Keeping our people safe is our priority
Walkers Transport’s main priority is to ensure there is a safe, clean and productive environment for all its employees, customers and contractors
We maintain our focus on safety by having in place an Environmental and Quality Management System – EQMS. This provides us with a single framework for all Walkers Transport operations and covers all areas including both process safety and environmental performance.
These systems play an integral part in our developing business strategy and have helped strengthen our commitment in all matters Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality related.
Occupational Health and Safety policy statement
Walkers are committed to conducting its business in a socially responsible manner, ensuring the protection of our employees, customers, visitors, and the environment. Occupational health and safety are the highest priority for Walkers and is integrated into all workplace activities and business decisions.
We believe that all accidents should be preventable and that we must all strive to continuously to improve our health and safety performance.
Our approach to managing health and safety is structured and risk based. We aim to create a safe working environment by identifying risks, adopting good practise and ensuring that safe systems of work are in place across all business activities.
The directors shall be accountable for compliance with all applicable legal and corporate requirements and will provide the leadership, resources and training to implement this policy. All employees shall be accountable for performing their jobs in accordance with our established procedures, our work philosophy and regulatory requirements.
All employees share the responsibility to maintain safe working conditions and protect the environment. Both innovative and sound environmental / safety considerations shall be incorporated into our practices, processes and equipment decisions.
The co-operation and involvement of all are essential for the ongoing implementation of this policy.
Each department, its Managers and Employees are responsible for compliance with this policy and with all applicable laws and legislation.
This Health and Safety Policy Statement is displayed on all notice boards within the company, incorporated into the Employee Handbook and communicated as part of the induction process.