SCOPE OF CERTIFICATION
manual covers the scope of work of the ALBARAKA construction company LTD which is:
of construction and civil works for: High ways, Roads, railways, and airports -
Mine lines and networks of water pipes, sewage, and irrigation - Infrastructure
and building construction- Channels storm water and rain careenage - Dams-
Power generation and water desalination plant-Marine Works-Oil and gas)
The Management System is
designed to meet the requirements of:
This Occupational Health
and Safety Manual and associated documentation is the means by which the
Organization (hereinafter referred to as ALBARAKA construction company LTD)
satisfies the requirements of its staff and any other interested parties,
particularly with regard to Management responsibility.
Top Management is obliged
to ensure that its OH&S Policy is understood by its employees, and that its
procedures are implemented and maintained at all times. This OH&S Manual is
in accordance with the requirements of OHSAS 18001:2007. The OH&S
management system shall be periodically and systematically reviewed by
Management and checked by audits both internal and external.
Top Management is
responsible for the control of all matters pertaining to the implementation of
Operational Health and Safety procedures.
The assurance of OH&S
is fundamental to all the work undertaken by ALBARAKA construction company LTD
and all personnel at every level in the ALBARAKA construction company LTD
structure shall practice the procedures established.
BARAKA Construction Company Limited and its head office
located In- Jeddah - Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia is one of the excellent Construction
companies in the world today.
The company's activity is based on the Implement the construction
bridges - buildings - infrastructure - airports - dams - Railway trains -
channels - civil works in electric stations).
The company started
its activity in the
year 1996 which is a product of the large
and wide experience owned by the company's
founder Sheikh \ Salem Al Harbi, which is based on glorious
past in the field of construction projects.
today one of the most Top construction companies in
the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The company's projects are located in different parts of
the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its desire to reach regional
Company Policy for Quality
and Health Safety (OHSAS)
We ALBARAKA CONSTRUCTION
CO., LTD. (BCC), are fully understand our responsibility for creating the safe work practices,
reduce health hazards and accidents through application of technology. We are committed to
provide to our clients the construction services through the international
quality standards specifications and international
standards performance in consistent to fully conform
with statutory requirements with healthy and high level
of safety in all our projects .
We ALBARAKA CONSTRUCTION
CO., LTD. (BCC), are always looking forward to provide
our projects in a way to help and achieve the best distinctive
performance in accordance with the international standards to meet our customer’s satisfaction by:-
Prevention of industrial
risk rather than detection / rectification and its adverse impact on the
Follow safe work practices
and continually improve the effectiveness of system.
Comply with applicable
legal and other requirements as well as to take any additional measures
Preserve the health and
safety of site and its neighborhood.
Always look forward to satisfying our
success partners who own various projects.
Provide benefits to public society.
In order to
continuously working at this level, we are committed to continually improve our
performance and effectiveness for the implementation of Quality Systems and
Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems to ensure the continual
compliance with the International Standards ISO 9001/2008 and OHSAS 18001
/2007, also we are committed to continue complying with the regulatory and
legislation requirements in our scope of works.
Faisal S. Alharbi
CEO, AL Baraka Construction Co Ltd. (BCC)
Issue date: 1/ 6 / 2014
& SAFETY POLICY STATEMENT
continuing policy of ALBARAKA construction company Pvt. Ltd. is to provide a
professional and efficient OH&S policy to meet our commitment to improving
health and safety performance.
Management Team bears the responsibility for establishing, maintaining and
implementing the system for controlling those particular activities for which
they are responsible. We undertake to ensure that, through instruction,
practical example and training that health and safety is the aim of all members
of ALBARAKA construction company LTD and that each employee has a proper
understanding of the importance of the OH&S policy function and its direct
relevance to the success of ALBARAKA construction company LTD.
every employee is responsible for, and will be trained to perform the duties
required by his or her specific role. Further ALBARAKA construction company LTD
will ensure that any sub-contractors employed for a particular function will
meet specified requirements and will accept the responsibility for their work.
OH&S policy of ALBARAKA construction company LTD will be documented,
implemented, and maintained together with a commitment to continual improvement
of the OH&S policy as well as complying with the current OH&S
legislation any other such policy to which ALBARAKA construction company LTD
either currently or intends to subscribe.
certify that this Occupational Health and Safety Manual accurately describe the
OH&S System in use within ALBARAKA construction company LTD to meet the requirements
of OHSAS 18001:2007.
OH&S policy will be monitored regularly under the Managing Director’s
ultimate responsibility with regular reporting of the status and effectiveness
at all levels.
of this Manual rests with the Managing Director who may delegate this
responsibility to the OH&S Manager who is responsible for the content and
control of all numbered copies. This includes all other documents pertaining to
status of each page of this Manual is stated at the bottom of the page.
and “Controlled” copies of this Manual maybe issued as follows:
1. Uncontrolled copies may be distributed outside the
company with the approval of the Managing Director. They will have no unique
identity and will be marked as an uncontrolled copy and subsequently will not
be kept up to date.
2. Controlled copies will each have a unique number and
will be assigned to an individual by name. Distribution is
controlled by the Managing Director and numbered copies are distributed as
Whether Copy Is Controlled or Uncontrolled C or U
Abd ulaziz AL Harbi
may be subjected to amendment, whereupon a new issue will be distributed and
recorded on the Revision and Amendment Register.
CHANGES TO THE OHSAS MANUAL
changes, additions or alterations to this Manual must be addressed to the
Managing Director or OH&S Manager. Should the change, addition or
alteration be approved after a consultation period with other areas then the
relevant amendments will be made, recorded on the Amendment Register and
distributed according to the distribution list contained in this section.
intervals of no longer than twelve months the Managing Director, OH&S
Manager and Senior Management will review this Manual and verify that it
continues to describe the OH&S System correctly and approve proposed
of these reviews will be recorded and minutes kept.
REVISION AND AMENDMENT REGISTER
Update H&S policy
Update OH& policy
ABBREVIATIONS, TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
has been reduced to a level that can be tolerated by the organization having
regard to its legal obligations and its own OH&S policy.
independent and documented process for obtaining "audit evidence" and
evaluating it objectively to determine the extent to which "audit
criteria" are fulfilled.
process of enhancing the OH&S Management System in order to achieve
improvements in overall OH&S performance consistent with the organization’s
eliminate the cause of a detected nonconformity or other undesirable situation.
and its supporting medium.
situation, or act with a potential for harm in terms of human injury or ill
health, or a combination of these.
Process of recognizing that a hazard exists and defining its
characteristics ill health identifiable, adverse physical or mental condition
arising from and/or made worse by a work activity and/or work-related
event(s) in which an injury or ill health (regardless of severity) or fatality
occurred, or could have occurred.
NOTE 1 an accident is an incident which has given rise to injury, ill
health or fatality.
