Quality Policy Statement

Health and Safety Policy Statement

MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD recognises the fact that Health  and Safety has positive benefits to the organisation and commitment to a high  evel of safety makes good business sense. It recognises that Health and Safety is a business function and must continually progress and adapt to changes. 

The approach to health and safety will be based on identification and control of risks. There are distinct benefits to be gained from providing a safe and healthy working environment, appropriate levels of resources will be allocated to ensure health and safety within the organisation. A positive culture will be supported by senior management. All employees will be involved in the decision-making processes individually or through their representatives. 

The performance of individuals and the organisation will be monitored to pre-determined standards with improvements being made to Health and Safety standards. Adequate planning, monitoring and review of the implementation of the Health and Safety policy will be carried out. 

Due to the nature of work undertaken, we will adopt a dual accident prevention strategy based upon that of a ‘Safe Place of Work’ and ‘Safe Person’. In order to ensure that this general statement is achieved, the following will form our aims and objectives.

  • MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD will ensure that there are arrangements put into place for the effective planning, development and review of this policy statement.
    Management will ensure that appropriate systems are developed and maintained for the effective communication of Health & Safety matters throughout the organisation.
    We will provide the necessary information, instruction and training to employees and others, including temporary staff to ensure their competence with respect to Health &Safety.
  • Management consider that health &safety rates equal to all other business functions and will attach equal importance to achieving health and safety targets. The company will devote the necessary resources in the form of finance, equipment, personnel and time to ensure Health & Safety. The assistance of expert help will be sought where the necessary skills are not available within MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD.
  • MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD will co-operate and co-ordinate with clients, with other employers, with occupiers and self employed as necessary to comply with this policy this statement is produced along with our Health and safety policy environment policy as provided in our Health and safety Management System
  • MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD believes in constantly improving Health & Safety standards and performance. It will to this end endeavour to ensure that all relevant Statutes, Regulations and Codes of Practice are complied with. The minimum standards that will be adopted by the MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD are those required by law, MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD will seek to exceed these where there is a demonstrable benefit. 
  • MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD recognises that safety is the responsibility of everyone within the organisation and is not just a function of management. Managers will have duties and responsibilities to comply with the letter of policy. Employees will have specific responsibilities to take reasonable care of themselves and others who could be affected by their activities and to co-operate with management in achieving the standards required. The company will ensure that Health & Safety management is an integral part of the manager’s function and will monitor their performance along with their other duties.
  • The company will ensure that Health & Safety is fully integrated into the management and decision making processes within the organisation.
  • Systems will be developed to ensure that accidents and ‘near-misses’ are fully investigated and appropriate action taken to reduce the likelihood of their occurrence. 
  • MERIDIAN CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LTD will ensure that procedures are established to ensure that safe equipment and plant are provided for employees and non-employees. Supervisors appointed will be given the required powers and resources to allow them to assist the company to discharge its legal duties.