QHSE / HEALTH & SAFETY
Our commitment to our clients is to achieve and demonstrate sound standards of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). To this end, we strictly control risks in accordance with our OHS policy and objectives.
The commitment of all employees to continuous improvement in OHS, leading to:
A reduction in workplace accidents and increased productivity
The identification, assessment and monitoring of risks associated with each job
Elimination of the causes of accidents and diseases at work
The perception of a safer environment for workers, corresponding to:
A decrease in illness and absenteeism
An increase in productivity
An on-going reduction in accidents
A reduction in fines and unnecessary expenses
Compliance with legislation on prevention of risks, and integration of this in company procedures, with the aim of:
reducing costs and administrative sanctions resulting from breaches in standards
Improving internal management and communication between company and workers, company and government bodies and other stakeholders
Igeotest is firmly committed to the establishment of appropriate health and safety policies in the workplace and the promotion of a culture of risk prevention by integrating these policies into the system.
Official Quality Policy Document
Conscious of the importance of ensuring worker health and safety, Igeotest management has established a system to manage Occupational Risks which it monitors and updates as appropriate.
The Policy on Prevention of Occupational Risks takes into consideration the following points:
Industrial accidents can and should be avoided
The company is firmly committed to the prevention of damage and deterioration of workers' health
Compliance with applicable laws and other requirements to which the organization subscribes are an essential factor for continued improvement in the prevention of occupational risks and for the achievement of programmed objectives
Occupational risk prevention takes precedence over productivity
Investing in safety is always profitable because it improves quality and productivity and saves costs
Risk prevention should be carried out with the appropriate consultation and participation of all workers
All staff should be trained, motivated and involved in the development and implementation of the Occupational Risk Management System
Actions and objectives should be established aimed at an on-going improvement in health and safety in our workplaces
The Prevention of Occupational Risks Manual and Plan are the documents wherein the philosophy and guidelines of the company's prevention management policy are collected. Compliance with the provisions in these documents is the responsibility of the entire organisation Igeotest.