Mervyn Lambert Plant (MLP) aims to achieve the highest standards of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ); the company’s certification to ISO9001 and National Highways Sector Schemes 12A/B/C/D, OHSAS 18001 and ISO14001 provides evidence of this commitment.
MLP Management are responsible for delivering the ethos of this policy; in doing so we have identified the health and safety of its employees, contractors and visitors, maintaining the satisfaction of its customers, and protect the environment as essential requirements, we shall ensure the entire organisation is oriented towards achieving these goals openly and transparently.
HSEQ management and risk assessment fundamentals are integrated in all business processes.
MLP is committed to training all its employees in the appropriate use of its HSEQ management systems. Management are supported through updating of professional and managerial skills, emphasising employee evaluation and motivation.
Nothing is more important than the health and safety of everyone who works for us and uses our products or services. All injuries and work-related illnesses can and must be prevented. Working safely is a condition of employment at all times.
Quality in everything we do is our main competitive advantage; and we recognise the need to satisfy the requirements and expectations of our customers.
We are committed to developing a long-term sustainable business, by improving and investing in all areas of the business; this is achieved by identifying and reviewing objectives, risks and opportunities annually.
Preventing pollution and minimising the environmental impact of our operations is a fundamental requirement of our activities at all times, and where appropriate we shall make the most efficient use of natural resources and energy provisions.
MLP recognises the importance of implementing this policy throughout its HSEQ management systems, covering the entire supply chain from suppliers to customers and the proper and efficient use of its products/services in accordance with their agreed specifications. MLP commits to comply with all applicable legal requirements to which it subscribes.
MLP communicates this policy throughout its organisation, trains its employees
in the appropriate use of its HSEQ management systems and engages them in the regular setting, measuring and revision of objectives.
MLP undertakes to keep this policy updated, to implement and maintain its management system, and continuously improve its HSEQ performance.
13th February 2017
The organisation for Health and Safety in Mervyn Lambert Plant Ltd is illustrated by organograms maintained on the company intranet. The operating board’s champion for health and safety is the Health and Safety Advisor and reports to the Directors.
The arrangements for health and safety are set out in a detailed and documented management system, which is modelled on HS (G) 65.
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The training requirements of all individuals to carry out their work safely are assessed and provided in accordance with the Mervyn Lambert Plant Ltd Training Policy. Minimum standards of safety management training are defined in the training matrix.
Monitoring and recording of all internal and external Health and Safety training provided will be undertaken by the Health and Safety Advisor.
Breaches of health and safety rules will be handled through the Company disciplinary procedure in the same manner as any other breach of company rules.
General policy and procedures for H&S matters will be the responsibility of the Mervyn Lambert Plant Ltd Health and Safety Advisor. Provision of adequate resources for the execution of these will be the responsibility of the Mervyn Lambert Plant Ltd Directors.
Management at all levels are responsible for putting in place arrangements for the distribution of safety related material, for consultation with and for the provision of feedback from their teams relating to procedures, work practices, equipment, emergency situations, changes and incidents.
The Health and Safety Advisor will be responsible for completing Health and Safety audits, based on agreed Health and Safety standards. Reports identifying areas of non compliance and weakness will be completed by the Health and Safety Advisor and then copied to the Directors.
The Health and Safety Advisor will hold accident report details and statistics.
The Mervyn Lambert Plant Ltd Health and Safety Advisor will discuss accidents and incidents reports that have occurred in the workplace as reported. Feedback and actions from these discussions will be recorded and discussed with the Directors.
The Mervyn Lambert Plant Ltd Contractor Management Policy and Arrangements document provides concise details and guidance relating to the specific requirement to manage contractors in a safe manner.
All contractors will be vetted for H & S compliance and recorded evidence of competency prior to inclusion on Approved Contractors Lists.
Contractors are required to report all accidents, incidents and near misses within 24 hours.
|Revision Date||Amendment||Authorised by||Version No.|
|2 Nov 2010||Initial Issue||C.W. FOX – H&S Advisor||1|
|6 Jun 2011||Annual Review||C.W. FOX – H&S Advisor||2|
|17 Feb 2012||Amendments||C.W. FOX – H&S Advisor||3|
|01 Jul 2012||Amendments||C.W. FOX – H&S Advisor||4|
|25 Oct 2012||Annual Review||H&S Advisor||5|