Policy Statement:O'Connell Contracting is a UK-based construction contractor committed to combating modern-day slavery and human trafficking. We are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of ethics, human rights, and social responsibility. This policy outlines our commitment to eradicating modern-day slavery and human trafficking in our operations and supply chains, as required by the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
b) Employees: All employees must familiarize themselves with this policy, report any concerns related to modern-day slavery or human trafficking, and actively participate in related training programs.
b) The company shall continuously monitor legal requirements to ensure compliance and promptly address any identified gaps or changes in legislation.
b) These risk assessments may include analyzing the nature of work, recruitment processes, geographical locations, and countries of origin of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors.
b) Supplier Evaluation: The company will assess potential suppliers based on their commitment to combating modern-day slavery and human trafficking. This evaluation may include audits, self-assessment questionnaires, or site visits.
b) Training programs will be provided to employees and contractors to raise awareness, educate on modern-day slavery and human trafficking, and highlight indicators of potential exploitation. Training will also cover the reporting mechanism and protections for whistleblowers.
b) The company will establish a reporting mechanism, such as a designated email address or helpline, to enable employees, contractors, and stakeholders to report concerns.
b) If violations are substantiated, appropriate corrective actions will be taken, which may include termination of contracts, engagement with lawenforcement agencies, or other legal remedies as required by the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
b) The statement will be easily accessible on the company's website and will provide relevant information on policies, due diligence processes, training programs, and actions taken to combat modern-day slavery and human trafficking.
b) O'Connell Contracting will actively engage with stakeholders, industry initiatives, and best practices to improve its approach to combating modern-day slavery and human trafficking.
This Modern-Day Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy demonstrates O'Connell Contracting's commitment to eradicating modern-day slavery and human trafficking, promoting ethical practices, and protecting human rights. By implementing this policy, we aim to create a responsible and sustainable construction industry that respects the dignity and well-being of all individuals.