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Working in Private Residences Safe Work Method Statement



This SWMS is specifically designed for businesses conducting operations in private residences. It is a quick & easy tool for documenting the typical hazards associated with working in private settings and the various safety controls used to minimise those risks. This template is ideal for contractors and businesses in the maintenance, construction, and service sectors, offering a fully customisable format that can be easily integrated into their Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) management systems.


Hazards & Control Measures Covered:

The SWMS provides a comprehensive review of potential risks and common control measures for activities including but not limited to:

  • Home entry procedures and safety checks
  • Managing risks associated with working alone
  • Equipment use and maintenance requirements
  • Handling of emergencies and incidents
  • Specific risks linked to the work environment in private homes

Each section details the associated risks and outlines common steps to manage these.


Additional Resources:

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


Key Features:

This SWMS template is designed for ease-of-use and quick customisation to suit specific business and operational requirements. It provides a robust foundation for documenting your WHS systems and enhancing safety awareness, without the burden of creating a document from scratch.

Working in Private Residences 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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