Our Health & Safety policy

Announced to the public,

This policy statement has been prepared in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Part 1: Statement of Intent

This is the health and safety policy statement of: Further Design & Management Limited.

 

Our health and safety policy is to:

  • manage health and safety risks in our workplace,

  • prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health,

  • provide clear instructions and information, and adequate training, to ensure employees are competent to do their work,

  • provide personal protective equipment as a last resort if the risks cannot be eliminated,

  • consult with our employees and stakeholders on matters affecting their health and safety,

  • provide and maintain safe plant and equipment,

  • ensure safe handling and use of substances,

  • maintain safe and healthy working conditions,

  • implement emergency procedures, including evacuation in case of fire or another significant incident,

  • review and revise this policy regularly.

 

Signed: Istemi Alp Kose

Print name: Istemi Alp Kose

Date: 31 July 2021

Review date: 31 October 2021

Part 2: Responsibilities for Health & Safety

1. Overall and final responsibility for health and safety: Istemi Alp Kose (Director)

 

2. Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice: Istemi Alp Kose (Director)

 

3. To ensure health and safety standards are maintained / improved, the following people have responsibility in the following areas: Istemi Alp Kose: Safety, risk assessments, consulting employees, accidents, first-aid-at-work and work-related ill health, monitoring, accident and ill-health investigation, emergency procedures, fire and evacuation, maintaining equipment, information, instruction and supervision, required training.

 

4. All employees should:

  • co-operate with supervisors and managers on health and safety matters;

  • take reasonable care of their own health and safety; and,

  • report all health and safety concerns to an appropriate person (as detailed above).

Part 3: Arrangement for Health & Safety

Risk assessment

  • We will complete relevant risk assessments and take the correct action.

  • We will review risk assessments when working habits or conditions change.

 

Training

  • We will give staff and subcontractors health and safety induction and provide appropriate training (including working at height, asbestos awareness and electrical safety). We will not employ untrained and/or incompetent persons until their training and competency progresses complete.

  • We will provide personal protective equipment when the risks cannot be eliminated.

  • We will make sure suitable arrangements are in place for employees who work remotely.

 

Consultation

  • We will consult staff and relevant shareholders routinely on health and safety matters as they arise and formally when we review health and safety.

 

Evacuation

  • We will make sure escape routes are well signed and kept clear at all times, and electrical sockets are switched off when are not in use.

  • Evacuation plans are tested from time to time and updated if necessary.