Safe Work Method Statements

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Safe Work Method Statements are required under the Work Health and Safety Regulations (2012) (SA). The particular provisions of the Regulations that apply come into effect on 1 January 2014. The Regulations state (Regulation 299) that a Safe Work Method Statement must be prepared for any high risk construction work.

A Safe Work Method Statement is a statement, in writing, setting out the method of work to be used in a job to ensure that it can be completed safely.


On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal requirements for Safe Work Method Statements
  • Plan and prepare a Safe Work Method Statement
  • Communicate to others the content and purpose of a Safe Work Method Statement

Upon completion you will receive a Statement of Attendance.

  • This course is delivered and assessed face to face. 
  • There are theory and practical training and assessment components to the course.
  • Half day (3.5 hours)
  • English reading, writing and speaking skills

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