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Safetydoc.ie 1st Anniversary

Safetydoc.ie 1st Anniversary

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Safetydoc.ie now one year in operation. In the past year I have seen various types of Method Statements generated by site, 1165 as a matter of act that, on average 3 Method statements a day. Over the past year I have had a lot of users that have put together really good Method Statements so kudo's to you :) . Unfortunately I haven't had as much time to devote to the project as I would have liked, this is due to the upturn in the economy as I am busy on site and with safety training but for the next 12 months I hope to make further improvements to the system. Your Feedback The feedback that I am getting is positive. It would be nice to get more so if…
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Safe Work Method Statement or SWMS

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Safe Work Method Statement or SWMS In Ireland and the UK its called a Method Statement, Australia they call it Safe Work Method Statement or SWMS. America its just Safe Work Method Statement, its all the same thing. No matter what country you are in if there is Health & Safety involved then its needed on site. It's a document used in construction that gives specific instructions on how to safely perform a work related task, or operate a piece of plant or equipment. In many countries it is law to have work method statements, or similar, in place to advise employees and contractors on how to perform work related tasks safely. Its purpose The whole purpose of the document is to outline the steps of a process so that…
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Donate to the project

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Donate to the project. I had several email asking for prices and for users to make a payment/donation for the service. The service is available free of charge, if you like the service you have received please feel free to give to the project. Monies will be used to further update the service and keep it going. Just click the link below and you will be directed to PayPal where you can pay with a PayPal account if you have one or a Credit/Debit Card/Bank Transfer. Unfortunately being a business I have to charge 23% VAT but I will email you an invoice after the donation. Thanks, Killian   Using the dropdown arrow below you can select €10.00, €20.00, €30.00, €40.00 or €50.00   Donate to the project Ten Euro…
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Walkthrough Template Method Statement for Civil Works

Walkthrough Template Method Statement for Civil Works

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Walk-through Method Statement for Civil Works This free to use Method Statement for Civil works is based on Clearing a green field site, excavating and pouting foundations. You can find the "Method Statement for Civil Works" along with other preloaded templates here Preloaded Method Statement Template’s The Method Statement for Civil works is based on: Clearing a green field site Excavating the topsoil Marking and digging the foundations Cutting and tieing A393 mesh and pouring the foundations Machinery was one of the biggest killers on sites up until a few years ago but since the law changed in 2008 to make flashing beacons, reversing/movement alarms and CCTV/Mirrors mandatory on most construction equipment things have gotten a lot safer. Of course it does not stop there as the people in the area…
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Walkthrough Method Statement for Carpentry

Walkthrough Method Statement for Carpentry

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Walk-through Method Statement for Carpentry. This Method Statement for Carpentry is free for users to use as a template, the document is generic but can be tailored to suit any works. You can find the preloaded templates here Preloaded Method Statement Template's The 1st & 2nd fix Method Statement for Carpentry is designed around a typical two story house. It should be noted that carpenters are at high risk from falls from height. With 66% of construction deaths in 2016 caused by falling proper controls should be put in place, thus the need for proper scaffold and bean bags in the method statement for roof   The steps outlined in the preloaded method statement are as below. Before any work commences all people involved in the project will have completed a MAIN CONTRACTOR site induction.…
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Walkthrough Method Statement for Blockwork

Walkthrough Method Statement for Blockwork

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Walk-through Method Statement for Blockwork of a domestic dwelling. This Method Statement for Block and Brick Work if free for users to use, the document is generic but can be tailored to suit any works. You can find the preloaded templates here Preloaded Method Statement Template's The Method Statement for Blockwork is designed around a typical single story house. Its a pretty simple document, however that it should be noted that block and brick layers are at high risk from falls from height. With 6 out of the 9 deaths construction deaths in 2016 caused by falling this should not be taken likely, thus the need for fall protection on the Method statement template. Manual Handling is another hazards for block layers and while the immediate results of wear and tear on the back…
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Walkthrough Method Statement for Plumbing

Walkthrough Method Statement for Plumbing

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Walk-through Method Statement for Plumbing a domestic house. This Template for Plumbing is free for users to use as a template, the document is generic but can be tailored to suit any works You can find the preloaded templates here Preloaded Method Statement Template's The Method Statement for Plumbing takes into consideration the general plumbing of a two story house or a dormer type dwelling There is a bit of low work and heavy lifting of Tanks, Boilers and Radiators in plumbing which increases wear and tear on the back. This method statement takes that into account. There is also a mention of Lock Out Tag Out in the method statement as plumbing and electrical has a large overlap. Work at height is another thing thas has been taken into account for…
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Walk-through Method Statement for Plastering

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Walk-through Method Statement for Plastering a domestic dwelling. This free Method Statement template for Carpentry that is available for anyone, the document is generic but can be tailored to suit any works You can find the preloaded templates here Preloaded Method Statement Template's The Method Statement for Plastering is designed around a typical two-story house. The steps outlined in the preloaded method statement are as below.  Before any work commences all people involved in the project will have completed a MAIN CONTRACTOR site induction. A toolbox talk which covers this method statement will also be held and all involved will sign and agree to the working methods Cement mixer will be setup on a firm level base by the sand, General operative to mix cement with mixer. Corner beads or…
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Preloaded Method Statement Template’s

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We now have Preloaded Method Statement Template's to get users started. These free Method Statement templates are available for anyone, the documents are generic but can be tailored to suit any works You can find the preloaded templates here Preloaded Method Statement Template's Method Statement Template [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://safetydoc.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/preloaded-method-statement.mp4" preload="none"][/video] Method Statement: for Plastering a domestic dwelling Method Statement: Electrical first and second fix Method Statement: 1st, 2nd fix plumbing Method Statement: Excavate green field site and install foundations Method Statement: Blockwork on a single storey house Method Statement: Roofing houses, First fixing, Second fixing The purpose of the templates. As usual the Method Statement Engine is a tool to aid small contractors, the works above are for general domestic housing method statements. Once the template is loaded into…
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We have now added Method Statement tool-tips

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Method Statement tool-tips Its been a while since I have made any changes. I was busy saving lives elsewhere but now that I have time I have added Method Statement Tool-tips. The project seems is ticking away nicely and each week we are getting more and more finished documents. We have had a lot of suggestions over the past few weeks and the best one was to have tool-tips on the Method Statement creator. I have noticed that a lot of the Method statements being created are just "Fastest finger first". This is not why I have put this site together. This site is an aid to small business owners and the self employed to create Method Statements, not a get out of jail free card. With users entering the data and reviewing the results I can fine tune…
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