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Health & Safety Policy

Industrial Minerals is committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for their employees, visitors and all persons using the premises as a place of work.

To Ensure a safe and healthy work environment we will:


  • Set injury prevention objectives for all work areas
  • Review these objectives annually


  • Actively encourage the accurate and timely reporting and recording of all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions.
  • Investigate all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions to ensure all contributing factors are identified and where appropriate plans are formulated to take corrective action.

Hazard Management

  • Identify all existing and new hazards and take all practical steps to eliminate, isolate or minimise the exposure to any hazards deemed to be significant.
  • Ensure all employees are made aware of the hazards in their work area and are adequately trained to enable them to perform their duties in a safe manner.

Consultation & Commitment

  • Encourage consultation and participation in all matters relating to health and safety.
  • All managers have an understanding of the health and safety issues in their area of responsibility.
  • Performance reviews will include health and safety responsibility.
  • Promote a system of continuous improvement.
  • Meet obligations under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, Codes of Practices, relevant standards and/or Guidelines and local authority requirements.
  • Every employee is expected to share in the commitment to this policy.
  • Every Departmental Manager has a responsibility for the health and safety of employees under their direction.
  • Every employee is expected to play a vital and responsible role in maintaining a safe and healthy environment through:
    • Observing all safe work procedures
    • Early reporting of any pain or discomfort
    • Ensure all incident and accidents are reported


  • Management supports the safe and early return to work of injured employees. Refer to Return to Work Policy.