Setting Out Blockwork Method Statement

Method Statement for Setting Out

The block work setting out method statement assesses the risk following identifying hazards connected with setting out blockwork and the subsequent implementation of risk control measures to manage risks.

  • Method statement for setting out blockwork requires control measures to be implemented per the risk controls hierarchy for blockwork setting out connected with masonry construction.

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Blockwork Setting Out Method Statement

Workplace Health and Safety has conducted a comprehensive hazard analysis for setting out blockwork, e.g. how to set out blockwork and developed risk control measures per the hierarchy of controls for identified hazards.

  • Assess and review health and safety practices in the workplace to control risk

  • WHS consultation with employees on health and safety matters to identify potential hazards with setting out blockwork

  • Risk assessment to identify hazard and risk in the workplace that could result in death or serious injury

  • Health and safety planning for how to set out block work, e.g. minimise risks through the planning process

  • WHS consultation and participation processes ensure adequate health and safety communication

  • Workplace environmental hazards, e.g. trenches and excavations

  • Slip trips and falls in the workplace having the potential to cause death or serious injury

  • Implementation of controls for setting out blockwork, e.g. isolation of hazards and services in hazardous areas

  • Safety information for employees to control risks

  • Method to minimise risk when setting out blockwork walls

  • Method of setting out per concrete block wall construction details identified in a set-out plan

  • Hazard controls for exposure to a respirable dust namely chalk dust to eliminate the risk of exposure

  • Working at height on modular scaffolding, brickies scaffolding and bricklaying trestles when setting out blockwork

  • Hazardous chemicals used in connection with setting out blockwork, e.g. line marking chalk

  • Hazardous manual tasks in connection with setting out blockwork

  • Personal protective equipment, e.g. personal protective equipment gloves, respiratory protective equipment, protective clothing

  • WHS training for workers, e.g. health and safety training for setting out blockwork

  • Workplace housekeeping incorporating material handling and storage safety

  • Legislative and regulatory requirements for compliance with WHS legislation, e.g. work health and safety regulations, block laying code of practice and block laying standards

  • Monitoring controls, e.g. assessment and review the effectiveness of control measures

  • Blockwork tasks and activities in connection with setting out blockwork

Blockwork SWMS

Blockwork Setting Out

Setting out blockwork SWMS shall assess the risk of construction high-risk activities for setting out blockwork.

High-risk work activities that may expose workers to WHS hazards are likely to include but not be limited to:

  • Working in a confined space

  • Work at height, e.g. fall from heights

  • Exposure to hazardous chemical, e.g. line marking chalk

  • Other hazards with setting out blockwork