AGP’s policy is to provide and maintain safe & healthy training/working conditions. This includes the equipments and training systems and to provide such information that they need to maintain this healthy environment. AGP is committed to the Health & Safety Regulation of 1997.
Responsibility For Implementing The Safety Policy
- Overall responsibility lies with the chair of the management committee whose duty is to see that this policy is implemented by delegates and the system are regularly reviewed for effectiveness.
- Managers/Department heads are responsible for policy implementation in their work areas. They should:
- Periodically attend and organise meetings on health safety matters.
- Supervise carrying out of risk assessment.
- Take all necessary measures to eliminate/control potential and existing hazards.
- Monitor fire evacuation drills.
Authorised persons may also be asked to familiarise themselves with the safery policy. To:
- Ensure that staff attend mentioned meetings
- Ensure that the staff are aware of the safety procedures including assembly points, fire exits etc
- Complete accident report forms.
- Employees have a responsibility not to endanger themselves or others and to report any safety issues noticed. They should:
- Familiarise themselves with safety policy
- Wear and use appropriate protective clothing/equipment
- Familiarise themselves with fire procedure
- Report any health & safety problem to supervisor/manager.