LabMedExpert Health and Safety Policy

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 course participants, 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. All training participants are trained on the health and safety aspect of their individual courses and a signed competencies will be required by participants and employees.

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, transport and training materials;
  • • provide information, SOP, instruction, training and supervision;
  • • maintain all places of work in a safe condition;
  • • provide and maintain a safe working environment.

Your responsibilities

All training participants, 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 workplace. 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 Miss Grace Danquah(Health and Safety Officer) using the internal report form, which is available from our Wolverhampton branch. 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.

Security.

The security alarm is set by the University of Wolverhampton Science Park team and it is usually done on every Wednesdays.

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 managerial employees. 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: Mr Olukunle Akanbi

    Telephone extension: Mobile

    Phone: 07375132852

    Email:kunle.akanbi@labmedexpertwolverhampton.com


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

    Name: Grace Danquah

    Telephone extension: Mobile

    Phone: 01902287065

    Email:grace.danquah@labmedexpertwolverhampton.com


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

    Name: Foka Eparise

    Telephone extension: Mobile

    Phone: 01902287065

    Email:foka.eparise@labmedexpertwolverhampton.com


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

    Name: Grace Danquah

    Telephone extension: Mobile

    Phone: 01902287064

    Email:grace.danquah@labmedexpertwolverhampton.com


SECTION 3: Risk assessments

    1. Risk assessments will be undertaken by:

    Name: Grace Danquah

    Status: Health and Safety

    Telephone extension: Mobile

    Phone: 01902287065

    Email:grace.danquah@labmedexpertwolverhampton.com


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

    Name: Mr Olukunle Akanbi

    Telephone extension: Mobile

    Phone: 07454750909

    Email:kunle.akanbi@labmedexpertw olverhampton.com


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

    Name: Mr Olukunle Akanbi

    Telephone extension: Mobile

    Phone: 07454750909

    Email:kunle.akanbi@labmedexpertw olverhampton.com


    4. Risk assessments will be reviewed by:

    Name: Mr Olukunle Akanbi

    Telephone extension: Mobile

    Phone: 07454750909

    Email:kunle.akanbi@labmedexpertw olverhampton.com

    Frequency: Annually.


SECTION 5: Emergency services

    1. Nearest Hospital with a Casualty Department:

    Name: New Cross NHS hospital

    Address: Wolverhampton Rd, Heath Town, Wolverhampton WV10 0QP

    Telephone Number: 01902 307999


    2. Police Station:

    Name: British Transport Police station

    Address: Wolverhampton Railway Station, Railway Dr, Wolverhampton WV1 1LE

    Telephone Number: 0800405040


    3. Fire Station:

    Name: Fallings Park Community Fire Station

    Address: Fallings Park Community Fire Station, 252 Bushbury Rd, Wolverhampton WV10 0NL

    Telephone Number: 01213807556


    4. Gas:

    Name: Staffordshire Gas and Heating

    Address: 40 Aspen Rd, Essington, Wolverhampton WV11 2SD

    Telephone Number: 07368297374


    5. Electricity:

    Name: Macrome House,

    Address: Macrome Rd, Wolverhampton WV6 7SP

    Telephone Number: 08002300086


    6. Water:

    Name: Severn Trent Water

    Address: Regis Rd, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton WV6 8RU

    Telephone Number: 08007834444


    7. Training Director’s Contact Details:

    Name: Mr Olukunle Akanbi

    Address: University of Wolverhampton Science Park, Glaisher Drive.

    Telephone Number: 01902287064


CTION 6: Workplace / Training Centre Equipment

All equipment should be treated with respect and checked regularly. Full training will be provided by the Health and Safety Officer. The training officers must ensure that all training participants complies with the organisation’s Health and Safety Policy.

    Responsibility for inspecting all workplace equipment:

    Name: Grace Danquah

    Status: Deputy Training Coordinator

    Address: University of Wolverhampton Science Park, Glaisher Drive.

    Telephone Number: 01902287065


Frequency of Inspections:

Fixed equipment: Monthly Portable equipment: Monthly Records located at: Office address, Wolverhampton

    Companies/Persons responsible for maintenance and repair:

    Name: Mr. Olukunle Akanbi

    Status: Training Director

    Telephone Number: 07375132852

    Phone: 01902287064

    Email: kunle.akanbi@labmedexpertwolverhampton.com


SECTION 7: Health and safety training

Good training will ensure that both training participants and LME 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(s): Grace Danquah

    Status: Deputy Training Coordinator / Quality Officer Officer

    Telephone Number: 01902287065

    Email: grace.danquah@labmedexpertwolverhampton.com


SECTION 8: 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: All Training Officers

    Status: Training Officers


    Records located at:

    Wolverhampton Training Lab PD 210


SECTION 9: First-aid and medical fac il itie s on the Company’s premi ses

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

    First-Aiders:

    Name(s): Grace Danquah

    Status: Dep. Coordinator / Quality Officer

    Telephone Number: 01902287065

    Email: grace.danquah@labmedexpertwolverhampton.com


    First-Aid Box/First Aid Room is

    located at: Biomedical Training Lab, Wolverhampton


    The Accident Book is located at:

    LabMedExpert Limited Wolverhampton


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