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Electrical Appliances Safe Work Method Statement

Looking for a comprehensive and pre-filled Electrical Appliances Safe Work Method Statement to ensure your team’s safety? Look no further! Our SWMS is designed to help you identify and manage any potential risks associated with the task at hand.

Here are some of the key features of our SWMS:

  • Pre-filled and Comprehensive: Our SWMS comes pre-filled with all the relevant details needed for working with electrical appliances, making it easier for you to manage the task. It covers all the necessary aspects, including the scope of the project, project details, and resources for legislative references.
  • Fully Editable and Customisable: We understand that every job is unique, which is why our SWMS is fully editable and customisable in Microsoft Word format. You can easily modify it to fit the specific requirements of your job, ensuring it is tailored to your needs.
  • Checklist of High Risk Machinery: Our SWMS includes a checklist of any high-risk machinery on-site, making it easier for you to identify potential hazards and take appropriate measures to ensure everyone’s safety.
  • Staff Training Records: We provide space for recording any staff training, ensuring everyone is fully trained and qualified to handle the task at hand.
  • Before and After Risk Ratings: Our SWMS includes a section to record both before and after risk ratings, making it easy to see the impact of the controls you’ve implemented.
  • PPE and Risk Assessment Matrix: Our SWMS includes all PPE required, as well as a risk assessment matrix to help you identify and manage any potential risks associated with the task.
  • Checklist for SWMS Implementation: We include a checklist to ensure all requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS, so you can be sure that you have addressed all the necessary aspects before beginning work.
  • Sign-off Page: Our SWMS includes a sign-off page for all workers and responsible persons, ensuring everyone has acknowledged and understood the risks associated with the task.
  • Easy to Use: Our SWMS is designed to be easy to use, making it easier for you to manage the task at hand. It’s also easy to customise to fit the specific needs of your job.
  • Suitable for Large Contracts and Tenders: Our SWMS is suitable for large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work, making it a valuable tool for any size project.
  • Instantly Delivered Download: Our SWMS is available as an instant download, so you can access it quickly and easily.

Overall, our SWMS is a valuable tool for anyone working with electrical appliances, helping you identify and manage potential risks associated with the task. Get yours today and ensure the safety of your team!

Here is some safety information related to working with electrical appliances.


  • Electrocution from contact with live wires
  • Burns from hot surfaces and electrical arcing
  • Fire caused by faulty appliances or electrical overload
  • Explosion caused by gas leaks
  • Tripping or slipping hazards caused by electrical cords


  • Safety gloves
  • Safety glasses
  • Safety boots
  • Non-conductive protective clothing

Before Work:

  • Inspect electrical appliances for any visible signs of damage or wear and tear
  • Check cords, plugs, and switches for any damage or fraying
  • Ensure that the electrical appliance is disconnected from the power supply before performing any maintenance or repair work
  • Make sure the work area is clear of any combustible materials or flammable liquids
  • Ensure there is adequate ventilation in the work area

During Work:

  • Do not work on live electrical appliances
  • Use non-conductive tools when working on electrical appliances
  • Avoid using extension cords where possible and keep cords off the floor
  • Do not modify electrical appliances or remove safety features
  • Use appropriate lockout/tag-out procedures when performing maintenance or repair work
  • Use appropriate fire suppression equipment nearby in case of fire
  • Do not smoke or use open flames in the work area

After Work:

  • Disconnect the electrical appliance from the power supply
  • Inspect the electrical appliance to ensure it is in safe working condition
  • Store the electrical appliance in a safe location away from combustible materials or flammable liquids

Emergency Procedures:

  • In the event of an electrical shock, turn off the power supply immediately and call for medical assistance
  • In the event of a fire, use appropriate fire suppression equipment and evacuate the area immediately
  • In the event of an explosion caused by a gas leak, turn off the gas supply immediately and evacuate the area

Gary’s Safety Tips

What’s up, my people? Today, we’re going to talk about a really important topic that’s relevant to anyone who works with electrical appliances in a workplace setting – the dangers and safety recommendations you need to know to stay safe on the job.

First of all, let’s talk about the risks involved. Electrical appliances can be dangerous if not handled correctly, and the risks are amplified in a workplace setting where there may be multiple people using the same equipment. The most obvious danger is electric shock, which can range from a mild tingling sensation to a fatal jolt of electricity. But that’s not the only risk – electrical appliances can also start fires, cause explosions, and damage property.

So, what can you do to protect yourself and your coworkers? Here are some safety recommendations to keep in mind:

  1. Get trained: If you’re going to be working with electrical appliances in a workplace setting, it’s essential that you receive proper training. This should include information on how to handle the equipment safely, what to do in case of an emergency, and how to identify and avoid potential hazards.
  2. Use appropriate equipment: Make sure that you’re using the right equipment for the job at hand. Using the wrong type of tool or equipment can increase the risk of accidents and injuries.
  3. Inspect equipment before use: Before using any electrical appliance, make sure to inspect it for damage or wear and tear. Look for frayed wires, cracks in the casing, or any other signs of damage that could compromise its safety.
  4. Use appropriate personal protective equipment: Depending on the job, you may need to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, safety glasses, or a hard hat. Make sure to use the appropriate PPE for the job at hand and wear it at all times.
  5. Keep the workplace clean and organized: Cluttered and disorganized workplaces can increase the risk of accidents and injuries. Make sure to keep your workspace clean and tidy, and store equipment properly when not in use.
  6. Follow safety guidelines and procedures: Your workplace should have safety guidelines and procedures in place for working with electrical appliances. Make sure to follow them at all times and report any safety concerns to your supervisor immediately.
  7. Don’t take shortcuts: It can be tempting to take shortcuts to save time or effort, but when it comes to working with electrical appliances, this is a recipe for disaster. Always follow proper procedures and take the time to do the job safely.

Remember, safety should always be your top priority when working with electrical appliances in a workplace setting. By following these safety recommendations and taking the necessary precautions, you can help prevent accidents and injuries on the job. Stay safe out there, my friends!


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