Management and Supervision:
Section 2 of the health and safety act 1974 imposes a general duty on employers to provide as much information, instructions, training and supervision to ensure the health and safety at work of the employees.
Training is, therefore an essential duty for all managers and supervisors. To this end, it is the policy of the company to train all managers and supervisors to all aspects of health and safety rules, in order that they should import these rules to all new employees.
It is the responsibility of all managers and supervisors to ensure that all new employees are adequately trained and adhere to all health and safety rules formulated by the company.
Every employer has a duty to provide first aid and inform his employees of the arrangements for first aid.
In the majority of cases, the company undertakes to arrange with its client company that all personnel have immediate access to first aid on the client’s premises by the clients own first aid representative. Where this is not possible a first aid box is provided and the supervisor or manager concerned is responsible for first aid.
In all cases, all personnel are informed of the arrangements for first aid.
Owing to the nature of the company’s business staff are employed on the client’s premises.
The company, therefore, undertakes to arrange with the client company that all employees read and understand the company’s fire drills, also that all employees are made aware of the whereabouts of fire extinguishers and the quickest exit route.