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Wiring Safe Work Method Statement



This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) focuses specifically on the common hazards and safety controls involved in wiring activities. It is designed to help businesses quickly document the typical hazards associated with wiring and implementing appropriate safety controls. This template can be customised with business details and seamlessly integrated into your Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management system. It is ideal for electrical contractors and businesses engaged in electrical installations and maintenance.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

  • Working at Heights: Risk of falls; use of harnesses and stable platforms.
  • Electrical Risks: Risk of electrocution; ensure all power sources are correctly identified and isolated before work begins.
  • Manual Handling: Risk of strains and injuries from carrying heavy equipment; proper lifting techniques required.
  • Exposure to Hazardous Substances: Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling cables that may release fibres.
  • Noise Exposure: Use of ear protection in high noise areas.
  • Heat Exposure: Risks of dehydration and heatstroke; mandatory water breaks and provision of cooling measures.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

Our Wiring SWMS template offers a quick and user-friendly solution for documenting and managing WHS practices. It is easily editable to meet specific business needs and helps in efficiently managing the safety aspects of wiring activities. Perfect for businesses seeking a straightforward approach to documenting their safety processes without the complexity of developing a SWMS from scratch.

Wiring 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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