This is the statement of general policy and arrangements for Site Testing Limited.
The company is committed to:
Provide a safe place of work
Provide safe systems of work
Provide training, instruction and supervision
Provide and maintain safe equipment
Assess the risks to anyone who might be affected by carrying out work activities
Ensure materials and substances are safely stored, handled and transported
Work to prevent accidents
Marc Lammas has overall and final responsibility for health and safety, along with day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice.
Supervisors and managers must provide adequate supervision to ensure the safe systems of work are being followed.
Employees have a responsibility to take care of the health and safety of themselves and those around them, to follow safe systems of work and report any concerns to supervisors and managers.
All staff and subcontractors will be given a health and safety induction and provided with appropriate training, including manual handling, asbestos awareness and working at height.
Supervisors and managers are responsible for identifying training needs. Marc Lammas is responsible for keeping a record of all training.
Carrying out risk assessments
A written risk assessment will be carried out by the supervisor for all work activity, prior to it starting. Hazards will be identified and control measures implemented to eliminate risk, or reduce to an acceptable level and the risk assessments will be provided to operatives.
Adequate first aid provisions will be available at all sites. All first aid incidents will be recorded.
Management will ensure there are adequate welfare facilities on all sites.
All employees will report accidents to their supervisor or manager. Marc Lammas is responsible for investigating accidents to prevent recurrence and ensure safe work practices are being carried out.
All accidents will be recorded in the accident book which is kept by Marc Lammas and is located within the head office.
Site Testing Bishops Court, 17a The Broadway Old Hatfield Herts. AL9 5HZ