Health and Safety
|The Chief Executive is the director appointed by the Board to have responsibility for the health, safety and environmental performance of the Group.
|The Group Health and Safety Policy places responsibility for the management of health and safety on the local Business Unit management, who are supported by Group internal control and local external advisers, where necessary.
Each Business Unit has a senior individual designated as being responsible for ensuring the Business Unit conforms to local statutory health and safety regulations as well as Group policy. All Business Units provide employees with a written health and safety policy.
An annual internal report on our health and safety performance is collated from a questionnaire completed by all our Business Units. With an average workforce of 2,600, the highlights of this report in respect of 2007 are: