A Health & Safety Policy is a legal requirement under the Health and Safety at Work (etc) act 1974. Your policy should contain your statement of intent, which should outline your commitment to Health and Safety, and goals that your organisation strives to achieve. This should be signed and dated by the MD. Your organisation, a detailed run down of your company structure, highlighting specific peoples duties. And your arrangements, your policy about safety issues such as fire, smoking, manual handling and COSHH assessments. This is the document you need to comply with the Health and Safety at Work act 1974.
Writing a Health and Safety policy is a very personal thing, but you can get the head start you need with our Health and Safety policy documents. They include sections for all the above, examples for you to use and work from and lots of different arrangements examples so you can easily move forward and tailor your policy to your exact needs. Call our office now on 0114 244 4461 to find out how we can help you, with free advice from our Health & Safety consultants you can be sure you will get the right product for your business.