Health, Safety and Environment Policy
In order to prevent workplace accidents, workplace diseases in advance for workers to be working as healthy and safe and more productivity.
This policy applies to all employees of IGE Group.
- IGE Group is committed to the goal of providing and maintaining a healthy and safe working environment.
- All level of employees must take responsible for carrying out to be health and safety working environment.
- IGE Group must not tolerate an HSE violations.
- If employee failure to comply prescribed employees’ responsibilities and company’s health and safety rules and regulations, the employee must be taken disciplinary action as per mentioned in (HR-PP-O&S-005).
- If employee and others’ health and safety has been hazarded by his/her carelessness or failure to do in the workplace or violation of safety rules, employee must be dismissed immediately and not entitled compensation as in lieu.
- IGE Group Responsibilities:
- Provide a safe, healthy and secure working environment.
- Comply to all National HSE Law and Regulations.
- Support HSE committees in the implementation of an effective health, safety and security program. These include:
- Training for committee members.
- Administrative support.
- Adequate time for committee members to carry out responsibilities.
- Makes decisions based on recommendations from the HSE Committee.
- Provide adequate resources are available to implement appropriate procedure.
- Ensure to attend occupational health and safety training courses designated by the Ministry of Labour to employees of respective type of business and HSE committee members.
- Embed a strong HSE culture and throughout the workforce.
- Adhere to HSE international standards and best practices.
HSE Committee Members
- HSE Committee Responsibilities:
- Assist in creating a safe and healthy workplace.
- Formulate specific safety rules and work procedures.
- Recommend actions that must improve the effectiveness of the HSE Program.
- Ensure that all employees are aware of safety practices and follow safety procedures.
- Organize and assist with health and safety seminars, education, or training.
- Inspect and report regularly areas for hazardous conditions and take action as required to improve unsafe conditions.
- Investigate any accidents or security concerns which have occurred.
- Report work-related death, work-related accidents and injury, unsafe condition, or threats to personal security to Head of Business Unit and/or Senior Management.
- Implement emergency plan if needed.
- Employee Responsibilities:
- Co-operate with employer and HSE committee.
- Observe and comply the company's health and safety policies, instructions, posters and signs by employer and HSE committee.
- Report any accident, injury, unsafe condition, insecure condition or threats to personal security to a Superior/Head of Department at the time of occurrence.
- Report defects in workplace equipment.
- Use the required safety equipment and personal protective equipment.
- Handle properly tools, equipment, machines, vehicles, electrical and others items which used in the workplace.
- Participate in education and training without absent.
- Participate, if elected or appointed, on HSE committees.
- All employees should know:
- The location and usage of the fire extinguishers in the workplace.
- The nearest emergency exits are.
- Location of fire alarm points and alarm signals to quickly recognize the situation.
- Alert to all other individuals within the workplace if someone discovering the fire.
- Use a fire extinguisher to put the fire out. Be careful while doing this and do not attempt if yours or others safety is at risk or on large fires.
- Operate the nearest fire alarm system and call nearest fire brigade if unable to control the fire.
- Alert all other individuals within the workplace to leave the building by the nearest available exists immediately by operating the nearest fire alarm system, shouting clearly if someone discovering the fire.
- Call nearest fire brigade.
- Employees should assemble at a pre-determined assembly point.
- Responsible employees to carry out roll call to ensure no one is trapped.
- Company must develop fire safety program, fire drill and provide training to all employees in using fire extinguisher and related equipment systematically.
- Keeping fire exits, fire alarms and fire extinguishers free of obstructions and readily accessible – ALWAYS.
- Firefighting team lead by HSE committee should be responsible for
- Fire routine and evacuation drill procedure.
- Ensuring personnel know location of fire alarm points.
- Ensuring regular use of primary and secondary escape routes.
- Responsible for liaising with the fire brigade upon arrival.
- Procedure for firefighting team to assist employees and members of the public to nearest exits.
- All employees should know:
- First Aid
Keep first aid box in offices and check the expiration dates of items every three months.
- Employees must report any accident, injury, unsafe condition, insecure condition or threats to personal security to a superior/Head of Department immediately.
- Superior/Head of Department must report to HSE committee on the day of occurrence to investigate, take action, prevent injuries and ill health, and control costs from accidental loss.
- HSE committee must report to Head of Business Unit and/or Senior Management work-related death, work-related major accidents and injuries, unsafe condition, insecure condition or threats to personal security as soon as possible.
- HSE committee keep records of
- work-related deaths
- work-related accidents and injury
- certain 'dangerous occurrences'
- Keeping work areas neat and orderly, cleaning work areas, maintaining halls and floors free of slip and remove of waste materials (e.g., paper, cardboard) and other fire hazards from work areas.
- Cleaning and maintenance of eating and break areas.
- Washroom facilities require cleaning once or more everyday and also need to have a good supply of soap, tissues.
- Establishing spill control and clean up procedures and schedules for all work areas.
- Creating inspection checklists, and timing for the inspection, maintenance, repair and servicing of machines, tools and equipment.
- Implementing process for repairs, maintenance, and other corrective actions.
- Posting of No Smoking signs in areas where smoking is banned.
- Emergency Contact
Address and contact details of nearest Hospital, Police Departments, Fire Departments will be displayed in the offices for emergency responses.