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 accurateand 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.
- 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.