Health and Safety Policy Statement

Cover of the health and safety policy pack

Organisations with 5 or more staff are required to have a health and safety policy. Companies should add a Heath and Safety Policy Statement to their safety policy document or manual, an example policy Statement is below: Health and Safety Policy Statement The company is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all its employees and other parties who may be affected by its activities. It is the intention of the company to place health and safety as a high priority in relation to the Company’s overall aims.…

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Site Hazard Control Measures

Builders Risk Assessment

Hazard Control Measures Hazards on building sites need to be controlled to reduce the risks of accidents and near misses. The Site Management should consider this to be a top priority, where large sites are concerned there should be a budget established during the tender stage to enable full time Health & Safety Staff to be employed not only to manage and establish control measures but to train ALL staff so that there is a full understanding of the site and the hazards as well as the measures in place…

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Visiting Contractors Safety

 Visiting Contractors Companies shall induct all contractors in the following relevant safety and communication issues in the workplace: Introduction to the organisational structure of the company. Introduction to any occupational health and safety personnel working for the company. Presentation, explanation and discussion of the occupational health and safety policy for the company. Information on the Occupational Health and Safety Committee (if applicable) for the company, who the representatives are and how they can be contacted. Familiarisation with the safety rules for the site, as well as for the department they…

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Brick & Block Laying Safety Document Pack

To assist Brick and Block laying companies and individuals we have put together a professional set of Health & Safety Method Statements, Risk Assessments and COSHH Assessments, these are perfect for any sized company and are suitable for use in any country. This Brick and Block laying Pack has been put together with the following Very useful and often asked for Documents:- Method statement for brick and block work This example covers tools and equipment, steps to reduce risks, manpower as well as a general safe method of work. Risk…

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Health & Safety Documents For A New Site

When Establishing a New Site, There are a number of forms and documents needed, these can include:- Form F10 – (Available here https://www.hse.gov.uk/forms/notification/f10.htm) Client/Planning Supervisor Information Sheet The health and safety file (notifiable projects only) The Contents Should Include:- A brief description of the work carried out; Any residual hazards which remain and how they have been dealt with (for example surveys or other information concerning asbestos; contaminated land; water bearing strata; buried services etc.); Key structural principles (for example, bracing, sources of substantial stored energy – including pre- or…

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Health & Safety Policy Part 2

Health & Safety Policy Part 2 Accidents and Near Miss reporting ( RIDDOR in the UK) All injuries, incidents, and dangerous occurrences at work involving employees or members of the public must be reported and recorded in the Company Accident Book. Deaths and Major injuries must be reported to the authorities immediately, some example Major reportable injuries are:- 1.       Over-3-day injuries – where an employee or self-employed person is away from work or unable to perform their normal work duties for more than 3 consecutive days. 2.       Fracture, other than…

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Health & Safety Policy Part 1

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Health and Safety Policy Contents Part 1 In the United Kingdom if you employ 5 or more people then you are required to have a health and safety policy under the Health & Safety at work act 1974. The content should include all of your company activities, a general example list is as follows:- Health & Safety Policy Statement (Example Below) Our policy is to provide and maintain safe and healthy environment, working conditions,   equipment, and safe systems of works in our workplace.  It is also our policy to provide…

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