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Blockwork SWMS

  • Block work safe work method statements, focus on hazards, risks and control measures for block wall construction by block wall contractors

Blocklaying SWMS

PCBU responsibilities imposed by health and safety legislation require a person conducting a business or undertaking, e.g. blocklaying contractor carrying out high-risk construction work, to prepare safe work method statements that identify hazards and control risks.


  • Block work safe work method statements identify safe work procedures that bricklaying contractors can implement to manage risks

  • Blocklaying SWMS authored by Workplace Health and Safety are compliant with WHS legislation and the risk management code of practice

SWMS Blocklaying

The purpose of a block work safe work method statement is to communicate health and safety information to duty holders, e.g. PCBU, supervisors, and workers, to undertake high-risk construction work without risk to health and safety.


  • Block work safe work method statements include risk control measures per the hierarchy of hazard controls to manage risk

Blocklaying SWMS Packages

Blocklaying SWMS packages are a great way to save money.

Blocklaying SWMS Pack

Blocklaying SWMS Pack consists of all block work safe work method statements focusing on worker safety and safe work practices for block work construction.

SWMS for Blocklaying

SWMS purpose is to set out in a logical sequence the high-risk activities of a work task with:

  • Hazards identified

  • Risk assessed

  • Risk controls to ensure worker safety when carrying out carpentry in construction

SWMS Blocklaying pack includes the following block work safe work method statements.


Block work safe work method statements include a WHS Risk matrix and sign-off sheets that comply with WHS reporting requirements for SWMS compliance.


  • Additional hazards, risks, and controls sheet

  • SWMS Approval and change management sheet

  • SWMS Sign off sheet

Blocklaying SWMS Package

The blocklaying SWMS package or subby pack assists block wall contractors in demonstrating compliance with health safety and risk management procedures.

Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS)

The blocklaying SWMS package consists of all block work safe work method statements per the blocklaying SWMS pack focusing on worker safety, safe work practices, and procedures.

OHS Management System 


WHS Management system implemented by a PCBU, e.g. carpentry contractors, ensure compliance with health and safety legislation.

The health and safety management system addresses the following WHS issues in the workplace. 


  • Contractor management  

  • Incident management 

  • Managing risks  

  • OHS Consultation  

  • WHS Compliance  

  • WHS Issues  

  • WHS Reporting 


The safety management system includes a workplace OHS reporting system that includes but is not limited to: 


  • Chemical hazard assessment form 

  • Electrical register 

  • Emergency drill evaluation form 

  • Emergency response checklist 

  • First aid register 

  • Hazard report form 

  • Hazardous chemical register 

  • Housekeeping checklist 

  • PPE Register 

  • Risk assessment form 

  • Safe work method statement template 

  • Toolbox meeting record 

  • Training attendance register 

  • Workplace incident report