Health and safety policy
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
This is the Health and Safety Policy Statement of Timely Interventions for Families (TIFs).
- 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 working environment and equipment
- to ensure safe handling and use of substances
- to provide information, instruction and supervision for employees and volunteers
- to ensure all employees and volunteers 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; and
- to review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals.
- Overall and final responsibility for health and safety is that of the director of Timely Interventions for Families (TIFs).
- Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice is delegated to the Director
To ensure health and safety standards are maintained/improved, everyone working with and for TIFs should:
- Co-operate with supervisors and managers on health and safety matters
- Take reasonable care of their own health and safety
- Report all health and safety concerns to an appropriate person (as detailed in this policy statement).
Health and safety risks arising from our work activities:
- Risk assessments will be undertaken by the Director.
- The findings of the risk assessments will be recorded.
- Action required to remove/control risks will be approved by the Director.
- The Director will be responsible for ensuring the action required is implemented and the risks have been removed or reduced.
- Assessments will be reviewed every 6 months or when the work activity changes; whichever is soonest.
Our services and activities are available online or face to face. We will continue to deliver our services in accordance with the advice given by Government.
At present all staff should adhere to the following:
Where possible staff should keep 2 metres apart. If this is not viable, keeping 1 metre apart with risk mitigation is acceptable.
Cleaning, hygiene and handwashing
Keeping your workplace clean and frequent handwashing reduces the potential for coronavirus to spread. It is a critical part of making and keeping your business COVID-secure.
Office space will be equipped with the hand sanitisers and soap.