HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT POLICY STATEMENT
Our mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy. Our goal is to cause no harm to people and to protect the environment in our endeavours.
EASEE Energy & Environmental Ltd are committed to:
- Protecting the health, safety and welfare of our employees, contractors and any other persons affected by our activities, and providing safe and healthy working conditions for the prevention of injury and ill health
- Eliminating hazards and reducing occupational health and safety risks to acceptable levels.
- Ensuring the continual improvement of our Health, Safety and Environment management system in order to enhance our performance.
- Protecting the environment by delivering against our mission, preventing pollution and by minimising our direct environmental footprint.
- Achieving best practice in each area of activity, while seeking to raise industry performance.
- Proactively improving our management systems and performance by ensuring consultation and participation of colleagues, monitoring and by taking corrective actions
- Ensure that we are compliant with our health, safety and environment compliance obligations, including relevant legislation, contractual obligations and any elected voluntary standards, guides or principles
To do this we will:
- Promote a culture in which employees and contractor staff are alert to the importance of health, safety and environment matters.
- Ensure that we, our partners and appointed contractors, are compliant with health, safety and environment legislation through our legal registers.
- Ensure we, our partners and appointed contractors, provide adequate resources to meet our commitment to health, safety and environment.
- Define and communicate management, staff and contractor responsibilities so that all are aware of their individual obligations.
- Assess the levels of risk from all significant work related hazards and all near miss reports and, so far as is reasonably practicable, eliminate or control them.
- Require that we, our partner and appointed contractors, train staff so that they can perform their work safely and minimise our direct environmental footprint as an organisation.
- Take into account health, safety and environment considerations in our procurement.
- Report our health, safety and environment performance in our Annual Report
- Require joint ventures under our operational control to apply this policy and, in other ventures, take account of health, safety and environment standards when making investment decisions and promote equivalent policies
- Establish annual health, safety and environment objectives that are monitored and reviewed regularly and communicated throughout EASEE Energy & Environmental, its partners and appointed contractor organisations.
EASEE Energy & Environmental will: Endorse this policy statement and monitor the implementation of it by management. The Management of EASEE Energy & Environmental, and of each partner/ appointed contractors organisation will: Be responsible for the health, safety and environment performance of their teams. Demonstrate clear commitment to health, safety and environment and lead by example, to ensure all staff are provided with a safe workplace and one that promotes the protection of the environment.
Employees will: Be familiar with all the health, safety and environment requirements relevant to their own activities, attend training courses provided and take responsibility for their own welfare and that of others who may be affected by their actions. They will report all accidents and near-misses to their immediate up line manager to:
- Confirm the incident is reportable. Find out what type of incidents must be reported….
- Ensure the incident scene is not disturbed until an inspector arrives. …
- Notify WorkSafe immediately by calling 132 360. …
- Report the incident in writing within 48 hours. …
- Store a copy of the incident notification form securely.
RIDDOR – Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013. RIDDOR puts duties on employers, the self-employed and people in control of work premises (the Responsible Person) to report certain serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified dangerous occurrences (near misses).