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Health and Safety Policy



This is the statement of general policy and arrangements for: 


Alan Richardson

has overall and final responsibility for day to day health and safety procedures for Surge staff, employees, and participants working within the Cadogan Street building.

Alan Richardson

has day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice. 

Statement of general policy


Responsibility of: Name/Title

Action/Arrangements (What are you going to do?)


Prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health by managing the health and safety risks in the workplace

Alan Richardson / Director


Continuous monitoring of work environment and current H&S procedures, and completion and implementation of Risk Assessments as appropriate.

Provide clear instructions and information, and adequate training, to ensure employees are competent to do their work



Provision of inductions, and completion of induction forms as appropriate.

Engage and consult with employees on day-to-day health and safety conditions

Alan Richardson / Director


Application of best practice and common sense in day to day liaison.

Implement emergency procedures – evacuation in case of fire or other significant incident. 

Alan Richardson / Director


All staff are aware of nearest fire exits in work spaces. Ryden, the managers of the building at large, have responsibility for briefing all tenants on fire procedures. Regular fire alarm tests occur in the building.


Maintain safe and healthy working conditions, provide and maintain plant, equipment and machinery, and ensure safe storage/use of substances


All staff jointly engage in upkeep of working spaces. 



Signed: *    





Alan Richardson / Director





  You should review your policy if you think it might no longer be valid, eg if circumstances change.   If you have fewer than five employees, you don’t have to write down your policy.


Health and safety law poster is displayed at (location)

At the entrance to the 2nd floor office

First-aid box is located:


In the office and in both studio spaces.


Accident book is located:

In the H&S folder in the office. 


   Accidents and ill health at work reported under RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)

  To get an interactive version of this template go to

  Combined risk assessment and policy template published by the Health and Safety Executive 08/14

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