Roger Warnes Transport Ltd is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for employees, contractors and others. The Directors consider health and safety to be an important part of their business and recognise that good health and safety practices contribute to the effectiveness of their employees and the success and sustainability of the company.
The objective of this policy is to minimise risk to the health and safety of employees, contractors and others. Roger Warnes Transport Ltd shall take reasonable practicable measures to control foreseeable hazards, create a safe and healthy working environment and minimise harm and ill health to people. The Directors are responsible for implementing this Policy and shall take into account health and safety matters when organising day-to-day work and planning future activities.
All employees shall comply with the policy and assist with its implementation and shall ensure that their work, so far as is reasonably practicable, is undertaken without risk to themselves or others. Employees and where relevant contractors shall be made aware of the Policy and their responsibilities. The Directors shall consult employees on health, safety and welfare matters.
Through the implementation of this Policy the Directors are committed to:-
Providing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment
Identifying workplace hazards, assessing risks and carrying out work safely
Training employees to ensure they are competent and capable
Providing adequate information and instruction for employees
Communicating and consulting with employees and others
Providing competent management and supervision
Providing suitable welfare facilities and personal protective equipment
Supplying competent contractors and suppliers
Supplying all services and products with due regard for health and safety
Comply and assist with the implementation of the Health and Safety Policy and all associated procedures.
Be accountable for their actions and take responsibility for their health and safety and that of others.
Comply with the Policy and procedures and report any issues or concerns they have and/or unsafe conditions they are aware of.
The Directors are responsible for the health and safety of employees and others and shall ensure that adequate resources are made available and conflicts between different parts of the business do not threaten good health and safety practice. They shall ensure hazards are identified, risk assessments completed and activities undertaken safely and in a way which complies with legislation, Approved Codes of Practice, Health and Safety Executive guidance and this Policy.
This Policy and its objectives are facilitated through the implementation of a documented Occupational Health Management System that meets the requirements of OHSAS 18001 and is reviewed periodically, or earlier following a significant incident, a change to working practices or activities or if for any reason it has become invalid.