Health & Safety

Muir Construction Limited produces high quality products at competitive prices, giving value for money. To successfully maintain this standard and level of progress the company is fully committed to, and places paramount importance on the health, safety and welfare of their employees, both current and future.

We are confident that with the co-operation of our employees the implementation of this Safety Policy will significantly reduce accidents and improve the working environment.

Health and Safety Objectives

• Provision of adequate and appropriate resources to implement our Occupation Health & Safety Policy.

• Achievement of continual improvement Occupational Health & Safety Policy performance by the identification and monitoring of objectives.

• To ensure that the proper planning and management of health and safety is an integral part of all Company activities.

• Making this policy available at all places of work and ensuring that all employees are aware of their Occupational Health & Safety obligations.

• Making this policy available to interested parties and the public where requested.

This Company is committed to implementing the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and associated regulations, and will provide the resources and actively seek the co-operation of all employees to meet these commitments.

Responsibilities

• The organisation and arrangements for the time being in force for carrying out the Company Safety Policy will be under the direction of the Managing Director who will be working under the instruction of The Board of Directors.

• The Group Safety Officer will be working under the direction of the Board of Directors to implement and manage the Safety Policy.

• The Quality, Safety and Training Department will provide advice, information and training in health and safety, facilitate the implementation of safe systems of work; inspect, report upon and review the Company’s safety arrangements.

• All employees are to actively implement and support the Company Safety Policy.

• The general duties of employers to their employees are stated in Section 2 of the aforementioned Act as follows:

It shall be the duty of every employer to ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all his employees.

Without prejudice to the generality of an employer’s duty under the preceding paragraph, the matters to which the duty extends include in particular:

• The provision and maintenance of plant and systems of work that are so far as is reasonably practicable, safe and without risks to health.

• Arrangements for ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety and absence of risks to health in connection with the use, handling and storage, and transport of articles and substances.

• The provision of such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of his employees.

• So far as is reasonably practicable as regards any place of work under the employer’s control, the maintenance of it in a condition that is safe and without risks to health, and the provision and maintenance of means of access to and egress from it that are safe and without such risks.

• The provision and maintenance of a working environment for his employees that is so far as is reasonably practicable safe and without risks to health, and adequate as regards facilities and arrangements for their welfare at work.

 

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