Health & Safety
We take health & safety very seriously and are committed to meeting all our obligations in this important area so please do not hesitate to ask if you feel that you require any help, advice, assistance, equipment or training. Please also remember that you have a duty to take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do.
Health and Safety Policy Statement
The Directors recognises its duty to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The Company acknowledges and accepts its legal responsibilities for securing the health, safety and welfare of all its employees and all others working on its behalf, affected by their activities.
The Company recognises and accepts the general duties imposed upon the company as an employer under the Health and Safety at Work Act and subsequent health and safety regulations appertaining to its operation and as such the Company will as far as practicable:
Provide adequate resources to maintain health and safety.
Carry out risk assessments and review them on a regular basis to ensure they remain current and applicable to the work tasks that are required.
Provide and maintain safe systems of work which are without risk to health
Provide employees with such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to secure their safety and health at work and that of others who may be affected by their actions.
Carry out health surveillance where required.
Ensure that all equipment supplied is maintained in a safe condition
Make adequate provision and arrangements for welfare facilities at work
Monitor safety performance to maintain agreed standards
The duties of the employees are to:
Take reasonable care of their own health and safety, and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
Co-operate with others in the Company to fulfill our statutory duties.
Not interfere with, misuse or willfully damage anything provided in the interests of health and safety.
Reporting any accidents or near misses however minor to the Site Supervisor or line manager.
Co-operating with any investigation, which may be undertaken with the objective of preventing re occurrence of incidents.
To ensure this policy is effective, we will
Review it annually or on any significant changes to our business.
Make any such changes known to our employees.
Maintain procedures for communication and consultation between all levels of staff on matters of health, safety and welfare.