The Directors and Management of D C Thomson & Co Ltd regard the promotion of health and safety as a common objective of Management and employees at all levels, and are committed to ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of all employees and of other persons who may be affected by the Company’s activities.

The Directors receive reports monthly, on health and safety matters. The Directors have arranged that this policy statement and general arrangements are regularly reviewed and amended in order to meet changing conditions.

The policy is to provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions, equipment and systems of work for all employees, and to provide such information, training and supervision as is required for this purpose. The responsibility for the health and safety of other people who may be affected by the Company’s activities is also understood.

The allocation of duties for safety matters and the particular arrangements currently in force for the Kingsway premises are set out in Sections 2, 3 and 4 of this document.

Business Unit Head (Operations & Facilities)