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Carpentry SWMS

Carpentry Safe Work Method Statements focus on hazards, risks, and control measures for carpentry works undertaken by carpenters.

  • SWMS for carpentry are designed to provide clear, comprehensive safety procedures and instructions based on workers health and safety

  • Carpentry safe work method statements help you stay compliant with WHS legislation requirements and improve your company's credibility in the eyes of your customers

Carpentry SWMS outline safe work procedures that identify hazards and risks in carpentry with control measures to reduce risk

Carpentry Safe Work Method Statements

Carpentry safe work method statements are an essential tool because they can help identify risks before they occur, saving lives in the process.


  • A carpentry safe work method statement should be tailored to the particular construction job site and identify potential hazards in the workplace, control risks by way of risk control measures per the hierarchy of hazard controls

SWMS for Carpenters

Unlike other SWMS providers, Workplace Health and Safety offer SWMS for carpenters, which include the following safe work method statements SWMS:


SWMS for Carpentry

We understand that complying with health and safety legislation can be frustrating, confusing, and time-consuming. But it doesn't have to be anymore.


  • With SWMS for carpentry, you'll receive a pre-written safe work method statement for carpentry that will make your work easier and save you time

SWMS Carpentry

Carpentry SWMS are specially created for carpenters.


  • They're tailored to the needs of builders and include content on identifying the hazards, assessing risks, following safe work practices, and staying compliant with health and safety regulations

  • You can implement our carpentry safe work method statements on any carpentry construction project

Carpenters Safety Packs

Carpentry safety packs address carpentry health and safety with safety solutions for carpentry hazards. Check out our carpentry safety packages.


Carpentry Safe Work Method Statement

We are committed to achieving a safer work environment for our clients through health and safety in the workplace.


  • Our WHS experts have the experience and knowledge to write a carpentry safe work method statement covering all contingencies

What Needs to be in a SWMS

SWMS Statements are a critical instrument for implementing workplace safety requirements and for achieving a high level of health and safety protection.


  • Our SWMS safe work method statement includes hazard identification, risk based preventive controls to manage hazards, and the person responsible for each risk control


With our extensive knowledge of WHS requirements, we go above and beyond to provide you with the best WHS solutions when it comes to meeting your workplace health and safety obligations.

Safe Work Method Statement for Carpentry

Carpenter SWMS focuses on identifying hazards, assessing risks and evaluating how to control risk, and includes:


  • Risk assessment matrix to determine the risk level

  • Hierarchy of risk controls for controlling hazards and risks in the workplace

  • SWMS steps to perform work task

  • PPE requirements per risk assessment for PPE

  • SWMS emergency procedures

SWMS Compliance

Workplace Health and Safety make it easy to comply with health and safety regulations.


  • We embed your logo, trading and business details (ABN) in the carpentry SWMS

  • We email you the fully-ready-to-use carpentry SWMS pdf, so you can start using it immediately

SWMS Carpentry are a great toolbox talk topic for a carpentry toolbox talk.

How to Fill Out SWMS

The carpentry SWMS template has been designed to comply with health and safety legislation to cover many aspects of managing health and safety in carpentry work.


All you have to do to complete a safe work method statement is:


  • Complete principal contractor or PCBU details

  • Specify workplace address to which SWMS relates

  • Nominate a person to monitor, review and amend the SWMS

  • Complete safe work method statement forms

SWMS Report

A PCBU must keep SWMS records for carpentry safe work method statements.


  • Risk assessment form to record identified hazards, potential risks, and the types of control measures to be implemented

  • Change control management form to communicate controls for identified hazards

  • SWMS sign-off sheet is a sign-off process that facilitates the communication of risk controls to workers

Carpenter SWMS

A method statement for carpentry work is a document that safely and legally ensures that any high risk construction work is undertaken without compromising the safety of workers.


  • Carpenter SWMS identifies any potential risks in your current carpentry activities based on current work health and safety legislation giving you peace of mind

  • It also communicates essential workplace health and safety information about the project to those workers and their supervisors

Duties of PCBU

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.


  • Work health and safety legislation imposes a duty on PCBU to take all reasonable steps to ensure the health and safety of workers in the workplace

  • Legislation for workplace health and safety applies to all employers, contractors, managers, self-employed persons and employees

What are SWMS

A SWMS is an administrative control that ensures the development and implementation of workplace safety measures before any high-risk work activities begin.


  • A work method statement is a document that outlines the work task process. It is used to break the task into manageable sections, identify hazards, and assess and control safety risks to workers


A safe work method statement carpentry provides step-by-step instructions to help protect carpenters from construction accidents or injuries.

  • Carpenter SWMS includes detailed guidance for completing a work task with particular occupational risk factors affecting health and safety

SWMS for Construction

At WHS, we not only possess knowledge and expertise in construction site safety, but we also work alongside you to develop safety documentation that covers all your needs and is tailored to suit your company.


  • Do you need a method statement for building construction works or a specific carpentry project?

