Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 the ‘Poynton Horticultural and Agricultural Society Limited’ is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and welfare for its staff and others who may be affected by its activities
This statement sets out the general approach for managing health and safety.
Statement of Intent
The ‘Society’ will take all practicable steps to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of its staff and the health and safety of others that might be affected by its activities. The ‘Society’ will comply with all of its statutory obligation and follow best practise. Sufficient resources will be provided to ensure its health and safety obligations can be fully met.
The Society’s Health and Safety management system is based on a common understanding of risks and how to control them. Everyone who carries out the Society’s activities have a responsibility not to endanger themselves or others. Health and Safety is the responsibility of everyone at all levels and adequate support will be provided to enable all to fulfil these responsibilities. The society recognises the Health and Safety is a management responsibility of equal importance any there aspect of the Society’s activities.
The ‘Society’ will provide strong and active Health and Safety leadership and encourage involvement at all levels of all its activities. The ‘Society’ is committed to monitoring and reviewing the Health and Safety management system and performance, to ensure continual improvement.
To comply with relevant Health and Safety legislation the ‘Society’ will:-
Chairman – Poynton Show
16th May 2018