Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS)

SWMS ensure business fully understand all risks, hazards and OHS requirements that should be addressed before safely carrying out any plumbing duty or task.

 What the SWMS cover

Master Plumbers has developed a suite of SWMS specific to high risk plumbing work. This includes 14 SWMS of your choice from the list below.

Softcopy and printed documents can be purchased by both non-members and members of Master Plumbers, and include:

  • Blank SWMS Template
  • Excavation For In Ground Pipe Installation 
  • Drainage – Suspended 
  • Roofing Repair and or Replacement
  • Rough in Copper Pipes
  • Trenching and General Excavation Work
  • Installing Solar Panels on a Roof
  • Working in a Confined Space
  • Traffic Management
  • Hot Works – Operating Oxy-Acetylene Equipment
  • Hot Works – Using an Angle Grinder
  • Installation of Mesh, Insulation, and Sheeting
  • Working at Heights – Using a Fixed or Portable Ladder
  • Working at Heights – Using a Fixed Scaffold
  • Working at Heights – Using a Forklift with a Workbox
  • Working at Heights – Using a Mobile Scaffold
  • Working at Heights – Using a Perimeter Guard Railing
  • Working at Heights – Using a Platform Supported by Trestles Ladders
  • Working at Heights – Using a Safety Net
  • Working at Heights – Using an Industrial Rope Access System
  • Working at Heights – Using a Travel Restraint or Fall Arrest System
  • Installation Fascia, Gutter and Down Pipes
  • Work On or Near a Roadway or Railway
  • Operating an Excavator and or Backhoe
  • Drainer
  • Installation of Rainwater Tanks
  • Installation of Heating and Cooling Units
  • Working in a Roof Space
  • Working on a Gas Installation
  • Water Jetting Drains
  • Operating a Demolition Saw
  • Electrofusion and Butt Fusion Welding of Pipes
  • Operating an Elevated Work Platform (EWP) Scissor Lift, Boom Lift
  • TMV Servicing Requirements
  • Installation of Fan Coil Units
  • Servicing or Replacing a Backflow Device
  • Isolating Disconnection and Removal of Appliances and Fittings
  • Operating a Core Drill
  • COVID-19

Purchase the SWMS pack

To find out more about requirements and pricing, click below, or contact the OH&S Team direct.