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Policy Title :
Responsibilities Policy
Policy Number :
I. H-1
Responsible Party :
Human Resources
Effective Date :
05/12/2013
Revised Date :
_______________________

Purpose

To declare PMU guidelines with regards to PMU and Employee Responsibilities for Health and safety issues and ensure uniform interpretation and application of this policy.

Statement :

This administrative responsibility will fall under the Vice Rector, Administrative Affairs & Business Development.  The PMU Health & Safety Committee will assist the Vice Rector in the ongoing requirement of this policy.

PMU Responsibilities:  PMU responsibilities will include:

  • developing programs and initiatives to ensure that PMU is a safe and healthy place in which to work;
  • ensuring that any housing maintained by PMU is a safe and healthy accommodation;
  • ensuring that equipment is operated appropriately and safely;
  • ensuring that there are safe systems of work regarding the handling of equipment, substances and materials;
  • ensuring that there is supervision of operations by qualified staff;
  • ensuring that there is adequate training to carry out the job;
  • ensuring that protective clothing and equipment are provided where appropriate;
  • Ensuring the availability of medical advice and treatment.

Employee Responsibilities:  Employee responsibilities will include:

  • following all policies, procedures and instructions issued that seek to provide a safe and healthy environment;
  • using protective clothing and safety equipment provided;
  • reporting to their supervisor any faults in equipment or safety procedures that they notice;
  • reporting any incident(s) that may have led or might lead to injury or damage;
  • protecting the PMU assets and interests;
  • Following and abiding by the rules and regulations of PMU and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Management Responsibilities:  It is the responsibility of all levels of management to ensure that the responsibilities listed above are followed.