Southern Screed Ltd Main responsibilities are to:

  • Initiate the company policy for the prevention of injury, ill-health and damage.
  • Arrange for competent assistance to assist in complying with and implementing health and safety arrangements.
  • Ensure that at all levels staff receive adequate and appropriate training, information, instruction and supervision.
  • Ensure that employees are consulted on matters affecting their health and safety.
  • Ensure that risk and COSSH assessments are undertaken and that action is taken to remove or control the risks identified.
  • Ensure that plant and equipment is properly maintained and meets health and safety standards.
  • Insist that safe working practices are regularly observed.
  • Ensure that accidents and incidents are investigated and action is taken to prevent recurrence.
  • Ensure that injuries, accidents and dangerous occurrences are recorded and reported in accordance with Statutory requirements.
  • Reprimand any member of staff failing to discharge satisfactorily their responsibilities.
  • Arrange for adequate resources and facilities to meet the requirements of this policy.
  • Regularly monitor and review this policy to ensure that it is effective, continues to be relevant and takes into account changes in activities or circumstances.
  • Set a personal example.


All Staff

Need to know their health and safety duties. These are:


  • Follow company safety rules and any other information, instruction and training.
  • Ensure that their acts or omissions do not endanger themselves or others.
  • Not to misuse or interfere with any equipment provided for health and safety purposes.
  • It is the responsibility of each individual to help to prevent accidents.
  • Report all accidents and near misses.
  • Draw management attention to safety problems and defects.
  • Make full use of precautions given to them documented within Risk Assessments.
  • Wear personal protective equipment if necessary even for brief periods.