Health, Safety and Environmental Protection Policy Statement

 

HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION POLICY STATEMENT


THE POLICY OF JACKSON RECYCLING LTD IS:


To achieve and maintain the highest standard of health and safety for all Company employees, the employees of sub-contractors working for Jackson Recycling Ltd and anyone else affected by the Company activities.


To conduct the Company activities in such a manner as to reduce the risk to health and safety to a level as low as is reasonably practicable.


To ensure that all statutory and Company rules and regulations regarding Health and Safety are observed by anyone involved with the activities of Jackson Recycling Ltd.


To prevent any adverse effect of the Company operations and activities on the environment.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


The Directors declare that their responsibilities for health, safety and environmental protection rank equally with those for finance, marketing and operations.


The Directors remain responsible for Company performance but delegate the duties of monitoring, evaluating and implementing the Health, Safety and Environmental Policy to the designated management as outlined in the Safety Management System.


The Safety Management System describes how safety and environmental matters are managed and refers to the detailed Company Operating Manuals applicable to each defined hazard or operation.


It is Company Policy to establish and publish an annual Health, Safety and Environmental Plan and Statement of objectives, aimed at continuous improvement in the Company's performance. The Plan is kept under constant review by the senior management reporting directly to the Directors of Jackson Recycling Ltd.


THE JACKSON RECYCLING DIRECTORS WILL:


Make the working environment both on site and off site as safe and healthy as possible with the aim of achieving no harm or injury to anyone.


Make protective clothing, equipment and first aid facilities available to all personnel potentially at risk to combat hazards which cannot effectively be eliminated, reduced or controlled in any other way.


Encourage continuous improvement in safety awareness and safety management skills at all levels within the Company and its sub-contractors.


Encourage the active involvement of all employees and sub-contractors in the Company's effort to promote and improve standards of health and safety and standards of environmental protection.


Encourage all employees and sub-contractors to pay maximum attention to safe working practices and standards laid down by the company and statutory authorities.


Make the necessary resources available to meet these aims.


The responsibility for Health, Safety and Environmental protection lies directly and personally with all personnel employed by Jackson Recycling Ltd. and its sub-contractors from the Directors to individuals on the worksite.



EVERY PERSON WORKING FOR JACKSON RECYCLING AND ITS SUB-CONTRACTORS HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO:


Take reasonable care to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of themselves and that of other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions.


Observe and comply with all statutory and Company rules and regulations regarding health and safety and the environment.


Be conversant with the Jackson Recycling Ltd Safety Management System and diligently carry out their duties and responsibilities outlined within it and the procedures to which it refers.



IN PARTICULAR:


To attend or be aware of safety meetings


To bring to the attention of the Directors and the Managers on site any accidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses, or risks to health, safety or the environment to either employees or others


To actively participate in any investigation into any accidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses, or risks to health, safety or the environment.


To ensure that all equipment provided in the interests of health and safety is readily available as required and is properly used, and to report any deficiencies with such equipment.


Not to misuse any equipment provided for health, safety and environmental protection.


The ultimate responsibility for the Company's Health, Safety and Environmental performance rests with the Directors, but is managed on a daily basis by the site manager who regularly keeps the Directors advised of any problems or changes.


This policy is subject to continuous monitoring and review by the Site Managers who reports on a regular basis to the Directors.


Dated: 1st August 2009






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Bradleys Sand Pit, Lightfoot Green Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 0AP