The Brushcutter Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the main hazards and risks associated with the operation of brushcutters used in the clearance and control of vegetation and in the maintenance of grounds, gardens, etc., including hazardous manual tasks, work near traffic or rail corridors, and environmental hazards.

The SWMS provides details of the safety precautions (including protective clothing and PPE) required when using brushcutters.