Health and Safety

The policy of the company is to achieve and maintain conditions of work that are health and safe, so far as is reasonably practicable.

The company's activities will be conducted with the appropriate safeguards against exposing either employees or other persons to risks to their health and safety.

To this measure we have attained the Construction line and CHAS (Construction Health and Safety) accreditations.

To this end the company accept to actively seek a reduction in the incidence of accidents, dangerous and hazards to health and safety, and to comply with all relevant legislation and codes of practice. Malones Group
To make financial provision to meet such requirements and to provide safe working practices by the following;

  • Ensure that hazards are identified, risks assessed and safe systems of work are designed and applied.
  • Making the work environment safe and without risk to health.
  • Realistically combating such hazards as cannot be eliminated, by making available such protective clothing, equipment or devices as they are required.
  • Arranging regular inspections of plant, machinery, workplace and processes by competent person.
  • Providing such information, instruction, training and supervision as are necessary to achieve safe working practices, thereby ensuring the health and safety of all employees.
  • To bring to the notice of those who supervise, their special responsibility for safe working.
  • Always considering actual potential risks to persons not in the company's employment, but who may be affected by its operations with the same care and attention as is given to the company's own employees.
  • Regularly reviewing company policies, operating procedures and instructions and revising as appropriate in accordance with knowledge and changing circumstances.
The policy of Malones Group Ltd is that we comply with BS EN ISO 14001: 1196.

The Health and Safety Act 1974 states that employers cannot delegate or sub-contract their Health and Safety responsibilities and must provide employees with;

  • A safe place of work.
  • Safe plant and equipment.
  • Safe access and egress.
  • Safe systems of work.

Section 40 of the acts says that in the event of a prosecution an employer would be guilty until they prove their innocence. "In any proceedings for an offence under any of the relevant statutory provisions which consist of a failure to comply with a duty or requirement to do something 'so far as is reasonably practicable' or 'best practical means' it shall be for 'the accused' to prove that it was neither practicable nor reasonably practicable to do more than was, in fact done to satisfy the duty or requirement, or that there was no better practicable means than which was in fact used to satisfy that duty or requirement." - Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 - Section 40.

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