Quality Policy

05/01/16

It is the policy of Offshore Fibre Solutions Ltd. that all of our activities are carried out in accordance with our business management system, which is working towards B5 EN IS09001.

 

The aim of our quality management system is to ensure that;

  • We deliver a quality service to maintain excellent customer relations.

  • Customer satisfaction remains inherent to our business.

  • Our customer’s requirements have been fully understood and met.

  • All work is carried out consistently to a very high standard exceeding all expectations of our clients.

  • We have the skills and resources to fulfil our customer requirements.

  • Our staff and personnel are fully trained and involved in quality improvement.

  • We strive to continuously improve our systems and procedures.

  • A professional approach to customer interface is maintained at all times.

  • OFS recognises the importance that the quality of our services has to the future of our business.

  • Quality is a degree of excellence, which is ever changing. Every member of our staff and personnel are involved in managing how we can improve today, tomorrow and long into the future.

  • From the smallest procedure to the largest contract, quality is our passport to customer satisfaction and to our future business.

 

This quality policy statement has been implemented into OFS’s management system and will be reviewed at regular intervals.

 

Michael Moss

Director

Environmental Policy Statement

05/01/16

Offshore Fibre Solutions Ltd. (the “Company”) accepts that its activities generate waste material. Therefore, the Environmental Policy of the Company is to ensure so far as it is reasonably practicable that all its operations will be carried out with a commitment to reducing waste, thereby protecting and enhancing the environment.  The same commitment will be expected to be shown by contractors working for the Company. 

 

Concern and awareness for the environment is a fundamental principle of the Company’s business. 

 

The Company therefore seeks to comply with all relevant environmental legislation and regulation.  It also aims to establish higher standards of environmental performance including waste management where these are practicable and appropriate.  

  

The Company employees are required to carry out their duties with concern for the environment.  It is a condition of employment that all staff comply with this Environmental Policy Statement. 

 

In the event of an environmental accident or incident at work, it is a Company requirement that the details are promptly and properly reported to the Directors, Michael Moss, David Saxby, Andreas Groppe and Thomas Groppe who will investigate and take prompt action to make good any damage and avoid recurrence. 

 

All contractors working on behalf of the Company are required to adopt environmental standards fully consistent with those of the Company and they are expected to achieve comparable levels of performance as a condition of their contract. 

 

1. Objectives 

 

In accordance with its stated policy, the Company has produced the following list of objectives as a sound framework for the introduction of practices to implement the Company’s Environmental Policy: 

 

1.1 Compliance with The Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008 (where appropriate) and Local Government Regulations  

 

1.2 Swift response to accidents or incidents that have a potential to threaten the environment 

 

1.3 The provision of advice on the safe handling of company products, their transportation and their final disposal to customers, contractors, etc. 

 

1.4 The disposal of any waste products in ways that show concern for the environment using only registered carriers to dispose of waste, and to recycle wherever possible 

 

1.5 To encourage the development of products, processes and equipment with concern for the future of the environment 

 

1.6 To communicate freely on environmental matters with government officials, employees, customers and members of the public 

 

1.7 To provide training for all employees, as appropriate, to enable them to carry out their job functions in a manner that shows care for the environment 

 

1.8 To carry out environmental audits when required 

 

1.9 To promote environmental principles by sharing experience with regulatory bodies, other companies, employees and members of the public 

 

1.10 In implementing this Environmental Policy Statement, the Company will focus on action to conserve resources and energy, to minimise emissions into air or water and onto land and to increase recycling rates 

 

1.11 The Company will also seek to influence legislative developments and improve public understanding of environmental matters concerning the business 

 

This policy statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. The management team endorses these policy statements and is fully committed to their implementation 

 

 

This environmental policy statement has been approved & authorised by: 

 

Michael Moss 

Director

Health and Safety Policy

05/01/16

1. Introduction 

 

1.1 Offshore Fibre Solutions Ltd recognises and accepts its responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 including the responsibility to: 

 

1.1.1 provide and maintain a safe and healthy place of work 

 

1.1.2 provide adequate information, instruction, training and supervision  

 

1.1.3 provide and maintain plant and equipment and safe systems of work 

 

1.1.4 ensure safe access to and from the places of work 

 

1.1.5 work to prevent accidents and work related ill health 

 

2. General Health and Safety 

 

2.1 The overall responsibility for health and safety lies with the Director, Michael Moss.  Michael Moss, David Saxby, Andreas Groppe and Thomas Groppe, directors/engineers have day to day responsibility for managing health and safety both at the Company’s premises and wherever Company employees or sub- contractors are working.  

