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Portable Heater - Kerosene or Diesel

Portable Heater - Kerosene or Diesel

SKU: 822027
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This Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) / TA covers hazards and controls associated with the use of a portable Oil ( kerosene / diesel) Heater.


This type of heater is often used in construction to assist in the drying out of internal work areas / framing. Also used in work places and events for heating.


Safety Advice

  • Carbon monoxide is an odourless & colourless gas generated using these types of heaters. Refer to equipment instructions for adequate ventilation requirements.
  • Carbon monoxide may cause a range of symptoms including headache, nausea and vomiting, flushing, muscle pain, weakness, shortness of breath, dizziness, coordination difficulties, confusion, or chest pain if inhaled. 
  • Symptoms of poisoning are non-specific and can be mistaken for a flu-like illness or even food poisoning. Very high levels of carbon monoxide can cause loss of consciousness, seizures and death. 


This SWMS / TA for using a Portable Oil Fired Heater includes the following:

  • Prestart checks and setup
  • Electrical safety
  • Fuel safety
  • Gas safety - Carbon monoxide awareness
  • Safe distancing
  • Shut down



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