Castle Leisure recognises its duty to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
We are very proud to have achieved the prestigious ‘Sword of Honour’ from the British Safety Council. This is officially regarded as a pinnacle of achievement in Health & Safety Management which recognizes the best of the best.
Winning our award demonstrates the strong and robust systems in place to create a safe working and visit environment for both our members and one another.
The provision of a safe environment for our staff and customers continues to be a key focus for the company. Our policy is to exceed the minimum requirements of the law where ever possible and to effect this we will provide sufficient resources to meet this commitment. We will continue to provide adequate control of any health and safety risks arising from workplace activities and will maintain safe and healthy working conditions.
Systems are in place which enable us to maintain, monitor and where applicable, improve safety performance. These systems will facilitate communication and consultation on health and safety matters between all levels of the business.
The company expects employees at all levels to exceed their minimum legal duties, which are detailed in our organisational responsibilities. These include co-operating with the company on safety matters and taking care to ensure their own safety and that of others, whether from within the company or externally, who may be affected by their actions.
Information, instruction, training and supervision as necessary to meet these commitments will be provided to all employees in order to perform their job safely.
All senior managers will be trained in health and safety issues to the IOSH certificate standard. Commitment to health and safety within the business is paramount. The Company Commercial Director, is responsible at Board level with the Commercial Services Executive, NEBOSH certificated coordinating functionally. All General Managers are actively involved with all health and safety matters.
The policy and the way it operates will be reviewed at least annually. Revisions to improve safety performance will be made and reported to employees.