The guidelines and philosophies included in this policy, govern all activities, present and future, within Kestrel.
It is the policy of Kestrel, as a responsible employer, to provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions for all employees, contactors and visitors. We also accept our responsibilities for the environment and health and safety of all persons who may be affected by our activities.
The company undertakes as far as is reasonably practicable to provide and maintain safe and healthy working and welfare conditions for all its employees. It will provide equipment, safe systems of work, information, training and supervision as may be needed to create a safe & healthy work environment.
The allocation of duties and responsibilities for safety matters and arrangements are referred to within the Health & Safety Policy. These documents should be read and understood by all employees.
Employees have a statutory requirement under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 to fulfil their responsibilities with regard to Health & Safety matters. Co-operation at all levels is considered to be an essential part of the Health & Safety Policy.
Anyone disregarding safety precautions, or functioning in a careless, unsafe manner will represent an accident hazard and such behaviour will be considered grounds for disciplinary action.
This policy will be reviewed annually to reflect changes in legislation and the company's business activities.