Statement of Intent
It is the policy of Burrows Communications Ltd that all
reasonably practicable steps will be taken to ensure the health, safety
and welfare of its employees and the protection of others, not in its
employ, who may have legitimate reasons for being on or about the firm’s
Burrows Communications Ltd recognises its statutory obligations
to maintain standards of safety for all its employees in every aspect of
their work in relation to buildings, equipment and workplace, and for
continually maintaining its initiative to ensure that these obligations
It is considered essential in the interest of all employees that
they should observe and maintain the safety standards as laid down in
Burrows Communications also recognises its obligations to
members of the public, contractors and visitors to its premises, and
will ensure that measures, where necessary, will be taken to maintain
their health and safety.
The promotion of health and safety measures is regarded as a
mutual objective of Directors and employees at all levels. Therefore it
is an objective of Burrows Communications Ltd to:
a) Provide and maintain safe and healthy working
conditions in accordance with the relevant statutory requirement.
b) Provide and maintain safe means of access and egress from its premises.
c) Maintain a constant and continuing interest
in all aspects of safety, in particularly introducing and monitoring
safety procedures, and involving employees wherever possible.
Staff have a duty to co-operate in the operation of this policy by:
a) Working safely and efficiently using, where
appropriate, protective equipment and complying with statutory
b) Immediately reporting incidents that have or may lead to accidents.
c) Adhering to the firm’s procedures designed to secure a safe workplace.
d) Assisting in the investigation of accidents
and aiding the introduction of measures to prevent a recurrence.
This policy is a summary and should be read in conjunction with
complete Health and Safety procedures and relevant forms.
P V Dipre
Burrows Communications Ltd
106 Stafford Road
Burrows Communications have a Health and Safety Policy which has
been personalised to cover their firm’s daily working practice.
All new and existing employees are given a full explanation of
the procedures and a signature is obtained to confirm their acceptance
of the policy.
The master copy of the Health and Safety Policy is held by the
Health and Safety Officer and provides detailed procedures and guidance
under the following headings:
1 Statement of Intent
2 Administrative Organisation
3 Responsibilities and Arrangements
4 Portable Electrical Equipment
5 Risk Assessments
6 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
7 Manual Handling Operations
8 Vision and Eye Tests
9 Visual Display Screen Equipment
10 Stress Management
11 Reporting of Accidents
12 Guidance Notes in case of fire
13 Health and Safety at work – Staff Procedures
14 Guidelines for use of Chemicals and Scalpels
15 List of forms and records kept