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Power Tools Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)



This SWMS is designed specifically for the use of power tools, including grinders, sanders, drills, and more, within construction and repair work. It is a useful template to help simplify the documentation of common potential hazards and safety controls related to power tool operations. This template is perfect for businesses in the construction and maintenance sectors, enabling workers to understand and mitigate the risks associated with power tool use effectively.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

The SWMS provides a comprehensive list of potential risks and the typical control measures for using power tools safely, including:

  • Pre-operation Inspection: Ensuring all power tools and equipment are checked for safety compliance before use.
  • Manual Handling: Techniques to prevent injuries when using, carrying, or moving power tools.
  • Electrical Safety: Protocols to manage risks from electrical sources and ensure proper handling of cords and equipment.
  • Noise and Vibration: Steps to minimise exposure to noise and prevent vibration-related injuries.
  • General Use and Maintenance: Guidelines on the correct usage of tools to prevent accidents and ensure operational safety.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

The Power Tools SWMS template is an effective, easy-to-use document that simplifies the documentation of health and safety measures. Designed for quick editing and customisation, it's an essential tool for businesses looking to effectively manage their safety obligations.

Power Tools SWMS

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  • Easily add your logo and business details.
  • Fully Editable (Microsoft Word Format).
  • Customisation instructions provided.
  • In line with Australian legislation.
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