Diploma leve 6 Part D assignment
Occupational Health and Safety
Unit D Assignment
Submission Date: 10 September 2012
1 Executive Summary
2 Introduction 2.1 Aims and objectives 2.2 Methodology 2.3 Description of the organisation 2.4 Legal environment
3 Description of the health and safety management system 3.1 Pencro SEL health and safety management system 3.2 Other documentation 3.3 Meetings 3.4 Attitude Survey 3.5 Work placement 3.6 Gap analysis
4 Hazard identification 4.1 Physical hazards 4.2 Health and welfare hazards
5 Risk assessment (Working at height) 5.1 Risk …show more content…
I attended monthly management meetings and used these meetings to take notes and measure the importance and commitment given to Health and Safety in relation to other business objectives, such as purchase, production and profit. Senior management informed me that they based their current HSMS on HSG 65. (1)
I randomly selected 20 employees across the company and issued a Health and Safety attitude survey based on the current HSMS, to which all 20 employees responded. (2)
Finally I worked in the workshop for 2 weeks alongside employees. This gave me the opportunity to measure compliance with the company’s policies and procedures along with the relevant statutory requirements.
2.3 Description of the organisation
PSEL is a medium sized enterprise, founded in 1972, with a workforce of 28. Its premises include a steel structure finished with block work and cladding, consisting of 1200 square feet. Projects vary in size, value and location. To date the largest job required 900 tonne of steel and had a value of £1,500,000. The smallest job required 20 tonne of steel with a value of £6000.