What is Work Health and Safety

Workplace health and safety (WHS) involves the management of risks to the health and safety of everyone in your workplace, including employees, customers, visitors, and suppliers.


A business should be prioritising workplace health and safety for many reasons, not just because WHS laws require it.


  • It can help keep your employees safe, enable them to work without risk of injury, provide them with peace of mind when they're at work and even improve productivity

Carpentry Risk Assessment and Method

SWMS are often combined with risk assessments to analyse the risks of workplace hazards.


  • SWMS provide detailed workplace safety guidelines for known hazards and risks in carpentry


Health and safety in the workplace is an essential aspect for any carpentry contractor.


  • Carpenters need to know how to protect themselves from injury on the job - it's not just enough to know carpentry skills

  • Ensure your employees are using safe work method statements, including risk control measures per the hierarchy of hazard controls to manage risk with our carpentry SWMS template

High Risk Construction Work SWMS

A safe work method statement for high risk construction work is a document that effectively sets out the construction work to be carried out at the workplace, the potential risks arising from these high risk activities and how to control the risk.


  • A PCBU must prepare a SWMS for high risk construction work activities or ensure a SWMS has been prepared

  • Preparing a SWMS before commencing HRCW is necessary to ensure that the risks associated with the work are fully identified, assessed and controlled

Safe Work Method Statement Carpentry

Carpentry safe work method statements are designed to comply with health and safety legislation.


  • Carpenter SWMS cover many aspects of managing health and safety for the different types of carpentry, including hazard identification, risk reduction, and safe work procedures for reducing risks from carpentry works

Carpenter SWMS Pack

Carpenter SWMS pack is designed for carpenters and contains safety-based work method statements and safe work practices to maintain a safe working environment.


  • Carpentry SWMS Pack contains eight carpentry safe work method statements that are appropriate for construction projects

SWMS Format

Safe work method statements SWMS are essential WHS documents at your workplace for high risk work. 


  • A safe work method statement tells you what to do, what not to do and how to protect yourself while working on carpentry projects


Construction work method statements encompass the following WHS framework:


  • Carpentry scope of works

  • Organisational health and safety procedures

  • Safe work practice and procedure for a construction activity

  • Pre-construction activities

  • Construction activities

  • Post-construction activities

  • WHS emergency procedures

In SWMS for carpentry, each task and activity of a carpentry job has been assessed, with a risk assessment carried out to identify hazards and risks.

Carpentry SWMS Pack

The SWMS Carpentry Pack has the following safe work method statements:

Carpentry SWMS packages are comprehensive health and safety at work guides, including assessment forms you can use to identify any potential hazards in the workplace before undertaking a carpentry task.


  • Carpentry safety packs will give you great resources to ensure that carpentry work can be completed safely and also provide good quality

WHS Compliance

When following carpentry safe work method statements, workers can identify the risk level of any given task they need to undertake.


  • Compliment your WHS management system with carpentry safe work method statements


SWMS for carpentry come with WHS sign-off sheets for compliance with legislative reporting requirements, including:


  • Additional hazards, risks, and controls sheet

  • SWMS Approval and change management sheet

  • SWMS Sign off sheet

Carpenters Safety Pack

The carpentry safety pack is designed for those who want to be compliant with work health safety legislation but aren't sure where to start.


  • It helps you identify and assess health and safety hazards, control risks to your employees, comply with WHS legislation, complete WHS records, provide a safe environment for workers, and safeguard property

OHS Management System

The health and safety management system reduces or eliminates the need to manage health and safety risks through reactive methods such as accident reporting, incident investigation and prevention.


  • It includes the WHS resources you need to keep your workplace safe and secure, including health and safety reports

Safety Management System Elements

Key elements of health and safety management system:


  • Compliance with WHS legislation

  • Organisational policies, plans and procedures

  • Workplace health and safety responsibilities

  • WHS consultation in the workplace

  • WHS Risk management

  • Work health and safety training 

  • Safe work method statements SWMS

  • Plant and equipment safety

  • Electrical safety in a workplace 

  • Hazardous chemicals in the workplace

  • WHS incident investigation

  • Contractor management health and safety

  • First aid requirements in the workplace 

  • Workplace emergency action plan

Safety Reporting System

OHS reporting system includes:


  • Attendance register for training

  • Electrical register

  • Emergency evacuation drill

  • Emergency response plan checklist

  • First aid register of injuries

  • Hazard notification form

  • Hazardous chemicals register

  • Hazardous chemicals

  • Incident investigation report form

  • Personal protective equipment issue register

  • Safe work method statement SWMS

  • Toolbox talk record sheet

  • Workplace housekeeping checklist

Safe Work Method Statements SWMS

WHS Management systems need safe work method statements to comply with WHS framework core values, the safety of people and products and achieve health and safety objectives and targets.


  • We offer carpentry safe work method statements to make sure health and safety is never neglected


Carpenter SWMS can be used with your WHS management system to make sure the two correspond seamlessly.

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