Best Practice

LOCATION: Company-wide ARTICLE YEAR 2005
ACTIVITY: Occupational Health COMPANY: Tarmac North West
SUB ACTIVITY: Air and dust COMPANY LOCATION: Cheshire
BEST PRACTICE No: BP202 COMPANY TEL: 07753 772814
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United Kingdom
TITLE
Occupational health
ARTICLE
Tarmac North West has focussed on three main areas in the drive to improve occupational health standards: task auditing; health screening; and on-the-job coaching.

Auditing

The five principles are:

• observe and contact
• comment on safe behaviour
• discuss consequences of unsafe act, and safer ways to do the job
• achieve agreement to work safely
• discuss other safety issues.

Health screening

Pre-employment medicals and health screening programmes are carried out by Private Health Care. The latter tests hearing; vision; lung function, etc. A general summary is provided to managers to help them determine the general heath of the workforce and any trends that may have cause for concern.

On-the-job coaching

As well as regular meetings and toolbox talks, help and advice is offered through mail shots distributed via pay slips and induction packs. The employee assistance programme employs a third-party confidential hotline to provide independent advice on matters such as safety, stress and work-related health issues.
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