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1. Purpose

The purpose of this Method Statement for the Installation of light fittings is to ensure that it complies with Project requirements, specifications, and standards.

2. Objective

This method statement is critical to the health, safety, and environment (HSE) of the activity related to light fitting installation. It is to be followed and adhered to, any deviation or changes must be first authorized by the Client, Project Manager, and HSE Manager.

3. Scope

We [COMPANY NAME] will be Installing LED Flood Lights on the 6 nos. Light Poles for the Football Training Field. The LED Lights will be focused and tested to meet the required Lux Levels as specified in the Project Specifications.

4. Procedures

General Installation Procedure for Light Fittings

  1. Installation works shall be carried out only to the latest revision approved shop drawings.
  2. The Site Engineer (Electrical) has to ensure that all the lighting fixtures received at the site are according to the Client approved lighting design and are properly stored safely in a temporary area.
  3. Ensure all finishing works in all related areas are completed for the area of installation and released/cleared by the Civil Team to proceed with the installation of lighting fixtures.
  4. Lighting fixtures installed in exposed external areas shall be of weatherproof type.
  5. Lighting fixtures are to be installed inline and parallel with another line of fixtures as per approved shop drawings.
  6. Heavy lighting fixtures shall be supported by Head Frames which are fabricated according to approved drawings and structurally checked. Installation should be executed with HSE recommended procedures.
  7. All lighting fixtures shall be connected with earthing cables.
  8. Before fixing lamps, all lighting fixtures are to be cleaned. Make sure that glass lenses, diffusers, and reflectors are free of oily fingerprints.
  9. Gloves shall be used in a light fitting installation works.
  10. Correct lamp drivers/ballasts are to be installed for the lighting fixtures.
  11. Before installation, all wires should be tested for continuity and insulation resistance.
  12. Test Reports should be submitted to Engineers for approval and records shall be maintained.
  13. LED Drivers Should be installed in a weatherproof enclosure with ample space for cables/wires to run and enough space for ventilation. Should requirement arise ventilation fans with louvers will be provided for supplementary cooling?
  14. LED Floodlights shall be tested according to manufacture guidelines and Client specified procedures.
  15. Report to be recorded and officially submitted to the Client.

5. Quality of Installation

  1. Quality of installation and materials at the site will be ensured by the project team consisting of a Project Manager, Project Engineers, QA/QC engineer, and the Site Supervisor.
  2. All the installation at the project will be according to the project specification and Applicable standards.
  3. All installation work shall accurately be carried out as per the Client's Health, Safety, and Environment recommendations for the handling of the materials.
  4. Sub-Contractor shall ensure that all workers are aware of the applicable HSE requirements.

6. Risk Assessment

  1. Before proceedings to any light fittings installation works, risk hazard identification is to be conducted for the particular electrical installation.
  2. This is required to be done for every light fittings installation activity.
  3. If a series of similar operations are to be undertaken one Risk Assessment may be enough, but check closely that something critical has not changed, e.g., if the size and/or weight of the light fittings is much more varied than the previous installations, then a new RA will need to be undertaken.
  4. This method statement provides a generic safe system of work for any light fitting installations, but the specific hazards of the work, as determined by the risk assessment, will have to be included if not already added here.

7. Equipment

Before any electrical installation, ensure that the relevant safety checks have been undertaken on the materials, equipment, and any other tools being used:

  • Insulated Gloves
  • PPE (Hi-viz Safety Vest, Hard Hat & Goggle Glass)
  • Body Harness (for working at height)
  • Scaffolding & Ladder
  • Electric Drill & Grinder
  • Multimeter and tester
  • Hand Tools including a Torque wrench
  • Measuring Device

8. Qualifications, Experience, Information

  1. The Project Manager will supervise all light fitting installation works. Both Site Managers/Project Engineers must be experienced in installation. For every related task, one competent person must be assigned/allocated the role of Supervisor and take accountability for the Risk assessment/hazard Identification and give instructions for the whole operation.
  2. Only qualified workers will be allowed to use electro-mechanical tools and equipment to install light fittings and associated materials.
  3. After Risk Assessment/hazard Identification has been accomplished and details added to this method statement, all workers involved in the tasks will be inducted about the work; given details of the Risk Assessment & Method Statement (RAMS), and any other information they require.

9. Health & Safety Hazards

Before commencing any light fitting installation, the team shall strictly follow per Client’s Health Safety & Environment recommendations for handling and use of the materials and ensure all involved personnel shall be aware of the same. The general health and safety guidelines are given as follows:

  • Make sure the work area is well tidy, safe & clean.
  • All workers shall follow safe working practices.

Recommended Safety Equipment:

  • Safety helmet,
  • Safety shoes,
  • Coveralls,
  • Gloves,
  • Goggles,
  • The face mask as applicable
  • While working at a height, the proper and safe safety harness shall be used and secured whilst working-extra care shall be taken whilst using tools at a height level to prevent dropping and or falling.
  • Make sure proper lighting is available during the night shift of installation & testing.
  • Report all accidents immediately no matter how small to the safety officer on duty.
  • Make sure that any electrical isolation permit is received if needed, for the installation of electrical installations such as electrical equipment, panel, cable, wires, and accessories.

10.   Responsible Personals

Project Manager

  1. PM is accountable for overall project work and activities execution.
  2. PM will coordinate with the client and the main office.
  3. PM is accountable for progress monitoring, attending review meetings, and resource management.
  4. Overall, he will be responsible for the timely completion of the project following all contractual requirements.

Project Engineer

  1. Light Fitting installations are carried out according to the specifications and approved method statement.
  2. Provision of all mandatory information and distribution of responsibilities and accountabilities.
  3. The work progress is monitored following the required program and reported the same to the Project manager
  4. The implementation of any request that might be raised by the Client.
  5. Allocation of manpower, materials, and equipment in consultation with the Project Manager also monitoring their timely supply at the work location.


  1. The accomplishment of the work and the appropriate distribution of all the available resources in coordination with the Project Engineer.
  2. Daily reports of the works are achieved and coordinated for future planning with the Project Engineer.
  3. Incorporate all the Quality Control and HSE requirements as recommended and requested by the concerned Engineer.
  4. Meeting with any type of Unpredictable incident or requirement.



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