The firm is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy working environment and makes every effort to provide safe working conditions by reducing stress and other hazards for its employees.
Safety is every employee's responsibility. Particular issues are:
In the event of fire or other threats to safety, it may be decided to evacuate the premises. Emergency warnings for evacuation will be communicated through the building's intercom system or by fire alarm. Fire wardens will direct staff to the assembly areas and assist them in exiting the building.
In these events all employees must comply with the fire warden's directions.
A list of the firm's fire wardens is on the noticeboard in the small communications room/utility areas on each floor and on the intranet under ‘General Information’. Further details are available from the Human Resources Department.
The Emergency Evacuation Procedures are accessed from the intranet under ‘General Information’.
Accidents should be reported to the Human Resources Department immediately. Detailed records of accidents will be maintained.
First aid supplies for minor injuries are dispensed and controlled by the firm and administered by the Human Resources Department. Supplies include disposable gloves for the safe handling of injured employees.
Employees taking analgesics do so at their own risk.
If you suffer from a medical condition, it is advisable to inform the Human Resources Department with any relevant particulars. This information will remain confidential and will be used only in the case of an emergency.
The names and locations of employees with current first aid certificates can be obtained from the Human Resources Department. All fire wardens attend emergency first aid training and have current certificates.