The GGF Glass Charter Health and Safety Merit Scheme is the framework that guides members to safe performance. The Charter is currently undergoing an extensive review to make it more aligned to the developments in the worlds of health, safety and environment. There will be a relaunch at the end of 2021 but click the link below to see a summary of the changes proposed.
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Health, Safety and Environment Publications
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The GGF will be launching a Health, Safety and Environmental Consultancy in 2021 to further support our members. If you need onsite or more in-depth support now please use the contact us form below and we will help you find a solution.
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The GGF maintains a strong relationship with key decision-makers and industry and professional bodies to ensure that GGF Members are getting the most up to date and relevant information.
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Health & Safety Committee
The GGF has a long standing Health and Safety Committee that ensures that we are always acting on behalf of our Members and our industry. They are a key team in leading the way for our industry.
The GGF launched the Environment Committee in 2021 to enable our Members and our industry to do their part in protecting our environment and the world that our businesses are operating on. With so much going on with the environment, this Committee will be key in leading on the issues affecting our industry.
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The GGF is aware of the importance of compliance and is reassured that its Members want to be more than compliant, they want to operate at the highest possible standard to make sure they stand out above the rest. When it comes to Health, Safety and Environment, the same should high level of standards should apply as a safe and sustainable performance is key in being a high performing business in the modern world.
On this page, you will find an overview of all the work the GGF does in Health, Safety and Environment. From our ethos and values to the products and services delivered by our dedicated team, on the menu on the left of this page, you will see a series of dropdowns, that will give you more information about the work the GGF is doing to help our Members and our industry.
To ensure GGF Member companies follow high level Health, Safety and Environment standards, the GGF applies a coaching and supportive approach to make Members better. Our aim is not to enforce but to encourage and to work with and for Members to create a better industry.
Whether it’s the Glass Charter – where we take world-leading safety and organizational science and research from around the globe) and translate into principles and guides, or to help you drive your safe performance via our webinars and workshops, the GGF exists to facilitate learning and improvement for its Members. The GGF is focused on supporting our Members to lead the way and create an industry that can be proud of its companies, employees and safe and sustainable operating environment.
What Members get from the Health, Safety and Environment department
All members can ring or email our Health, Safety and Environment team at any point and will help and guide you in all operational Health, Safety, Risk and Environmental matters. Members can also access our support framework of webinars, health, safety and environmental publications and guides, and more. In the coming months you will see an increase in member value via our new and modern relaunch of the Glass Charter and the launch of our new GGF Health, Safety and Environment Consultancy.
In the meantime whilst we work on increasing your value and providing your support if you need help then do not hesitate to use the contact us page to get hold of us of contact James using the below details;
- James MacPherson, Health, Safety and Environment Manager
- Email- firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone- 07943023214
Meet the team
Working closely with the team of department heads our Health, Safety and Environment Manager James MacPherson runs the Health, Safety and Environment department.
James has worked in safety for 10 years. A diverse background covering plastics manufacturing and distribution, Healthcare and housing means that he has developed a skill for thinking outside the box and solving problems. James has extensive experience in fire safety and fire risk assessing in high-risk environments, a keen understanding of culture and human factors and a deep passion for Health, Safety and the Environment.
In his spare time, he runs a podcast called “Re-branding Safety” where he discusses safety, culture, human factors and so much more with some of the biggest leaders in the industry giving us an insight into the next big thing. James was also voted onto the IOSH Future leaders steering committee in 2019, he is currently studying for an Environmental diploma and to become a Human and Organisational performance practitioner
He also loves Rugby (union) and has had an opportunity to play for England deaf in a tournament against New Zealand Deaf and in a sevens tournament. He tries to play golf, and cycles when he can (during fair weather).
Q2 – 2021 Health and Safety Report
Each quarter the Health, Safety and Environment department at the GGF produces a report collating all the important information including; updates from the HSE (Health and Safety Executive), legislation, government, our Primary Authority, trending topics, and the work we have been doing at the GGF to make sure that our members are always up to date.