Health and Safety Policy Statement
The company believes that excellence in the management of health and safety is an essential element within its overall business plan – a good health and safety record goes hand in hand with high productivity and quality standards.
People are the most important assets to this company, and therefore we are totally committed to ensuring their health, safety and welfare at all times.
From an economic point of view, the company believes that prevention is not only better, but cheaper than cure. There is no necessary conflict between humanitarian and commercial consideration. Profits and safety are not in competition. On the contrary, safety is good business.
From a legal perspective, the company is committed to ensuring that it complies with all relevant health and safety legislation. Where it is reasonably practicable to do so, the company will strive to go beyond the requirements of legislation.
The company is committed to ongoing monitoring and review processes, so that continual improvement in the management of health and safety can be achieved.
Our general intentions are: –
- To provide adequate control of 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
- To review and revise this policy at regular intervals
Signed: P.J. Freeman
Position: Managing Director
Review Date: 08.01.2022
Fork Lift Truck Association
The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is the UK’s leading authority on all aspects of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment. It provides expert, independent information and advice on best practice to both owners and operators of handling equipment and those within the industry including dealers, distributors, manufacturers and suppliers of ancillary equipment.
The FLTA works with many different bodies to improve standards and safety in the materials handling industry, with initiatives including National Fork Lift Safety Month (Safetember), the Annual Awards for Excellence, and a national apprenticeship scheme. The Safe User Group offers clear, concise guidance and resources to companies operating forklift trucks.
FLTA members work to the industry’s most stringent code of practice, so you can be assured they’re working to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.
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Click here to download the Member Certificate.
Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third-party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100 companies.
The company’s application for SafeContractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business. SafeContractor accreditation will enhance the company’s ability to win new contracts, and its commitment to safety will be viewed positively by its insurers when the company liability policy is up for renewal.
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Thorough Examination – CFTS
CAM Fork Lift Trucks Limited, as an accredited member of the industry body the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is fully accredited to conduct and manage all your Thorough Examination requirements with regards to any of your materials handling equipment. We are able to provide individual Thorough Examination Inspections or can provide a comprehensive management programme that will ensure Thorough Examinations are carried out at the specified intervals, taking a hands-on approach to proactively assist you in the management of a legal responsibility of every trading company under current UK legislation.
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