Policies M - O

Management of Asbestos Policy
The aim of this policy document is to introduce arrangements into the organisation for managing asbestos containing materials, contained within Dorset Police Premises. The Introduction of this policy will enable the Force to comply with its statutory obligations under the ‘Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974’ and more specifically under the ‘Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012’ (CAR 2012) to manage asbestos in non domestic premises.
Management of Contractors Combined Policy and Procedure
The Office of The Police and Crime Commissioner has overall responsibility for Dorset Police property. The Office of The Police and Crime Commissioner has delegated the daily task of managing the Dorset Police Estate to the Dorset Police Building and Estates Department. This policy is intended to reduce the potential exposure to foreseeable lost time events due as a consequence to unsatisfactory contractual works/services being undertaken on Dorset Police Premises.
Management of Violence, Aggression and Abuse Combined Policy and Procedure
The aim of this policy is to put into place reasonable practicable arrangements with a view to either prevent or reduce the adverse effect of violence, aggression and abuse to Dorset Police Personnel.
No Smoking Policy and Procedure
Dorset Police has operated a No Smoking policy since October 1993. The Force aim is to promote a healthy working environment and to comply with the Health Act 2006 which has been introduced to protect non smoking employees and the public from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke. Smoking and passive smoking significantly increases the risk of lung cancer, heart disease and other illnesses.
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