It is an important duty of First Aid For All Ltd., in the conduct of its business operations, to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for all its employees, sub contractors, trainees, site visitors. First Aid For All Ltd. accepts the fact that this implies a corresponding duty of ensuring that necessary organisation, equipment and training is provided to fulfil this obligation. An effective health and safety policy requires the full collaboration and co-operation of all employees; everybody is asked to read this policy and accept their own personal responsibility for health and safety at work.
It is the responsibility of management:
- to maintain the spirit and letter of the principles incorporated in the relevant legislation to ensure the safest systems of work and a safe, healthy working environment by consultation and joint involvement of management and employees, to enlist the active interest, participation and support of employees in promoting good standards.
It is the responsibility of every employee, sub contractor, trainee, site visitor:
- To take all reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and of fellow employees,sub contractors, trainees, site visitors, and to report any hazard which cannot be controlled personally
- To co-operate with the organisation by observing safety rules and complying with any measures designed to ensure a safe and healthy working environment.
- The role of "safety coordinator" (currently Chris Dunkerley) is of vital importance for maintaining a continuous and critical scrutiny of working conditions throughout the workplace, reviewing safety performance and promoting safer working.
- The managing director accepts ultimate responsibility for health and safety within the organisation as a whole. All managers and employees generally are expected to support and implement this policy wholeheartedly.
It is the responsibility of the trainer to familiarise him/herself with a venue's emergency procedures including that of fire evacuation and first aid provision.
Reporting of Incidents
All major incidents are to be reported immediately, when safe and practicable to do so, by phone to Chris Dunkerley. All incidents must also be reported in writing (email is ok) to the safety coordinator within 24 hours.