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 - Policy and Guidance for the Use of Risk Registers [pdf] 653.90KB
To ensure all risks to safety and the business of the Trust are identified and addressed through controls or elimination.
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 - Policy on the Reporting of the Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences [pdf] 281.70KB
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 (CAS) Policy [pdf] 214.86KB[pdf] 91.14KB
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 - Management of Violence and Aggression Policy [pdf] 551.79KB
To detail the Trust’s strategy on dealing with incidents of violence and aggression against staff by patients and visitors
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: 28 March 2014
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