An employer has a duty to eliminate or control risk as far as is reasonably practicable before resorting to personal protective equipment. However, many tasks require such precautions, in which case persons at risk must be provided with suitable protective equipment.

Person responsible for assessing and issuing PPE

Name: Vasilena Hristoskova Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

Person responsible for maintenance of PPE

Name: Vasilena Hristoskova Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

Person responsible for training in the use of PPE

Name: Vasilena Hristoskova Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

SECTION 1: General statement of policy

Company Policy

It is the policy of the Company to provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions, equipment and systems of work for all our employees, and to provide such information and training as they need for this purpose.

The Company accepts its responsibility for health and safety of other persons who may be affected by the Company’s activities.

Following the identification of work-related risks and hazards, the Company will take preventative and protective measures. It is also the policy of the Company to ensure that its business is conducted in a manner so as to reduce the risks to members of the public. The Company may require you to attend such training and/or induction programmes in order to meet the aims of the Company.

The allocation of duties for safety matters, the identity of competent persons appointed with particular responsibilities, and the arrangements made to implement this policy are set out in this policy and in associated health and safety records.

This policy will be kept up to date, to reflect changes in the nature and size of the Company. To ensure this, the policy and its effectiveness will be reviewed annually.

Company’s responsibilities

It is the duty of management to:

  • provide and maintain systems of work that are safe and without risk to health;
  • ensure safety and the absence of risks to health in connection with handling of equipment, storage and transport;
  • provide information, instruction, training and supervision;
  • maintain all places of work in a safe condition;
  • provide and maintain a safe working

Your responsibilities

All employees and workers have a duty in law to act responsibly and to take reasonable care for the health and safety at work of both themselves and their colleagues. This duty can be carried out by:

  • working safely and efficiently;
  • using any protective equipment provided and meeting statutory obligations;
  • adhering to the Company procedures for securing a safe Individuals will be nominated to undertake health and safety duties as required
  • reporting incidents that have led to injury or damage;

All such incidents must be recorded and reported to Leona Hart or Lacramioara Atudoroaei using the internal report form, which is available from your Line Manager. Any failure to adhere to this policy and the procedures set out in it will be considered a serious disciplinary offence and is one which may lead to dismissal. Please see our Model 1 Disciplinary, Dismissal and Grievance Procedures available from Operations Manager

Security

If you are responsible for setting the alarm, failure to set the alarm may result in disciplinary action being taken.

Fire & Emergency

You must observe the evacuation procedures laid down in the event of a fire or any other emergency situation. You must be aware of the location of the emergency exits, assembly points and first aid kit. Procedures to be carried out in the event of a fire or emergency will be found on the notice board.

SECTION 2: Responsibilities

Ultimate responsibility for health and safety rests with the Board of Directors, with delegation of duty to Head of departments. Those named must be fully aware of their duties, details of which should be included in their job description.

1. Overall and final responsibility within the Company rests with:

  • Name: Leona Hart
  • Status: Managing Director
  • Telephone extension: 0203 4887959
  • Mobile Phone: 07711088177
  • Email: leona@avtav.co.uk

2. Person responsible for ensuring this health and safety policy is put into practice on a day-to-day basis is:

  • Name: Lacramioara
  • Atudoroaei Status:
  • Operations Manager
  • Telephone extension: 0203 488 7949
  • Mobile Phone:07483989512
  • Email: lacri@avtav.co.uk

 

3. In the absence of the person named in 2 (above), s/he will be deputised by:

4. In the event of accidents and dangerous occurrences, such incidents should be reported to:

  • Name: Leona Hart

  • Status: Managing Director

  • Telephone extension: 02034887959

  • Mobile Phone: 07711088177

  • Email: leona@avtav.co.uk

Section 3: Risk assessments

1. Risk assessments will be undertaken by:

  • Name: Lacramioara

  • Atudoroaei Status: Operations Manager

  • Telephone extension: 0203 488 7949

  • Mobile Phone:07483989512

  • Email: lacri@avtav.co.uk

     

