Health and Safety

WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY

Goals

This policy:

  • shows the commitment of (your business name)’s management and workers to health and safety
  • aims to remove or reduce the risks to the health, safety and welfare of all workers, contractors and visitors, and anyone else who may be affected by our business operations
  • aims to ensure all work activities are done safely.

Responsibilities

Management (the supervisor and / or manager) is responsible for providing and maintaining:

  • a safe working environment
  • safe systems of work
  • plant and substances in safe condition
  • facilities for the welfare of all workers
  • any information, instruction, training and supervision needed to make sure that all workers are safe from injury and risks to their health
  • <LIST ANY OTHER SPECIFIC HEALTH AND SAFETY DUTIES THAT MANAGEMENT HAS>.

Workers are responsible for:

  • ensuring their own personal health and safety, and that of others in the workplace
  • complying with any reasonable directions (such as safe work procedures, wearing personal protective equipment) given by management for health and safety

We expect visitors and contractors to:

  • <INCLUDE HOW YOU WANT THESE PEOPLE TO COMPLY WITH THIS POLICY AND THE PROCEDURES YOU HAVE THAT ENSURE HEALTH AND SAFETY AT YOUR WORKPLACE>

Date: ………………………………………………………………………………

Signed Manager: ……………………………………………………………..

Signed Worker: …………………………………………………………….

Date to be reviewed: ………………………………………………………….

Policy authorised by: Date:

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