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Block Work Method Statement

Block Work Method Statement

$79.99 Regular Price
$59.99Sale Price

Concrete block laying safe work method statement addresses hazard identification and risk management while providing safe work procedure guidelines and control measures to reduce hazards when laying concrete blocks.

  • Safe Work Method Statement

    Blocklaying SWMS


    SWMS Safe work method statement for laying concrete blocks: 


    • Provides critical WHS information and safety instructions for workers to lay concrete blocks without risk to health and safety
    • Ensures workers can identify hazards and manage risks involved with laying concrete blocks
    • Provides workers with information, instruction, and training for laying concrete blocks with mortar


    SWMS Blocklaying


    SWMS document for laying concrete blocks focuses on hazard identification, risk assessment and control procedures per best practice guidelines for how to write a SWMS.


    • Blocklaying safety for how to lay blocks on concrete per a blocklaying risk assessment 


    Block Work Method Statement Content 


    SWMS are specific to a process with the SWMS content of the blocklaying SWMS addressing the health and safety issues relating to: 


    • WHS Consultation 
    • Risk assessment of workplace
    • Health and safety planning
    • Environmental hazards in workplace
    • Implementation of controls for block work construction
    • Health and safety information for employees
    • Pre start inspection for equipment used in concrete block construction
    • Working near overhead power lines
    • Electrical spotter to ensure safety near electrical installations
    • Lay concrete blocks per blockwork construction details
    • Handle and fit steel rebar, reinforcing wire, wall ties and damp proof course
    • Silica dust exposure
    • Working at height
    • Managing risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace 
    • Hazardous manual handling tasks 
    • PPE requirements for laying concrete blocks
    • Health and safety training for workers 
    • Workplace housekeeping 
    • Legislative and regulatory requirements 
    • Monitoring compliance in the workplace 
    • Includes risk matrix table  


    WHS Reporting Requirements 


    WHS Record keeping and reporting obligations for compliance with WHS legislative requirements for a SWMS require a person conducting a business or undertaking PCBU to maintain WHS records. 


    A PCBU must retain health and safety records for a blocklaying SWMS would include: 


    • Risk assessment form template to record unidentified hazards, potential risks and specific control measures 
    • Change control management form for the communication of controls to be implemented for identified hazards 
    • SWMS Sign off sheet for high risk construction work activity to which the safe work method statement relates 


    Ready to Use Block Work Method Statement 


    Save time and money with the SWMS template for laying concrete blocks. 


    SWMS Compliance with Legislative and Regulatory Requirements is simple 


    • We embed the business details and logo you supply in the safe work method statement for ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation 
    • We email you the ready to use safe work method statement SWMS 


    All you have to do is 


    • Complete the principal contractor details or PCBU details 
    • Specify the workplace address to which the SWMS relates
    • Nominate your contact person 
    • Complete WHS/OHS forms used in the workplace, e.g. risk assessment form


    Safety Toolbox Talks 


    • A method statement for block work makes for an excellent toolbox talk topic at a blockwork toolbox talk
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