Health and Safety

    Our Policy is formulated in accordance with Section 2(3) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Statement of Intent

1 The Company recognises and accepts responsibility as an employer for carrying out the business in a manner which will not, as far as is reasonably practicable, give rise to an undue risk to the health and safety of the employees and other persons within the Home. The Company will further take all reasonable precautions to prevent any health or safety risks befalling themselves.

2 As an employer, the Company will make every effort comply with their obligations as laid down in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, by constant vigilance to all aspects of health and safety.

3 The Company will as far as is reasonably practicable take action to:

a)Ensure the effective prosecution of this policy

b)Define areas of responsibility for safety where appropriate

c)Collate a set of Codes of Practice, Instruction Manuals, list of Procedures, Standards, Advice, etc, where they apply to the health and safety at work within the Home.

d)Endeavour to provide the necessary resources for the effective pursuance of this policy.

e)Where practicable, ensure that any person other than as employee who may be within the Home is also covered by the protection of this Policy.

f)Ensure that all employees whose participation in the effective prosecution of this Policy are constantly aware of the contents of this Policy.

4 In furtherance of sub paragraph (f) above, the employer will at any reasonable time, be willing to discuss with any or all employees on any aspects of health and safety at work as applicable to the Home and remind them of their joint responsibility for ensuring that the Policy is implemented at all times.

5 This Policy will be reviewed regularly and amended as necessary.