NOTE 2 an incident where no injury, ill health, or fatality occurs may
also be referred to as a “near-miss”, "near- hit", “close call"
or "dangerous occurrence".
NOTE 3 an emergency situation is a particular type of incident.
group, inside or outside the workplace, concerned with or affected by the
OH&S performance of an organization.
of a requirement.
NOTE: nonconformity can be any deviation from: - relevant work
standards, practices, procedures, legal requirements, etc. or - OH&S
Management System requirements.
Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S)
Conditions and factors that affect, or could affect the health and
safety of employees or other workers (including temporary workers and
contractor personnel) visitors, or any other person in the workplace.
NOTE: Organizations can be subject to legal requirements for the
health and safety of persons beyond the immediate workplace, or who are exposed
to the workplace activities.
OH&S Management System
an Organization's Management System used to develop and implement its OH&S
Policy and manage its OH&S risks.
goal, in terms of OH&S performance, that an Organization sets itself to
NOTE 1 Objectives should be quantified wherever practicable.
results of an Organization's management of its OH&S risks.
NOTE 1 OH&S performance measurement includes measuring the
effectiveness of the Organization's controls.
NOTE 2 In the context of OH&S Management Systems, results can also
be measured against the Organization's OH&S policy, OH&S objectives,
and other OH&S performance requirements.
intentions and direction of an Organization related to its OH&S performance
as formally expressed by Top Management.
NOTE 1 The OH&S Policy provides a framework for action and for the
setting of OH&S objectives (3.14).
corporation, firm, enterprise, authority or institution, or part or combination
thereof, whether incorporated or not, public or private, that has its own
functions and administration.
NOTE For Organizations with more than one operating unit, a single
operating unit may be defined as an Organization.
eliminate the cause of a potential nonconformity (3.11) or other undesirable
NOTE 1 there can be more
than one cause for a potential nonconformity.
NOTE 2 Preventive actions
are taken to prevent occurrence whereas corrective action is taken to prevent recurrence.
way to carry out an activity or a process.
stating results achieved or providing evidence of activities performed.
of the likelihood of an occurrence of a hazardous event or exposure(s) and the
severity of injury or ill health that can be caused by the event or
of evaluating the risk(s) arising from a hazard(s), taking into account the
adequacy of any existing controls, and deciding whether or not the risk(s) is
physical location in which work related activities are performed under the
control of the Organization.
NOTE When giving consideration to what constitutes a workplace, the
Organization should take into account the OH&S effects on personnel who
are, for example, travelling or in transit (e.g. driving, flying, on boats or
trains), working at the premises of a client or customer, or working at home.
OH&S Management System
Management shall establish, document, implement, maintain and will continually
improve an OH&S Management System in accordance with the requirements of
this OHSAS standard and has determined how it will fulfill these requirements.
Management shall define and document the scope of its OH&S Management
Management System comprises this Manual, Health and Safety Policy document,
Health and Safety Statement, Staff Handbook and a suite of supporting
documentation and procedures.
2.2 SAFETY ORGANIZATION
construction company LTD.
Director responsible for Health and Safety
Health & Safety Manager
Managers and Supervisors
2.3 SAFETY ARRANGEMENTS
2.3.1 Common Procedures..........................
2.3.3 Emergency Procedures
2.3.4 Assessment of Risks
2.3.5 Manual Handling
2.3.6 Display Screen Equipment.
Driving on Company Business.......................................................
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
Site Safety (Working on Clients' Premises)
Work at Heights
Use of Ladders/Steps
Handling Insulation Products
Training and Information
Induction and Ongoing Training
2.3.4 Staff Consultation
2.3.5 Monitoring and Review
Policy states the Organization and arrangements for the on-going Health and
Safety Management of ALBARAKA construction company LTD for all our
employees, whether engaged in the office, contract and site work for our
clients, or other operations of ALBARAKA construction company Ltd.
2.2.2 ALBARAKA construction company LTD
construction company LTD undertakes to meet all its statutory responsibilities
for the health and safety of its employees, its clients and the public under
the Health and Safety.
construction company LTD will ensure that adequate resources are made available
to manage effectively the health and safety risks associated with its
2.2.3 The Managing Director
Managing Director retains overall responsibility for health and safety in the
Company and is responsible for providing adequate resources to enable
development and management of health and safety policy and procedures. Policy
development at executive level is the responsibility of the Director
responsible for Health & Safety; Ian Bowers. Day to day
implementation of the policy is the responsibility of Simon Lansdowne, Director
and Health and Safety Manager.
Managing Director must make sure that he is kept informed of the Company’s
Health and Safety performance through attending a progress meeting on at least
a quarterly basis with the Director responsible for Health and Safety and the
Managing Director must support withdrawing from a contract if that is the only
way the Company can ensure the safety of its employees, subcontractors or
members of the public.
Managing Director must set a good example to his employees.
2.2.4 Director responsible for Health and Safety
To develop this policy and supporting procedures and
publicize to all staff and contractors
to encourage consideration of health and safety in
all work activities by staff, clients and sub-contractors
to ensure that Health and Safety is addressed at
appropriate internal meetings as a standing item on the agenda
to report back on health and safety matters to the
Managing Director on a quarterly basis
to encourage and promote the operation of this policy
with all employees and sub-contractors
to ensure that every accident is reported to the
enforcing authority where necessary, and investigated to an appropriate level
given the nature of the incident (see appendices for guidance on
to maintain an awareness of relevant, current safety
legislation, Codes of Practice, British and European Standards, and industry
to monitor the health and safety performance of
ALBARAKA construction company LTD
to review the Health and Safety Management Policy
annually to ensure that it continues to reflect accurately the needs of the
Company and relevant health and safety legislation
to ensure risks to the health and safety of all
ALBARAKA construction company LTD employees are assessed
to co-ordinate and arrange the delivery of
appropriate information, instruction, and training for all employees of the
to assess health and safety training and information
needs and the provision of adequate training and information
to ensure that staff are consulted over health and
safety risks and to ensure that staff are kept informed of revised risk
assessments, safety initiatives and safety performance
to ensure that information on health and safety
incidents and accidents is collated and an accurate record kept
to ensure accidents and near misses are investigated
to an appropriate level so that important lessons can be learnt to reduce the
likelihood of recurrence
to ensure incidents are reported to the enforcing
authorities where necessary
to ensure that all work equipment (including
electrical equipment and company vehicles) is suitable for the purpose,
assessed, routinely inspected and maintained
to develop an appropriate health and safety
monitoring schedule to include arrangements for inspecting vehicle safety check
records, auditing of contract or task specific risk assessments, incident
records, site inspection records
to support the activities and responsibilities of
managers and supervisors
to ensure that employees are not put at unnecessary
risk; to support withdrawing from an activity if that is the only way the
Company can ensure safety
To ensure that only competent sub contractors are
appointed to work on behalf of ALBARAKA construction company LTD and their
activities properly managed with regard to health and safety
To set a good example.
