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   arc Health and Safety Policy

This is the statement of general policy and arrangements for:  

Alternative Resolution to Conflict         

David Warren – Director

 

has overall and final responsibility for health and safety
David Warren – Director

 

 

has day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice
Statement of general policy

 

Responsibility of: Name/Title Action/Arrangements (What are you going to do?)

 

Prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health by managing the health and safety risks in the workplace David Warren

 

Risk assessments will be completed for every workplace/area of activity, including overseas (see proforma).

When working in third party locations, the risk assessments completed by the occupier/owner will be consulted and adopted if deemed appropriate.

 

Provide clear instructions and information, and adequate training, to ensure employees are competent to do their work David Warren

 

Training will be conducted with all new staff, volunteers and sub-contractors.

 

Engage and consult with employees on day-to-day health and safety conditions David Warren

 

Staff routinely consulted on health and safety matters as they arise but also formally consulted at regular health and safety performance review meetings or sooner if required.

 

Implement emergency procedures – evacuation in case of fire or other significant incident. You can find help with your fire risk assessment at: https://www.gov.uk/workplace-fire-safety-your-responsibilities David Warren As dictated by workplace.  Staff, volunteers and sub-contractors will make every effort to familiarise themselves with the emergency procedures of the building or workplace they are operating within.

 

 

Maintain safe and healthy working conditions, provide and maintain plant, equipment and machinery, and ensure safe storage/use of substances David Warren Toilets, washing facilities and drinking water will be identified in the building or workplace that staff, volunteers and sub-contractors are required to operate within.

System in place for routine inspections and testing of equipment and machinery and for ensuring that action is promptly taken to address any defects.

 

Signed: * (Employer) David Warren Date: 7.1.17

 

Health and safety law poster is displayed at (location) As in prescribed workplace/area of activity.
First-aid box is located:

 

As in prescribed workplace/area of activity.
Accident book is located: As in prescribed workplace/area of activity.

Accidents and ill health at work reported under RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) http://www.hse.gov.uk/riddor

To get an interactive version of this template go to http://www.hse.gov.uk/risk/risk-assessment-and-policy-template.doc

Combined risk assessment and policy template published by the Health and Safety Executive 08/14

 

 

   Arc Risk assessment – Proforma

   All employers must conduct a risk assessment. If you have fewer than five employees you don’t have to write anything down.

 

                Arc Risk Assessment Proforma

  Company name:  arc                                                                                                               

 Date of risk assessment     

What are the hazards?

 

Who might be harmed and how?

 

What are you already doing?

 

Do you need to do anything else to control this risk?

 

Action by who?

 

Action by when?

 

Done

 

Slips and trips Staff and visitors may be injured if they trip over objects or slip on spillages. General good housekeeping is carried out.

All areas well lit, including stairs.

No trailing leads or cables.

Staff keep work areas clear, eg no boxes
left in walkways, deliveries stored immediately.

Better housekeeping in staff kitchen

needed, eg on spills.

 

Arrange for loose carpet tile on second floor to be repaired/replaced.

 

All staff, supervisor to monitor

Manager

 

From now on

 

 

xx/xx/xx

 

xx/xx/xx

 

 

xx/xx/xx

 

 

 

           
 

 

           
 

Signed

 

Date

         

You should review your risk assessment if you think it might no longer be valid (eg following an accident in the workplace or if there are any significant changes to hazards, such as new work equipment or work activities)

For further information and to view our example risk assessments go to http://www.hse.gov.uk/risk/casestudies/

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