Evaluating Organizational Health And Safety Policies And Procedural Documents

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Task 1(P4): You need to analyses organizational health and safety policies and procedural documents
You must explain policy on statement of intent, organization section, arrangements for health, safety and welfare in construction and built environment

• statement of intent:

In pursuance of Section 2(3) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, this policy, together with any appendices, is intended to assist Harlow Council management and staff with the effective implementation of health and safety in their operations of work.
Failure to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 could result in enforcement action being instigated by the Health and Safety Executive.
Harlow Council is committed to the ongoing process of providing a working environment that will ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of all its employees, and other persons who may be affected by any work undertaken on behalf of the Council.
In maintaining its stated commitment Harlow Council will positively work towards the creation of a health and safety culture within the authority by:

• Actively seeking the cooperation and involvement of all levels of the workforce in the effective implementation of this policy.
• Ensuring that sufficient resources are made available to meet the authority’s statutory responsibilities in respect of health and safety and fire safety.
• Providing suitable and sufficient health and safety related information,…
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