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SWMS Carpentry

  • Carpentry safe work method statements focus on hazards, risks, and control measures for carpentry works undertaken by carpentry contractors

Carpentry SWMS

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


  • Carpentry safe work method statements identify safe work procedures that carpentry contractors can implement to manage risks


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

SWMS for Carpentry

The purpose of a carpentry 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.


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

Carpentry SWMS Packages

Carpentry SWMS packages are a great way to save money.

Carpentry SWMS Pack

Carpentry SWMS pack consists of all carpentry safe work method statements focusing on worker safety and safe work practices for carpentry work.

Carpentry Safe Work Method Statements

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 Carpentry pack includes the following carpentry safe work method statements.



Carpentry 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

Carpentry SWMS Package

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

Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS)

The carpentry SWMS package consists of all carpentry safe work method statements per the carpentry 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