MAERLIN LIMITED is committed to the highest standard of excellence in service delivery. The same commitment to excellence applies to the manner in which the company discharges its responsibilities for the health and safety of staff, contractors, visitors and all those who may be affected by the company's activities and operations.
In meeting this commitment, the company acknowledges all applicable local health and safety legislations and also global industry best practices and will take all steps within its power to provide a working and living environment, which is healthy and safe for employees, contractors and visitors and other stakeholders. That said, every individual has a duty within the legislations to take care for their own health and safety and take due consideration for the health and safety of others. Compliance with all statutory obligations is a minimum standard. This Policy aims to go beyond this but will only work if there is a total commitment to health and safety by all concerned.
The ultimate responsibility for health and safety within the company rests with the management and this management structure gives effect to the implementation of the company's health and safety policy is available. The company recognizes that failures in health and safety management have the potential to damage the human, professional and financial resources of the company. Control of risk is a management responsibility inseparable from other aspects of professional management. To assist in the task of identifying and controlling risk, the company employs persons 'competent to provide advice' in accordance with the objectives of the company.
Each line responsible management must ensure as far as is reasonably practicable that everyone who may be affected by the business of the company is aware of the health and safety arrangements and has adequate information, equipment, instruction, training and supervision to enable hazards and risks to health to be avoided. The company is committed to ensuring that risk assessments are carried out as required by the legislations and other regulations where the need for risk assessment is defined. All staff in a supervisory position are familiar with the company's health and safety policy and recognize that they are responsibility for the health and safety of those whom they supervise. This affirms the company's view that achieving good health and safety standards is an essential part of good management and supervision. In practice this means leading by example, promoting good working practices, ensuring that all equipment is maintained in safe condition, ensuring that instructions, risk assessments and procedures are in place and being followed.