 

2.2 The Management is committed to complying with the requirements of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, the Work at Height Regulations 2005, Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012 and all other Regulations that apply to the Company’s work activities. 

 

2.3 The Management will ensure that appropriate levels of risk assessments are carried out of all work activities carried out by the Company in order to identify any hazards, and will then ensure that control measures are implemented to prevent any injury, disease and dangerous occurrences arising. 

 

2.4 The Management will ensure that none of the Company’s work adversely affects the health or safety of any contractors or of members of the public. Furthermore the supervisor on every site will ensure that no member of the public including where appropriate, the clients, are exposed to any hazards caused by the Company.   

 

2.5 The Management will at all times ensure compliance with CDM 2015 and provide adequate welfare facilities on all its sites.  

 

2.6 The Company will strive to maintain excellence in health and safety matters and in this respect, employees and others are encouraged to co-operate with the management in all safety matters, to identify hazards and reduce the risk which may exist during work activities and to report any condition which may appear dangerous or unsatisfactory. The Company will at all times consult with the employees on these matters.  

 

2.7 The Management will, so far as reasonably practicable, ensure that the Company provides adequate financial resources to meet these objectives. 

 

2.8 Copies of this policy are to be available to all Company employees and other interested parties.   

 

3. Directors’/Partners’ Duties: 

 

3.1 The Directors/Partners will have at least basic knowledge and understanding of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and its associated Regulations and Approved Codes of Practice. 

 

3.2 It will be the responsibility of all the Directors/Partners to keep all employees, and where appropriate any sub-contractors, advised as to their responsibilities in respect of health and safety matters.  

 

3.3 In order to protect the safety and health of employees and others affected by the Company's operations, the Directors/Partners will:  

 

3.3.1 Ensure they are familiar with the hazards associated with the type of construction works the Company is involved with and with the precautions which need to be taken to eliminate or control those risks.  

 

3.3.2 Establish procedures to deal with any emergencies. 

 

3.3.3 Appoint a suitably trained and competent person to assist them in carrying out their health and safety duties.  

 

3.3.4 Ensure that employees receive sufficient training and information so that they can carry out their duties safely and competently.  

 

3.3.5 Ensure that risk assessments are carried out on all hazardous activities. 

 

3.3.6 Initiate the timing and annual review of the Health and Safety Policy and ensure it is promoted to all employees and others working on behalf of the Company.   

 

3.3.7 Ensure that all employees carry out the health and safety duties allocated to them. 

 

3.3.8 Ensure the safety performance of the Company is monitored and take action to remedy any identified deficiencies.  

 

3.3.9 Ensure that adequate provision is made for welfare facilities at all sites and that adequate first aid provisions are made.  

 

3.3.10 Ensure that all necessary PPE is provided to employees, and that instruction is given on its use. 

 

4. Designated Health & Safety person’s Duties: 

 

4.1 To ensure that all the Company Directors/Partners, Supervisors and Staff are aware of their individual Health and Safety responsibilities.  

 

4.2 To initiate and/or recommend any changes, developments and amendments to the policy as and when necessary. 

 

4.3 To inform the Health and Safety Executive of all notifiable accidents.  

 

Investigate any accidents or dangerous occurrences and recommend means of preventing re-occurrence.  

 

4.4 To arrange appropriate training for all employees.  

 

4.5 To create and maintain a training matrix for all staff 

 

4.6 To ensure that Risk Assessments (including where appropriate, COSHH, Noise, Manual Handling etc.) are carried out as needed.  

 

4.7 To ensure follow up action as needed. 

 

4.8 To promote an interest and responsible attitude towards Health and Safety matters throughout the Company. 

 

This policy will be reviewed annually or when there is a change in circumstances, in work practices or the introduction of new legislation. 

 

Michael Moss 

Director

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