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Risk Assessment Method Statements (RAMS)

Published by Safety Net Team

September 12, 2023

Enhancing Workplace Safety through Comprehensive Risk Assessment Method Statements (RAMS)

In accordance with Regulation 3 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and various other legislative provisions, employers bear the responsibility of conducting a thorough and appropriate evaluation of health and safety risks associated with their operations, aiming to protect the well-being of their employees and those impacted by their activities.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) emphasizes the integral role of risk assessments within broader documentation, including method statements, highlighting the symbiotic relationship between risk assessments and method statements, often collectively referred to as RAMS (Risk Assessment Method Statements).

While RAMS have traditionally been a staple in high-risk work environments, particularly within the construction sector, their utilization is progressively extending to other domains where activities with heightened inherent risks, such as maintenance work, are performed. In this article, we explore the best practices for crafting effective RAMS to bolster workplace safety.

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