2.2.5 Health & Safety Manager
encourage consideration of health and safety in all work activities by staff,
clients and sub-contractors
ensure that Health and Safety is addressed at appropriate internal meetings as
a standing item on the agenda
encourage and promote the operation of this policy with all employees and
ensure the Director responsible for H&S is informed without delay of
accidents or near misses so that they can be recorded and where necessary
notified to the enforcing authority
assist the Director responsible for H&S to investigate accidents and near
misses to an appropriate level given the nature and potential seriousness of the
provide and make available all health and safety equipment necessary for safe
ensure that employees are not put at unnecessary risk; to support withdrawing
from an activity if that is the only way the Company can ensure safety
ensure that only competent sub-contractors are appointed to work on behalf of
ALBARAKA construction company LTD and their activities properly managed with
regard to health and safety
set a good example.
2.2.6 Managers and Supervisors
addition to the general requirements laid out in this policy, managers and
supervisors are required specifically to:
ensure that all operations under their control are
carried out safely to comply with this Policy and relevant health and safety
ensure that necessary written instructions, method
statements and risk assessments are provided for the works for which they are
responsible, and that adequate instruction, training, information and
supervision is provided for the tasks being carried out
Inform the Director responsible for H&S of any
employees under their control who require information, instruction or training
to ensure they are competent to carry out their tasks. A higher
degree of information, instruction, training and supervision will
be required for younger, less experienced employees to reflect their lack of
experience and lack of maturity
when assessing risks pay particular attention to the
experience and knowledge of mobile fitters; taking extra precautions if
necessary for younger, less experienced workers
report any deficiencies in the health and safety
arrangements within their area or responsibility to the Director responsible
for H&S so that appropriate action can be taken
Carry out a health and safety vehicle inspection
check on all mobile fitters vehicles on a monthly basis
Make spot checks to site to identify unsafe practices
or conditions so that remedial action can be taken
Provide tool box talks at regular intervals on a
rolling programed to cover all the core topics identified in the relevant
appendix to this policy. Attendance to be recorded in the office.
Make sure appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) is available for the tasks in hand and take remedial action if employees
are observed not to be wearing it when the task requires it
To set a personal example.
In addition to the general requirements laid out in this Policy,
mobile fitters are required specifically to:
report any deficiencies in the health and safety
arrangements on site to their supervisor, manager or the Director responsible
for H&S so that appropriate action can be taken
assess the risks to themselves and others who might
be affected by their activities on site and apply appropriate control measures
make sure they comply with any risk assessments,
method statements or site rules provided while carrying out their work activities
use and take care of any equipment provided by the
Company for their safety or health (such as Personal Protective Equipment or
Visually inspect work equipment before use to detect
any defects which must be reported to their supervisor or
manager. Any such defective equipment must not be used until it has
been repaired or replaced
To visually inspect all Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) issued to them before use report any defects. Do not use
damaged or unsuitable PPE
To ensure they drive according to the latest edition
of the Highway Code when driving on company business, whether in a company
vehicle or their own. In particular, to drive with due care and
consideration for the safety of other road users and members of the public
To report any concerns they have regarding health and
safety arrangements on site or during the course of their work. This
includes if they have any concerns regarding their own personal safety
To remember they represent ALBARAKA construction
company LTD on site and to set a good example, particularly to younger, less
To comply with the requirements of this Policy and
any site specific rules.
To undertake their activities in accordance with
their responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work and all other
relevant health and safety regulations to ensure their activities do not harm
ALBARAKA construction company LTD employees or members of the public
To provide risk assessments and method statements as
necessary to indicate how health and safety issues relevant to their activities
are being addressed
Not to take personal risks; informing BCC
construction if they are unable to carry out their activities on site so that
alternative control measures can be put in place
To remember they are representing BCC construction
when on site and set a good example
2.2.9 All Employees
In addition to the general requirements laid out in Section 2.3 of
this policy: The Safety Arrangements, all employees must ensure the
Any person working for ALBARAKA construction company
LTD, whether as an employee, self-employed, or as a subcontractor, has a duty to
take reasonable care of themselves as well as the other people they work with
in respect of any ALBARAKA construction company LTD activity
The safety or risk element of any task must be
reduced by careful planning and the use of a safe system of work. This
to include matters such as use of correct tools that are maintained in good
working order, use of plant and equipment for which appropriate and relevant
training has been received, and use of necessary protective clothing and safety
Employees must not take unnecessary risks and must
refrain from ‘larking about’. All employees must set a good example,
particularly to younger, less experienced employees
All employees must share the responsibilities of the
Company to ensure that all other employees, particularly new employees and
young persons, are aware of procedures for safe systems of work and any hazards
created by the works
Safe working procedures must be followed by all to
ensure that the business activities of the Company are not affected by
accident, incident or injury
Any safety issue can, and must, be raised in the
first instance with one of the managers or supervisors. Always inform
a member of the management team if there is a problem or that there could be
one. Never accept an unsafe method of working
It is an absolute requirement on all employees to
read this policy. Where an individual employee is not sure of
any part of this policy or where compliance is deemed not to be possible, this
must be brought to the attention of one of the managers or supervisors so that
it can be considered and rectified if necessary. Do not
simply ignore a health and safety instruction: if in doubt, ASK a
supervisor or manager
Report any deficiencies in the on-site arrangements
for health and safety: do not take personal risks
Report any accidents or incidents that occur on site
as soon as possible to the Office
2.3.1 Common Procedures
220.127.116.11 First Aid
for first-aid training and for treatment will be maintained in accordance with
the current First Aid at Work
aid kit will be provided in all company vehicles and a mobile phone will also
be available on site to summon the emergency services if necessary.
Contact your manager when first aid kit supplies are needed.
Director responsible for Health and Safety will ensure that a designated person
is responsible for maintaining the contents of the office and mobile first aid
18.104.22.168 Accident Reporting
for recording and, when necessary, reporting and notifying all accidents and
cases of ill-health arising from work activities is maintained in accordance
with the current Regulations.
accidents on site, no matter how minor, should be reported to the Director
responsible for Health and Safety or H&S Manager so that they can be
recorded in the Accident Book held in the office. Other than for the
most trivial of incidents, all incidents must be reported to the Director
responsible for Health and Safety immediately to ensure that they can be
investigated to an appropriate level and notified to the enforcing authority if
necessary. (See appendix 1)
must report any accidents to both ALBARAKA construction company LTD and their
own company. If self-employed, the subcontractor must make sure that
the incident is notified to the HSE if necessary.
Accident Book will be reviewed on a quarterly basis by the Director responsible
for Health and Safety to identify any shortcomings in the Company’s Health and
22.214.171.124 Emergency Procedures - Fire
must ensure that the risks of fire are prevented through safe working methods,
including good housekeeping to keep combustible materials to a minimum, and
adopting safe practices when carrying out activities involving the use and
storage of flammable and highly flammable substances.
