MANUAL HANDLING - SAFE WORK METHOD STATEMENTS

  • Safe Work Method Statements can offer an effective method of communicating agreed work practices to all staff in a work group.
  • The statement is designed to be developed only after a full risk assessment has been completed and all reasonable risk control measures put into place.
  • Consultation with the work group is a vital component to developing the most effective, safe work methods.
  • Safe Work Method Statement form (PDF format)
  • Safe Work Method Statement form (word format)
  • Example of a completed University Safe Work Method Statement;
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