The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, 2002 impose a series of statutoryon both the employer and employee. This Company is committed to safeguard the health of itsemployees and of those who may be exposed to substances hazardous to their health duringour operations, as far as is reasonably practicable.
It is the intention of this Company, where work is likely to expose employees to any substances hazardous to health, to ensure that, as far as is reasonably practicable;
- Suitable and sufficient assessments of any risks to health shall be carried out and suchassessments are regularly reviewed and amended as required;
- The necessary steps shall be taken to adequately control or minimise the exposure ofpersons to substances hazardous to health, in line with therequirements of the Regulations;
- All control measures provided to meet these aims are properly and effectively used,maintained, inspected, examined and, where appropriate, tested;
- Suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training are provided;
- Where appropriate, exposure monitoring is carried out;
- Where appropriate, health surveillance is undertaken;
- All results of any tests, the findings of any assessments and all other relevant information isbrought to the attention of the employees.
Each employee shall be required to:
- Make full and proper use of all control measures provided, including the use of personalprotective equipment;
- Bring to the attention of their supervisor any defects or shortcomings in the control measuresprovided;
- Present themselves for health surveillance procedures;
- Provide, for the purpose of such surveillance, such information about their health as may berequested by the employment medical advisor or appointed doctor.
Kevin Manton – Managing Director
Date: 9th June 2016
Review Date: May 2017