ALBARAKA construction company LTD office is provided with suitable fire
extinguishers which are maintained annually. In the event of fire,
priority is given to the safe evacuation of employees from the
office. Employees must not put their personal safety at risk and
should only attempt to tackle the smallest of fires using a suitable fire
extinguisher, and only if they have been trained and are confident to do
so. They should never cut off their means of escape in an attempt to
put out a fire.
All staff must:
familiar with fire exits and fire escape routes
fire exits and walkways clear at all times
familiar with the fire routine and obey fire notices
careful with all sources of heat; including smoking, heating, electrical
that work areas are thoroughly checked after hot work has been carried out and
at the end of each working day
smoke in the designated areas, taking care to extinguish cigarettes properly in
a purpose designed ashtray not in a wastepaper bin
familiar with safe use and storage of flammable and highly flammable
substances: if you don’t know, ask for advice rather than
Safety on Site
ALBARAKA construction company LTD employees are instructed through
this policy to ensure they understand and comply with any local fire safety
arrangements and procedures whilst on site. They must also comply with any Site
Rules or Health & Safety Plan with regard to fire safety and procedures on
site, including the need for observing any permit to work systems.
The majority of sites are domestic dwellings where there will be
no fire alarm system or firefighting equipment. It is therefore even
more important that mobile fitters manage the fire safety issues associated
with their work activities.
SHOULD YOU DISCOVER A FIRE?
• isolate the area if possible
by closing the door
• raise the alarm by shouting
“Fire – Leave the Building Immediately”
• Leave the building and report
the location of the fire to one of the managers at the assembly point at the
front of the office
• Make sure the Fire Brigade
have been called (998)
You are not expected to put yourself at risk by tackling the fire
ON HEARING FIRE ALARM
• make sure all those in your
area leave the building, offering assistance if necessary
• close doors if appropriate to
stop the fire spreading and leave the building by the nearest available fire
• report to the assembly point
at the front of the building
• make sure all staff and
visitors are accounted for, reporting any that cannot be accounted for to a
Do not re-enter the
building until the fire brigade have declared it safe to do so
Water fire extinguishers must never be used on
126.96.36.199 Assessment of Risks
the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations ALBARAKA construction
company LTD assesses the hazards associated with each new contract so that
appropriate control measures can be put in place. Particular
attention is paid to manual handling issues and access to the work area which
may involve working at height.
Director responsible for Health and Safety is responsible for ensuring that
risk assessments are done, and are actively followed through and monitored. Job
specific instructions will be provided for each contract and these must be
followed by the mobile fitters.
188.8.131.52 Manual Handling
Handling is reduced as far as is reasonably practical through the use of
trolleys and sack barrows and properly packaged supplies. Manual
handling tasks are risk assessed and manual handling awareness is provided to
employees as one of the topics in tool box talks.
184.108.40.206 Display Screen Equipment
member working on a computer or with visual display units on a frequent basis
will be assessed to comply with the Display Screen Equipment Regulations the
assessment will be recorded and kept in individual staff files and the Partner
responsible for Health and Safety will be responsible for implementing any
controls identified in the assessments.
users of DSE equipment will be eligible for an eye test paid for by the
Company. Staffs that require eye glasses specifically for using their display
screen equipment will be eligible for reimbursement for the provision of
glasses. Where glasses are required for other, more general uses, only that
part of the prescription that is for DSE use will be reimbursed by the Company
will be provided with information about how to set up their workstation, use
their furniture, adopt the correct posture, and avoid injury or illness through
their use of display screen equipment.
220.127.116.11 Driving on Company
company vehicles will be mechanically worthy and maintained
regularly. Appropriate safety and emergency equipment is
provided. The Director responsible for Health and Safety will ensure
that all drivers of company vehicles hold a valid driving license through
periodic inspection. In addition, it is the responsibility of the
individual employee to inform one of the managers if there is any change in the
status of their driving license or if they have developed a medical condition
which renders them unfit to drive.
vehicle drivers will share the Company’s responsibility to ensure that the
vehicles for which they are responsible are maintained in a safe and roadworthy
condition, materials and equipment carried in vehicles are secured as
necessary, and any statutory regulations relating to the carriage of materials
are complied with.
response to the latest legislation and penalties, use of mobile phones whilst
driving on company business is strictly prohibited unless using a hands-free
facility. Drivers must not initiate telephone calls themselves
whilst driving, even when using hands free. Conversations must be
restricted to the communication of essential information only, and be kept
short – no idle chatting. Remember that even with a hands-free
facility drivers can be prosecuted for driving without due care and
attention. When telephoning an employee on their mobile, make sure
they are not driving. If they are, arrange a time to call back and
end the conversation. Employees are expected to ensure their vehicle
is parked safely off the road, with the engine switched off when using mobile
driving on company business, employees are expected to drive with due care and
consideration for other road users at all times. They must always
drive in accordance with the various road traffic acts and the latest edition
of the Highway Code. Appointments must be scheduled to allow for
proper rest breaks and to avoid fatigue.
18.104.22.168 Electrical Safety
Construction Company LTD will comply with the Director responsible for Health
and Safety will implement a suitable Portable Appliances Testing regime for
electrical appliances. Faulty equipment will be decommissioned
have a responsibility to conduct visual inspections of electrical equipment on
a regular basis. Wherever possible, battery operated equipment will
be used, or transformed down to 110V for power tools used on site.
subcontractors are required by this Policy to implement the above for their own
electrical equipment used on ALBARAKA construction company LTD business.
22.214.171.124 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
construction company LTD will assess the use of hazardous
substances. Where possible, hazardous substances will be substituted
for less hazardous substances. Appropriate training and information
will be provided to employees regarding the safe use and storage of hazardous
substances. Suitable control measures will be identified and will
include the provision of suitable Personal Protective Equipment as necessary.
126.96.36.199 Site Safety
construction company LTD will manage health and safety issues on its site
activities through risk assessment and, where necessary, method
statements. Mobile fitters receive training on site hazards through
ongoing tool box talks.
sites are domestic premises where the only control measures in place will be
those put in place by BCC construction themselves. All mobile
fitters must make sure they observe any health and safety instructions given to
them either verbally or on the job sheet for the
contract. Particular care must be taken as there are likely to be
children or pets present that could either cause an incident themselves, or be
harmed by the work activities.
188.8.131.52 Work at
involving working at heights will be risk assessed and safe systems of work put
in place to protect employees from falls from height. All mobile
fitters have received training in the use of ladder restraint systems and harnesses and
a copy of ‘Working at height in the retrofit CWI industry’, a Best Practice
Guide published by the Cavity Insulation Guarantee Agency
184.108.40.206 Safe use of Ladders/Steps
of ladders/steps will be risk assessed to ensure they are the correct access
equipment for the required task.. Where reasonably practicable,
alternative access equipment will be used, taking into account the level of
risk, the duration of the work activity, and the physical features of the work
site which cannot be altered.
ladders and steps will be regularly inspected for defects and inspections will
be recorded on the Ladder Register. Further guidance on the safe use
of ladders is given in Appendix 4 to this Policy.
