How to Set Out Brickwork
Bricklaying Set Up Method Statement
The setting out brickwork method statement assesses the risk following identifying hazards connected with setting out brickwork and the subsequent implementation of risk control measures to manage risk.
Method statement for setting out brickwork requires control measures to be implemented per the risk controls hierarchy for bricklaying setting out connected with brickwork construction
Setting Out Brickwork SWMS Example
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Bricklaying Setting Out
Workplace Health and Safety has conducted a comprehensive hazard analysis for setting out brickwork, e.g. how to set out brickwork 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 brickwork
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 brickwork, 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, work at height
Slip trips and falls in the workplace having the potential to cause death or serious injury
Implementation of controls for setting out brickwork, e.g. isolation of hazards and services in hazardous areas
Safety information for employees to control risks
Method to minimise risk when setting out brick walls
Method of setting out per brick 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 brickwork
Hazardous chemicals used in connection with setting out brickwork, e.g. line marking chalk
Hazardous manual tasks in connection with setting out brickwork
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 brickwork
Workplace housekeeping incorporating material handling and storage safety
Legislative and regulatory requirements for compliance with WHS legislation, e.g. work health and safety regulations, construction codes of practice and brick standards
Monitoring controls, e.g. assessment and review the effectiveness of control measures
Brickwork tasks and activities in connection with setting out brickwork
Setting Out Brickwork
Setting out brickwork SWMS shall assess the risk of construction high-risk activities for setting out brickwork.
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 brickwork