Commercial:Health and Safety Policies.


Health and Safety Statement of Intent
Alternative Windows recognise that the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is the major piece of health and safety legislation in Great Britain. For which places responsibility on employers and employees together to produce a solution to health and safety problems, subject to the test of reasonable practicability.

In addition to the Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999 for which provides a framework for setting up systems for effective health and safety. Alternative Windows is committed to ensuring that appropriate actions are undertaken to protect the health, safety and welfare of employees whilst at work.

In addition to all other persons who may be affected by the Companies work undertakings (which as a priority, we rank equally with output performance and profits). Alternative Windows have joint overall responsibility for health and safety matters and along with the appropriate assistance of the General Manager, will ensure the undertaking of consultation with all employees on matters affecting individual health and safety, in accordance with The Health and Safety (Consultation with Employees) Regulations 1996.

Clear lines of responsibility have been established for the communication, implementation, reporting and monitoring of health and safety matters within Alternative Windows. However, whilst recognition and acknowledgement is readily given for the Company to comply with its legal obligations and the consequence of penalties that maybe imposed for its failures to do so. Employees at all levels are additionally reminded that they also have duties of compliance whilst at work, to ensure satisfactory standards of health and safety. Such as those specified by section 7 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, to take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions. Whilst as expanded on by regulation 12 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, in addition to co-operating in ensuring that requirements or duties as imposed on them by other regulations are complied with.


It is therefore required of all our employees and sub-contractors who maybe indirectly employed by Alternative Windows to be co-operative and supportive of the Company. In order to ensure the effective and continuing compliance with the above mentioned Act and applicable Regulations, which contents clearly spell out the means of attaining general health, safety and welfare compliance.

As a minimum the Directors will also ensure that this policy statement and the full content of the Company's health and safety policy document is reviewed on an annual basis.

For further information regarding Health and Safety contact Brian Wood or Bella Atkins ( trainee health and safety advisor ) on 0113 2483773



The underlying objective of Customer care carried out within Alternative Windows will continue to be aimed at maintaining an environment in which everyone employed and associated with the Company perceives themselves as purveyors of quality.

Sycamore House, Cross Green Industrial Estate Knowsthorpe Lane, Leeds LS90PJ

Freephone No: 0800 035 4180

Telephone:  0113 2483773