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Safe work method statements - Swimming pool construction

Workplace health and safety have developed a range of approved safe work method statements for the performance of high-risk activities and other work tasks associated with the construction of swimming pools.

Click on the links below to take you to prepared work method statements.


Clean-up/disposal of waste materials

Drainage install rock

Fencing of swimming pool

Filling of pool with water

Handling and usage of chemicals

Handling and delivery of materials

Install electrical services, pump, etc

Pump operation and cleaning

Pumping out of pool

Renovation of pool

Set-out of area to be excavated

Spraying of concrete pool shell

Shaping of pool shell




Skid steer loader

Concrete pump


Concreting services

Formwork and falsework

Steel reinforcement


General issues

Motor vehicle

Site establishment


Air blower/vacuum

Angle grinder

Circular saw

Cordless drill

Drop saw

Electric drill

Electrical extension lead


Rotary hammer drill

Other tools

Air tools


Pneumatic jackhammer

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Oxy acetylene equipment

How do I access a safe work method statement

Safe work method statements are emailed to you in a ready to use or print pdf format, and can be implemented with ease by employers at construction workplaces.
  • Work method statements are individualised to contain your organisations name, date of issue and date when document is to be reviewed.
Implementing the safe work method statement

Complete your company details, site specific details of the workplace and principal contractor, sign and date.

  • Consult with employees as to the content of the safe work method statement, and the means by which the task is to be performed.
  • Have employees read the safe work method statement, sign and date the sign off form for the task or activity.
  • Submit a copy of the signed safe work method statement, sign off registers completed by employees and any copies of the additional hazards, risks and controls form, and approval and change management form where applicable.

I can't find the work method statement I'm after

If you find that we don't have the safe work method statement you require, don't hesitate to contact us and we will be only to happy to prepare it for you.

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