These health and safety rules have been drawn up by the company for the protection of employees. Each employee, however, has an obligation to take responsible care for the health and safety of him or herself and of other persons who may be affected by his or her acts or omissions.
Any employee who is in doubt in regard to health and safety regulations in respect of machinery or it’s working procedure, must raise the matter with their supervisor.
Employees must, so far as possible, familiarise themselves with the lay of the buildings in which they work.
All accidents are to be reported, however trivial they may appear an the appropriate entry must be made in the accident book.
Where customers have particular rules on health and safety, which may apply to window cleaning or draw attention to specific hazards, their rules will be read in conjunction with or as an extension of these rules.
Wear clothing suitable for the job, specially having regard for the weather.
Do not wear shirts with flapping cuffs or loose belts which may get caught up in ladders, ropes or cradles.
Badly fitted or worn shoes may cause you to slip and will certainly unnecessary fatigue.