Health and Safety Policy Statement
This is the health and safety policy of:
S6 Academy Limited
Part 1: Statement of Intent
Our health and safety policy is to, so far as is reasonably practicable:
- Prevent accidents and cases of work related ill-health.
- Manage health and safety risks in our workplace.
- Provide such information, instruction, training and supervision necessary to ensure that our employees are competent to undertake their work.
- Consult with our employees on matters of health and safety.
- Encourage all employees to engage in maintaining safe working practices.
- Provide and maintain safe plant and work equipment.
- Provide all necessary Personal Protective Equipment.
- Ensure that all substances are used, stored and handled safely.
- Maintain safe and healthy working conditions.
- Implement all necessary emergency procedures, including evacuation procedures in the event of ﬁre or other signiﬁcant incident.
- Review and revise this policy regularly so as to ensure that these standards of health and safety are maintained.
We are committed to ensuring the highest reasonably practicable standards of health and safety. In particular, we acknowledge our duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and secondary health and safety legislation.
Accordingly, we are committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees, sub-contractors and members of the public who may be affected by our work as much as is reasonably practicable, and will assess and alter our work conditions, systems and equipment where necessary.
We genuinely care for our staff and others affected by our work, and we design our systems accordingly. In addition, we actively encourage all our staff and contractors to engage and cooperate on workplace matters, in particular health and safety.
As the senior manager, I accept that I have overall responsibility for health and safety. Danny Roache 17.02.2020
Part 2: Responsibilities for health and safety
Danny Roache - Director, Health and Safety Officer
Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring that this policy is put into practice:
The following people have responsibilities in the following areas:
Part 3: Arrangements for health and safety
- Risk Assessment
- Training of employees
- Consultation with employees •
- Fire Safety
- Evacuation & Emergency Procedures.
- Accident and investigation Procedures
- Work equipment selection and maintenance
- Hazardous substances (COSHH), assessment and control measures
- Welfare provisions
- First aid provisions and arrangements for accident reporting.
- Manual handling assessment and policy
- Selection of, provision of information to and monitoring of sub-contractors to ensure competence with reference to CDM Regulations.
- Public safety assessment and procedures.