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Use and Refuel Petrol Generator Safe Work Method Statement


Introduction: This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) template is specifically designed to help businesses outline the proper procedures for using and refueling petrol generators. It helps document the typical hazards associated with generator operation and refueling, along with the common safety controls to minimise these risks. Ideal for construction firms, event organisers, and any business that utilises petrol generators, this template can be easily customised with your business details and integrated into your existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management system.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

This SWMS template provides a detailed list of hazards and control measures, including:

  • Generator Operation: Risks of electrocution, noise exposure, and fume inhalation, with controls like proper setup, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and ensuring the generator is in a well-ventilated area.
  • Refueling: Hazards related to fire risks, chemical exposure, and environmental contamination, with measures such as using proper refuelling techniques, ensuring the generator is cooled before refuelling, and having appropriate fire extinguishers readily available.
  • Maintenance: Involves routine checks to prevent mechanical failures, outlined through daily and scheduled maintenance protocols.


Additional Resources:

With the purchase of this SWMS, you will receive a complimentary copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS template is designed to be a quick and easy tool to help businesses document their safety procedures for using and refuelling petrol generators. It is easy to use and can be quickly customised, making it an invaluable part of your WHS documentation and management practices. 

Petrol Generator 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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