220.127.116.11 Handling of Insulation Materials
All new employees who will be handling insulation products will be
trained in handling techniques to avoid skin and respiratory irritation.
18.104.22.168 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
PPE will be issued where other means of prevention or protection
are not reasonably practicable to protect the employee and where it is has been
identified as necessary by risk assessment.
risk assessment process will ensure that PPE is suitable for the task.
Company will maintain a PPE Issue Log and carry out inspection for
non-disposable PPE, and these inspections will be recorded.
all persons, whether employees, contractors,
consultants, visitors or clients
all parts of the building and out buildings
all company vehicles
and all private vehicles driven on company business
when shared with another occupant travelling on behalf of BCC construction or
smoking is permitted in any of the above by any persons. Company
disciplinary procedures may be invoked if any member of staff does not comply
with this policy.
22.214.171.124 Personal Safety
and mobile fitters are not expected to put their personal safety at risk whilst
going about their business. If they do not feel comfortable for any
reason entering a client’s premises, or become uncomfortable while they are
there, they should not enter or leave immediately and seek advice from one of
the management team of BCC construction. Through this policy,
employees and subcontractors are informed that the management team will support
this action if it is for genuine reasons of their health and safety
2.3.2 Training and Information
All employees will be given a briefing on the requirements of this Health and
Safety Management Policy. The briefing will ensure all employees are aware of
their individual health and safety responsibilities and the Company’s
arrangements for managing and consulting over health and safety issues.
2.3.3 Induction and Ongoing Training
All employees will receive health and safety
training at induction and at regular intervals through a rolling programed of
toolbox talks. Records of training will be maintained.
New employees will be properly
supervised whilst they receive on-the-job training appropriate to their level
Young Persons (defined as under the age of 18
years and over the Minimum School Leaving Age) are particularly vulnerable due
to their lack of experience and maturity and will receive a higher degree of
information, instruction, training and supervision to reflect this.
training may also be provided on the twice yearly Installer Training Days.
staff are expected to co-operate with the company’s efforts to ensure they
receive adequate health and safety training to enable them to carry out their
work safely and with due regard for members of the public
2.3.4 Staff Consultation
Employees will be consulted on health and safety matters at key
internal meetings, where health and safety will be a standard agenda
item. Employees are encouraged through this policy to bring any
shortcomings in the Company’s arrangements for health and safety to the
attention of one of the managers.
2.3.5 Monitoring and Review
for monitoring this Policy and its implementation will include appropriate
audits and reviews, inspections and spot checks on specific hazards or
activities out on site.
ALBARAKA construction company LTD will review this safety policy and generic
risk assessments for accuracy, consistency and content. If required,
revised or re-endorsed policy documents and risk assessments will be issued.
Company vehicles will be subject to a health and safety
check once a month and records kept. This check will include a
ladder inspection and non-disposable PPE check.
The Director responsible for H&S will check all
inspection records, including Tool box talks attendance records, on a quarterly
4.2.1 Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and
Organization establishes, implement and maintain a procedure for the ongoing
hazard identification, risk assessment, and determination of necessary
procedure for hazard identification and risk assessment shall take into
A. Routine and non routine activities;
B. Activities of all persons having access
to the workplace (including contractors and visitors);
C. Human behavior, capabilities and other
D. Identified hazards originating outside
the workplace capable of adversely affecting the health and safety
of persons under the control of the Organization within the workplace;
E. Hazards created in the vicinity of the
workplace by work-related activities under the control of the Organization;
F. Infrastructure, equipment and materials
at the workplace, whether provided by the Organization or others;
G. Changes or proposed changes in the
Organization, its activities or materials;
H. Modifications to the OH&S Management
System, including temporary changes, and their impacts on operations, processes
I. Any applicable legal
obligations relating to risk assessment and implementation of necessary
J. The design of work areas,
processes, installations, machinery/equipment. Operating procedures and work
Organization, including their adaptation to human capabilities.
The Organization’s methodology or hazard identification and risk
defined with respect to its scope, nature and timing to ensure it is proactive
rather than reactive.
B. Provide for the identification,
prioritization and documentation of risks and the application of controls, as
Identification, Risk Assessment and Determining Controls Continued
management of change, the Organization identify the OH&S hazards and
0H&S risks associated with changes in the Organization, the OH&S
Management System, or its activities, prior to the introduction of such
Organization ensures that the results of these assessments are considered when
determining controls, or considering changes to existing controls,
consideration shall be given to reducing the risks according to the following
C. Engineering controls.
D. Signage /warnings and/or administrative
E. Personal protective equipment.
Organization document and keep results of identification of hazards, risk
assessments and determined controls up to date.
Organization ensures that the OH&S risks and determined controls are taken
into account when establishing, implementing and maintaining its OH&S
The Company has documented procedures relating to hazard
identification and risk assessment and for determination of controls. In
accordance with these procedures and the Health and Safety policy document,
hazard identification and risk assessments are carried out on all activities of
the Organization and its people, including any visitors to the premises, with
From these assessments where appropriate, documented controls are
put in place and actions taken to reduce the risk/hazard identified.
This process be repeated prior to any changes being made or
proposed to the Organization, its activities or OH&S Management System with
When appropriate a comprehensive documented site assessment is
carried out which includes a site specific Method Statement and Risk Analysis.
Legal and Other Requirements:
Organization establish, implement and maintain a procedure(s) for identifying
and accessing the legal and other OH&S requirements that are applicable to
Organization ensures that these applicable legal requirements and other
requirements to which the Organization subscribes are taken into account in
establishing, implementing and maintaining its OH&S Management System.
keeps this information up to date.
Organization communicates relevant information on legal and other requirements
to persons working under the control of the Organization, and other relevant
The company has identified all legal and other OH&S
requirements applicable to its operations, and these were applied when
establishing and implementing it OH&S Management System.
A list of legislative and statutory requirements shall be drawn
On an ongoing basis a periodic review of legal and other
applicable requirements shall take place to ensure compliance.
The legal and other requirements are also communicated on a
regular basis to all persons working under its control and other relevant
interested parties through issue of its Health and Safety document, Site
Induction Programmed and associated Toolbox Talks.
