This document is a policy that outlines Abdallah Battah Speaker Business’s approach to ensuring the Disability Discrimination of our learners, speakers and staff during the delivery of the online learning programmes. This policy is to assist in setting out Abdallah Battah Speaker Business’s commitment to Disability Discrimination while delivering online training services to clients, delegates and other third parties who have contact with our business.
This document shall provide:
a statement on the general policy of Disability Discrimination of the business and what we hope to achieve through its implementation
the responsibilities of relevant persons for specific actions to ensure compliance with Disability Discrimination regulations, and
what arrangements shall be made by the business in practical terms to ensure compliance and implementation of the policy.
Abdallah Battah Speaker Business shall carry out digital risk assessments and other practices required by the UK Disability Discrimination Executive.
The Disability Discrimination Policy document shall be completed with all the relevant information. There is no legal requirement for it to be signed, however, it shall be useful to do so to illustrate our endorsement of the policy document. It shall be the duty of Abdallah Battah Speaker Business management to ensure that all aims, responsibilities and arrangements contained within the Disability Discrimination Document are carried out.
This policy shall also be made accessible so that it can be accessed at any time by our employees, delegates and third-party people who have contact with our business. This policy shall be provided to our staff alongside their Contract of Employment.
Our delegates shall be taken through Disability Discrimination issues at the beginning of each speaking engagement during introductions.
Abdallah Battah Speaker Business shall review its policy at least annually. Where the policy is revised or altered, these revisions and alterations shall be communicated effectively to employees at the earliest opportunity.
Centre for Environment and Development International (Abdallah Battah Speaker Business) considers the Disability Discrimination of all employees, trainees, and customers to be of primary importance to the well-being of the business, and it is our continuing aim to make our company a safe and healthy place in which to work and be trained.
To achieve this, we at Abdallah Battah Speaker Business commit to an active Disability Discrimination policy designed to achieve: –
- A safe and healthy digital environment for all employees and learners.
- The prevention of accidents involving personal injury and occupational-related diseases.
- The facilitation and implementation of statutory and other requirements to achieve good practices recognised by the industry.
As Director of Abdallah Battah Speaker Business, it is my duty to ensure that staff, Board Members, and I take ownership of Disability Discrimination matters and that the company provides safe systems of work, training and a clean and healthy working environment within our sphere of business.
Abdallah Battah Speaker Business shall set annual objectives and targets against which the company’s performance shall be monitored and evaluated. This shall be done in accordance with our commitment to preventing injury and ill health to employees, learners, trainers and others affected by our day-to-day operations.
Abdallah Battah Speaker Business commits to striving for continual improvement of the Disability Discrimination Management System.
We will provide effective facilities for consultation between management and employee representatives. All employees and trainees can address safety problems and health-related matters with the Programmes Director for company matters.
Abdallah Battah Speaker Business recognises the need to conduct the business in a manner that is in line with current legislation and codes of practice. We will ensure that appropriate arrangements are in place to comply with all legislative duties and any other requirements.
Equally, it is the duty of each employee to assist the organisation in the attainment of its Health and
Safety objectives. Our company expects employees to take reasonable care of their own health, safety, and welfare and that of others who may be affected by their actions.
To ensure commitment to this Policy, all employees shall sign a declaration to confirm they have received a copy of, have access to updates, and have read & understood the policy.
Abdallah Battah Speaker Business’s current Disability Discrimination objectives are:
- Maintain ISO45001 Accreditation
- Regular review of resources to be used during online training service delivery, board meetings and other activities within our premises and training venues
- Maintain Covid Security
- Refresh Staff Induction training during an all-staff meeting
- Have a First Aid Kit that is fully equipped all the time
- Ensure all firefighting equipment is accessible
- Ensure staff, trainers and learners are aware of the location of Fire Assembly Points
- Ensure that staff have knowledge of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH).
We will promote this policy by:
- Discussing this policy with all staff, learners, and trainers during the induction process.
- Ensuring it is readily accessible via our website
- Displaying the Policy on common room notice boards.
- Communicating all changes/ updates to the policy via email
Relevant UK Law
Disability Discrimination at Work etc Act 1974
Management of Disability Discrimination at Work Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/3242)
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/1471)
The Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977 (SI 1977/500)
The Disability Discrimination (Consultation with Employees) Regulations 1996 (SI 1996/1513)
Disability Discrimination (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 (SI 1981/917)
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (SI 2002/2677)
Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (SI 1992/2966)
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (SI 1992/2793)
Disability Discrimination (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (SI 1992/2792)
The Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
Prepared and signed by: COLLEAGUE NAME (Director – Abdallah Battah Speaker Business)