Our Statement of General Policy is:
• To provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from our work activities
• To consult with our employees on matters affecting their health and safety;
• To provide and maintain safe plant and equipment
• To ensure safe handling and use of substances
• To provide information, instruction and supervision for employees;
• To ensure all employees are competent to do their tasks, and to give them adequate training;
• To prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health;
• To maintain safe and healthy working conditions; and to review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals.
• As the employer you have overall responsibility for health and safety.
• You can delegate responsibility for day-to-day tasks to someone else, For Example: a manager or supervisor
• Make sure they keep you informed about health and safety matters
• They are still your overall responsibility.
• You can delegate specific tasks to individuals in your organisation, by workplace area or by topic
• Responsibilities should be clearly set so that if there are any health and safety concerns, they can be reported to the right person.
• Employees also have legal responsibilities to take care of the health and safety of themselves and others, and to co-operate with you to help you comply with the law.
• Overall and final responsibility for health and safety is that of : Mark Ashby
• Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice is delegated to: Bob Ashby
• To ensure health and safety standards are maintained/improved, the following people have responsibility in the following areas : All Staff
• All employees have to co-operate with supervisors and managers on health and safety matters
• Not interfere with anything provided to safeguard their health and safety
• Take reasonable care of their own health and safety
• Report all health and safety concerns to an appropriate person (as detailed in this policy statement)
• Worksafe Policy … All staff have the right to refuse to work under Health & Safety Concerns
• Health & Safety should never be compromised for other objectives
Health and Safety Executive
HSE Infoline 0845 345 0055
HSE Website www.hse.gov.uk
HSE Direct www.hsedirect.com
Health and Safety Risks arising from OUR work activities
• Risk assessments will be undertaken by the: Project Manager or Client
• The findings of the risk assessments will be reported to: Delegated Service or Installation Staff
• Action required to remove/control risks will be approved by: All Parties Involved
• Who will be responsible for ensuring the action required is implemented by: All Parties Involved
• Who will check that the implemented actions have removed/reduced the risks: All Parties
• General Assessments will be reviewed every Year or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest.
Consultation with Employees
You must consult your Employees. If you recognise a union and there is a union-appointed safety representative,
you must consult them on matters affecting the employees they represent. If you do not have trade unions,
you must consult employees either directly or through an elected representative. Consultation with employees is provided by: Mark Ashby and Bob Ashby
Safe Plant and Equipment
You will need to ensure that all plant and equipment that requires maintenance is identified, that the maintenance is done and that new or second hand plant and equipment meets health and safety standards before you buy it.
First Line Manager(s) will be responsible for identifying all equipment/plant needing maintenance.
First Line Manager(s) will be responsible for ensuring effective maintenance procedures are drawn up.
First Line Manager(s) will be responsible for ensuring that all identified maintenance is implemented.
First Line Manager(s) will check that new plant and equipment meets health and safety standards before it is purchased.
Any problems found with plant/equipment should be reported to your Immediate Supervisor
Safe handling and use of substances
You must assess the risks from all substances hazardous to health under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) (COSHH). These are your COSHH assessments. Write down your arrangements for doing your COSHH assessments here.
First Line Manager(s) will be responsible for identifying all substances which need a COSHH assessment.
First Line Manager(s) will be responsible for undertaking COSHH assessments.
First Line Manager(s) will be responsible for ensuring that all actions identified in the assessments are implemented
First Line Manager(s) will be responsible to ensure that all relevant employees are informed about the COSHH assessments
First Line Manager(s) will check that new substances can be used safely before they are purchased
Assessments will be reviewed every year or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest.
Information, instruction and supervision
Write down where you display the Health and Safety Law poster, or where the leaflets are available from, where people can go for health and safety advice and what provision you make for training young workers or trainees.
The Health and Safety Law poster is displayed at/leaflets are issued by Health and safety advice is available from.
Supervision of young workers/trainees will be arranged/undertaken/monitored by is responsible for ensuring that our employees working at locations under the control of other employers, are given relevant health and safety information.
Competency for tasks and training
All employees must be given health and safety induction training when they start work, which should cover basics such as first aid and fire safety. There should also be job-specific health and safety training. You also have to provide training if risks change, and refresher training when skills are not frequently used. Write down your arrangements for training here,
including arrangements for record keeping.
Induction training will be provided for all employees by Mark Ashby or Bob Ashby
Job-specific training will be provided by the Individual or Specific Manufacturer
Specific jobs requiring special training will be required from time to time and will be provided by a specialist.
Training records are kept at the Main Office
Training will be identified, arranged and monitored by Mark Ashby or Bob Ashby of Clean Air Environmental Limited
Accidents & First Aid
You should note down your first-aid arrangements here.
The first-aid box is to be kept in contractors vehicles on site at all times
The appointed first aider is Mark Ashby
All accidents and cases of work-related ill health are to be recorded in the accident book.
The book is kept in the main hallway (next to the workshop doorway)
Everyone is responsible for reporting accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences
The Health & Safety Manager is responsible for reporting accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences to the enforcing authority (HSE or your local authority depending upon where you work.
Emergency procedures – fire and evacuation
ON DISCOVERING A FIRE
1) SHOUT “FIRE” TO WARN OTHERS
2) CALL THE FIRE BRIGADE “999” Or report to Business protection on site
3) LEAVE THE BUILDING BY THE NEAREST EXIT CLOSING ALL DOORS BEHIND YOU
4) REPORT TO SUPERVISION AT THE APPROPRIATE ASSEMBLY POINT
• SITE WORK - YOUR ASSEMBLY POINT IS AS POINTED OUT IN YOUR SITE INDUCTIONS
NOT TO DO
5) DO NOT RUN OUT OF THE BUILDING
6) DO NOT SMOKE
7) DO NOT RETURN TO THE BUILDING FOR ANY WORK OR PERSONAL BELONGINGS
8) DO NOT LEAVE THE ASSEMBLY POINT UNLESS INSTRUCTED TO DO SO BY EITHER A SUPERVISOR OR FIRE BRIGADE