A documented procedure is in place to manage compliance and
Objectives and Programs
Organization establishes, implement and maintain documented OH&S
objectives, at each relevant function and level within the Organization.
objectives are measurable, where practical, and consistent with the OH&S
policy, including the commitments to the prevention of injury and ill health,
to compliance with applicable legal requirements and to other requirements to
which the Organization subscribes, and to continual improvement.
establishing and reviewing its objectives, the Organization shall take into
account its legal and other requirements to which the Organization subscribes,
and its OH&S risks. It should also consider its technological options, its
financial, operational and business requirements, and the views of relevant
Organization shall establish, implement and maintain a programme(s) for
achieving its objectives. Programme(s) shall include as a minimum:
A. Designation of its responsibility and
authority for achieving objectives at relevant functions and levels of the
B. The means and time-frame by which the
objectives are to be achieved.
reviewed at regular and planned intervals, and adjusted as necessary, to ensure
that the objectives are achieved.
The company establish objectives at all levels and functions
within the Organization. Objectives shall be specific, measurable, achievable,
and realistic and time bound.
To achieve the objectives set, supporting programs shall be drawn
The program and objectives reviewed on a regular basis at
management review meetings to monitor performance and ensure the objectives are
Related OHSAS Procedures
for identification of hazards identification,
and determining controls.
for identification of legal and other requirements.
for objectives and targets.
for Occupational health and safety
Chart Process for the Safety Management Team
4.4 Implementation and Operation
4.4.1 Resources, Roles, Responsibility, Accountability
Management takes ultimate responsibility for OH&S and the OH&S
Management demonstrates its commitment by:
A. Ensuring the availability of resources
essential to establish, implement maintain and improve the OH&S Management
NOTE 1 Resources include human resources and specialized skills,
Organizational infrastructure, technology and financial resources.
B. Defining roles, allocating responsibilities
and accountabilities, and delegating authorities, to facilitate effective
OH&S management; roles, responsibilities, accountabilities and authorities
shall be documented and communicated.
Organization appoints a member(s) of Top Management with specific
responsibility for OH&S, irrespective of other responsibilities, and with
defined roles and authority for:
A. Ensuring that OH&S Management System
is established, implemented and maintained
in accordance with this OH&S standard.
B. Ensuring that reports on the performance
of the OH&S Management System are presented to Top Management for review
and as a basis for improvement of the OH&S Management System.
NOTE 2 the Operational Health and Safety Manager (e.g. in a large
Organization, a board or executive committee member may delegate some or all of
their duties to a subordinate management representative while still retaining
with management responsibility shall demonstrate their commitment to the continual
improvement of the OH&S performance.
Identification of OH&S hazards and risks
Management / Management Appointee
Monitoring the use of earplugs, OHSAS issues and
Carryout necessary inspection and testing of PPEs
as per written procedures as well as fulfill legal compliance in their
Creating awareness among employees
for the prevention of leakages as soon as they are detected. Ensuring safe
work practices and functioning of safety devices.
Member – Health and Safety
recommended procedures for OHSAS issues and are brought to the notice of
Member – Health and Safety
contract workmen are committed to Hazard protection.
Member – Health and Safety
Organization ensure that persons in the workplace take responsibility for
aspects of OH&S over which they have control, including adherence to the
Organization’s applicable OH&S requirements.
responsibilities at various level of the employees
An appropriate level of resource has been made available through
the formation of a safety management team with specific responsibility for the
OH&S Management System.
The team includes a member of Top Management.
The effectiveness of the OH&S Management System is reviewed
periodically at documented management review meetings with results communicated
to all staff.
Responsibility and accountability for all personnel is contained
within the company’s Health and Safety Policy Statement and Health and Safety
4.4.2 Competence, Training, and Awareness
Organization ensure that any person(s) under its control performing tasks that
can impact on OH&S is (are) competent on the basis of appropriate
education, training or experience and shall retain associated records.
Organization shall identify training needs associated with its OH&S risks
and its OH&S Management System. It shall provide training or take other
action to meet these needs, evaluate the effectiveness of the training or
action taken, and retain associated records.
Organization establishes, implement and maintain a process to make persons
working under its control aware of:
A. The OH&S consequences, actual or
potential, of their work activities and the OH&S benefits of improved
B. Their role and responsibilities and importance
in achieving conformity to the OH&S policy and procedures and to the
requirements of the OH&S Management System, including emergency
preparedness and response requirements (see 4.4.7).
C. The potential consequences of departure from
specified operating procedures.
procedures shall take into account differing levels of:
A. Responsibility, ability and literacy.
All personnel employed by the Organization competent to perform
the tasks for which they are employed.
When assessing training needs and delivering training, the impact
on OH&S shall also be determined. Competence assessments shall be carried
out on a periodic basis.
Specific training with regards to employees’ responsibilities
under OH&S and procedures in place within the company’s OH&S Management
System shall be given and their knowledge and understanding and compliance
reviewed periodically to ensure competence is maintained.
Site induction toolbox talks shall be undertaken.
A Health and Safety Policy Handbook is issued to all staff.
Records of training and competence shall be recorded on
individual’s training records. Also an overall matrix of training undertaken
shall be maintained.
4.4.3. Communication, Participation and Consultation
to its OH&S hazards and OH&S Management System, the Organization
establishes, implement and maintain a process for:
A. Internal communication among the various
levels and functions of the Organization;
B. Communication with contractors and other
visitors to the workplace;
C. Receiving, documenting and responding to
relevant communications from external interested parties.
In with regards to OH&S hazards and the OH&S Management
System is undertaken through documented staff meetings held at regular
intervals. These include toolbox talks and site specific induction
All visitors to the premises shall be obliged to sign in and the
company requirements under its OH&S Management System explained to them by
a competent member of staff, in accordance with its visitors’ policy.
Site notice boards are maintained.
Communications from external interested parties are dealt with by
Top Management or a member of its safety management team.
A documented communication, participation and consultation
procedure is contained within the operating procedures of the health and safety
126.96.36.199 Participation and
Organization establishes, implement and maintain a process for:
A. The participation of workers by their:
• Appropriate involvement
in hazard identification, risk assessments and determination of controls;
• Appropriate involvement
in incident investigation.
• Involvement in the
development and review of OH&S policies and objectives;
• Consultation where
there are any changes that affect their OH&S matters;
• Representation on
Workers shall be
informed about their participation arrangements, including who is their
representative(s) on OH&S matters.
B. Consultation with contractors
where there are changes that affect their OH&S.
Organization shall ensure that, when appropriate, relevant external interested
parties are consulted about pertinent OH&S matters.
All staff are made aware of their individual responsibilities
under the company’s OH&S Management System and are expected to participate
through incident reporting, hazard identification, risk assessments, observance
of controls/procedures and active participation at communication meetings, and
Consultation shall take place when any changes are planned which
may have an impact on OH&S. and the process is described within the health
and safety policy document
OH&S Management System documentation shall include:
A. The OH&S policy and objectives;
B. Description of the scope of the OH&S
C. Description of the main elements of the
OH&S Management System and their interaction, and reference to related
D. Documents, included records, determined
by the Organization deemed to be necessary to ensure the effective planning,
operation and control of processes that relate to the management of its
Note. It is important that documentation is proportional to the level of
complexity, hazards and risks concerned and is kept to the minimum required for
effectiveness and efficiency
Core elements of the Management System are contained within this
manual supported by a documented OH&S Policy Statement and Policy Document.
Relevant records are kept to ensure the effective planning,
operation and control of processes and are maintained in accordance with
documented record control procedure.
Reference Flow Chart Process Fig Safety Management Team.
4.4.5 Control of Documents
required by the OH&S Management System and by the OH&S standard shall
be controlled. Records are a special type of document and shall be controlled
in accordance with the requirements given in 4.5.4.
construction company LTD has established, implemented and will maintain a
A. Approve documents for adequacy prior to
B. Review and update as necessary and
C. Ensure that changes and the current
revision status of documents are identified.
D. Ensure that relevant versions of
applicable documents are available at points of use.
E. Ensure that documents remain legible and
F. Ensure that documents of external origin
determined by the Organization to be necessary for the planning and operation
of the OH&S Management System are identified and their distribution
G. Prevent the unintended use of obsolete
documents and apply suitable identification to them if they are retained for
A documented procedure is in place and is contained within the
company’s Standard Operating Procedures section of the Quality Manual.
4.4.6. Operational Control
Organization shall determine those operations and activities that are
associated with identified hazard(s) where the implementation of controls is
necessary to manage the OH&S risk(s). This shall include the management of
change (see 4.3.1).
operations and activities, the Organization shall implement and maintain;
A. Operational controls as applicable to
the Organization and its activities; the Organization shall integrate those
operational controls into its overall OH&S Management System.
B. Controls related to purchased goods,
equipment and services.
C. Controls related to contractors and
other visitors to the workplace.
D. Documented procedures, to cover
situations where their absence could lead to deviations from the OH&S
policy and the objectives.
E. Stipulated operating criteria where
their absence could lead to deviations from the OH&S policy and objectives.
Operations and activities associated with identified hazards are
controlled through set policies/procedures and also through procedures for
dealing with emergency incidents resulting from those operations or activities.
All purchased goods or equipment used by the Organization shall be
adequately maintained and controlled in accordance with documented PPE and Work
Visitors to the workplace are controlled in accordance with the
company’s visitors’ policy.
The OH&S policy and objectives are communicated to all staff
and are initially covered at induction with regular reinforcement training.
All non-conformances are reported in line with the non conformance procedure contained within this manual and its associated procedure contained
within the Standard Operating Procedures of the company’s Quality Manual.
Related OHSAS Procedures:
for communication, participation and consultation
for document control
for operational control
for emergency preparedness and response
Preparedness and Response
Organization shall establish, implement and maintain a procedure(s):
A. To identify the potential for emergency
B. To respond to such emergency situations.
Organization shall respond to actual emergency situations and prevent or
mitigate associated adverse OH&S consequences.
planning its emergency response the Organization shall take account of the
needs of relevant interested parties, e.g. emergency services and neighbors.
Organization shall also periodically test its procedure(s) to respond to
emergency situations, where practicable, involving relevant interested parties
The Organization shall periodically review and, where necessary,
revise its emergency preparedness and response process, in particular, after
periodical testing and after the occurrence of emergency situations (see
The company shall identify potential emergency situations and put
in place procedures to respond accordingly.
These procedures shall be communicated to all staff and are also
conveyed to visitors to the premises by a responsible member of staff.
Regular testing takes place and the procedures shall be reviewed
Records are maintained.
4.5 Checking and
Measurement and Monitoring
Organization shall establish, implement and maintain a procedure(s) to monitor
and measure OH&S performance on a regular basis.
process shall provide for:
A. Both qualitative and quantitative
measures, appropriate to the needs of the Organization.
B. Monitoring of the extent to which the
Organization’s OH&S objectives are met.
C. Monitoring the effectives of controls
(for health as well as for safety).
D. Proactive measures of performance that
monitor conformance with the OH&S programs, controls and operational
E. Reactive measures of performance that
monitor ill health, incidents (including accidents, near misses etc.) and other
historical evidence of deficient OH&S performance.
F. Recording of data and results of
monitoring and measurement sufficient to facilitate subsequent corrective
action and preventive action analysis.
monitoring equipment is required for performance measurement and monitoring,
the Organization shall establish and maintain a procedure(s) for the
calibration and maintenance of such equipment, as appropriate. Records of
calibration and maintenance activities and results shall be retained.
OH&S performance and objectives are monitored on a regular
basis at management review meetings with minutes taken.
Accidents, incidents or near misses are recorded and investigated
immediately with appropriate action taken. The results are analyzed at the next
management review meeting.
Records are maintained of staff absences due to ill health to
assist in the management of staff welfare.
Site Audits are held periodically and shall be scored for
performance measurement purposes.
Related OHSAS Procedures:
for performance monitoring and measurement
for incident investigation, non–conformity, corrective and preventive actions.
for control of records.
for internal Audi
188.8.131.52 Consistent with its commitment to compliance [see 4.2c)],
the Organization shall
implement and maintain a procedure(s) for periodically evaluating compliance
with applicable legal requirements (see 4.3.2). The Organization shall keep
records of the results of the periodic evaluations.
NOTE the frequency of periodic evaluation may vary for differing
184.108.40.206 The Organization shall
evaluate compliance with other requirements to which it subscribes (see 4.3.2).
The Organization may wish to combine this evaluation with the evaluation of
legal compliance referred to in 220.127.116.11 or to establish a
separate process. The Organization shall keep records of the results of
the periodic evaluations.
NOTE the frequency of periodic evaluation may vary for differing
other requirements to which the company subscribes.
The company shall review all applicable legal requirements and
other requirements to which it subscribes.
Evaluation of legal and other requirements shall be applied to
future identification of hazards and risk assessments
Records shall be maintained.
Investigation, Nonconformity, Corrective Action and Preventive Action
shall establish, implement and maintain a procedure(s) to record, investigate
and analyze incidents in order to:
A. Determine underlying OH&S
deficiencies and other factors that might be causing or contributing to the
occurrence of incidents.
B. Identify the need for corrective action.
C. Identify opportunities for preventative
D. Identify opportunities for continual
E. Communicate the results of such
investigations shall be performed in a timely manner.
identified need for corrective action or opportunities for preventative action
shall be dealt with in accordance with the relevant parts of 18.104.22.168.
results of incident investigations shall be documented and maintained.
incidents and near misses are reported and recorded immediately in line with
procedure. They are investigated to determine fault and identify corrective
action required and future prevention.
These instances are also analyzed at management review meeting to
identify opportunities for continual improvement.
The results of all investigations are communicated to all staff as
part of its communication process.
Corrective Action and Preventative Action
The Organization shall establish, implement and maintain a
procedure(s) for dealing with actual and potential nonconformity (is) and for
taking corrective action and preventative action. The procedure(s) shall define
A. Identifying and correcting nonconformity
(is) and taking action(s) to mitigate their OH&S consequences.
