The Waterproofing Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the main hazards and risks associated with the application and repair of waterproofing wet areas in domestic and commercial premises, including hazardous manual tasks, exposure to hazardous chemicals, risk of falls, and working in occupied areas.

The SWMS provides details of the health and safety precautions (including personal protective equipment) to be observed when carrying out waterproofing work.