MSDS Marine are committed to creating an environment which is safe, healthy and secure for all our employees. We operate a certified ISO 45001 : 2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System that fulfils the objectives of maintaining the excellent record of MSDS Marine in relation to health and safety and to ensure all our legal requirements as an employer are met. MSDS Marine have a dedicated member of the team with responsibility for Health and Safety. MSDS Marine have responsibilities for the health and safety of our employees and any visitors to our premises such as clients, suppliers and the general public. In addition to these duties, there are regulations to deal with particular hazards and for industries where hazards are particularly high. Our Health and Safety lead regularly reviews relevant Health and Safety legislation and is registered to receive updates from the HSE to ensure MSDS Marine Safety Polices and Risk Assessments are up to date with legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance. They are able to provide competent advice through their training and experience.
The MSDS Marine Health and Safety policy describes how we manage health and safety issues and which members for staff are responsible for delivering the policy. Regularly reviewed risk assessments ensure that we comply with health and safety legislation and regulations including the provision of welfare facilities. Training and information provided to employees ensure everyone who works for MSDS Marine know how to work safely and without a risk to health. We provide a suitable and safe workplace environment both in our office and on site with access to toilets ventilation, lighting, seating and work stations. We have first aid arrangements in place with a suitably stocked first aid box and a designated person who takes charge of first aid arrangements and information. We display a Health and Safety Law poster where our employees can easily read it and health and safety forms a standing agenda item on the quarterly management and full team meetings.
Risk assessments are undertaken by senior members of staff with appropriate training and experience in the activity. For example, diving risk assessments are undertaken by the diving supervisor. Where required a risk assessment review will be undertaken, alongside, for example, the vessel master or any external contractors. Appropriate training is always provided to staff to reduce the risk of incidents from hazards identified during the risk assessment process. Most fieldwork is undertaken in environments where formal qualifications are required, this includes medicals for activities such as diving. All qualifications are reviewed prior to the commencement of any works.
All sub-contractors working with MSDS Marine are required to comply with our health and safety arrangements.
MSDS Marine have an exemplary health and safety record with no reportable incidents since our formation
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