation of tools and machinery.
  • Emergency Procedures: Outlines actions for accidents, including immediate cessation of work and notification protocols.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

This SWMS template is a quick and easy tool to help the documentation of WHS systems for painting businesses. Designed for ease of use, it allows for fast editing and customisation to meet specific business needs, ensuring safety management is both effective and efficient.

Painting (General) 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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