Health and Safety Policy Statement



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Health and Safety Policy Statement

Gentlevan Removals considers the health and safety of its employees, customers and members of the public to be of fundamental importance. We therefore aim to ensure throughout all company operations that it achieves the highest reasonably practical standards of health and safety.

Gentlevan Removals has a responsibility to ensure, as far as is reasonably practical, the health, safety and prevention of injuries to all employees whilst at work. In accepting this responsibility, the Company will as far as is reasonably practical, strive to:

  • Provide and maintain systems at work that are safe and without risks to health.
  • Ensure safety and absence of risks to health in connection with the use, handling, storage and transport.
  • Provide such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to promote the health and safety of its employees.
  • Provide and maintain work places in a condition that are safe and without risk to health, including safe means of access.
  • Provide and maintain work environments that are safe, without risks to health and with adequate facilities and arrangements for employee’s welfare at work.
  • Ensure that Company employees are fit for the work they are required to do.
  • Ensure that disability is prevented and loss of working time due to injury or illness is minimal.

Employees are reminded that they have a legal responsibility to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others by adopting the safe working practices given to them in either written or verbal communication, such that they do not put themselves, fellow employees or guests at risk.

With a view to promoting good practices covering health and safety at work, the Company requires the co-operation and encourages the involvement of all members of the organisation.

Health and Safety at Work
It is clear that safe and healthy working conditions and systems can only be achieved by the combined effort of all employees regardless of their status in the Company. Every employee has a duty to co-operate with the Company in ensuring that the Statutory Legislation and Codes of Practice are complied with and to use any protective equipment provided. Employees must take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of people who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.

Employees must inform their direct manager of any hazards of which they are aware, in order that appropriate action can be taken.

Employees must report any incidents that have lead to injury and ensure they are recorded in the accident book. It is also the responsibility of every member of management to ensure that the legal duties and the Company policy requirements are fully implemented.