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Use of Laser Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) addresses the common hazards and safety measures associated with the use of lasers in construction and related work activities. Designed for ease of integration into existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management systems, this template can be customised to fit the unique details of any business, ensuring that typical risks are identified and controlled effectively. Ideal for businesses in construction, manufacturing, or any industry where laser equipment is utilised, this document serves as a crucial tool in communicating vital safety information to all employees.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Site Arrival and Inspection: Risks of injury from unsafe areas, vehicle movements, and equipment interactions. Controls include site induction, barricading open trenches, and visible marking of underground services.
  • Equipment Check: Ensures laser and associated equipment are in good working order, with regular maintenance checks and clear labelling.
  • Use of Laser: Addresses risks such as eye injuries from laser exposure with measures like using minimum radiation levels and protective housing.
  • Emergency Response: Outlines procedures for accidents and incidents, including locations of emergency equipment and steps for major accident responses.
  • Environmental Changes: Procedures for stopping work and reassessing risks when new environmental hazards are identified.


Additional Resources:

Included with this SWMS is a free copy of our Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:

This SWMS template is a user-friendly tool to help businesses quickly and easily document their WHS procedures effectively. With straightforward customisation and easy editing features, it is designed to meet specific business needs quickly and efficiently, making safety management both comprehensive and accessible.

Use of Laser 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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