Health and Safety Committee
These policies are applicable to all staff within the Trust.
Please check for updates on a regular basis.
HSC001 - Health Safety Policy (Jan15-Jan17) [pdf] 664.21KB
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 review July 2016
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 (Review: Sept 16)
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
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 (Review: Sept 16)
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 (Jan15-Jan17) [pdf] 259.33KB
To protect the environment from any harm which may result from the Trust’s activities
HSC016 - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (Review: Sept 16)
To ensure all substances hazardous to health are controlled
HSC017 - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Policy (Jan15-Jan17 V2) [pdf] 299.20KB
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.
To ensure the suitability of NHFT food prepartaion areas
HSC022 - Policy for the Prevention Management of Latex Allergy (Nov14-Nov16) [pdf] 296.23KB
To ensure the health and safety of service users, carers and staff in relation to the risk of latex allergy
HSC023 - Policy for Control of Contractors (Jul14-Jul16)
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 (Review: March 2017)
To define the strategy for managing asbestos within Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
HSC027_-_Water_Safety_Risk_Management_Policy (Jan15-Jan17 V2) [pdf] 443.00KB
To ensure the Trust does all that is reasonably practicable to manage the risk of legionellosis / pseudomonas aeruginosa and meet the requirements of the relevant guidance.
HSC029 - Management of Violence and Aggression Policy (Jan15-Jan17) [pdf] 639.35KB
To detail the trust's strategy on dealing with incidents of violence and aggression against staff.
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: 08 April 2015
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