Health and Safety Policy

It is the policy of Kelly Services Ireland to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and

welfare of our employees whilst they are at work, and also the health and safety of our temporary workers,

plus any others who may be aected by our undertakings.

It is the Company’s intention to provide a safe and healthy work environment for all employees and to

provide a safetyconscious temporary employee to customers in order to achieve an accident-free workplace.

Kelly will endeavour to:

  • Provide and maintain safe working environments without risk to health and safety
  • Set standards that comply with all relevant statutory requirements relating to health, safety and the
  • environment with regard to their eect on employees, customers, contractors and the public
  • Safeguard employees and others from foreseeable hazards with regard to health, safety or the
  • environment in existing processes and working systems
  • Ensure that when new substances, plant, machinery, equipment, processes or premises are intro
  • duced, adequate guidance, instruction and supervision will be provided for safe methods of work to be developed
  • Ensure all employees are aware of their own responsibilities in respect of relevant health, safety and
  • environmental matters
  • Aim to achieve the commitment and active involvement of all staff, in order that safety awareness
  • and positive attitudes are fostered and continuous eorts made to improve safety performance
  • Ensure that contractors carrying out work are informed of relevant standards; are trained in proce
  • dures as necessary; and that systems are established for monitoring compliance, without detracting from the
    contractors legal responsibilities, to ensure that requirements are met
  • Promote good health and be concerned with the prevention of occupational and non-occupational
  • disorders and diseases using health counselling and health education
  • Co-operate with appropriate authorities and technical organisations, both to ensure that policies are
  • updated and to contribute to the formulation of standards and means of compliance
  • Retain, and review as necessary, existing arrangements for safety committees to maintain effective
  • consideration of health and safety measures
  • Ensure that these objectives are being fulfilled through auditing activities, both internally through
  • competent assessors and also by external consultants
  • We will achieve the above objectives by educating workers in, but not limited to, the following safety
  • policies:
  • Managing Diversity (specifically focused on age and migrant workers)
  • Fire Safety
  • Business Continuity
  • Corporate and Social Responsibility

Katie Ivie

Senior Business Partner - Human Resources

Date: October 2010

 

This policy will be reviewed on a bi-annual basis to take account of changes in circumstances or legal requirements.

 

 

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