The policy of George Beattie & Sons Ltd is to promote the highest practical standards of safety, health and welfare in the performance of our works activities.
We recognise health and safety issues as an integral part of our business performance and are committed to the prevention of injury and ill health, maintaining continual and effective improvements and complying with applicable legal requirements.
We endeavour to make and maintain our offices and site establishments as healthy places in which to work and to avoid accidents to our employees, our property, third parties and their property.
The promotion of health and safety at work is a mutual objective for both employer and employee, and the responsibilities of management cannot be properly discharged without the active co-operation of all employees.
The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and other Regulations impose statutory duties on employers and employees and it is our policy to ensure that the responsibilities for health and safety are properly assigned, accepted and fulfilled.
Practical steps are taken to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of all employees, visitors, others on premises or operations under our control and others who may be affected by our activities.
These include, but are not limited to:
We consider that, for this policy to operate satisfactorily and to fulfil this aim, it is essential to have the full co-operation of all the employees of the Company.
It is the duty of every employee to: