This Pool Construction – In Ground Work Method Statement is a detailed process that shows you how to safely construct an in ground pool and includes the common risks that you need to be wary of. This Work method Statement refers to the general risks relating to installing an in ground pool.
This is a guide for how to safely construct an in ground pool that is ready to use once you have downloaded it from your email. All you need to do is fill in your company details such as ABN, worksite details and associated risks.
Then just print and add it to the other processes that make up your OHS procedures.
This process for how to safely construct an in ground pool has multiple uses. It can be used at OHS inductions, as an important addition to your toolbox talks and even for your tender applications.
The information that is contained in this Work Method Statement consists of:
- The recommended personal protective equipment
- Notes for Safety
- Planning how to safely construct an in ground pool
- The proper preparation for how to safely construct an in ground pool
- The things you need to know for a pre-operational inspection
- How to install safely
- Emergency procedures in case you need them
- Compiled by previous WHS inspectors
- And more!
Easy for you to use:
- The document is Microsoft Word
- You can add your information like risks and worksite details
- Tailor for specific tasks
- Emailed to you
Additional safety notes
Before beginning the construction assess the site and check:
- The kind of soil
- Water table
- If there is a gradient
- If there are pipes or other assets located underground
- If there have been other excavations at the worksite or nearby
- How close the site is to buildings
Qualified trades people are needed if:
- The dig will be more than 6meters
- If there is an excavation more than 1.5meters that will be entered by workers
- Appropriate building permits need to be sourced
When deciding on the pool location, keep in mind:
- Space for fencing
- The lines of the property
- Closeness to buildings
- Roots or trees
- If there are any overhead obstructions
- Is there room for the equipment to move
- What are the local authority requirements
- Are there underground utilities that need to be considered
- Is there a septic tank close by