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For many organisations, it would be prudent to have a policy document that both sets out the overall commitment to health and safety and details the organisation’s objectives and goals. Having a clear and well-thought out health and safety policy can have many benefits.
Some of the specific areas in which a Health and safety policy could help an organisation are outlined in this Practice Note.
For information on the regulatory requirements relating to a health and safety policy, see Practice Note: Health and safety policy—regulatory requirements and for guidance on formulating a policy, see Practice Note: Formulating a health and safety policy and Precedent Policy—health and safety.
A health and safety policy is a document that sets out the organisation’s principles and objectives for ensuring the health and safety of staff and visitors.
A policy can be described as a statement of the organisation’s intent or its ideas and a
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