Our Policies

Environmental Policies

Quarry Manufacturing and Supplies Ltd. (the Organisation) is committed to reducing the impact of its activities on the environment in its offices, workshops, stores and yards and within its products and services where practicable.

To this end the Organisation has implemented an environmental management system to continuously improve its environmental performance and sustains compliance to the international Environmental Management Standard ISO 14001

In order to meet this commitment the Organisation will pursue the following objectives:

  • To ensure compliance with all applicable environmental legislation and regulations
  • To reduce emissions and prevent pollution
  • To improve waste management practices
  • To reduce consumption of natural resources
  • To minimise noise and other nuisances
  • To assist in the management of ecology
  • To continuously assess its environmental performance
  • To assist in the investigation of environmental incidents in which it is involved on customer sites
  • To make its environmental information available to interested parties

This policy statement is recognised in our achievement of ISO 14001

The necessary personnel and financial resources will be allocated to assist the Organisation in meeting its environmental objectives and targets that will be reviewed as appropriate. In addition the Organisation will continue to raise the levels of environmental awareness throughout its workforce and to promote this awareness to its customers and suppliers.

Health and Safety Policies

The policy of the directors of Quarry Manufacturing and Supplies Ltd. is to achieve and maintain conditions of work which are safe and healthy for all employees. The Directors accept an obligation to comply with all current and relevant legislation and codes of practice. They will also actively seek to reduce the risk of accidents, dangerous occurrences and hazards to health and safety.They will make adequate financial provisions in order to meet these requirements, and promote safe working practices by:

  • As far as practicable, make the working environment safe and without risks.
  • Control such hazards that cannot be completely eliminated, by making available such protective clothing and equipment to protect against those hazards.
  • To provide training, instruction, information and supervision, in order to achieve safe working practices, thereby ensuring the safety and health of all employees.
  • Encourage involvement of all employees in the Company’s efforts to promote the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • To consider the risks to persons, not employed by the Company, who may be affected directly or indirectly, by the Company’s operations, with the same care and attention as is given to the Company’s employees.
  • Ensure that hazards are identified, risks are assessed and safe systems of work are applied.Ensure that regular reviews of procedures and instructions are carried out and revised as appropriate, in accordance with knowledge and changing circumstances.

 

Quality Policies

Here at Quarry Manufacturing & Supplies Ltd we specialise in the manufacture and supply of rock crushing machines and the manufacture and stockholding of associated spare parts. We believe that customer satisfaction is vital and that we must meet the requirements in terms of the products and service we provide, with a goal of continually seeking to improve them. It is our policy to meet fully our customers’ requirements.

All of our employees have a positive commitment to quality and respond quickly and effectively to achieve the performance standards required of them.

The Company recognises that to provide a continually high standard of product and customer service, a formalised Quality Management System needs to be employed.The system operated at Quarry Manufacturing & Supplies Ltd complies with BS EN ISO 9001:20008

Management and employees of Quarry Manufacturing & Supplies Ltd are committed to BS EN ISO 9001:2008, and working to the procedures set out in the Quality System.

This Quality Policy provides a framework for establishing and reviewing quality objectives.

 

Racial Equality Policy

The purpose of this policy is to ensure equal opportunities for all workers, job applicants, clients and customers, irrespective of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin. We value a diverse customer base and the individuality and creativity that every worker potentially brings to the workforce. Workers, job applicants, visitors, clients and customers will be treated fairly, openly and honestly, and with dignity and respect.

  • No job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment on grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin.
  • Equality of opportunity is about good employment practice and makes sound business sense. Steps will be taken to make sure all business practices ensure equal opportunities.
  • Recruitment, training and promotion opportunities will be made as widely available as possible.
  • Selection criteria for employment, training and promotion opportunities will be entirely related to the job.
  • Employment decisions on recruitment, promotion and training will be made solely on the basis of merit.
  • Everyone has the right to work and do business in an environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. We will not tolerate such behaviour under any circumstances.
  • Disciplinary action, including dismissal, may be taken against any worker found responsible for harassment or discrimination.
  • Any worker or trainee who believes he or she is being discriminated against, victimised or harassed should raise the matter through the company’s complaints procedure.
  • This policy is fully supported by Quarry Manufacturing & Supplies Ltd. We will ensure that all our workers, customers and clients are aware of the policy, and that they understand that they are responsible for observing it.
  • Our racial equality action plan outlines the steps we will take to give effect to this policy. We will monitor the action plan and review the progress we have made each year, to make sure the policy is achieving its aims.

 

Recycling Policy

In line with our environmental policy QMS is committed to sustainable waste management through reducing our consumption of materials, encouraging re-use where possible and promoting recycling and the use of recycled materials. When disposal is the only option we will seek to dispose of materials in an environmentally sensitive manner.

In order to accomplish the aim, we will:

  • Advise staff on how to minimise the production of waste by the utilisation of waste reduction techniques.
  • Cultivate a work ethic with a high level of awareness of waste minimisation and recycling within the company.
  • Give guidance and information to staff to facilitate their participation in the recycling of their waste.
  • Favour where possible suppliers who remove packaging as part of their supply contract and obligations and who operate according to sound environmental principles.
  • Provide targeted staff training that enables waste reduction and maximises the volume of materials recycled.
  • Monitor the volume of waste that is sent to landfill and the volume that is recycled.
  • Promote economy in the use of paper and the selection of print formats and document styles in line with this.
  • Encourage the purchase of recycled materials and those which are suitable for disposal by recycling.
  • Minimise waste by encouraging the exchange, and reuse of equipment and materials amongst departments.
  • Develop a waste management strategy which accommodates recycling procedures and initiatives.
  • Develop a range of company-wide recycling schemes.
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All brand names, model names or marks are owned by their respective manufacturers. QMS has no affiliation with the OEM. These terms are used for identification purposes only and are not intended to indicate affiliation with or approval by the OEM. All parts are manufactured by, for and warranted by QMS and are not manufactured by, purchased from or warranted by the OEM.