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Chlorinator Safe Work Method Statement

Introducing our Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for using a chlorinator – a comprehensive and pre-filled document that provides necessary information and resources for your project. Our SWMS is designed to help you navigate through the risks and challenges of using a chlorinator in a safe and effective manner, without any stress or hassle.

Here are the key features of our SWMS:

  • Pre-filled and Comprehensive: Our SWMS comes pre-filled with all the necessary information, including the scope of the project, project details, high-risk machinery checklist, staff training records, before and after risk ratings, legislative references, required PPE, risk assessment, risk assessment matrix, and a checklist to ensure all requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS.
  • Fully Editable and Customisable: Our SWMS is in Microsoft Word format, making it easy for you to edit and customise as per your specific needs and requirements. You can add or remove any details, include additional resources or procedures, and make it your own.
  • Easy to Use: Our SWMS is designed to be easy to use, with a clear and concise layout that provides all the necessary information in an easy-to-understand manner. It is suitable for both large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work.
  • Suitable for High-Risk Machinery: Our SWMS includes a checklist of any high-risk machinery on site, ensuring that you have covered all the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of your staff and workers.
  • Record Keeping: Our SWMS includes space for recording any staff training, before and after risk ratings, and sign-off page for all workers and responsible persons, ensuring that you have a record of all the necessary details.
  • Resources and References: Our SWMS includes resources for use of legislative references, ensuring that you are fully compliant with all relevant regulations and standards.
  • Instant Download: Our SWMS is available for instant download, meaning you can get started on your project right away, without any delays or waiting time.

Our SWMS is a valuable tool for anyone using a chlorinator in their project, providing you with necessary information and resources to ensure the safety of your staff and workers. So, download our SWMS today and get started on your project with confidence!

Here is some safety information related to a chlorinator.

Hazards and Risks:

  • Chemical exposure: Chlorine is a hazardous chemical that can cause skin irritation, eye damage, and respiratory problems if not handled properly.
  • Electrical hazards: Chlorinators require electricity to operate, which can be a hazard if not managed properly.
  • Slips, trips, and falls: Chlorinators are often located in areas where water is present, increasing the risk of slips, trips, and falls.
  • Fire and explosion: Chlorine gas can be flammable and explosive if not stored and handled correctly.
  • Equipment hazards: Improper use of the chlorinator or failure of the equipment can cause injury or damage to property.


  1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): All workers operating the chlorinator must wear appropriate PPE, including:
  • Chemical-resistant gloves
  • Safety glasses or goggles
  • Respiratory protection (if required)
  • Protective clothing (long-sleeved shirt and pants)
  1. Chemical handling:
  • Only trained and authorised workers may handle chlorine.
  • Chlorine must be stored in a well-ventilated area, away from direct sunlight and heat sources.
  • Chlorine must be handled using appropriate PPE and following safe handling procedures.
  • Workers must immediately report any spills or leaks of chlorine to the supervisor.
  1. Electrical safety:
  • The chlorinator must be installed and maintained by a qualified electrician.
  • All electrical equipment must be properly grounded.
  • Workers must never touch electrical components of the chlorinator without the proper training and PPE.
  1. Slips, trips, and falls:
  • Workers must keep the area around the chlorinator clean and free of clutter.
  • Workers must wear appropriate footwear with slip-resistant soles.
  • Any spills or leaks must be cleaned up immediately.
  1. Fire and explosion prevention:
  • The chlorinator must be located in a well-ventilated area away from flammable materials.
  • The chlorinator must be operated according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Workers must never smoke or use open flames near the chlorinator.
  1. Equipment safety:
  • Workers must only use the chlorinator for its intended purpose.
  • Workers must report any equipment malfunctions or failures to the supervisor immediately.
  • Workers must follow the manufacturer’s instructions for maintenance and cleaning of the chlorinator.

Emergency procedures:

  • Workers must be familiar with the emergency procedures for handling spills, leaks, or other incidents involving the chlorinator.
  • Workers must immediately report any incidents to the supervisor and follow the emergency procedures.

Gary’s Safety Tips

Hey there, my friends! Today, we’re gonna talk about an important topic that concerns our safety: working with a chlorinator. Chlorinators are used to sanitise swimming pools, hot tubs, and other water systems, but they can be dangerous if not handled properly. That’s why I’m here to give you some safety recommendations that you should keep in mind when working with a chlorinator.

First things first, let’s talk about the dangers of chlorinators. Chlorine gas is highly toxic and can cause respiratory problems, irritation, and burns to the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes. Inhaling chlorine gas can even be fatal in some cases. That’s why it’s important to take the necessary precautions when working with a chlorinator.

The first recommendation that I have for you is to always wear protective gear. When handling chlorine, it’s important to wear gloves, goggles, and a face mask to protect your skin and eyes from contact with the chemical. In addition, make sure to wear appropriate clothing that covers your entire body. This will help minimize the risk of exposure to chlorine gas.

Another safety recommendation is to always read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Each chlorinator is different and has specific instructions for use and maintenance. It’s important to read and follow these instructions carefully to ensure that you are using the chlorinator correctly and safely. If you’re not sure about something, don’t hesitate to ask for help or clarification.

Next, make sure to handle chlorine carefully. Chlorine is a highly reactive chemical and should be handled with care. When adding chlorine to the water system, make sure to do it slowly and carefully to avoid splashing or spilling. If you do spill chlorine, make sure to clean it up immediately and dispose of it properly.

It’s also important to keep the chlorinator in a well-ventilated area. Chlorine gas can build up in confined spaces, which can be extremely dangerous. Make sure that the area around the chlorinator is well-ventilated to prevent the build-up of chlorine gas. If you’re working in an enclosed area, make sure to wear a respirator to protect your lungs.

Another recommendation is to always store chlorine properly. Chlorine should be stored in a cool, dry place away from sunlight and other chemicals. Make sure that the container is tightly sealed and labeled clearly to prevent accidental exposure or ingestion.

Last but not least, make sure to keep children and pets away from the chlorinator. Chlorine is toxic and can be harmful if ingested. Keep the chlorinator out of reach of children and pets to prevent accidental exposure.

In conclusion, working with a chlorinator can be dangerous if not handled properly. But by following these safety recommendations, you can minimize the risks and ensure that you are using the chlorinator safely. Always wear protective gear, read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions, handle chlorine carefully, keep the chlorinator in a well-ventilated area, store chlorine properly, and keep children and pets away from the chlorinator. With these tips in mind, you can enjoy a clean and safe water system without any worries. Stay safe, my friends!


Chlorinator Safe Work Method Statement

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