Engineering Division Lubricants Supplies Metal Services


Health and Safety Policy

Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

     Health and Safety policy of:

The Warefield Engineering Limited

38 Johnson Road

Heston, Middlesex


T: 02087591600 F: 02088977608

Section A     General Statement of Policy

The Warefield Engineering Limited is committed to promoting a healthy and safe environment for all its employees. The intention of this policy is to provide a written guide so that procedures for identifying, controlling and reporting safety issues are understood by everyone and put into practice throughout the workplace.

It aims to provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions, equipment and systems of work for all our employees, and to provide such information, training and supervision as they need for this purpose.   

All possible measures are taken to eliminate, control or minimize the factors responsible for hurting, injuring or inducing illness to an employee at work place.

While carrying out R&H assessments following factors are kept in mind;

a)  Identification of Fire Hazards and availability of fire alarms/ extinguishers.
Availability and accessibility to First Aid box.
Actions in case of accident/ incident.
Precautions while picking/ lifting heavy items.
 Availability of emergency telephone numbers.

The allocation of duties for safety matters and the particular arrangements which we shall make to implement the policy are set out below.   

Signed …Signed…………………………………………….

Company Director


Section B     Organisation

1. Overall and final responsibility for health and safety in the company is that of the Company Director.

2. The Company Director is also responsible for this policy being carried out at the premises at The Warefield Engineering Limited.

3. The office Manager will be responsible as his deputy.

4.  All employees have the responsibility to cooperate with the managers and deputies to achieve a healthy and safe workplace and to take reasonable care of themselves and others.

5. Whenever an employee or management notices a health or safety problem which they are not able to put right, they must straightaway tell the appropriate person named above. They may also tell the safety representative (office manager).  Consultation between management and employees is provided by office manager.

General Fire Safety

1. Responsibility for checking: Office Manager, frequency quarterly

2.  Fire alarms: Office manager

Section C   Arrangements


The employees of the company are;

a)  Entitled to easily accessible toilet facilities.
Refrain from smoking and drinking during duty hours.
To report any H&S issue immediately to the company management.
Entitled to PPE( personal protection equipment) as per job/weather requirements.


1. A  first aid boxes is available in the main cabinets.

2. The appointed person responsible for the first aid boxes is:

Office Manager

3. All accidents resulting in injury, no matter how trivial, must be recorded in the accident book  which is kept in the office cabinet marked “POLICY & RESOURCES”.

4. All such accidents must be reported immediately to the Office Manager.

Fire Prevention and Evacuation

Escape routes: in the front green area.

Chemical Storage

If any chemical are delivered to the workplace, they must be stored correctly in storage and according to Manufacturers MSDS. Flammable chemicals must be kept away from sources of fire.

Section D     Maintenance

General Electric equipments

1.  Only the office manager is responsible to appoint/authorise  person to do electric repair  work on site.

2. Staff and visitors are not permitted to replace or repair any electrical equipment.

3. No personal, mains powered appliances may be used by staff in the company’s premises  without the agreement of the management and after suitable inspection.

Gas Safety

1. There is no provision for a gas cooker/gas equipment in the company office.

Lifting and Carrying

1  Only lift or carry what you can easily manage and in correct manner.  

2. If the object is large or irregular in shape or otherwise awkward to lift, its “effective” weight  may be heavier.  If in doubt get help to lift the object.  

3. Always make sure you can reach the desired destination without obstruction and you can  see where you are going.

4. Always lift with a straight back.

Section E     Audit/Records

Regular Audits

1. The office manager will be responsible for carrying out 6 monthly regular audits of the  workplace to identify any uncontrolled hazards (which must be noted and actioned as soon  as possible).  

2. Copies of completed audits will be kept on site

Section F     Visitors

All visitors must read this Health and Safety policy and adhere to it. Visitors are not allowed to enter the Storage Area.