- This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year 2020-2021
- Global Health and Safety is an SME that provides disposable medical devices which are, surgical masks, gowns, bandages.
- Global Health and Safety operates in UK.
2. Policies and initiatives
Global Health and Safety fully supports all domestic and international objectives to eradicate modern slavery and human trafficking and recognizes the significant role all businesses can play in combatting it and supporting victims.
This statement sets down Global Health and Safety’s commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps we have put in place with the aim of ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our own business and supply chains. We all have a duty to be alert to risks, however small. Steps taken include;
- We confirm the identities of all new employees and their right twork in the United Kingdom and pay all our employees above the National Wage.
- Our Labour Standards policy give a platform for our employees traise concerns about poor working practices.
- All our Staff are trained about Modern slavery and Human Trafficking.
- All Global Health and Safety staff can raise concerns about inappropriate activity with management directly. We assign any concerns for investigation and offer support tindividuals that have suffered.
- In all our procurement activities, Global Health and Safety comply with national and international standards.
- In addition, we have implemented Ethical Procurement Policy which indicates the necessary steps tbe taken about procurement and Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.
- All Global Health and Safety staff are required tundertake mandatory staff training in relation tdiversity and inclusion.
3. Review of Effectiveness
We intend to take further steps to identify, assess and monitor potential risk areas in terms of modern slavery and human trafficking, particularly in our supply chains. In 2021/2022 our anti-slavery programme will also:
- Continue tsupport all Global Health and Safety staff tunderstand what steps should be taken tprevent modern slavery, including increasing awareness of reporting mechanisms for raising concerns and focus ongoing efforts in delivering/making available appropriate annual training tprocurement and commercial staff, tbuild their capability tidentify and address modern slavery risks
- Ensure that all Global Health and Safety staff have access ttraining on how tprevent modern slavery and human trafficking.
- Review all Global Health and Safety safeguarding policies and training programmes tensure all our employees are aware of potential risks and how tavoid Modern
- Slavery and Human trafficking in business.
- Undertake a risk assessment on transparency in supply chain including an overview of products, services and suppliers procured.
- Apply effective and strengthened ongoing contract management and quality assurance trough collaborative engagement with suppliers tassess risks during selection and approvals processes and put mitigation plans in place if red flags are placed, including monitoring throughout the commercial life cycle.
- Require suppliers tevidence strong social values by including social value evaluation criteria in procurement practices.
Responsibility for the Company’s anti-slavery initiatives is as follows:
- Policies: Gamze Guney-Manging Director is responsible for creating and reviewing policies. The process by which policies are developed is looking at best practice and adapting to the needs of the Company.
- Risk assessments: Gamze Guney – Managing Director is responsible for risk assessments in respect of modern slavery and human trafficking.
- Due diligence: Gamze Guney – Managing Director is responsible for due diligence in relation to known or suspected instances of modern slavery and human trafficking.
Due Diligence Processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking
The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The Company’s due diligence process includes evaluating the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier.
This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary.
Board of Directors endorse this policy statement and is fully committed to its implementation.