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1.1 Music on Earth (“the Company”)
recognises and accepts its responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work
etc Act 1974 including the responsibility to:
1.2 provide and maintain a safe and healthy place of work
1.3 provide adequate information, instruction, training and supervision
1.4 provide and maintain plant and equipment and safe systems of work
1.5 ensure safe access to and from the places of work
1.6 work to prevent accidents and work related ill health
General Health and Safety
The overall responsibility for health and safety lies with the Joint
Managing Director Judy Caine. Judy Caine Joint Managing Director and
Projects Manager has day to day responsibility for managing health and safety.
The Management are committed to
achieving the highest standards of health and safety throughout the Company.
The Management are also
committed to complying with the requirements of the Management of Health and
Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and other Regulations that apply to the
Company’s work activities.
The Management team will ensure that assessments of
all areas of work activities are carried out regularly, in order to identify
hazards and work to prevent instances of injury, disease and dangerous occurrences
The Management are also
committed to ensuring that the work done by the Company does not adversely
affect the health and safety of any contractors or of members of the public.
The Management are fully
committed to providing safe and healthy working conditions and adequate welfare
facilities for all employees.
The Company will strive to
maintain excellence in health and safety matters and in this respect, employees
and others are encouraged to co-operate with the management in all safety matters,
to identify hazards and reduce the risk which may exist during work activities
and to report any condition which may appear dangerous or unsatisfactory. The Company will at all times consult with
the employees on these matters.
The Senior Management will, so
far as reasonably practicable, ensure that the Company provides adequate
financial resources to meet these objectives.
Copies of this policy are to be
available to all Company employees and other interested parties.
The Diretors will have at least
basic knowledge and understanding of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
and its associated Regulations and Approved Codes of Practice.
It will be the responsibility
of all the Directors to keep all employees advised as to their responsibilities
in respect of health and safety matters.
In order to protect the safety
and health of employees and others affected by the Company's operations, the
3.4 Take reasonable steps to familiarise themselves with the hazards and
risks associated with working at the Company and with the precautions which
need to be taken to eliminate or control those risks.
3.5 Establish procedures to deal with any emergencies.
3.6 Appoint a suitably trained and competent person to assist them in
carrying out their health and safety duties.
3.7 Ensure that employees receive sufficient training and information so
that they can carry out their duties safely and competently. Ensure adequate
funds and facilities are available for this purpose. Before entrusting work
tasks to employees, take into account their capabilities as regards health and
safety and ensure that suitable Risk Assessments are carried out on any
3.8 Initiate the timing and annual review of the Health and Safety
Policy and ensure it is promoted to all employees and others working on behalf
of the Company.
3.9 Ensure that all employees carry out the health and safety
responsibilities allocated to them.
3.10 Ensure the safety performance of the Company is monitored and take
action to remedy any identified deficiencies.
3.11 Ensure that adequate provision is made for welfare facilities and
that adequate first aid provisions are made.
3.12 Ensure that all necessary PPE is provided to employees, and that
instruction is given on its use.
Designated Health & Safety Person’s
To ensure that all the Company Directors/Partners,
Supervisors and Staff are aware of their individual Health and Safety
To initiate and/or recommend
any changes, developments and amendments to the policy as and when necessary.
To inform the Health and Safety
Executive of all notifiable accidents.
Investigate any accidents or dangerous occurrences and recommend means
of preventing re-occurrence.
To arrange appropriate training
for all employees.
To create and maintain a
Training Matrix for all staff.
To ensure that Risk Assessments
(including where appropriate, COSHH, Noise, Manual Handling etc) are carried
out as needed.
To ensure follow up action as
To promote an interest and
responsible attitude towards Health and Safety matters throughout the Company.
This policy will be reviewed annually or when
there is a change in circumstances, in work practices or the introduction of
Diversity and Equality Statement:
Music on Earth Productions strives at all times to ensure diversity and equality within every
aspect of its operations irrespective of an individual’s gender, race, ethnic
origin, disability, age, nationality, national origin, sexuality, religion or
belief, marital status and social class.
oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.
employees, whether part time, full time, contract, temporary, apprentices or
work experience placements, are treated fairly and equally and with respect.
Selection for employment, promotion, training or any other benefit is on the
basis purely of aptitude and ability.
employees are helped and encouraged to develop their full potential and the
talents and resources of the workforce will be fully utilised to maximise the
efficiency of the organisation.
Every employee is entitled to a working environment
which promotes dignity and respect to all. No form of intimidation, bullying or
harassment will be tolerated
The commitment to diversity and equality in the
workplace is good management practice and makes sound business sense
Breaches of our diversity and equality policy will
be regarded as misconduct and could lead to disciplinary proceedings
This policy is fully supported by senior management
This policy will be
implemented within the framework of relevant legislation, which includes:
Equal Pay Act
Offenders Act 1974
Discrimination Act 1975
Discrimination Act 1995
from Harassment Act 1997
(Amendment) Act 2000
Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003
Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003
Discrimination Act 2005
Equality (Age) Regulations 2006
Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy:
A General Policy Statement
Music on Earth has a moral duty to ensure that it
functions with a view to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
these policies and procedures, reference is made to “children and young
people”. This term is used to mean
“those under the age of 18”. The governing body recognise that some adults are
also vulnerable to abuse, accordingly, the procedures may be applied (with
appropriate adaptations) to allegations of abuse and the protection of
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