As a print manufacturer we accept wholeheartedly our social and moral responsibilities on environmental issues and have put in place positive and far reaching initiatives to help reduce our impact on the environment Green printing involves much more than using recycled paper and because Lgp print gained iso14001 accreditation in 2008 you can be assured that its commitment to the environment is played out in everything it does, from sourcing materials to its energy consumption and all business operations.
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Environmental Policy Statement
LGP Print views the environment as an aspect of the business that will be managed and consistent with other
company policies. The nature of our business activities means that our main environmental impacts relate to the
control of waste:
- Environmental Protection Act 1990 Part II: Section 34: Duty of Care
This Environmental Policy commits us to:
- Comply with all applicable environmental legal, regulatory and other requirements.
- Monitor all business activities and their resource usage to identify opportunities to minimize waste.
- Purchase through a buying organisation that source paper product from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council)
- The continual improvement of our environmental performance and the prevention of pollution.
This policy provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets that can be
measured and analysed.
Our policy will be communicated to all employees and suppliers working on our behalf to ensure that they are aware
of our environmental policy.
This policy is available to our customers, suppliers and to the general public on request. It will be reviewed annually
for continuing suitability during formal management reviews.
Equal Opportunities Policy
LGP Print values diversity in its employees, job applicants, suppliers and customers. We recognise that direct and indirect discrimination in the workplace is unlawful and seek to ensure that we operate as an equal opportunities employer and an employer of choice.
Specifically as part of our Equal Opportunities Policy we will aim to
Encourage/support applications from prospective employees from all sections of the community and all areas of
possible discrimination and disadvantage.
Assess all job applications against clear, objective and relevant criteria.
Ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, age, religion, political viewpoint or affiliation to any trade union.
Ensure no employee discriminates unfairly, directly or indirectly in making selection decisions.
Ensure that all staff be made aware of our policy of Equal Opportunities Policy.
Ensure the continuing employment of members of staff who become disabled wherever feasible.
Ensure that offensive and/or discriminatory material is not displayed or allowed in any part of the premises.
Ensure the equal pay act for both sexes is enforced
LGP Print are committed to applying this policy throughout all areas of employment; recruitment and selection, training, development and promotion. Employees have a duty to observe and apply the policy at all times.
Any breach of the policy will lead to disciplinary action, which may include summary dismissal.
This policy takes into account the requirements of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, the Sex Discrimination Acts 1975 and 1986, the Equal Pay Act 1976, the Race Relations Act 1976 (amended 2000), the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Employment Equality Regulations 2003.
If you become aware of discrimination against another member of staff, you have a duty to advise a Director. The Director has a responsibility to investigate the matter and if necessary recommend appropriate action which may include disciplinary action. A Grievance Procedure is available to any employee who believes that they have suffered discrimination victimisation harassment or bullying.
Quality Assurance Policy
LGP Print operate an internal quality control system designed to maintain the very highest standards of customercare.
Throughout production the customer’s print job is continually checked for quality and accuracy.
At each stage the operator will sign and date a work ticket providing a record for accountability.
This process begins in prepress with the supplied file or original artwork checked for content, If required hiresolution epson proofs of ripped files will be supplied, or alternatively a pdf proof will be supplied via email.
Once the job has been approved by the client and signed off, the next process is to make the plates. Again these are checked for content.
Once on press, pass sheets are inspected and signed by the production manager or print supervisor.
In the finishing department the job is once again checked for quality, content, numbering prior to packaging. At despatch stage packaging and delivery details are checked one last time.
Throughout the three main stages of production the job is scanned into our print management system providing a record of its process throughout the factory.
Upon completion of the printed job three file samples are archived, along with the job ticket and stored for five years.
Each job has its own specific artwork number which can be found on the invoice this number enables us to track the job quickly and efficiently.