Recognising the key legislation: The Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, The Management
of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999, The Construction (Design & Management)
Regulations 2007, The Health & Safety (Consultation with Employees) Regulations 1996.
& The Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, The Lifting Operations
and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998,The Work at Height Regulations 2005 and The
Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2006.
It is the policy of our Merlin Truline Limited, so far as reasonably practicable,
to provide a safe working environment, equipment and system of work for all persons
engaged in or affected by our activities. It is our intention to demonstrate a keen
interest and enthusiasm for safety to all our employees or self-employed, who may
for the time being, come under the supervision of the Company.
Risk Assessments will be carried out for all work activities setting objectives for
hazard reduction or elimination wherever possible. Where this is not possible, personal
protective equipment will be provided for use by persons under our control for all
tasks undertaken in accordance with the Risk Assessment.
We will ensure that all persons carrying out duties on our behalf are adequately
trained to enable them to understand their responsibilities and be competent in their
work. We will discipline those who fail to comply to their legal duties undermining
the integrity of our safety performance.
It is our intention to assist the appointed
Principal Contractor/ CDM Co-ordinator/ Designer appointed by the Client in their
duties under The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 to comply
with the Health & Safety Plan and be helpful when they are preparing the Health &
Our appointed Company Safety Consultants will, from time to time, audit implementation
of this Policy Statement.