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.
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.
This is a no smoking site; you must leave the building or the site to smoke.
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 & 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