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Health and Safety Policy Statement

Meadow Foods Limited believes that an excellent dairy business is, by definition, a safe dairy business. Our commitment to excellence ensures that the health, safety and well being of all our employees and visitors is a responsibility ranked equally with other management functions.

It is recognised that our employees are amongst our greatest assets and in order to prevent injuries and ill health to our staff, or anyone else who may be affected by our workplace activities, Meadow Foods Limited will commit the necessary resources to:

  • Meet or exceed all relevant legislative requirements and other standards to which the company subscribes;
  • Provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions through the provision of safe plant and work equipment;
  • Ensure all employees are provided with adequate training, instruction and supervision in order to complete their duties safely;
  • The continual improvement of management standards and performance of health and safety management systems;
  • Periodically review our policy and arrangements and report on health and safety performance internally and to external parties where relevant.

We recognise that our employees have an important duty to comply with relevant health and safety requirements and to do everything they can to reduce risk of injury to themselves and others.

We are committed to encourage active participation by consultation and communication at all levels to maintain a positive health and safety culture.

Environmental Policy

Meadow Foods Limited is committed to the control of its activities, products and services to avoid causing unnecessary and unacceptable risks or adverse effects on the environment in line with the requirements of all relevant legislation and other requirements.

Meadow Foods Limited will:

  • Continually improve its environmental performance in line with implemented environmental management systems and industry standards;
  • Ensure that environmental awareness and individual responsibility is developed amongst employees at all levels with full and effective consultation being encouraged;
  • Review the environmental impact of all activities, products and services and commit to setting targets to improve standards for preventing, or where that is not practicable, reducing pollution;
  • Ensure that plant, equipment and vehicles are maintained regularly and operated to provide the maximum environmental protection as far as is reasonably practicable;
  • Consider local community interests ensuring positive communication within the community occurs where appropriate.