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Electrical SWMS

  • SWMS Electrical makes good sense when working with electricity as they identify safe working procedures with electricity

Electrical Safe Work Method Statements

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


  • Electrical safe work method statements identify electrical safety procedures able to be implemented by electrical contractors to manage risks


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

Safe Work Method Statements for Electricians

The purpose of an electrical 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.

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

Electrical SWMS Packages

Electrical SWMS packages are a great way to save money. 

Electrical SWMS Pack

Electrical SWMS pack consists of all electrical safe work method statements focusing on worker safety and electrical practices for construction work.

Electrical 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 electrical work in construction 


SWMS Electrical pack includes the following electrical safe work method statements. 



Electrical 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 

Electrical SWMS Package

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

Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS)  


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


OHS Management System 


WHS Management system implemented by a PCBU, e.g. electrical 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