Health and Safety Policy

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Revision Date: 2018-10-03

Scope: This policy is to define how the trustees look after the health safety and welfare of members and visitors of the Teesside Hackspace based at 3D, Brighouse Business Village, Riverside Park Road, Middlesbrough, TS2 1RT. A copy of the policy is to remain in the H&S folder and members are to be emailed a link to the policy.


Document and location Responsibility of: Action, by whom and when
Notes for Visitors, displayed in entrance Joint responsibility of trustees
Fire policy and risk assessment, to be stored by the H+S folder and Electronic copy with blank form at [1]  Joint responsibility of trustees

Risk Assessments to be stored in the H+S folder and online as follows


Joint responsibility of trustees
Safety Checks Records stored in H&S folder, blank copy stored [2] 

Hackspace Rules, on the wall in the space

Joint responsibility of trustees

Code of Conduct

Joint responsibility of trustees

Grievance Procedure

Joint responsibility of trustees
Use of certain equipment (as labelled) to be used in accordance with their corresponding risk assessment and only to be used after training with the member signed off by the trustees or those designated by the trustees in writing to be able to sign other off.

     

Joint responsibility of trustees

     

 A Smithson with a trustee to finish equipment specific risk assessments and sign of sheets with a Trustee by 2018-10-06

Trustees and members have a responsibility

Maintain safe and healthy working conditions, provide and maintain plant, equipment and machinery, and ensure safe storage/use of substances and take reasonable care of others’ safety when operating tools and machinery


Joint responsibility of trustees to educate and enforce      
Health and safety law poster is displayed on back of front door Joint responsibility of trustees
First-aid kit is located in the toilet/ sink area Joint responsibility of trustees

 

Property is left in the Hackspace at the owner’s risk, Teesside Hackspace accepts no liability for lost or stolen items.