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Using a BBQ Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)


The using a BBQ SWMS template is designed to help businesses that use a BBQ in a work environment (like in the hospitality and event management sectors) easily document the common hazards and safety controls associated with operating BBQs. This comprehensive tool highlights the typical safety measures, and can be seamlessly integrated it existing Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management systems. The template can be quickly customised with business details, catering to the needs of staff, caterers, event organisers, and food service staff.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Manual Handling of BBQ: Addresses risks like burns from incorrect setup or faulty equipment, with controls like using proper lifting techniques and ensuring the BBQ is in a safe, operable condition.
  • Operation of BBQ: Tackles hazards such as burns from hot surfaces or fire risks, recommending controls like using appropriate utensils and having fire suppression equipment readily available.
  • Packing and Transporting BBQ: Covers potential accidents during transport, proposing controls like proper disconnection and securing of the BBQ unit.
  • Emergency Response: Outlines steps for handling fire emergencies and injuries, ensuring all personnel know the locations of fire-fighting equipment and emergency procedures.


Additional Resources:
Each purchase of the SWMS comes with a complimentary Legislation & Codes of Practice Reference List.


Key Features:
This SWMS template for "Using a BBQ" is a vital, user-friendly tool for businesses that use a BBQ in a work environment. It simplifies the documentation of WHS practices, enabling quick edits and customisations to fit specific operational needs. 

Using a BBQ 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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