Health & safety
At Acorn Plastering we take Health & Safety very seriously ensuring all of our operatives both on site and in the office are equipped with the right tools to not only be successful but to be safe.
We stay up to date with all the latest developments in the industry and pro-actively work with our team, leading from the front and keeping our team at the top of their game.
We currently have HCS Safety under instruction for our Health & Safety requirements to further our commitment to having a safe working environment for staff and clients alike.
Since being a member from 2016 we have delivered the utmost quailty and safety among our work sites ensuring all regulations are followed to the best of our abilities
We are members of pre-approval schemes which allows us to demonstrate to potential clients that we meet the current health and safety standards. We are currently members of CHAS
acorn plastering general statement
Acorn Plastering Contractors Ltd is fully committed to encouraging a culture of openness within our workforce and regards health and safety not just as a matter of importance, but also an essential part of its responsibilities. Furthermore, it regards the promotion of health and safety matters as a mutual objective of both management and employees to ensure that practical, achievable safety standards are agreed and maintained by everyone within the organisation.
It is, therefore the company's policy to do all that is reasonable practicable to prevent personal injury and damage to property and to protect everyone from foreseeable risks, including the general public, insofar as they interface with the company or its activities.
The company will:
provide and maintain a safe and healthy working environment at each of its locations, in accordance with the relevant statutory requirements.
provide sufficient information, instruction and training for all its employees, as is necessary for them to conduct their work activities in a safe manner.
provide and maintain machinery, equipment etc. and systems of work that are safe and without risks to health.
provide and maintain means of access to and from the workplace that are safe and without risks to health.
provide and maintain adequate facilities and arrangements for the welfare of its employees whilst at work.
arrange safe and healthy systems for use, handling, storage and transport of hazardous materials.
Good safety management begins with the commitment of senior management to ensure that the responsibilities and arrangements detailed within this document are carried out fully.
Stephen Frogley is appointed as director responsible for health and safety. He puts in place arrangements for the effective implementation of the policy.
The person within the organisation with the responsibility for the administration of the safety management system is Steve Crisp.
The policy is reviewed at least annually and revised as often as may be appropriate.