Occupational Health & Safety Policy
In compliance with the requirement of Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, Osmond Group Limited (The Company) is effectively discharging is statutory duties by preparing a written Occupational Health and Safety Policy Manual (“Policy Manual”). A copy of the policy manual, which outlines our health and safety arrangements and organisational structure, is held on The Company server.
The Company is aware that in order to ensure the policy manual is maintained effectively, it is essential that all references and information are up to date and accurate. Should any changes occur within the business e.g. introduction of new processes or systems or, if changes occur that impact on the organisations occupational health and safety responsibilities, the policy manual will be updated.
The policy manual will be constantly monitored by management and reviewed at least annually. In addition, arrangements within the policy manual will be reviewed if accident trends or the findings of any management inspections raise concerns.
In order for The Company to discharge its statutory duties, employees are required by law, to co-operate with management in all matters concerning the health, safety and welfare of themselves and any other person who may be affected by their acts or omissions whilst at work. The Company encourages all employees to inform management of any areas of the policy manual that they feel are inadequate or misrepresented to ensure that the policy manual is maintained as a true working document.
Occupational Health and Safety Policy Statement:
The following is a statement of The Company’s Occupational Health and Safety Policy in accordance with Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.
It is the policy of The Company to ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of all employees working for The Company and other persons who may be affected by our undertakings.
The Company acknowledges that the key to successful occupational health and safety management requires an effective policy, organisation and arrangements, which reflect the commitment of senior management. To maintain this commitment, we will continually measure, monitor and revise, where necessary, our occupational health and safety objectives to ensure continual improvement of our performance.
Senior Management will implement The Company’s health and safety policy and recommend any changes to meet new circumstances. The Company recognises that successful health and safety management contributes to successful business performance and will allocate adequate finances and resources to meet these needs. Health and safety should never be compromised for other objectives.
The management of The Company is committed to the prevention of injury and ill health to all employees, visitors, contractors and members of the public who come in contact with our activities and to the prevention of damage to property.
All employees have duties under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and are informed of their personal responsibilities to take due care of the health and safety of themselves and to ensure they do not endanger other persons by their acts or omissions. Employees are also informed that they have a duty to co-operate in order to comply with legal and other requirements placed upon The Company.
The management of The Company is committed to open consultation with employees on occupational health and safety issues to gain viewpoints and recommendations.
The Company will ensure a systematic approach to identifying hazards, assessing risks, determining suitable and sufficient control measures and informing employees of the correct procedures needed to maintain a safe working environment.
We will provide, so far as reasonably practicable, safe practices, safe plant and machinery, safe handling of material and substances, the provision of adequate safety equipment and ensure that appropriate information, instruction, training and supervision is given. We regard all health and safety legislation as the minimum standard and expect management to achieve their targets without compromising health and safety.
This policy will be reviewed annually to ensure its suitability, relevance and appropriateness to The Company. This policy is communicated to all members of staff and is available to any interested party.