What is a Method Statement?

A Method Statement is a document that details the way a work task or process is to be completed. The method statement should outline the hazards involved and include a step by step guide on how to do the job safely.

 

Who needs a Method Statement?

The purpose of a Method Statement is to demonstrate how a company provides goods and services in a safe and high quality manner.  Any task that involves a level of risk requires a method statement.

What will be included in this Method Statement?

A method statement will include some of the following information

  • Title
  • A brief description of the works
  • Your company details, logo, name, address etc
  • Start date, completion date
  • Site address
  • Site contact details including emergency numbers etc
  • Staff, training, and PPE
  • Permits to work
  • Site access and egress
  • Welfare and first aid

ASafe Solutions will ensure your method statement is specific to the task and that all aspects of risk are identified and controlled efficiently.