Health & Safety Policy
It is this QB Contracts Ltd’s policy to take all reasonable action to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all employees and to ensure that all facilities, equipment, etc, is maintained in a safe condition at all times. To attain these standards and conditions, the following requirements must be met:
The provision of, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe areas of work within the facilities at all times, with proper means of access and egress.
The provision and maintenance of plant, equipment, tools, etc, that are, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe and without risk to health.
The provision of such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of all employees whilst they are at work. QB Contracts Ltd will ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that persons not employed by QB Contracts Ltd, but who may be affected by QB Contracts Ltd’s activities, are not exposed to risks to their health or safety.
In order to achieve the above requirements QB Contracts Ltd shall establish a set of Aims & Objectives which shall be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time bound. These Aims and Objectives shall be documented and reviewed at least once per year to ensure they are being met.
As Managing Directors of ‘QB Contracts Ltd’, ‘We’ accept our overall responsibility for Health & Safety within QB Contracts Ltd and by signing this Health & Safety Policy Statement commits to ensuring that all resources necessary to achieve QB Contracts Ltd’s Aims and Objectives. This will include the provision of adequate resources, instruction information and training as the needs arise.
To further QB Contracts Ltd's declared statement of safety, it is the duty of every employee whilst at work:-
(1) To take all possible care for the health and safety of himself and other persons who may be affected by his activities.
(2) To co-operate with management in every possible way to enable QB Contracts Ltd safety policy to be complied with.
(3) It is also a responsibility of each employee not to misuse or interfere with anything provided by the employer in the interests of health, safety and welfare.
Further to the above declared safety policy, all employees should have safety in mind at all times and should make use of protective equipment and must use the appropriate systems of guarding plant, etc, which are provided. Duties of various levels of management and personnel are set out in detail in the Safety Policy Booklet. The co-operation of each employee is essential to ensure the efficient working of QB Contracts Ltd safety organisation and to prevent injury to persons and damage to plant and equipment.
Signed: Peter Quinn Date: 10th February 2015
Director: Peter Quinn