HEALTH AND SAFETY

In case of emergency, all visitors must use the nearest exit and assemble in the car park.

Radford Health Centre statement of general policy.

 

General Public

To employ only trained staff (or trainees that are supervised by a suitably qualified person)

To provide suitably safe facilities and equipment [that has regular safety checks]

To have established procedures for evacuation of the premises in case of an emergency

To have Infection control procedures in place

 

Staff

To provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from our work activities

To consult with our employees on matters affecting their health and safety

To provide and maintain safe plant and equipment

To ensure safe handling and use of substances

To provide information, instruction and supervision for employees

To ensure all employees are competent to do their tasks, and to give them adequate training

To prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health

To maintain safe and healthy working conditions

 

Specific Arrangement

All work areas to be kept clean and tidy

All rubbish to be cleaned away

All gangways and staircases to be kept clear at all times

All spillages of water, chemicals or other substances to be cleared immediately with due respect to the content of the material spoilt

No machinery or other equipment to be run without necessary guards and safety equipment in position and in full working order

Excepting for clinical emergencies, no person will be allowed on site under the influence of alcohol and/or non-prescribed drugs

To establish and maintain fire extinguisher and fire points

To prevent accidents and cases of work related ill health

To record any accidents in the Accident Book and immediately report any such accident to the Practice Manager

To review and revise this policy as appropriate at regular intervals

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