KD Optics Design and Engineering Ltd


Health and Safety policy


Overall and final responsibility for health and safety is that of David Robinson

Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring that this policy is put into practice is delegated to Maggie Drumey


Statement of General Policy


Action / Arrangement

To prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health and adequate control of health and safety risks arising from work activities

David Robinson

Relevant risk assessments completed and actions arising out of those assessments implemented. (Risk assessments reviewed every year, or earlier if working habits or conditions change.)

To provide adequate training to ensure employees are competent to do their work

Maggie Drumey

Staff and subcontractors given necessary health and safety induction and provided with appropriate training (including working at height, asbestos awareness and electrical safety) and personal protective equipment. We will ensure that suitable arrangements are in place to cover employees engaged in work remote from the main company site

To engage and consult with employees on a day-to-day health and safety conditions and provide advice and supervision on occupational health

All Staff

Staff routinely consulted on health and safety matters as they arise but also formally consulted at regular health and safety performance review meetings or sooner if required.

To implement emergency procedures - evacuation in case of fire or other significant incident.

David Robinson

Escape routes well signed and kept clear at all times. Evacuation plans are tested from time to time and updated as necessary.

To maintain safe and healthy working conditions, provide and maintain plant, equipment and machinery, and ensure safe storage / use of substances

David Robinson

Toilets, washing facilities and drinking water provided. System in place for routine inspections and testing of equipment and machinery and for ensuring that action is promptly taken to address any defects. Staff trained in safe handling/use of substances.

Health and Safety poster is displayed

Top of stairs

First Aid box and accident book are located:

(Accidents at work and ill health at work reported under RIDDOR)

Outside Cleaners cupboard, downstairs workshop


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KD Optics Design and Engineering Ltd, New Forest Farm, Walshford, North Yorkshire LS22 5JJ, UK
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