About this Policy
Chalk Media Ltd (referred to as “We,” “Our,” “Us,” including any affiliated trading names) is committed to preserving and promoting the health and safety of all individuals associated with our operations, including employees, customers, and clients.
Status of this Policy
This policy is not a part of any employment contract. We have engaged with staff members to develop and implement this policy.
Our Health and Safety Standards
We comply with all relevant legislation by:
- Ensuring the health and safety of staff members.
- Protecting the safety and health of the public at our business locations.
- Managing workplace risks to prevent accidents and work-related health issues.
- Providing training and information for staff members.
- Engaging staff members regarding health and safety conditions.
- Implementing emergency procedures.
- Maintaining safe working conditions and necessary equipment.
- Health and Safety Information
- Health and Safety Officer: Claire Pryke, Managing Director.
Conducted regularly, with changes in working habits or conditions addressed.
Staff members receive inductions and necessary training, along with personal protective equipment when needed.
Fire safety procedures are in place, and fire drills are held every six months.
First-Aid and Accidents
Work-related injuries and accidents are properly managed, and records are maintained.
Public Health Emergencies and Infectious Diseases
We maintain a clean and well-ventilated environment and promote good hygiene practices.
Screens and Computers
Staff members using screens receive training and assessments, with eyesight tests available.
Relevant signage is displayed clearly, evacuation plans are tested and updated.
Toilets and kitchen areas are safe and maintained.
Equipment and Machinery
Regular inspections and testing are conducted, and faults are reported to the Health and Safety Officer.
Duties of Staff Members
Staff members have duties to:
- Promote safety for themselves and others.
- Follow established safety procedures.
- Use equipment and safety devices properly.
- Report unsafe conditions.
- Cooperate in accident investigations.
- Use provided personal protective equipment.
General Health and Safety Information
Health and safety posters are displayed at the reception area.
Updates to this Policy: This policy is reviewed annually and updated as needed.