Policies

Health & Safety Policy

Asbestos Removal Procedures

550Kg

General statement of intent

 

It is the policy of Asbestosremovallondon.com to comply with the terms of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and any subsequent legislation and to provide and maintain a healthy and safe working environment at all times. Asbestosremovallondon.com health and safety objective is to minimise the number of instances of occupational accidents and illnesses and ultimately to achieve an accident-free workplace.

 

All employees will be provided with such equipment, training, information, and supervision as is necessary to implement the policy and achieve the stated objective.

 

Asbestosremovallondon.com recognise and accept their duty to protect the health and safety of any visitors to the company offices, including contractors and temporary workers, as well as any members of the public who might be affected by our operations.

 

While the management of Asbestosremovallondon.com will do all that is within its powers to ensure the health and safety of its employees, it is recognised that health and safety at work is the responsibility of each and every individual associated with the company.  It is the duty of each employee to take reasonable care of their own and other people’s welfare and to report any situation which may pose a threat to the well being of any other person.

 

The management of Asbestosremovallondon.com will endeavour to ensure that all personnel are qualified to carry out their work activity.  However, if an employee is unsure how to perform a certain task or feels it would be dangerous to perform a specific job then it is the employee’s duty to report this to their supervisor. An effective health and safety programme requires continuous communication between works at all levels.  It is therefore every worker’s responsibility to report immediately any situation, which could jeopardise the well being of himself or herself or any other person.

 

All injuries, however small, sustained by a person at work must be reported to their direct line manager or supervisor.

 

Asbestosremovallondon.com health and safety policy will be continually monitored and updated, particularly when changed in the scale and nature of our operations occur. The policy will be updated at least every 12 months.

 

For & on behalf of Asbestosremovallondon.com

 

Name: Gareth Dickson

 

Signed

Date: 01/10/2014

Statement of intent

 

The Director of Asbestosremovallondon.com in compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (section 2 & 3) accept responsibility for the health and safety of employees and other persons affected by their undertakings with asbestos.

 

The Director of Asbestosremovallondon.com, will be responsible for the implementation, enforcement and adherence to this policy manual.

 

The Director will ensure the prevention of exposure of his employees to asbestos so far is reasonably practicable in accordance with CAR 2012, Reg 11. To ensure this the Director will ensure regular air monitoring as defined in CAR 2012, Reg 22. Each employee who works with asbestos will receive personal air monitoring at least once on each different work activity carried out to ensure compliance with CAR 2012, Reg 11.

 

The Director will ensure the Enforcing Authority are notified of work with asbestos, as defined by CAR 2012, Reg 3,8 and section 1.3 of this manual. The Director will also ensure that risk assessments and plans of work are prepared for the removal works with any asbestos containing materials as defined by CAR 2012, Reg 6 & 7 to ensure compliance with the prevention of spread of asbestos CAR 2012, Reg 16.

 

It is important that all asbestos removal personnel are aware of their responsibilities and duties in compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (section 7) which is:

 

Working in a safe and responsible manner and as trained and instructed by the employer;

 

Taking all reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and other persons whilst carrying out their work;

 

Taking all reasonable care for the environment.

 

For and on behalf of Asbestosremovallondon.com

 

Name: Gareth Dickson

Position: Director

 

Signed:

Date: 01/10/2014

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Asbestosremovallondon.com Ltd is a company registered in England with company number 09477020

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