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Occupational Health & Safety Policy Statement

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The overall goal of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) at Vital Signs is that injuries and occupational illnesses are preventable.
We apply OH&S standards and directives, define organizational accountabilities, provide necessary resources and training, manage performance and minimize risk to employees, contractors, visitors and the community.

RESPONSIBILITY:

Vital Signs Management

  • Actively manages OH&S
  • Approves and ensures compliance with local policies, standards, rules and procedures
  • Integrates OH&S functional plans into the Business Plan

Vital Signs Workers

  • Complies with OH&S programs
  • Participates actively in OH&S initiatives
  • Participates in investigation and root cause determination of OH&S incidents
  • Develops and supports the implementation of local OH&S policies, standards, rules, procedures and programs

POLICY

Responsibility Everyone is responsible for his/her own health and safety. Managers have to provide the right management systems and are accountable for managing OH&S performance.
OH&S Commitment and Performance Every employee and contractor is responsible for working safely, for knowing and following OH&S rules and procedures, and for being attentive to the health and safety of others. Nobody may undertake or allow any other person to undertake any unsafe act or work in an unsafe condition. Demonstrated OH&S commitment and performance are key criteria for good leadership at Vital Signs.
Complying with OH&S Rules Complying with OH&S rules and directives is a condition of employment at Vital Signs.
Injuries / incidents / unsafe acts All injuries, incidents and unsafe acts must be investigated. The root causes must be found and corrected.
Safety Observations, Inspections and Audits All levels in the organization do Safety Observations. Specialists do periodic inspections and audits. Managers must ensure that all issues recorded or identified get corrected.
Training Training is essential to have healthy and safe workplaces.
All employees must know the general and their task-specific OH&S rules and procedures. They must recognize, report and correct all unsafe acts / conditions in their workplace.
Contractors must be trained in the OH&S rules and procedures applicable to their job. They are required to always conform to those OH&S rules and procedures.

This policy will be communicated and posted in the workplace.

 

                                                                          
Ely Mansoor, President
July 24, 2014