Call 1300 877 609 to find out about the latest offers available.

Multi-Rip Saw Safe Work Method Statement


SWMS document delivered by email instantly.
Simply add your company logo.
Effortlessly add or delete information on any SWMS template.
Delivered in Microsoft Word format for easy editing.
Comply with Australian & New Zealand legislation.
Edit documents on the fly with the Microsoft Office Mobile App.
You only pay once, with unlimited use.

Multi-Rip Saw Safe Work Method Statement

Introducing our Multi-Rip Saw Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) – your comprehensive guide to working safely with this high-risk machinery. Our SWMS is designed to help you manage and minimise risks in the workplace, providing you with the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you have taken all reasonable steps to protect yourself and your workers.

Key Features:

Pre-filled and Comprehensive: Our SWMS is pre-filled with all of the necessary information that you need to get started, saving you valuable time and effort. It covers all of the important aspects of working with a multi-rip saw, including risk assessment, PPE requirements, legislative references, and more.

Fully editable and customisable in Microsoft Word format for easy editing: We understand that every worksite is unique, and that your SWMS needs to reflect that. That’s why we have made our SWMS fully editable and customisable in Microsoft Word format, allowing you to easily tailor it to suit your specific needs.

Includes the scope of the project and the project details: Our SWMS includes a detailed scope of the project and project details, ensuring that all parties involved have a clear understanding of the work that is being undertaken.

Includes checklist of any high-risk machinery on site: Our SWMS includes a checklist of any high-risk machinery on site, helping you to identify and manage potential risks before they become a problem.

Includes space for recording any staff training: Our SWMS includes space for recording any staff training, ensuring that all workers have the necessary knowledge and skills to work safely with the multi-rip saw.

Includes before and after risk ratings: Our SWMS includes before and after risk ratings, providing you with a clear picture of the effectiveness of your risk management strategies.

Includes resources for use of legislative references: Our SWMS includes resources for the use of legislative references, ensuring that you are fully compliant with all relevant regulations and standards.

Includes all PPE required: Our SWMS includes all of the PPE required to work safely with a multi-rip saw, so you can be sure that your workers are properly protected.

Includes risk assessment and risk assessment matrix: Our SWMS includes a comprehensive risk assessment and risk assessment matrix, allowing you to easily identify and manage potential hazards and risks.

Includes a checklist to ensure all requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS: Our SWMS includes a checklist to ensure that all of the necessary requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS, so you can be confident that nothing has been overlooked.

Includes sign-off page for all workers and responsible persons: Our SWMS includes a sign-off page for all workers and responsible persons, providing you with a record of who has received and acknowledged the SWMS.

Easy to use, easy to customise: Our SWMS is designed to be easy to use and easy to customise, so you can focus on what you do best – running your business.

Suitable for large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work: Our SWMS is suitable for use on large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work, providing you with the flexibility and scalability that you need to succeed.

Instantly delivered download: Our SWMS is available as an instantly delivered download, so you can start using it right away.

We take pride in providing our clients with the tools and resources they need to work safely and effectively, and our SWMS for working with a multi-rip saw is no exception. Try it today and see the difference it can make to your worksite.

Here is some safety information related to working with a multi-rip saw.


  • Contact with moving parts of machinery
  • Exposure to high levels of noise
  • Manual handling and lifting of heavy materials
  • Dust and debris in the air
  • Electrical hazards
  • Slips, trips, and falls

Risk Controls:

  1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Wear safety glasses or a face shield to protect the eyes and face from debris
  • Wear hearing protection to reduce exposure to high noise levels
  • Wear gloves to protect the hands from sharp edges and splinters
  • Wear safety boots with slip-resistant soles to prevent slips, trips, and falls
  1. Machine safety
  • Ensure that the machine is regularly maintained and serviced by a qualified technician
  • Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for safe operation of the machine
  • Keep hands, loose clothing, and jewelry away from moving parts of the machine
  • Do not attempt to adjust the machine while it is in operation
  • Ensure that the saw blades are in good condition and properly aligned
  • Keep the work area clear of debris and materials to prevent tripping hazards
  • Do not remove safety guards or override safety features of the machine
  1. Manual handling
  • Use mechanical aids such as hoists or forklifts to lift and move heavy materials
  • Ask for assistance from a colleague if needed
  • Use correct lifting techniques such as keeping the back straight and using the legs to lift
  1. Dust and debris control
  • Wear a dust mask or respirator to protect the lungs from airborne dust and debris
  • Regularly clean the work area and machine to prevent build-up of dust and debris
  • Use dust extraction systems where available
  1. Electrical safety
  • Ensure that the machine is properly grounded
  • Use an RCD (residual current device) to protect against electrical shock
  • Do not use damaged electrical cords or plugs
  • Do not touch electrical components with wet hands

