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Fire Extinguisher SWMS

Fire Extinguisher SWMS

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Method statement procedure for the maintenance of fire safety equipment outlines safety procedures when servicing fire extinguishers and fire fighting equipment with risk control methods to be implemented to ensure safety.

  • Safe Work Method Statement

    SWMS Fire Extinguisher


    Safe work method statement SWMS for the maintenance of fire extinguishers: 


    • Provides critical WHS information and safety instructions for workers to undertake the servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers without risk to health and safety
    • Ensures workers can identify hazards and manage risks involved with the servicing of fire extinguishers
    • Provides workers with information, instruction, and training for the servicing of fire fighting equipment


    SWMS Fire Extinguishers


    SWMS document for servicing a fire extinguisher focuses on hazard identification, risk assessment and control procedures per best practice guidelines for how to write a SWMS. 


    • Fire extinguisher maintenance procedure for how to maintain fire extinguishers per a risk assessment for fire extinguisher maintenance


    Fire Extinguisher SWMS Content 


    SWMS are specific to a process with the SWMS content of the fire extinguisher SWMS addressing the health and safety issues relating to: 


    • WHS Consultation 
    • Risk assessment of workplace
    • Health and safety planning
    • Environmental hazards in the workplace
    • Implementation of controls for the servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers
    • Health and safety information for employees to manage risks with the maintenance of fire fighting equipment
    • Fire protection equipment maintenance plan for the maintenance of fire protection equipment that identifies hazards and risks and provides fire extinguisher servicing guidelines for the servicing of fire equipment per portable fire extinguisher maintenance procedures
    • Visually inspect electrical installations to ensure compliance with standards for electrical installation, e.g. safety near electrical installations
    • Fire extinguisher inspection per fire extinguisher inspection maintenance and testing procedures to ensure fire extinguisher safety and compliance with servicing of fire extinguishers legislation, e.g. maintenance of fire extinguishers regulations
    • Inspection of fire extinguishers per the inspection of fire extinguishers requirement prescribed by fire extinguisher testing regulations, e.g. fire extinguisher testing requirements, fire extinguisher pressure testing
    • Refilling of fire extinguishers per a fire extinguishers service requirements and fire extinguisher SDS to ensure fire extinguisher safety 
    • Inspection of fire blanket per fire blanket regulations and fire blanket inspection frequency with a fire blanket inspection label fitted to the fire blanket
    • Fire extinguisher tagging per fire extinguisher test and tag requirements with an appropriate fire extinguisher inspection tag following the testing of a fire extinguisher
    • Record the results for the testing of fire extinguishers and inspection of fire safety equipment in the fire fighting equipment register
    • Managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace, e.g. refilling fire extinguishers
    • Hazardous manual handling tasks 
    • PPE requirements for the servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers
    • Health and safety training for workers 
    • Workplace housekeeping 
    • Legislative and regulatory requirements 
    • Monitoring compliance in the workplace 
    • Includes risk matrix table    


    WHS Reporting Requirements 


    WHS Record keeping and reporting obligations for compliance with WHS legislative requirements for a SWMS require a person conducting a business or undertaking PCBU to maintain WHS records. 


    A PCBU must retain health and safety records for a fire extinguisher SWMS, which would include: 


    • Risk assessment form template to record unidentified hazards, potential risks and specific control measures
    • Change control management form for the communication of controls to be implemented for identified hazards 
    • SWMS Sign off sheet for high risk construction work activity to which the safe work method statement relates 


    Ready to Use Fire Extinguisher SWMS


    Save time and money with the SWMS template for the servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers. 


    SWMS Compliance with Legislative and Regulatory Requirements is simple 


    • We embed the business details and logo you supply in the safe work method statement for ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation 
    • We email you the ready to use safe work method statement SWMS 


    All you have to do is 


    • Complete the principal contractor details or PCBU details 
    • Specify the workplace address to which the SWMS relates
    • Nominate your contact person 
    • Complete WHS/OHS forms used in the workplace, e.g. risk assessment form


    Safety Toolbox Talks 


    • A fire extinguisher SWMS makes for an excellent toolbox talk topic at a safety toolbox talk about fire extinguishers
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