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Health & Safety

health and safety

It is the policy of LCMI Cleaning Services 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.

The policy, and the way it is operated, is reviewed periodically to keep it up to date and account for changes in the nature and size of the business.

It is the policy of LCMI Cleaning Services:

   To provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from our work activities

To consult with our employees on matters affecting their health and safety

To provide and maintain safe plant and equipment

To ensure safe handling and use of substances

To provide information, instruction and supervision for employees

To ensure that all employees are competent to do their tasks, and to give them adequate training

To prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health

To maintain safe and healthy working conditions

We also accept our responsibility for the health and safety of other people who may be affected by our activities.

The allocation of duties for safety matters and the particular arrangements that we will make to implement the policy are set out in the full policy document that is held at our head office.

COSHH Policy

LCMI Cleaning Services require that all cleaning materials used must be of an approved range and the suppliers must provide full safety data sheets for each item.

Company employees are not allowed to use any cleaning chemicals until they have received the necessary training and are fully aware of the relevant COSHH regulations. Every employee has a responsibility to see that these regulations are adhered to at all times.

New or updated COSHH data information is made available to all employees in accordance with our continuous training policy. Managers have a responsibility to ensure that every person using substances that may be hazardous to health is fully aware of COSHH regulations.

Materials handling and storage will comply with any special manufacturer’s instructions in addition to those supplied with the relevant COSHH data sheet.

Plant and equipment

LCMI Cleaning Services supply new machinery and equipment incorporating the latest technology, proven reliability and to the appropriate British Standard. Electrical equipment is regularly inspected and complies with the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.

The condition of all plant and equipment is carefully monitored by our managers and supervisors and, in case of breakdown or failure, will be repaired by our qualified staff or replaced from reserves held specifically for this contingency. All employees using plant and equipment will have received training in its use, storage and maintenance requirements in accordance with our training policy.

These measures are designed to ensure that equipment failure rates are kept to a minimum and that if a breakdown occurs there is minimal disruption to the cleaning programme.