What is a Method Statement?
The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 Part 2, Chapter 1, Section 8, General Duties of Employer state that the employer has a duty to provide systems of work that are planned, organised, performed, maintained and revised as appropriate so as to be, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe and without risk to health.
Why do you need a Method Statement?
This document will assist the employer in fulfilling the above stated duty. The method statement document will consist of fundamental components i.e specify work methodologies, outlining the processes, sequences/ scope of work, risk assessments, training/ plant and equipment requirements, responsibilities and contact details.
How can we help?
One of Platinum Safety’s Health and Safety consultants will meet to analyse your requirements in fulfilling this duty. This can be through a consultancy basis, full development of the Method statement or working in conjunction with your company in preparing a company method statement templates. In order to monitor this process Platinum Safety also provide additional services to help manage, review and co-ordinate:
- Site Audits
- Tool Box Talks
- Safety Presentations
- Method Statement Analysis