Top management at Eight Days a Week Print Solutions and Eight Plus (From hereon in referred as EDWPS) have established, implemented and will maintain this OH&S policy to demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to the OH&S responsibilities within the overall QHSSE/IMS (Integrated Management System), by:

a) taking overall responsibility and accountability for the prevention of work-related injury and ill health, as well as the provision of safe and healthy workplaces and activities;
b) ensuring that the OH&S policy and related OH&S objectives are established and are compatible with the strategic direction of the organization;
c) ensuring the integration of the OH&S management system requirements into the organization’s business processes;
d) ensuring that the resources needed to establish, implement, maintain and improve the OH&S management system are available;
e) communicating the importance of effective OH&S management and of conforming to the OH&S management system requirements;
f) ensuring that the OH&S management system achieves its intended outcome(s);
g) directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the OH&S management system;
h) ensuring and promoting continual improvement;
i) supporting other relevant management roles to demonstrate their leadership as it applies to their areas of responsibility;
j) developing, leading and promoting a culture in the organization that supports the intended outcomes of the OH&S management system;
k) protecting workers from reprisals when reporting incidents, hazards, risks and opportunities;
l) ensuring the organization establishes and implements a process(es) for consultation and participation of workers;
m) supporting the establishment and functioning of health and safety committees. 

EDWPS ensure that this OH&S policy is relevant and appropriate, is available as documented information, is available to interested parties (on request) and is communicated within the company.

The Managing Director is responsible for ensuring compliance with the policy. EDWPS personnel are responsible for ensuring compliance with all subsequent policies and procedures appertaining to this policy within their area of control.

EDWPS personnel are committed to providing and maintaining safe and healthy working conditions for the prevention of work-related injury and ill health for all its employees, contractors and visitors that are appropriate to the purpose, size and context of the company and to the specific nature of its OH&S risks and opportunities throughout its’ defined scope.

Scope: The design, production and supply of printed products, fulfilment and associated services undertaken by the business including Eight Plus.

In order to meet this commitment, EDWPS has the following key objectives, which are to: –

  • Provide a framework for setting the OH&S objectives.
  • Fulfil applicable legal requirements and other requirements.
  • Eliminate hazards and reduce OH&S risks
  • Continually improve the OH&S management system (IMS).
  • Ensure consultation and participation of workers, and, where they exist, workers’ representatives.

Refer also: Business/QHSSE Objectives

Lance Hill
Managing Director
Eight Days a Week Print Solutions

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