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Dishwasher Safe Work Method Statement

Introducing the Dishwasher Safe Work Method Statement – your comprehensive tool for ensuring safety and compliance in your workplace! Our SWMS has been carefully crafted to help you manage the risks and hazards that come with operating a dishwasher, and to keep your staff safe and your workplace compliant. Here are just some of the key features of our SWMS:

  • Pre-filled and Comprehensive: Our SWMS comes pre-filled with all the necessary details and information, so you can rest assured that you’re covering all the bases. It’s also comprehensive, meaning it covers all the important aspects of dishwasher operation and safety.
  • Fully editable and customisable: We know that every workplace is different, so our SWMS is fully editable and customisable in Microsoft Word format. This makes it easy to tailor the document to your specific needs and requirements.
  • Includes scope and project details: Our SWMS includes the scope of the project and all the important project details, ensuring that everyone involved is on the same page and working towards the same goals.
  • Includes high-risk machinery checklist: We understand that dishwashers can pose significant risks, so our SWMS includes a checklist of any high-risk machinery on site, helping you to identify and manage these risks effectively.
  • Includes staff training section: Our SWMS includes a section for recording staff training, ensuring that all staff are adequately trained and competent to operate the dishwasher safely.
  • Includes before and after risk ratings: Our SWMS includes before and after risk ratings, helping you to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of your risk management strategies.
  • Includes legislative references: Our SWMS includes resources for use of legislative references, ensuring that you’re complying with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Includes PPE requirements: Our SWMS includes all the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) required for dishwasher operation, helping you to keep your staff safe and compliant.
  • Includes risk assessment and risk assessment matrix: Our SWMS includes a risk assessment and risk assessment matrix, helping you to identify and evaluate the risks associated with dishwasher operation and to implement appropriate risk management strategies.
  • Includes implementation checklist: Our SWMS includes a checklist to ensure all requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS, helping you to ensure that you’re covering all the necessary details.
  • Includes sign off page: Our SWMS includes a sign off page for all workers and responsible persons, ensuring that everyone involved is aware of the risks and hazards associated with dishwasher operation and is committed to implementing the necessary safety measures.
  • Easy to use and customise: Our SWMS is designed to be user-friendly and easy to customise, making it easy to implement and manage.
  • Suitable for large contracts and tenders: Our SWMS is suitable for large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work, ensuring that you’re meeting all the necessary compliance requirements.
  • Instantly delivered download: Our SWMS is available as an instant download, so you can start using it right away!

Our SWMS is your go-to tool for managing the risks and hazards associated with dishwasher operation. It’s easy to use, easy to customise, and designed to help you keep your staff safe and your workplace compliant. Get yours today!

Here is some safety information related to using a dishwasher.


  1. Preparation
  • Ensure the dishwasher is in good working condition before use.
  • Check for any leaks or damage.
  • Verify that all safety features, such as emergency stop buttons, are functioning correctly.
  • Ensure that the dishwasher is properly grounded.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment, including gloves and eye protection.
  1. Loading
  • Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for loading the dishwasher.
  • Place dishes, utensils, and other items in the appropriate racks or compartments.
  • Do not overload the dishwasher beyond its capacity.
  • Ensure that dishes are properly positioned to allow for proper cleaning.
  • Do not place items that are not dishwasher safe in the dishwasher.
  1. Adding Detergent
  • Use only the manufacturer’s recommended detergent.
  • Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for adding detergent to the dishwasher.
  • Do not overfill the detergent dispenser.
  1. Running the Dishwasher
  • Close the dishwasher door and start the cycle.
  • Do not open the dishwasher during the cycle.
  • Monitor the dishwasher for any malfunctions or issues.
  1. Unloading
  • Wait for the dishwasher cycle to complete.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment, including gloves and eye protection.
  • Open the dishwasher door and remove items carefully.
  • Allow items to cool before handling.
  1. Cleaning
  • Clean the dishwasher after each use, following the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Remove any food or debris from the dishwasher.
  • Wipe down the interior and exterior of the dishwasher.
  • Check for any leaks or damage.
  • Report any issues to the supervisor.
  1. Disposal of Waste
  • Dispose of any waste, such as food scraps, in the appropriate bins.
  • Recycle any items that are recyclable.
  • Do not dispose of any hazardous materials in the dishwasher.

Gary’s Safety Tips

Hey, guys! Today, I want to talk about something that’s really important, but often overlooked. That’s right, we’re talking about dishwashers.

Now, I know what you might be thinking – “Dishwashers? What’s dangerous about them?” Well, let me tell you, there are actually quite a few potential hazards when it comes to using a dishwasher. But don’t worry, I’m here to give you some tips and tricks to stay safe.

First and foremost, one of the biggest dangers of using a dishwasher is the risk of electrical shock. Dishwashers are powered by electricity, which means if they’re not handled properly, you could be in for a shock (literally).

To avoid this, always make sure your hands are completely dry before touching the dishwasher, and never touch the appliance with wet hands. It’s also important to keep the dishwasher away from any sources of water or moisture to prevent electrical shock.

Another danger to keep in mind is the risk of burns. Dishwashers use hot water to clean dishes, which means the interior of the dishwasher can get extremely hot. If you’re not careful, you could end up burning yourself.

To avoid this, always let the dishwasher cool down before unloading it, and use oven mitts or potholders to handle any hot dishes or utensils.

Additionally, it’s important to make sure your dishwasher is properly installed and maintained to prevent any leaks or flooding. Water damage can be a serious problem, causing costly repairs and potentially even posing a safety hazard.

To prevent leaks, make sure your dishwasher is installed by a professional and that all of the connections are secure. It’s also a good idea to periodically check the dishwasher’s hoses and connections for any signs of wear or damage.

Finally, when it comes to loading your dishwasher, there are a few safety tips to keep in mind. Always make sure that sharp objects, like knives and forks, are loaded with the blades facing down to avoid any accidental cuts or punctures.

You should also avoid overloading the dishwasher, as this can prevent the dishwasher from properly cleaning the dishes and potentially cause damage to the appliance.

So, there you have it – some important safety tips to keep in mind when using your dishwasher. Remember, by following these simple guidelines, you can prevent accidents and keep your kitchen running smoothly.

Thanks for tuning in, guys. Until next time, take care of yourselves and each other.


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