Method Statement for Hanging Doors

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The method statement for hanging doors assesses the risk following the hazard identification process with hanging a door and implementing risk controls to manage risk.

  • Door installation method statement requires control measures be implemented per the hierarchy of hazard controls when hanging a door.

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Method Statement for Door Installation

Workplace Health and Safety has conducted a comprehensive hazard analysis for hanging a door, e.g. how to hang a door with risk control measures developed for identified hazards per risk controls hierarchy.

  • Assess and review WHS practices in the workplace to control risk

  • WHS consultation for the identification of hazards with hanging a door

  • Risk assessment to identify hazards in the workplace having the potential to result in serious bodily injury or death

  • Health and safety planning for hanging a door, e.g. minimise risks through the planning process

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

  • Workplace environmental hazards, e.g. work in a confined space, falling from heights

  • Workplace trip hazards likely to result in slips trips and falls injuries

  • Implementation of controls for hanging a door, e.g. isolation of hazards and services

  • Health and safety at work information for the control of risks

  • Method to minimise risk when measuring to mark a door to be cut to a specific length or width

  • Tools and equipment used to hang a door, e.g. cordless drill, planer

  • Cutting tools to cut a door to size, e.g. circular saw, jigsaw and the like

  • Check the height and width of doorway to ensure the door will fit

  • Use handsaw or circular saw to reduce a door to a required height or width

  • Trimming a door with a planer

  • Cutting and planing timber and composite timber doors

  • Hanging a door per construction drawings and details

  • Hazard controls for drilling materials to hang a door, masonry materials may result in silica dust exposure

  • Fit off of door furniture using carpentry tools, e.g. cordless drills, hole saw

  • Hazardous chemicals used in connection with hanging a door, e.g. chemical anchors, liquid nails

  • Hazardous manual tasks in connection with hanging a door

  • Personal protective equipment, e.g. PPE glasses, construction gloves, respiratory protective equipment

  • Health and safety training for workers, e.g. carpentry training for timber hanging doors

  • Workplace housekeeping incorporating material handling and storage safety

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

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

  • Carpentry tasks and activities in connection with hanging a door

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Door Installation Method Statement

Method statement for hanging doors shall assess the risk of construction high-risk activities for hanging a door.

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

  • Plant and equipment used in the work task

  • Fit, resize position and hang door

  • Use of hand and power tools

  • Chemical hazards when using chemical anchors

  • Other hazards with hanging a door