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Safe work method statements - Plasterboard and ceiling services

Workplace health and safety have developed a range of approved safe work method statements for the performance of activities and other tasks associated with the undertaking of plasterboard and ceiling services at a workplace.

Click on the links below to take you to prepared work method statements.


Application of jointing cements

Application of stud adhesive

Back blocking of plasterboard

Clean-up/disposal of waste materials

Cutting of cornice materials

Cutting of furring channel

Cutting of metal studs

Erection of furring channel

Erection of metal stud wall

Fix plasterboard ceiling sheets

Fixing of external angles

Fixing of plasterboard wall sheeting

Handling/installation of SMF materials

Mixing of jointing cements

Repairing plasterboard sheeting

Sanding of plasterboard joints


Elevated work platform

Forklift truck

Scissor lift



Suspended ceiling services


General issues

Motor vehicle

Site establishment

Working at heights


Angle grinder

Brick saw

Circular saw

Cordless drill

Electric drill

Drop saw

Electrical extension lead



Rotary hammer drill

Sabre saw


Screw gun

How do I access a safe work method statement

Safe work method statements are emailed to you in a ready to use or print pdf format, and can be implemented with ease by employers at construction workplaces.
  • Work method statements are individualised to contain your organisations name, date of issue and date when document is to be reviewed.
Implementing the safe work method statement

Complete your company details, site specific details of the workplace and principal contractor, sign and date.

  • Consult with employees as to the content of the safe work method statement, and the means by which the task is to be performed.
  • Have employees read the safe work method statement, sign and date the sign off form for the task or activity.
  • Submit a copy of the signed safe work method statement, sign off registers completed by employees and any copies of the additional hazards, risks and controls form, and approval and change management form where applicable.

I can't find the work method statement I'm after

If you find that we don't have the safe work method statement you require, don't hesitate to contact us and we will be only to happy to prepare it for you.

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