Health & Safety

SAFETY POLICY STATEMENT

It is policy of the Keough Naughton Notre Dame Centre to comply with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, the General Application Regulations 1993 and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Regulations 1995 & 2005, to ensure so far as reasonably practical the Safety, Health and Welfare of all employees whilst at work and to provide such information, training and supervision needed for this purpose.

It is the policy of the Keough Naughton Notre Dame Centre to care for, so far as it is reasonably practical, persons not employed by this company but who come in to the premises and facilitate various work related needs of the centre and who may be affected by our activities.

All employees have a duty to co-operate with supervisors and managers to achieve a healthy and safe workplace and to take reasonable care of themselves and others. It is the policy of the Keough Naughton Notre Dame Centre to consult all hired staff and employees on matters of health and safety and employees are hereby notified of the company policy and asked to acknowledge that they are aware and will comply with the safety policy as well as encouraged to comply with their duties under the 2005 Act.

It is the intention of the company to review this statement regularly (annually) and employees are hereby encouraged to put forward suggestions for improvements in the companies safety management system through the consultation procedures/mechanisms detailed in Section 16 of the Safety Statement.

The success of this Health and Safety Policy depends on the full co-operation of our employees and visitors to our work location. It is imperative that everyone acknowledges that they have a moral and legal responsibility to create a safe and healthy working environment for all who are associated with the O’Connell House.

The allocation of duties for safety matters and particular arrangements to implement the policy are set out in the company safety statement. This statement is distributed to all employees, visitors, students, faculty, sub-contractors and all work related contracts and shall be readily available here.