HEALTH & SAFETY
Kyle Quinn has overall and final responsibility for health and safety.
Chloe Forrest has 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.
Chloe Forrest is responsible for keeping a record of all training.
2.2 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.
2.3 First aid
Adequate first aid provisions will be available at all sites. All first aid incidents will be recorded.
2.4 Welfare facilities
Management will ensure there are adequate welfare facilities on all sites.
2.5 Accident reporting
All employees will report accidents to their supervisor or manager.
Chloe Forrest 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 Chloe Forrest and is located Unit 13, Apex Business Park, Boscombe Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU5 4SB.
2.6 Emergency procedures
Chloe Forrest is responsible for carrying out fire risk assessments.
Escape routes will be well signed and kept clear at all times.
Evacuation plans will be tested periodically and updated as necessary.
This is the statement of general policy and arrangements for:
Quinn Groundworks Ltd
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 plant and 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