Motive Renewables recognises its legal and moral responsibilities and is committed, in consultation with its employees, to create and maintain – so far as is reasonably practicable – a working environment which will ensure the health, safety and welfare of its employees and any other persons who may be affected by its activities.
Motive Renewables shall meet the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HASAWA) and comply with all relevant subordinate legislation. Staff shall comply with the requirements of appropriate publications and instructions issued to facilitate the implementation of health and safety legislation, in so far as they meet, without exception, the requirements of the HASAWA and other subordinate legislation. Motive Renewables expects organisations and individuals with which we do business to demonstrate the same level of commitment to this policy.
Motive Renewables recognises that occupational health and safety is fundamental to all work activities and therefore an integral part of our business performance. The Managing Director is responsible, for ensuring that this policy is properly implemented and functioning. Occupational Health & Safety specialists are available to advise and assist as necessary.
The management of risk to our own employees, and those who may be affected by our activities, shall be given the highest priority. These risks will be recognised and reduced to as low a level as is reasonably practicable by a comprehensive risk assessment programme. Motive Renewables acknowledges that all risk can never be totally eliminated, but it seeks to ensure that the human and material resources necessary to minimise these risks are made available and that any residual risk is within the skill and experience level of the workforce are controlled successfully.
Motive Renewables shall adopt the principles and requirements of the OHSAS 18001: Occupational Health & Safety Management Standard to provide assurance that legislative compliance and continual improvement co-exists within a cost/effective management system. Motive Renewables aims to reduce the risk of ill health; accidents and near misses in the work place through a documented improvement programme based upon systematic performance appraisal and defined improvement targets.
Motive Renewables recognises the importance of every employee contributing to the success of this policy. All personnel are expected to co-operate by taking reasonable care for their own safety and that of others who may be affected by their actions, and to comply with regulations and systems of work which are in place to protect all employees and others in the workplace.