Hawkeye Health & Safety Policy
Health and Safety Policy
Company Safety Policy
1. General statement of Intent
2. Code of Practice - Organisational
3. Code of Practice - Organisational
Health & Safety at work act 1974
Company Health & Safety Policy
Hawkeye Security & Surveillance Systems
Ltd accepts and recognises its responsibilities as an employer to
provide safe, healthy working conditions and environment for its
employees. The Company has a full commitment to Health & Safety and
realises it has a prime responsibility to take every reasonable step to
"A reasonably practicable standard of
Health & Safety for all its employees, trainees and the employees of any
other Company or Organisation that may legitimately be on its premises
and for any member of the public that my be affected by its activities."
The Managing Director of the Company has
overall responsibility for Health & Safety and the Directors,
Regional/Branch Managers and Line Managers will ensure safety standards
Management at all levels in the Company
will endeavour to meet the objectives of this Policy so far as it is
reasonably practicable, to ensure:
(a) That plant and machinery is installed and maintained to an
acceptable standard of safety and that it is operated under a safe
system of work.
(b) That any article or substance is handled, stored and transported in
a safe manner.
(c) That any place of work is maintained in a safe condition and
provided with safe means of access and egress.
(d) That all items of new machinery or plant will be thoroughly checked
to see that it is safe before being taken in to use.
(e) That all plant and equipment such as cranes, lifting gear, air
receivers, etc., will be tested, thoroughly examined and certified in
accordance with the appropriate legislation and its requirements.
That adequate fire precautions are taken
in line with Fire Precautions Act 1971.
Arrangements will be made for the
provision of such information, instruction, training and supervision of
employees as may be necessary. Particular attention will be given to
trainees and young persons who are employed within the Company or who
are under-going Training.
This Safety Policy and Code of Practice
will be available at all Company Centres/Offices as a reference on
Health & Safety aspects.
The line Manager of each business centre
within Company will ensure that safety committees are set up and meet on
a regular basis to review and discuss all aspects of Health & Safety.
The Company will encourage and fully
co-operate with the work of safety committees and safety representatives
and will implement any recommendations made, providing these are
reasonably practicable and in accord with the Company's safety Policy.
The Company expects every employee and
trainee to fully co-operate in its Safety Policy and, in particular, to
take reasonable care for the health & safety of themselves and any other
person who may be affected by their acts or omissions. This co-operation
is required, without question, with Management in complying with any
legal requirements placed upon it by the Factories Act, any other
legislation and the Health & Safety at Work Act.
No person shall intentionally or
recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests
of Health, Safety and Welfare.
An employee is expected to report to
1. An incident, however trivial the
injury, whether received on Company premises or on site.
2. Any failure to plant or equipment such
as lifting gear, abrasive wheels, safety trips, etc., whether it has
caused an accident or not.
3. Any particular situation, which the
employee feels, is or may lead to, a dangerous situation.
The Managing Director and each Director is
responsible for monitoring the Safety Policy and taking such steps as
may be necessary to ensure that it is effective and consistent
throughout the Company.
This document supersedes and replaced any
previous Company Safety Policy Document.