Thames College Berkshire
Thames College Berkshire is committed to pursuing excellence in everything it does
and this includes the management of Health and Safety.
Health and Safety Policy Statement
• At the College we are committed to giving health and safety the highest priority
in all of our activities
• It is the policy of Thames College Berkshire to ensure, so far as is reasonably
practicable, the Health, Safety and Welfare of its employees and the Health &
Safety of other persons who may be affected by its activities. The Thames
College Berkshire will take steps to ensure that its statutory duties are met at
Responsibilities of the Thames College Berkshire
The Thames College Berkshire will ensure that:
• All processes and systems of work are designed to take account of Health &
Safety and are properly supervised at all times.
• The Company Director is ultimately responsibility for Health & Safety.
• Competent people are appointed to assist us in meeting our statutory duties
including, where appropriate, specialists from outside of the Thames College
• All employees are consulted on matters relating to Health, Safety and Welfare.
• Adequate facilities and arrangements will be maintained to enable employees
to raise issues of Health & Safety.
• Each employee will be given such information, instruction and training as is
necessary to enable the safe performance of their work activities.
• All arrangements are brought to employee’s attention and are monitored and
reviewed to ensure that they are effective.
Employees must ensure that they:-
• Co-operate with management to enable all statutory duties to be complied
• Take reasonable care of their own Health & Safety as well as the Health &
Safety of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.
• Familiarize themselves with the Health & Safety arrangements which apply to
them and their work functions.
• Full details of the organization and arrangements for Health & Safety will be
set out in the remainder of this document.
We undertake to continually review and develop our safety management systems, with
the overarching aim of conducting our activities in a manner which does not affect the
health and safety of any staff, students, contractors, visitors or members of the public,
or adversely affect the environment.
I and the other members of the Management Board are committed to this Policy and to
the implementation and maintenance of the highest standards of health, safety and
welfare across the College. We expect every member of Thames College Berkshire to
share this commitment and to work together to achieve it.
Review Date: July 2010
Dated: October 2009