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Health and Safety Policy

Exeter City A.F.C. Limited (referred to as ‘ECFC’ for the remainder of the policy) is fully committed to protecting thehealth, safety and welfare of all staff, volunteers and other persons affected by its activities.

This policy applies to those members of staff that are directly employed by ECFC and for whom ECFC has legal responsibility.  Further, this policy applies to all third parties and others authorised to undertake work on behalf of ECFC. For the purpose of this policy, the word 'employee’ or ‘staff’ refers to any person in the service of ECFC, including those who are referred to as Workers, Self-Employed, Volunteers, etc.

The Board of Directors has overall responsibility for Health and Safety throughout ECFC’s operating activities, and will provide the leadership to ensure that exemplary health and safety practices are firmly embedded throughoutthe organisation in order to provide a secure and healthy environment in which to work.

Good practices will be adopted to manage Health and Safety, and ECFC will endeavour to secure the co-operationof all staff, affiliated groups and volunteers in matters of Health and Safety and encourage their active participationthrough consultation.

The policy itemises not only the duties of ECFC to protect the health, safety and welfare of its staff and volunteers, but also the legal obligations placed upon every member of staff whilst at work.

It is the policy of ECFC to:

  • Provide and maintain standards of health, safety and welfare, which comply fully with Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 and any other statutory provisions, or approved codes of practice relevant to the nature of the business;
  • Provide and maintain equipment and systems of work that are suitable, safe and without risk to health;
  • Provide all staff with sufficient instruction, information and supervision to develop and encourage safety awareness in order to work in a safe manner;
  • Provide a safe place of work including safe access and egress;
  • Establish joint consultation on matters of Health & Safety in order to help identify risks and to assist in the prevention of accidents; and

ECFC will make necessary provisions to ensure all Health and Safety policies and procedures are regularlymonitored and reviewed.

Signed

Justin Quick | COO

21 January, 2022