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Safety

Safety Policy

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 requires representative management and employees alike to consider safety as a joint responsibility. The safety and health of all Biocel Ltd. employees, whether full or part time, is of the utmost importance to the organisation. Each of us at all levels of the organisation must co-operate to ensure that safe working becomes an instinctive habit. It is the responsibility of Biocel Ltd. management to bring to the attention of all its employees, a statement of its policy with respect to Safety, Health and Welfare at Work and the organisations and arrangements for carrying out that policy.

We commit ourselves as a team to do the job right, first time, in a safe manner, while meeting customer demands. We will acheive and maintain compliance with the requirements of all Irish and European legislation as it pertains to our activities. This Biocel Ltd. policy specifies the manner in which the safety and health of persons in the organisation will be managed in line with the highest possible standards of occupational health and safety. In accordance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005. It is the policy of Biocel Ltd. to ensure in so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety and health of all its employees, contractors and visitors to our complex.

Action Comment

Biocel Ltd. and its management will do all that is reasonably practicable to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for both staff and contractors at all times.

In particular, the organisation will:

  • Provide a team structure that will value the health and safety of all personnel and contractors, lead by example and respond to all reasonable health and safety concerns.
  • Provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions, in accordance with all Irish and European stautory requirements.
  • Provide the necessary training and instruction to enable employees to perform their work safely, effectively and without risk to health.
  • Make available all applicable safety or protection devices, information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to generate a safe and healthy place to work.
  • Maintain a constant and continuing interest in health and safety matters pertinient to all the organisations activities.
  • Regularly review this Biocel Ltd. Safety Statement, and any other safety related documents. 
  • Carry out ongoing assessments of our operations through the medium of audit and inspections.
  • Through the provision of our Safety Statement, provide all employees and contractors with information on al identified hazards and risks in the workplace.
  • Regualrly consult with employees (and their elected Safety Representative) regarding all measures being taken to manage safety and eliminate or control identified hazards and risks on site.

Each of us are reminded that every employee has a legal duty under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 to take reasonable care of the safety, health and welfare of ourselves and of others who may be affected by our acts and omissions at work.

It is also the specific duty of any employee to report their immediate manager any defects in the procedures, systems of work, strucutre or equipment which might endanger safety, health or welfare of anyone on site and give the management a reasonable opportunity to correct the situation.

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