Health and Safety Policy
The Health and Safety of our employees, contractors, customers and the public is a priority for Matom.
Apart from the legislative duty of care, this is a fundamental component of our services and no other facet encroaches on the provision of Health and Safety.
Matom operate to an accredited OSHAS 14001:2007 system and, where required, to the Ionising Radiation Regulations (IRR 1999).
Pursuant to the highest levels of Health and Safety Matom is committed to;
- Define and operate safe systems of work in all we do
- Ensure personnel and contractors are fully aware of their responsibilities
- Ensure personnel and contractors are trained and qualified to undertake the tasks required
- Ensure personnel and contractors are informed of all present and future Health and Safety requirements
- Ensure all necessary Personal Protection Equipment required for the function is provided
- Monitor, measure and communicate Health and Safety performance
- Record, report and learn from all ‘Near Misses’
- Promote and Health and Safety culture within all personnel and contractors
- Ensure that Risk Assessment and Method Statements (RAMS) are in place before work commences
- Ensure that all personnel and contractors are fully briefed before any work commences
- Ensure that all Radiological work is performed to As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP) principles
- Ensure that suitable welfare facilities are available
- Ensure that all personnel, contractors and policies and procedures are compliant to regulation
- Monitor dosimetry of classified workers to ensure dose limits are in accordance with IRR99
- Perform regular management review of policies and procedures
- Continuously improve our Health and Safety principles and policies
- Matom Directors will actively monitor all aspects of Health and Safety
Matom’s management team are fully committed to our Health and Safety principles and policies, and to the health, safety and welfare of our personnel, contractors, customers and the public at large.