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Health and Safety Policy Statement
Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
This is the Health and Safety Policy Statement of The JLP Building Group Limited and covers the workplace at:
132 Great Ancoats Street, & Worksites

Effective:
8 February 2011

Our statement of general policy is:
• To provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from our work activities;
• To consult with our employees on matters affecting their health and safety;
• To provide and maintain safe plant and equipment;
• To ensure safe handling and use of substances;
• To provide information, instruction and supervision for employees;
• To ensure all employees are competent to do their tasks, and to give them adequate training;
• To prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health;
• To maintain safe and health working conditions; and
• To review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals.

2 Responsibilities
Overall and final responsibility for health and safety is that of: Joseph Piner
Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice is delegated to: Lucy Wilkinson to ensure health and safety standards are
maintained/improved, the following people have responsibility in the following areas:

Richard Meddani - Flooring
John Shaw - Groundworks & Brickworks
Brian Preece - Painting & Decorating
Mouloud Soualmi - Plastering
David Crossling - Plumbing
Joseph OBrien - Electrical
Graeme Kaye - Joinery
John Terry - Roofing
Mark OConnor - Tiling
Daniel Morris - Glazing

3 All employees have to:
• Co-operate with site foremen and managers on health and safety matters;
• Not interfere with anything provided to safeguard their health and safety;
• Take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others e.g. fellow emplyees; and
• Report all health and safety concerns to an appropriate person (as detailed in this policy statement.)

 4 Health and safety risks arising from our work activities

4.1 General risk assessment

A general risk assessment will be undertaken by: Lucy Wilkinson
The findings of the general risk assessment will be reported to: Joseph Piner
Action required to remove/control risks will be approved by: Joseph Piner
Responsibility for ensuring the action required is implemented rests with: Lucy Wilkinson
Checking that the implemented actions have removed/reduced the risks will be done by: Joseph Piner

This general risk assessment will be reviewed every 6 months or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest.

 4.2 Fire risk assessment
A fire risk assessment will be undertaken by: Arthur Dale
The findings of the fire risk assessment will be reported to: Joseph Piner
Action required to remove/control risks will be approved by: Joseph Piner
Responsibility for ensuring the action required is implemented rests with: Arthur Dale
Checking that the implemented actions have removed/reduced the risks will be done by: Joseph Piner

This fire risk assessment will be reviewed every 6 months or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest.

4.3 Manual handling risk assessment

A manual handling risk assessment will be undertaken by: John Shaw
The findings of the manual handling risk assessment will be reported to: Lucy Wilkinson
Action required to remove/control risks will be approved by: Lucy Wilkinson
Responsibility for ensuring the action required is implemented rests with: John Shaw
Checking that the implemented actions have removed/reduced the risks will be done by: Joseph Piner
This manual handling risk assessment will be reviewed every 6 months or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest.

4.4 Noise risk assessment
A noise risk assessment will be undertaken by: John Shaw
The findings of the noise risk assessment will be reported to: Lucy Wilkinson
Action required to remove/control risks will be approved by: Lucy Wilkinson
Responsibility for ensuring the action required is implemented rests with: John Shaw
Checking that the implemented actions have removed/reduced the risks will be done by: Joseph Piner
This noise risk assessment will be reviewed every 6 months or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest.

4.5 Hazardous substances (COSHH) risk assessment
The responsibility for identifying all substance which need a COSHH assessment rests with: Lucy Wilkinson
A hazardous substance risk assessment will be undertaken by: Lucy Wilkinson
The findings of the hazardous substances risk assessment will be reported to: Joseph Piner
The responsibility for ensuring that all relevant employees are informed about the COSHH assessments rests with: Lucy Wilkinson
Action required to remove/control risks will be approved by: Joseph Piner
Responsibility for ensuring the action required is implemented rests with: Lucy Wilkinson
Checking that the implemented actions have removed/reduced the risks will be done by: Joseph Piner
Checking that new substances can be used safely before they are purchased will be done by: Joseph Piner
This hazardous substances (COSHH) risk assessment will be reviewed every 6 months or when the work activity changes, whichever is soonest.




Consultation with workers
Tradesmen representative(s) is/are:
Miguel Antonio
Malcolm Bailey
Frank Beaton
Nathan Bell
Daniel Berry
Mark Betts
Jonathan Boland
David Crossling
Arthur Dale
Lee Donovan
Kevin Edwards
David Etchells
Matthew Etchells
David Fallows
Lee Geogehan
Karl Hodgkiss
Luke Holmes
Nathan James
Graeme Kaye
Neil McInlay
Richard Meddani
Daniel Morris
Joe O<Brien
Mark O<Connor
Glenn Palmer
Brian Preece
Michael Ryan
John Shaw
Mouloud Soualmi
Grant Stansfield
Clifford Daniel Sutton
David Sutton
John Terry
Paul Tomlinson
Leigh Turner
Mark Whyatt
Neil Yearsley
Consultation with employees is provided by: Staff meeting

Safe plant and equipment
Equipment/plant needing maintenance will be identified by: Lee Donovan
Ensuring effective maintenance procedures are drawn up is the responsibility of: John Shaw
Ensuring that all identified maintenance is implemented is the responsibility of: John Shaw
Any problems found with plant/equipment should be reported to: Lee Donovan
Checking that new plant and equipment meets health and safety standards before it is purchased will be done by: Lee Donovan

7 Information, instruction and supervision

The Health and Safety Law leaflets are issued by: Lucy Wilkinson
Health and safety advice is available from: Lucy Wilkinson: 01625 582111

8 Competency for tasks and training

Training will be identified, arranged and monitored by: Lucy Wilkinson / Joseph Piner / John Shaw
Induction training will be provided for all employees by: Lucy Wilkinson / Joseph Piner / John Shaw
Job specific training will be provided by: Joseph Piner / John Shaw
Specific jobs requiring special training are: Manual Handling
Working at height
Floor sanding
Power tools / large machinery
Training records are kept by: Lucy Wilkinson
Training records are kept: Royles Square, Alderley Edge

9 Accidents, first aid and work-related ill health
The first aid box(es) is/are kept: At each site
The appointed person(s) is/are Lee Donovan, John Shaw, David Sutton, Paul Tomlinson
All accidents and cases of work-related ill health are to be recorded in the accident book.
The book is kept by: Lucy Wilkinson
The book is kept: 25 Royles Square, Alderley Edge
The responsibility for reporting accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences to the enforcing authority rests with: Lucy Wilkinson

10 Monitoring
To check our working conditions and ensure our safe working practices are being followed, we will do the following: We shall take an active approach to this, carrying out inspections of all sites, making reports of out findings and by carrying out spot checks from time to time to ensure that all health and safety regulations are being complied with. In the event of any accidents, we shall investigate the causes thoroughly and take any action necessary to prevent any recurrence. The responsibility for investigating accidents rests with: Lucy Wilkinson
The responsibility for investigating work-related causes of sickness absences rests with: Lucy Wilkinson
The responsibility for acting on investigation findings to prevents a recurrence rests with: Joseph Piner

 11 Emergency procedures: fire and evacuation
Escape routes are: These will be identified at each site and notified to all parties working at that site prior to commencement of any work.
These are checked by: Joseph Piner / Arthur Dale Weekly
Fire extinguishers are located: On each site. All workers are notified of the whereabouts of the fire extinguishers prior to commencement of work at any site and a designated person is appointed to check the fire extinguishers on a daily basis. Fire extinguishers are maintained and checked by: Arthur Dale
Appointed person per site Daily
Emergency evacuation will be tested every: 6 months

Review
This health and safety policy will be reviewed on or before 8 February 2012