Safe systems of work


To help take the risk out of work-related tasks


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Method statement - blockworkBecause of the risks associated with building a block wall, e.g. manual handling, exposure to chemicals etc., you must identify the safe systems of work that your staff should follow.  What to do?If you're building a block... Read more
UPDATED27 Nov 2019
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Method statement - excavations under 1.2m Because of the risks associated with excavations, e.g. manual handling, trench collapse, service strikes etc., you must identify the safe systems of work that your staff should follow. Cutting the cableFailin... Read more
UPDATED30 Oct 2019
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Method statement - brickworkIf you're managing a brickwork job, you need to make sure that those involved are safe. However, you don't need overly long or complex paperwork to achieve this. Clear guidanceThis method statement specifies the activities t... Read more
UPDATED04 Oct 2019
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Work equipment - safe system of work - mobile elevating work platform (MEWP)A mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) provides safe access at height if operated correctly. Use our document to identify the safe procedures. Safe accessUsing equipment suc... Read more
28 Aug 2019
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Process - safe system of work - safe use of garden chemicalsTo ensure that your staff follow prescribed safe systems of work, you should use a formal process. This document sets out how garden chemicals should be used, handled and stored safely. What... Read more
05 Jun 2019
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Work equipment - safe system of work - bandsawTo ensure that your staff follow prescribed safe systems of work, you should use a formal procedure. This document sets out how a bandsaw should be used; for example, how the risks associated with moving ... Read more
03 May 2019
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Process - safe system of work - machinery maintenanceTo ensure that your staff follow prescribed safe systems of work, you should use a formal process. This document sets out how machinery maintenance should be completed; for example, how the risks a... Read more
08 Apr 2019
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Work equipment - safe system of work - pressure washerTo ensure that your staff follow prescribed safe systems of work, you should use a formal procedure. This document sets out how a pressure washer should be used; for example, how the risks associa... Read more
01 Mar 2019
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Process - safe system of work - checking vehicles for roadworthinessTo ensure that your staff follow prescribed safe systems of work, you should use a formal process. This document sets out how a vehicle should be checked for roadworthiness. What to ... Read more
01 Feb 2019
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Safe system of work - COSHHIf you're completing a task that involves a hazardous substance, you must identify the safe systems to be followed. Double documentsIn many instances you will need to produce a safe system of work (SSOW) that identifies how ... Read more
04 Jan 2019
Credits: 1