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SWMS for Electricians

Electrical safe work method statements are a great way to identify hazards, manage the risks, and implement control measures to ensure the safety of workers that are dealing with electricity.


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

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

Electrical SWMS outline electrical safety procedures that identify electrical hazards, electrical risks and control measures

Electrical SWMS

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


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

Electrical Safe Work Method Statements

SWMS Electrical Work

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

SWMS for Electrical Work

Electrical SWMS are specially created for licensed electrical contractors and electricians.


  • They're tailored to the needs of electrical contractors 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 electrical safe work method statements on any electrical project

Electricians Safety Packs

Electricians safety packs address electrical health and safety with safety solutions for electrical hazards. Check out our electrical safety packages.


Safe Work Method Statements for Electricians

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 an electrical 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.

Electrical Safe Work Method Statement

SWMS for electrical work 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 electrical SWMS

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

SWMS Electrical work are a great electrical safety toolbox topic for a toolbox talk on electrical safety.

How to Fill Out SWMS

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

SWMS Electrical

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


  • Electrical SWMS identifies any potential risks in your current electrical 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. industrial electrical contractors 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 electrical provides step-by-step instructions to help protect electricians from potential injuries from electrical shock.


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

Electrical Contractor SWMS

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 safe work method statement for electrical works or a specific electrical 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

Electrical Risk Assessment and Method Statement

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 electrical work


Health and safety in the workplace is an essential aspect for any electrical contractors, commercial or domestic.


  • Electricians need to know how to protect themselves from injury on the job - it's not just enough to know electrical 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 electrical 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

Electrical Safe Work Method Statement

SWMS for electricians are designed to comply with health and safety legislation.


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

Electrical SWMS Bundle

Electricians safety pack is designed for electrical contractors industrial and residential and contains safety-based work method statements and safe work practices to maintain a safe working environment.


  • Electrical SWMS Pack contains eighteen electrical safe work method statements that are appropriate for electrical 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 electrical projects


Electrical safe work method statements encompass the following WHS framework:


  • Electrical scope of works

  • Organisational health and safety procedures

  • Electrical safety procedures for electrical work

  • Pre-construction activities

  • Construction activities

  • Post-construction activities

  • WHS emergency procedures


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

Electricians Safety Pack

The electrician safety pack has the following safe work method statements:

  • Cable pulling SWMS

  • Cable tray SWMS

  • Cut conduit SWMS

  • Electrical commissioning SWMS

  • Earthing SWMS

  • Electrical fit off SWMS

  • Electrical safety plan

  • Electrical spotter SWMS

  • Electrical switchboard SWMS

  • Gluing conduit SWMS

  • Lighting maintenance SWMS 

  • RCD Push button test SWMS

  • RCD Testing SWMS

  • Switchboard installation SWMS

  • Test and tag SWMS

  • Thermal imaging SWMS

  • Working in ceiling space SWMS

  • Working live SWMS

Electrical 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 an electrical job.


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

WHS Compliance

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


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


SWMS for electricians 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

Electricians Safety Package

The electrical safety package 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 electrical safe work method statements to make sure health and safety is never neglected


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

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