H&S Arrangements And Procedures For Workshops or Small Factories
Workshop or Factory Health and Safety Arrangements & Procedures
This Workshop or Factory Arrangements and Procedures document has been specifically written to be suitable for a company of any size, including one man bands, that operates out of a workshop or factory unit whether it is in their back garden or on an industrial estate. It makes reference to many pieces of legislation including PUWER and LOLER 1998, Work at Heights Regulations 2005, Fire Safety Order 2005, and the Workplace Regulations 1992. These arrangements and procedures set out the Company’s commitment to safeguarding their employees' health, safety and welfare at work as well as anyone else who may be affected such as passers-by or their clients.
These Workshop or Factory Arrangements and Procedures set out who in the organisation has been designated as the responsible person for such health and safety tasks as ensuring that any machinery is checked regularly, or making sure that fire extinguishers are regularly checked etc.
The document is the third part of the company’s management documentation, after the statement and policy, which when signed and dated by the most senior person in the business will affirm the company’s determination to be compliant with the relevant legislation.