Safety, Quality and Environment

Safety, Quality and the Environment at Designer Group we regard the promotion of Safety, Quality and the Environment (SQE) as a priority at all levels within the organisation. We undertake to work in a safe manner to enhanced quality standards while protecting the environment.Designer Group is therefore committed to ensuring compliance with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements as well as relevant standards (ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 and Safe T Certification), while continuing to develop partnerships with regulatory authorities.

Designer Group is dedicated to ensuring the Safety, Health and Welfare of all its employees, contractors and all others who may be affected by its operations.

Health & Safety Statistic

In order to meet these aims Designer Group will

Staying Current

Keep up to date with best practice in relation to health and safety

 

Staying Safe

Ensure, in so far as is reasonably practicable, those who undertake work on behalf of Designer Group apply the highest standards of health and safety for their employees

 

Safe Work Environment

Ensure, in so far as is reasonably practicable, a safe place of work and healthy environment including safe plant, equipment, systems of work and arrangements for the use, handling, storage and transport of articles, materials and substances;

 

Accident Prevention

To prevent, in so far as is reasonably practicable during the course of the work being undertaken, any accidents or dangerous occurrences

 


Health & Safety

Develop, implement and monitor health and safety regimes appropriate to work undertaken by Designer Group

 

Hazard Identification

Ensure procedures are in place for the ongoing hazard identification and assessment of risks arising from work activities to establish any controls required to keep such risks to acceptable levels

 

Up To Date Policies

Provide the necessary resources to implement and keep up to date policies as required to reflect changes within the company, technical advances and legislative developments

 

Safety Consultation

Consult with and involve employees in matters affecting health and safety

 


Provide Employees

Provide employees necessary training, supervision and equipment for operations/tasks performed appropriate to their roles and responsibilities within the Company

 

Communications

Consult and communicate health and safety issues with employees including any changes to working practices which may affect their health and safety; and competent persons are appointed to provide assistance and information on the current legislation, standards and codes of practice.

 

Commitment

The success of this policy requires commitment from all employees, visitors, suppliers and contractors. It is the responsibility of each employee to observe all rules and procedures and co-operate with the Company in complying with its statutory obligations. Employees must be aware at all times of the responsibility that they have for both their own safety and the safety of others. Responsibility for implementation of this policy lies with Designer Group’s Managing Director, who ensures, through Senior Management, that the objectives of the policy are achieved

 

All Levels

This policy is communicated, implemented and maintained at all levels throughout Designer Group to ensure its continuing suitability and appropriateness. It is available to external interested parties upon request.