Re-Macs is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for its employees and other service providers who work or visit the organisation’s premises. As well as ensuring that all that is reasonable and practicable is done to prevent personal injury and to comply with the duties laid upon the organisation as employer under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and any accompanying regulations.
Re-Macs will ensure that management and staff are aware of and accept their individual and collective responsibilities in the care of health and safety of themselves and others. All members of management and staff are expected to co -operate in the carrying out of this policy and Re-Macs will encourage full participation of all employees in matters concerning health and safety within the organisation. Re-Macs will identify and eliminate or control any situations likely to be hazardous to health and safety or cause injury/damage to persons or equipment. Re-Macs is responsible for providing the necessary resources for the implementation of health and safety legislation and the objectives identified in this policy. Re-Macs also recognises the right of non-smokers to breathe smoke free air and is conscious of its responsibilities to provide a clean health and safe working environment.
Fire risk assessments have been undertaken and any actions that need reviewing will be undertaken.
Re-Macs will make all reasonable efforts to provide a safe and healthy working environment and ensure that :
- Adequate working space is provided.
- Adequate storage is available.
- Steps or ladders provided as required.
- Clear access and egress is provided at all times.
- Suitable and sufficient work equipment is supplied.
- Housekeeping is maintained.
- Adequate lighting is provided.
- Comfortable working temperatures are maintained.
First aid kits are available within the office, first aiders co-ordinate first aid facilities and ensure adequate supplies are available. All accidents should be reported and the accident report book/form is required to be completed. Re-Macs will ensure that any reportable incidents under RIDDOR are reported within the legal time scales.