At Haughey Metals, the health and safety of our staff, customers and the public is our highest priority. We complete relevant risk assessments and take actions arising out of those assessments which are subject to continuous review on a case by case basis.
Our staff and subcontractors are given necessary health and safety inductions and provided with appropriate training (including working at height, asbestos awareness and electrical safety) and personal protective equipment. We ensure that suitable arrangements are in place to cover employees engaged in work remote from the main company site. Our systems provide for the routine inspection and testing of equipment and machinery and for ensuring that action is promptly taken to address any required actions.
It is the policy of Haughey Metals Ltd to:
- Implement and monitor a Health and Safety Management system to manage risks associated with our premises and activities.
- Provide sufficient resources to ensure that the requirements of current Health and Safety legislation are fulfilled.
- Establish a system whereby all workers can contribute to Health and Safety policy through identification of possible hazards and near misses.
- Inform and educate all our staff on our Health and Safety policy to ensure a safe working environment.
- Train all staff to the level of competency necessary to execute their work duties safely.
- Undertake risk assessments to identify hazards and control methods of all work practices. To regularly review work practices and execute new risk assessments when needed.
- Maintain records of workers safety where appropriate.
- Maintain premises and work equipment to sufficient standards to ensure safety. Establish systems whereby all faults are brought to management attention and remedial action taken as quickly as possible.
The Health & Safety Policy has been defined and endorsed by the company’s senior management and has been communicated throughout the organisation by means of documented procedures in the Quality Systems Manual, and is included in all site document packs, is displayed on staff notice boards and detailed in all staff and site inductions.
The Health & Safety Policy statement and its associated organisational arrangements, systems and procedures will be revised annually and revised as necessary to reflect changes to the business activities. All changes to the policy and legislation will be brought to the attention of all its employees.
It is the responsibility of all employees to co-operate in the implementation of this Health & Safety Policy within their areas of influence. All employees have a legal duty to ensure their own safety and the safety of others under the Health & Safety Work Act 1974. Any failure by an employee to comply with any aspect of the company’s Health & Safety procedures, rules or duties will be treated by the company as serious or gross misconduct.