Site Specific Method Statement & Risk Assessment
We realise in a modern workplace these are not just time consuming , they are quite essential to ensure you have taken all risks into account and have control measures in place so far as reasonably practical.
Accidents and ill health can ruin lives and affect your business too if output is lost, machinery is damaged, insurance costs increase or you have to go to court. You are legally required to assess the risks in your workplace so that you put in place a plan to control the risks.
Karerisk Ltd we provide a comprehensive site specific risk assessment and method statement service which is both cost effective and tailored to get you on site with no delays.
We liaise with all principal contractors and landlords ect to ensure that your business gets it right first time . This enable your business to do what it does best , get the job done.
Sometimes referred to as a safe work method statement or SWMS or a safe work procedure, is a part of a workplace safety plan. It is predominately used in construction to describe a document that gives specific instructions on how to safely perform a work related , or operate a piece of plant or equipment.
The Method statement is a essential enabling tool for the risk assessment which is a required legal document.
The method statement is living document that should be dynamically modified and adapted to site conditions and circumstances and used in the safety induction and then referred to as required throughout a workplace, it will outline the hazards that are likely to be encountered when undertaking a operation, process, or task and provide guidance on how to carry out the task safely.
Workers and others have a right to be protected from harm caused by a failure to take reasonable control measures.
A risk assessment an important step in protecting your workers and your business, It is also a legal requirement. It helps you focus on the risks that really matter in your workplace - the ones with the potential to cause harm.
In many instances, straightforward measures can readily control risks, for example, ensuring spillages are cleaned up promptly so people do not slip , do not trip or fall from height. For most, that means simple, and effective measures to ensure your workforce , the public and your business is protected.
The law does not expect you to eliminate all risk, but you are required to protect people as far as is ‘reasonably practicable’
A risk assessment is simply a careful examination of what, in your work, could cause harm to people, so that you can weigh up whether you have taken enough precautions or should do more to prevent harm.