Method Statement For General Building Work

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Method Statement

Contract Name:



Description of Works:

(Main objective)

Small Building Works


Expected Start and End Dates:

Assessment Date:

Assessed By:

Approved By:

Associated Health, Safety and Environmental Assessments:-

( Risk Assessments, COSHH Assessments etc)

RA- Slips trips and falls, Work at Height, Manual Handling, Abrasive Wheels.


Reducing  Risk

Steps that can be taken to reduce risks associated with this task/s

Ø       Strict PPE and constant supervision.

Ø       Uses of propriety scaffolding systems and/or airbags.

Ø       Trained and experienced persons to undertake required works.


( Number of persons)(If Required List All Labour and their trades)


5 with 7 Max


Plant, Tools & Equipment:-

(List all)


(Ensure COSHH completed if reqd.)

Hand Tools/ Power Tools (110V)

General builders equipment

Short step ladders

Trestles/work platforms.


COSHH completed for Products used if required.



Welfare Facilities :

(Toilets, Washing Facilities & Drinking Water)

First Aid Facilities:

(First Aider, Location of First Aid Box)


Onsite Mobile unit ( mobile home)

Services toilets.








First Aid box and named first aider info within site mobile unit.

Work Method

(Key steps & stages of the work required)


Ø       Each stage is to be planned and work carried out in a logical manner.

Ø       All existing services to be isolated and checked before works.

Ø       Works will be carried out by trained and experienced persons

Ø       Scaffolding erected by qualified persons, to be inspected daily

Ø       No un-authorized persons allowed on site during works, steps to be taken to ensure public are kept out of work areas.

Ø       Area Inspected before works commence daily, and at suitable intervals during the day.

Ø       Any work on ladders/scaffold to be planned, floors to be level and

Ø       Warning signs if required.

Ø       PPE to be worn at all times. (personal protective equipment) Gloves, face masks etc.

Ø       All areas to be kept clean and tidy at all times to reduce tripping and slipping.

Ø       All waste materials to be placed in designated skips and removed by licensed waste carriers only.





Briefing or Tool Box Talk record

(This method statement should be used to brief all persons involved in the works. They should add their name and signature to show they have received and understood this method statement.)






























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