Emergency Procedures:

  1. In case of injury
  • Administer first aid or seek medical attention immediately
  • Notify the supervisor or first aider
  1. In case of fire
  • Sound the alarm and evacuate the building
  • Use fire extinguishers if trained to do so
  • Call the emergency services if the fire cannot be extinguished
  1. In case of emergency shutdown
  • Turn off the machine and isolate the power source
  • Notify the supervisor or maintenance personnel

Gary’s Safety Tips

Hey there, everyone. Today, we’re going to talk about a very important topic – the dangers and safety recommendations when working with a multi-rip saw.

First off, let me just say that safety should always be a top priority when working with any kind of power tool. The multi-rip saw is no exception. This type of saw is used to cut multiple pieces of wood at the same time, and it can be very dangerous if not used properly.

One of the biggest dangers of using a multi-rip saw is kickback. This occurs when the saw blade catches the wood and throws it back towards the operator. This can be extremely dangerous and can cause serious injuries. To avoid kickback, make sure that the blade is properly aligned with the fence and that the fence is locked in place.

Another danger of using a multi-rip saw is getting your fingers caught in the blade. This can happen if you’re not paying attention or if you’re not using the proper techniques. To avoid this, always keep your hands away from the blade and use a push stick or push block to guide the wood through the saw.

In addition to these dangers, there are also several other safety recommendations that you should follow when working with a multi-rip saw. Here are a few of them:

  1. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). This includes safety glasses or goggles, earplugs or earmuffs, and a dust mask. These items will help protect you from flying debris, loud noises, and sawdust.
  2. Keep the work area clean and free of clutter. This will help prevent accidents and make it easier to see what you’re doing.
  3. Always use the right blade for the job. Make sure the blade is sharp and in good condition before using it. Using a dull blade can cause the saw to bind and increase the risk of kickback.
  4. Never remove the guard from the saw. The guard is there to protect you from the blade and should always be in place.
  5. Make sure the saw is properly grounded and that the power cord is in good condition. This will help prevent electrical shocks and other accidents.
  6. Never operate the saw if you’re tired or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. This can impair your judgment and increase the risk of accidents.
  7. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions when setting up and using the saw. If you’re not sure how to do something, ask for help or consult the owner’s manual.

These are just a few of the safety recommendations that you should follow when working with a multi-rip saw. Remember, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. Take the time to set up the saw properly and use it safely.

In conclusion, a multi-rip saw can be a very useful tool in the right hands, but it can also be very dangerous if not used properly. Always follow the safety recommendations and take the necessary precautions to protect yourself from accidents. By doing so, you’ll be able to use the saw safely and efficiently, and get the job done right. Thanks for tuning in, and until next time, stay safe out there!


Multi-Rip Saw Safe Work Method Statement

Total Inc GST


After working for larger companies that take their safety seriously, Bluesafe’s documentation was on par with these companies. You’ve given us the ability to access the same sort of resources that only bigger companies have access to.

Warren Kingsley
Alstain Sheetmetal


I was very impressed with both the service and the turnaround time in dealing with Bluesafe. I was up and running with minimal fuss.

Dr Doug Josephides
Bayside Natural Medicine


You guys added real value with the required documentation that was high quality, affordable, very well put together and easy to implement. By the way, we secured our government tender for another seven years.

Rodney Prendergast
MMLA Group


Getting through an audit can be a daunting experience. Bluesafe’s documentation made the experience so much easier than we had anticipated and we passed the audit without any issues whatsoever. Thanks again, highly appreciated.

Brock Richards
Richards Quality Projects


Thanks so much for the quick response! Not only are the documents comprehensive, but on the same morning my audit was due I received the support I needed within the hour. Highly recommended!

Kathie Gorman
Kaygee Home and Community Support


From the initial contact we’ve had with Bluesafe we’ve found that your customer service, product quality and the after sales support to have been nothing short of excellent. You’ve given us a great customer experience.

Glenn King
Turnco Office Furniture


I just want to say a heartfelt thanks to the team at Bluesafe. Thank you so much for your service, help and support… We passed our NDIS audit!

Dr Scott Ling
Sustain Health


Need some help?

Phone Support
Monday to Friday
8:30am – 5pm
1300 877 609

Email Support
Monday to Friday
8:30am – 5pm
[email protected]

Support Ticket
Monday to Friday
8:30am – 5pm

Create a Support Ticket