Health and Safety Policy 

/Part 1: Statement of Intent

This is the health and safety policy statement of:

South Cambridgeshire Equestrian Centre

Our health/ and safety policy is to:

  • Prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health

  • Manage health and safety risks in our workplace

  • Provide clear instructions and information and adequate training to ensure employees are competent to do their work

  • Provide personal protective equipment

  • Consult with our employees on matters affecting their health and safety

  • Provide and maintain safe equipment

  • Ensure safe handling and use of substances (COSHH)

  • Maintain safe and healthy working conditions

  • Implement emergency procedures, including evacuation in the case of fire or other significant incident

  • Review and revise this policy

 

Part 2: Responsibilities for health and safety

 

1 - Overall and final responsibility for health and safety:: James Shepherd

2- Day- to – day responsibility for ensuring this is put into practice: Christian Rawoo

 

To ensure that health and safety standards are maintained/improved, the following people have responsibility in the following areas:

James Shepherd - Safety, risk assessments, consulting employees, work related ill health, first aid, instruction, and supervision. Training.

Christian Rawoo – Safety, monitoring and accident investigation, first aid, maintaining equipment, instruction and supervision, training.

All employees should:

  • Cooperate with supervisors and managers on health and safety matters

  • Take reasonable care of their own health and safety and

  • Report all health and safety concerns to an appropriate person (as detailed above)

 

Part 3: Arrangements for health and safety

Risk Assessment

  • We will complete relevant risk assessments and take action.

  • We will review risk assessments when working habits or conditions change.

 

Training

  • We will give staff and subcontractors health and safety induction and provide appropriate training

  • We will provide personal protective equipment

  • We will make sure suitable arrangements are in place for lone workers

Consultation

  • We will consult staff routinely on health and safety matters as they arise and formerly when we review health and safety

Evacuation

  • We will make sure that escape routes are kept clear and free from obstructions

  • Evacuation plans will be made available and tested from time to time and updated if necessary

Updated - 29/09/2021 Review due - 29/03/2022