Health and Safety Policy Statement
The Directors of SMS Environmental, (referred to as ‘the Company’) recognise and wholeheartedly support their moral and legal obligations with regard to health & safety. It is the Company’s policy, so far as is as reasonably practicable, to safeguard the health, safety and welfare off all staff, visitors and others who may be affected by the Company’s work activities.
The policy is based on the fundamental principles of measuring and planning for continual improvement and is the governing document for setting Health & Safety improvement targets. Health & Safety objectives will be designed to improve upon safe working practices and will be implemented and reviewed.
We will continually review the suitability of our Health & Safety Policy Statement and working practices in conjunction with demands and expectations from our Customers, Employees and any person(s) working under the Company’s control, to ensure they are appropriate to the nature, scale and impacts of the Company’s activities, products, services and risks.
The Company will take all reasonably practicable steps to:
The Company is committed to:
The ultimate responsibility for health & safety within SMS Environmental lies with the Operations & OH&S Director.
SMS Environmental recognises that safety is the responsibility of everyone and is not just a function of management. Employees will have specific duties and responsibilities to comply with the letter and spirit of the policy. Employees have specific responsibilities to take reasonable care of themselves and others that could be affected by their activities and to co-operate to achieve the standards required.
This Health & Safety Policy Statement is communicated to all employees and person(s) working under the control of SMS Environmental and is supported by the Company’s Integrated (Quality, Environmental & Health & Safety) Overview, which provides further details on roles & responsibilities.
Name: Nick Hearn
Our Health & Safety Policy will be kept up to date as the nature and size of the organisation changes.
SMS have accreditation under both the contractors Health & Safety Accreditation Scheme, the Safe Contractor scheme and BS OHSAS 18001. Certificates of which can be downloaded below: