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Health and Safety Committee

These policies are applicable to all staff within the Trust.

Please check for updates on a regular basis.

HSC001 - Health and Safety Policy [pdf] 661.91KB

  • To ensure the health, safety and welfare of all staff and others affected by the Trusts activities.

HSC002 - Risk Registers - Review May 16 

  • Policy and guidance on risk assessments and the use of risk registers.

HSC003 - Fire Policy

  • To provide a safe working environment for all its employees, patients, visitors and contractors with regard to fire safety in the workplace.

HSC004 - Security Policy

  • To ensure the security of all NHFT and employee assets

HSC005 - Workplace Policy [pdf] 301.79KB

  • To ensure all Workplaces meet Health, Safety and Welfare needs

HSC006 Lone Working Policy

  • To ensure the safety of NHFT employees in lone working situations. 

HSC007 - Shared Occupancy Policy - Review Jan16

  • To ensure the health, safety and welfare of all staff and others affected by the Trust activities in shared occupancy premises.

HSC008 First Aid Provision Policy - Review Jan16

  • This policy promotes a positive approach for managers and employees in the management of First Aid at Work, dealing safely and effectively with injuries and illness at work.

HSC009 - RIDDOR Policy - Review April 16

  • Policy on the reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations.

HSC010 Moving and Handling Policy

  • Policy to reduce the risk of injury, not only to the back but any part of the body, which could be caused through the moving and handling of objects and people.

Personal Moving and Handling Plan

HSC013 - Personal Protective Equipment Policy [pdf] 395.79KB[pdf] 129.74KB

  • To ensure any PPE selected is suitable

HSC014 DSE Policy

  • To ensure the health and safety of all staff working with Display Screen Equipment

HSC015 - Environmental Policy [pdf] 284.40KB[pdf] 45.73KB 

  • To protect the environment from any harm which may result from the Trust’s activities

HSC016 - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health [pdf] 404.06KB[pdf] 110.38KB

  • To ensure all substances hazardous to health are controlled

HSC017 - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Policy [pdf] 319.01KB[pdf] 161.98KB

  • To ensure that all work equipment is safe to use.

HSC020 - Waste Management [pdf] 295.46KB

  • To ensure the Trust segregates, handles, transports and disposes of all its waste in the correct and most environmentally friendly way.

HSC021 Food Hygiene Policy

  • To ensure the suitability of NHFT food prepartaion areas 

HSC022 - Policy for the Prevention & Management of Latex Allergy [pdf] 262.05KB

  • To ensure the health and safety of service users, carers and staff in relation to the risk of latex allergy

HSC023 - Control of Contractors Policy [pdf] 528.56KB

  • To ensure contractors are fully monitored with their working methods and practices whilst working in Trust’s property.

HSC024 - Policy for Visitors Access to Sites

  • To ensure the healthy and safety of all visitors to our sites

HSC025 - Central Alert System - Review April 16 

  • Policy to ensure all alerts received into the CAS system are acknowledged and actioned appropriately.

HSC026 - Asbestos Policy

  • To define the strategy for managing asbestos within the NHFT and the required actions to ensure that a robust management system operates across all areas of the Trust, addressing all Corporate Objectives.

HSC027 Water Hygiene Risk Management Policy - Review Jan16

  • This policy is to ensure that the trust does all that is reasonably practicable to manage the risk of legionellosis and meet thre requirements of the relevant guidance.

HSC029 - Violence Aggression Policy - Review May 16 

  • Policy to detail the trust's strategy on dealing with incidents of violence and aggression against staff by patients and visitors.

 

Guidelines

 

HSCg001 Guidance in the use of electric patient hoists

  • Staff guidance on how to manage the use of mobile electric patient lifting hoists.

Last updated: 27 May 2014

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