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					The Health and Safety Policy

           Presentation by


   John B McLaughlin
    BA. CMIOSH. MCIPD. Dip.SM. MIIRSM.
The Health and Safety Policy

 Process
 Procedure or
 Working Document
The Health and Safety Policy


 What is the purpose of a
 health and safety policy?
The Health and Safety Policy

The Health and Safety Policy
should be compiled to spell
out how the organisation
intends Managing health and
safety in the workplace.
    The Health and Safety Policy
           Section 2 (3)
Where an employer has 5 employees
or more, then he shall provide a written
safety policy.
                Statement of Intent
               Organisation
               Arrangements
HASAWA
                                                         Policy
                                                       Statement


     The Health and Safety Policy
     Health and Safety Policy Statement
To provide adequate control of the health and safety
risks arising from our work activities.
To provide and maintain safe plant and equipment.
To ensure safe use and handling of substances.
To provide information instruction and supervision for
employees.
To consult with our employees on matters affecting
their health and safety
                                                       Policy
                                                     Statement


     The Health and Safety Policy
     Health and Safety Policy Statement
To Ensure all employees are competent to do their tasks
and to give them adequate training.
To prevent accidents and cases of work related ill
health.
To maintain safe and healthy working conditions and:
To review and revise this policy as necessary at regular
intervals.
                                                        Policy
                                                      Statement


     The Health and Safety Policy
     Health and Safety Policy Statement
You should also draw attention to employees that
they also have a duty under HASAWA;
To take care of themselves and anyone else who may be
affected by their acts or omissions, have a duty to
cooperate with management on health and safety matters.
       That it is an offence to recklessly interfere with
       equipment that has been provided for their safety.
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