Health and Safety Policy Statement

Health and Safety Policy Statement
My statement of general policy is:

  • to provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from work activities
  • to provide and maintain safe plant and equipment;
  • to ensure safe handling and use of substances;
  • to obtain information, instruction and supervision where required
  • to ensure adequate training and competence
  • to prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health;
  • to maintain safe and healthy working conditions
  • to review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals.

Date 4/10/2019
Review date 4/10/2020

Health and safety at Work etc Act 1974
I am responsible for:

  1. Overall and final responsibility for health and safety
  1. Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice
  1. Health and safety standards continuous improvement
  1. Taking reasonable care of my own and others health and safety
  1. Risk assessment preparation, recording findings and implementing risk reduction
  1. Reviewing risk assessments annually or on a change in activity
  1. Purchasing, maintenance and inspection of all appropriate work equipment to ensure that it meets the required health and safety standards.
  1. Identifying, assessing and implementing COSHH assessments for all appropriate substances.
  1. Reporting accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences to the enforcing authority and keeping records of non-reportable accidents.
  1. Investigating accidents., sickness and health related issues to implement means of avoiding their recurrence.

I am competent in the tasks required for the company and records of my training courses are kept with the company, further training will be arranged as necessary.

I will ensure that policies, assessments and statements are updated as required or on an annual basis to reflect the needs of the business.

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