It is the firm policy of Scotts to take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety health and welfare of all employees in fulfilment of its moral,legal and economic responsibilities. These measures will also be aimed at protecting others who may be affected by our day to day working activities.
It is a Management function to provide the right circumstances under which work may be carried out safely. However all employees must understand that they have a legal duty not only to work in a safe manner, but also to co-operate with the Management in any efforts made to create safe working conditions.
The Company will ensure that the necessary training will be provided at all levels to enable employees to carry out their responsibilities.
The Company will maintain close co-operation with Clients, Suppliers, Sub-Contractors, Health & Safety Executive and Safety Consultants to ensure, as far as is reasonable practicable, that procedures and practices are satisfactory. The Company will ensure that every possible assistance is given to Clients with regard to safety requirements.
The Company will establish appropriate documented procedures and will define responsibility and accountability for safety at all levels. Continual identification and assessment of hazards within the company will be made with the assistance of Safety Consultants, and effective policies introduced.
The Company will encourage such safety representation as required by legislation and will consult with all employees and subcontractors on matters appertaining to health and safety.