B. Investigating nonconformity (is),
determining their cause(s) and taking actions in order to avoid their recurrence.
C. Evaluating the need for action(s) to
prevent nonconformity (is) and implementing appropriate actions designed to
avoid their occurrence.
D. Recording and communicating the results
of corrective action(s) and preventive action(s) taken.
E. Reviewing the effectiveness of
corrective action(s) and preventive action(s) taken.
corrective action and preventative action identifies new or changed hazards or
the need for new or changed controls, the procedure shall require that the
required actions shall be taken through a risk assessment prior to
corrective action or preventative action taken to eliminate the causes of
actual and potential nonconformity (is) shall be appropriate to the magnitude
of problems and commensurate with the OH&S risk(s).
Organization shall ensure that any necessary changes arising from corrective
action and preventative action are made to the OH&S Management System
A documented procedure has been established and is within the
company’s quality management standard operating procedures.
All nonconformists and subsequent corrective actions to prevent a re occurrence along with potential non conformists are discussed at management
The Organization shall establish and maintain records as necessary
to demonstrate conformity to the requirements of its OH&S Management System
and of this OHSAS Standard, and the results achieved.
Organization shall establish, implement and maintain a process for the
identification, storage, protection, retrieval, retention and disposal of
records. Records shall be and remain legible, identifiable and traceable.
A documented procedure is in place to control the identification,
storage, protection, retrieval, retention and disposal of records and is
maintained within the standard operating procedures contained within the
company’s quality manual.
Related OHSAS Procedures
for performance monitoring and measurement
for incident investigation, non–conformity, corrective and preventive actions.
for control of records.
for internal audit
Organization shall ensure that internal audits of the OH&S Management System
are conducted at planned intervals to:
A. Determine whether the OH&S
• Conforms to planned
arrangements for OH&S Management including the requirements of the OHSAS
• Has been properly
implemented and is maintained; and
• Is effective in meeting
the Organization’s policy and objectives;
B. Provide information on the results of
audits to management.
programs shall be planned, established implemented, and maintained by the
Organization, based on the results of risk assessments of the Organization’s
activities, and the result of previous audits.
process shall be established, implemented and maintained that address:
A. The responsibilities, competences, and
requirements for planning and conducting audits, reporting results and
retaining associated records;
B. The determination of audit criteria,
scope, frequency and methods.
of auditors and conduct of audits shall ensure objectivity and the impartiality
of the audit process.
Internal audits are undertaken in accordance with a documented
procedure and a pre-planned audit schedule and undertaken by a member of the
safety management team.
Any non-conformity found during internal audits shall be
Results of audits shall be discussed at management review
A documented procedure is in place within the standard
operating procedures contained within the company’s quality manual.
4.6 Management Review
Management shall review the Organization’s OH&S Management System, at
planned intervals, to ensure its continuing suitability adequacy and
effectiveness. Reviews shall include assessing opportunities for improvement
and the need for changes to the OH&S Management System, including the
OH&S policy and OH&S objectives. Records of the management reviews
shall be retained.
management reviews shall include:
A. Results of internal audits and
evaluations of compliance with applicable legal requirements and with other
requirements to which ALBARAKA construction company LTD subscribes;
B. The results of participation and
consultation and consultation (see 4.4.3);
C. Relevant communication(s) from external
interested parties, including complaints;
D. The OH&S performance of the
E. The extent to which objectives have been
F. Status of incident investigations,
corrective actions and preventative actions;
G. Follow-up actions from previous
H. Changing circumstances, including
developments in legal and other requirements related to OH&S.
I. Recommendations for
The outputs from management reviews shall be consistent with the
Organization’s commitment to continual improvement and shall include any
decisions and actions related to possible changes to:
A. OH&S performance;
B. OH&S policy and objectives;
C. Resources; and
D. Other elements of the OH&S
outputs from the management review shall be made available for communication
and consultation (see 4.4.3)
Minted management review
meetings are held quarterly with a preset agenda which discuss all aspects of
the OH&S policy in accordance with the documented
procedure within the standard operating procedures contained within the
company’s quality manual.
Related OHSAS Procedures:
for Management Review
establish, implement and maintain a system that addresses the following:
evaluation of the Organization’s compliance with OH&S related legal and
of responsibilities, competencies, and requirements for planning and conducting
audits, reporting results and retaining associated records
of audit criteria, scope, frequency and methods
of periodic internal audits of the OH&S Management System to determine
whether the OH&S Management System .
to planned arrangements for OH&S management including the requirements of
the OHSAS 18001 Standard
effective in meeting the Organization’s policy and objectives, and
of information on the results of internal / external audits to the Top
OH&S related activities in all the departments of the company.
18001:2007 Standard. Clauses 4.5.2: Evaluation of compliance. Glossary of
5. AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY:
Operational Health and
The Operational Health and Safety Manager is responsible for the
implementation of this procedure who will identity and train in-house resources (auditors) and external auditors, schedule and conduct the OH&S audits, and report the
audit results to the Top Management.
OH&S Manager is authorized to ensure that agreed corrective and preventive
actions are taken.
Heads of Departments
They are responsible for providing facilities to carry out
scheduled OH&S audit in their area, assigning responsible persons in the
department to represent the department during audit, and ensuring that
corrective and preventive actions agreed during audit are taken in stipulated
Heads of departments are authorized to release auditees from their
normal work in order to participate in OH&S audits. They are also
authorized to provide resources needed for taking corrective and preventive
measures to close non-conformities found in audits.
6.1 Evaluation of
Our Organization has a system in place for periodically evaluating
its compliance with the legal or other requirements that are applicable to its
OH&S risks. The results of this evaluation are recorded.
all of the inputs listed below may be used to assess compliance:
results of internal / external audits
results of regulatory inspections
of legal and other requirements
of documents and /or records of incidents and risk assessments
or work reviews
of test results from monitoring and testing, and
- Facility tours and / or direct
integrated the OH&S compliance evaluations with the OH&S internal audit
for ease of administration. Record of the compliance is recorded on the List of
Annexure – I
18001 Ref. Clause No.
Hazard identification, risk assessment and determining controls
Procedure for legal
and other requirements
objectives and targets
OH&S management program
communication participation and consultation
emergency preparedness and response
performance, monitoring and measurement
incident investigation, non–conformity, corrective action and preventive
control of records
Glossary Of Terms
AL Baraka construction company
/ Functional Heads
Marketing Head, Purchase Head, Works
Head, QC Head, Production In charge, Engineering In charge,
Stores In charge, Packing And Dispatch In charge, Etc.
Non Conformity Report
Internal Audit Non Conformity Report
Corrective Action Report
Preventive Action Report
Occupational Health And Safety
Management Plan / Programs
Occupational Health And Safety