2. The findings of the risk assessments will be reported to:

  • Name: Leona Hart

  • Status: Managing Director

  • Telephone extension: 02034887959

  • Mobile Phone: 07711088177 Email: leona@avtav.co.uk

3. Action required to remove/control risks will be approved and implemented by:

  • Name: Leona Hart

  • Status: Managing Director

  • Telephone extension: 02034887959

  • Mobile Phone: 07711088177

  • Email: leona@avtav.co.uk

4. Risk assessments will be reviewed by:

  • Name: Leona Hart

  • Status: Managing Director

  • Telephone extension: 02034887959

  • Mobile Phone: 07711088177

  • Email: leona@avtav.co.uk

  • Frequency: Quarterly

Section 4: Accident reporting

Accident arising out of or in connection with the work of our business which is covered by the Regulations and involves:

WHO WAS INJURED?

One of our employees, temporary workers, a trainee at work or a self- employed person working on our premises; or

WHAT TYPE OF INJURY?

Injury causing incapacity for

Fatal or specified major injury or condition

Other injury

ACTION REQUIRED

We notify the Enforcing Authority

We send a written report on an approved form to the Enforcing Authority within 15 days of the accident.

We make and keep a record of the accident

SECTION 5: Emergency services

Nearest Hospital with a Casualty Department:

Name: Charring Cross

Address: Fulham Palace Road W68RF Telephone Number: 020 3311 1234

Police Station

Name: Chiswick Police Station

Address:209-211 Chiswick High Road Chiswick London W4 2DU

Telephone Number:999

Fire Station

Name: Chiswick Fire station

Address: 2-4 Heathfield Gardens, W4 4JY Telephone Number: 999

Gas

Name: Landlord responsible – symbiotic Relationships Address: 188-192 Sutton court road W43HR Telephone Number: 0208 996 2921

Electricity

Name: Landlord responsible – symbiotic Relationships

Address: 188-192 Sutton court road W43HR Telephone Number: 0208 996 2921

Water

Name: Landlord responsible – symbiotic Relationships

Address: 188-192 Sutton court road W43HR Telephone Number: 0208 996 2921

SECTION 6: Fire safety

It is essential that adequate equipment and staff training is provided on this subject.

1. Facilities:

Number/location of escape routes: x1 Entrance/exit door in main reception Unit G1 Number/location of fire extinguishers: X2 Located next to entrance door in reception Unit G1

Number/location of fire alarms: X1 Under door security code box, next to main entrance door reception Unit G1 Checked by: Symbiotic Relationships

Frequency: Weekly

2. Fire Safety Training Officer:

Name: Vasilena Hristoskova Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

3. Fire Drills are the responsibility of:

Name: Symbiotic Relationships Status: Landlord

Telephone extension: 0208 996 2921

Mobile phone: 07788963091

Email: reception@symrel.co.uk

Frequency: Weekly Tuesday 10

4. Fire equipment maintenance company:

Name: Morgan Fire .co.uk

Address: 14 – 16 Hill Grove Business Park Nazeing Essex EN92HB

Telephone Number:01922893498

Email: servicedesk@morganfire.co.uk

5. Rules/Procedure in the event of a fire:

Vacate the premises immediately and navigate at assembly point – Outside Out G1 grove park studios on the main street

SECTION 7: Workplace equipment

All workplace equipment should be treated with respect and checked regularly

Responsibility for inspecting all workplace equipment:

Name: Taurai Jiri

Status: Finance and IT Director

Location/address: Unit G1 Grove Park studios Sutton court road Chiswick W43HR

Telephone Number: 07401000676

Frequency of Inspections:

Fixed equipment: Quarterly Portable equipment: Quarterly

Records located at: Unit G1 Grove Park studios Sutton court road Chiswick W43HR

Companies/Persons responsible for maintenance and repair:

Name: Taurai Jiri

Status: Finance and IT Director

Location/address: Unit G1 Grove park studios Sutton court road Chiswick W43HR

Telephone Number: 07401000676

Email: accounts@avtav.co.uk

SECTION 8: Health and safety training

Good training will ensure that employees are competent to carry out their tasks, thus reducing risk to health and safety

 

Person(s) responsible for health and safety training within the Company

Name: Vasilena Hristoskova Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

SECTION 9: Information, instruction and supervision

Health and safety information can be found:

Unit G1 188-1920 Sutton court road Chiswick W43HR

Where employees or temporary workers work at locations under the supervision and control of another employer, health and safety risk assessments may need to be performed by the other employer.

Person(s) responsible for ensuring any necessary risk assessments are carried out by the other employer:

Name: Leona Hart

Status: Managing Director

Telephone extension: 02034887959

Mobile Phone: 07711088177

Email: leona@avtav.co.uk

Person(s) responsible for ensuring that all employees and temporary workers, who work at locations under the control of other employers, are given all the health and safety information relevant to the other employer and their assignment (including whether personal protective equipment is required and if so, how it will be supplied):

Name: Leona Hart

Status: Managing Director

Telephone extension: 02034887959

Mobile Phone: 07711088177

Email: leona@avtav.co.uk

Person(s) responsible for ensuring all employees and temporary workers working at location(s) under the control of another employer receive the necessary health and safety training:

Name: Leona Hart

Status: Managing Director

Telephone extension: 02034887959

Mobile Phone: 07711088177

Email: leona@avtav.co.uk

 

SECTION 10: Personal protective equipment

An employer has a duty to eliminate or control risk as far as is reasonably practicable before resorting to personal protective equipment. However, many tasks require such precautions, in which case persons at risk must be provided with suitable protective equipment.

Person responsible for assessing and issuing PPE

Name: Vasilena Hristoskova Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

Person responsible for maintenance of PPE

Name: Vasilena Hristoskova Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

Person responsible for training in the use of PPE

Name: Vasilena Hristoskova Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

SECTION 11: Noise and temperature

Excessive noise impairs hearing and increases pulse rate, blood pressure and breathing rate. Noise levels will be assessed and any risks prevented. Similarly the temperature inside the premises will be kept at a reasonable level

Person Responsible for assessing noise and temperature levels:

Name: Vasilena Hristoskova Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

Records located at:

Unit G1 188-192 Sutton court road Chiswick W43HR Name: Vasilena Hristoskova

Status: Training Consultant

Telephone extension: 0203 488 7959

Mobile Phone: 07483161620

Email: vasilenahristoskova@avtav.co.uk

Section 12: First-aid and medical facilities on the Company’s premises

First Aid requirements must be met for all employees whether they are working at the designated premises or elsewhere. Employees must be made aware of the provision, and records must be kept of treatment administered.

First-Aiders 

First-Aid Box/First Aid Room is located at:

Unit G1 Reception – Next to fire extinguisher next to main entrance door

The Accident Book is located at:

Unit G1 Reception

The following is a guide to the contents of the Company’s first-aid box:

 

 

FIRST-AID BOXES

 

Guidance Card

 

1

 

Individually wrapped sterile adhesive dressings (assorted sizes and appropriate to work e.g. detectable for

food handlers

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

Individually wrapped sterile adhesive dressings (assorted sizes and appropriate to work e.g. detectable for

food handlers

 

 

 

 

20

 

Sterile eye pads

 

2

 

Individually wrapped triangular bandages (preferably sterile)

 

 

4

 

Safety Pins

 

6

 

Medium sized individually wrapped sterile unmedicated wound dressings (approx. 12 x 12cm)

 

 

 

6

 

Large sterile individually wrapped unmedicated wound dressings (approx. 18 x 18cm)

 

 

 

2

 

Disposable gloves

 

1

 

SECTION 13: Rules for visitors to the Company’s premises

 

All visitors must sign into the visitors book on arrival

All visitors will be made aware of the fire safety rules onsite

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