Health & Safety 
In the event of the fire alarm being raised, immediately leave the building via the nearest fire exit.  
Wait with your host until given further instruction. 
 
Accidents 
In the event of an accident or illness, please report this immediately to your host who will arrange first aid and report the incident as necessary. 
 
Smoking 
This is a no smoking site; you must leave the building or the site to smoke. 
 
Hazards 
The Meddings Group of Companies are a low hazard environment providing the following simple rules are observed: 
 
Remain within the marked walkways at all times 
Work areas are clearly marked and you should not enter these unless authorised to do so 
Should you enter an eye or hearing protection zone (indicated by signs) personal protection equipment will be made available for your use 
Do not touch any plant or equipment and work-in-progress (sharp burrs may be present) 
Keep clear of cranage operations 
Beware of forklift trucks in the buildings and around the yard 
Beware of commercial traffic in the yard and keep to walkways 
Observe any signage and temporary barriers (e.g. due to contractor activities) 
Welding operations will be fully screened – however to prevent any potential eye irritation do not look directly at the process. 
 
 
Health and Safety policy
Health & Safety Policy 
Meddings Group of Companies recognises the benefits of having a fit, active and healthy  
workforce and is committed to safeguarding the health, safety and welfare of its employees.  
 
Our statement of general policy is: 
To provide adequate control of the health & safety risks arising from our work activities 
To consult with our employees on matters affecting their health and safety 
To provide and maintain safe plant and equipment 
To ensure safe handling and use of substances 
To provide information, instruction and supervision for employees 
To ensure all employees are competent to do their tasks, and to give them adequate training 
To prevent accidents and cases of work related ill health 
To maintain safe and healthy working conditions 
To review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals 
 
Meddings Engineering, Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 9LL | Tel 01752 313323 | Fax: 01752 313333 
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