1.0 Management Safety Policy
The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 require the company to prepare and issue a safety statement setting out its policy on safety. This statement together with the following will be known collectively as the ‘safety statement’:
- Hazard identification and risk reduction guidelines
- Allocation of responsibilities
- Consultation procedure
The Managing Director of McCarthy Civil Contractors Contractors Ltd recognises the importance of safety health and welfare, to all employees, in the successful conduct of business. This Safety Statement outlines the policy of McCarthy Civil Contractors Ltd for ensuring so far as is reasonably practicable, the Health, Safety and Welfare of employees, the public, contractors and visitors. Mc Carthy Civil Contractors will comply with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (this is known as the most important Health & Safety legislative enactment in the Irish Statute Book) and all other statutory requirements, Codes of Practice and national standards.
McCarthy Civil Contractors Ltd will ensure so far, as is reasonably practicable:
- Safe and healthy working conditions
- Safe equipment and systems of work
- Provision of appropriate information, instruction, training and supervision
- Provision, where necessary, of a competent person to advise and assist in securing the health, safety and welfare of employees and others
The detailed arrangements for achieving these objectives are set out in the main body of the Safety Statement.
All members of staff will be made aware of and have access to this Safety Statement and arrangements for consultation with the staff representatives on health and safety matters will be an integral part of the company safety policy.
This Safety Statement will be subject to revision and is liable to amendment, if circumstances change.
McCarthy Civil Contractors Ltd is committed to ensuring that all activities are managed in a manner that will minimise the risk of injury to our employees and contractors so far as is practicable.