2. HSWA Section 2(3)
5 or more employees (written!)
Statement of general policy
Arrangements for implementation
Revise where appropriate
Bring statement and any revision of it to the
notice of all his employees
3. Statement of General Policy
Safety same as production, quality etc.
Signed by Chief Executive
Compliance with law is minimum
Avoid injury/ill health sfairp
Reminder of employees duties
Review policy in light of changes
Commitment to monitor h&s
Nomination of key personnel and their
Provision of competent advice – safety, occ
health, emergencies, first aid etc.
Key duties – RA, control of contractors etc.
May specify “H&S Director”
Organisation flow chart may be a good idea
The systems and procedures necessary to put
the policy into effect and will include
systems and procedures for:
Monitoring (proactive and reactive)
Maintenance of machinery
6. Arrangements cont.
Safe systems of work
Consultation – involvement of safety reps
Permit to work systems
Accident investigation – statistics
7. Arrangements cont.
DSE – eye tests, glasses
Medicals & health surveillance
Lines of communication