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 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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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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Writing Method Statements

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Writing Method Statements To avoid frustration we have created free to use templates which cover most construction works. Just head on over to where we have Method Statement Templates ready to use. Writing Method Statements is not an easy task. The person who is completing the Method Statement is generally well versed in the works where to them the steps in the working methods are automatic. They just don't have to think about it. Onsite I get some fair "yokes" is all you could call them coming past me. I have no option but to send them back for review. The problem as I see it is that most people don't understand the workings of a Method Statement. Resulting in Work Methods in the finished document poorly outlined. [caption id="attachment_558" align="alignright" width="150"] Method Statement…
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Guide to putting together A Simple Method Statement

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A quick guide to create a Simple Method Statement We have put this guide together to show users how to create a Simple Method Statement in six simple steps. We also have a 28 second instructional video at the bottom. Step 1 Enter information about the contractor and client, Start & Finish date. One or two sentences about the works Upload a picture (Not Mandatory)   Step 2 List the personnel involved in the works Materials Required Storage arrangements Welfare Requirements Sequence of Operations (Step by step)   Step 3 Tick the training required boxes PPE Required Select the applicable work hazards Select Tools & Equipment Select Plant & Equipment Step 4 Select Equipment to be used for Work at Height (if applicable) Select Hazardous Substances (if applicable) Name the…
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Calculate Risk Values for Risk Assessment

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Risk Assessment As we rate risks for the Risk Assessment in the Method Statement Creator. It is important that people be able to understand how the calculate of the values High, Medium & Low are obtained. [caption id="attachment_291" align="aligncenter" width="662"] Risk Rating Matrix[/caption] Risk Rating Matrix How the matrix works The matrix then works by selecting the appropriate likelihood  from across the top, and then cross referencing against the row containing the consequences . Reading off the risk rating where the lines intersect. A typical example of Risk Assessments in our normal day to day lives, would be crossing the street. In this instance we are standing at the footpath and see a car coming around 40m away. We know if we step out in front of the car that the chance of getting his is…
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What is a Method Statement

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What is a Method Statement A method statement, sometimes referred to as a safe work method statement or a safe work procedure, is a part of a workplace safety plan. It is predominately used in construction to describe a document 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. The statement is generally used as part of a safety induction and then referred to as required throughout a workplace, they should outline all the hazards that are likely to be encountered when undertaking a task or process and provide detailed…
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