Health and Safety Policy Statement

In accordance with its duty under Section 2(3) of the Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974, and in fulfilling its obligations to both employees and the public who may be affected by its activities, the Board of Directors of Prowaste Management Services have produced the following statement of policy in respect of health and safety: It is our aim to achieve a working environment which is free of work related accidents and ill-health and to this end we will pursue continuing improvements from year to year.

Health and Safety Policy

We undertake to discharge our statutory duties by:

» Identifying hazards in the workplace, assessing the risks related to them and implementing appropriate preventative measures;

» Providing and maintaining safe plant and work equipment;

» Establishing and enforcing safe methods of work;

» Recruiting and appointing personnel who have the skills, abilities and competence commensurate with their role and level of responsibility;

» Ensuring that tasks given to employees are within their skills, knowledge and ability to perform;

» Ensuring that technical competence is maintained through the provision of refresher training as appropriate;

» Promoting awareness of health and safety and of good practice through the effective communication of relevant information;

» Furnishing sufficient funds needed to meet these objectives

All employees on their part are encouraged to contribute actively towards achieving a work environment, which is free of accidents and ill health.

Our health and safety policy will be reviewed annually to monitor its effectiveness and to ensure that it reflects changing needs and circumstances.

This policy is designed to work in conjunction with the responsibilities, procedures and applicable safe systems of work that together form the Prowaste Management Services health and safety manual.

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