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HSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) providers services and leadership in the areas of medical surveillance and environmental monitoring, the treatment of occupational illness and injuries, fire safety, chemical safety, laboratory safety, facility and equipment safety and employee safety training programs.

Our goal is to deliver critical support to ensure EMEC provides a safe and healthy working environment.

Improve HSE as a major part of EMEC continuous improvement, HSE commitment has responsibility for promoting the health and safety of EMEC through effective occupational and environmental management practices.

EMEC mission

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EMEC is striving towards being a leader in Health, Safety and Environmental performance. Our goal is zero accidents, zero injuries and zero environmental non-conformances.

EMEC vision

 

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EMEC will be the company providing drilling fluids services and solutions with an added value, anticipating and exceeding the needs of the clients and partners.

HSE policies

EMEC is striving towards being a leader in Health, Safety and Environmental performance and is committed to integrating HSE excellence into all our activities. The safety of our employees, contractors and visitors as well as the safety of our customers and fellow contractors are a core commitment.

EMEC will meet or exceed all regulatory requirements in all our operational areas. We will integrate our customers’ objectives into site specific plans and ensure efficient communication procedures are in place. EMEC will ensure all operations are planned and executed in accordance with industry standards, applicable regulations and customer’s HSE policy and procedures. Any emergency situations or unforeseen incidents arising from our operations or actions will receive immediate management attention and urgent responses.

Safety policy

Health policy

Environmental policy

Drugs & Alcohol policy

EMEC Strategic HSE Objectives

EMEC has pursued a number of HSE objectives for a considerable time. These are now as follows:

  1. Health & Safety: No harm to people, whether they abe employees, contractors or third parties
  2. Environment: Strive towards ultimate eliminatiion of emmissions or unacceptable disposal methods
  3. Resources: Optimize use of resources – land, energy and raw material
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LEADERSHIP AND COMMITMENT

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This element adresses the commitment to create the company culture necessary.

  • Management  are fully committed to all staff and contractors.
  • They are providing a leading role towards leadership
  • Their  performance will be  against achievement objectives.

POLICY AND STRATEGY OBJECTIVES

This HSEMS element adresses corporate intensions, principles of action and aspirations with respect to health, safety and environmental and the aim of improved HSE performance.

  • EMEC HSE policy and objectives are clearly defined and understood by all employees.
  • In setting objectives, management consider the overall risk levels of the company activities, and identify those critical operations and installations requiring a fully documented demonstration that risks have been reduced to as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP).

ORGANIZATION, RESOURCES AND COMPETENCE

This HSEMS element addresses the top-down leadership and commitment to create the company culture necessary for success in the systematic management of HSE.

  • The necessary organisation and resources to comply with the HSEMS has been provided.
  • Responsibilities are clearly described, communicated and understood.
  • Staff are developed following structured competency assessment and training systems.
  • Contractors will be required to manage HSE in their activities.

ORGANIZATION, RESOURCES AND COMPETENCE

This HSEMS element addresses the top-down leadership and commitment to create the company culture necessary for success in the systematic management of HSE.

  • The necessary organisation and resources to comply with the HSEMS has been provided.
  • Responsibilities are clearly described, communicated and understood.
  • Staff are developed following structured competency assessment and training systems.
  • Contractors will be required to manage HSE in their activities.

PLANNING, STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES

This HSEMS element addresses the planning of work activities and the standards and procedures along which these were executed, specifically the risk reduction measures as selected through the evaluation and risk management process. It includes safeguarding the integrity of assets, managing changes and developing and testing emergency response measures.

  • An HSE Plan demonstrates pursuit of continuous improvement at all organization levels.
  • Adequate standards and procedures, derived from clearly defined risk assessments/analyses, or internationally acceptable practices and understood at the appropriate organizational levels.
  • Preparation, review and distribution of all key reference documentation is adequately controlled.
  • Emergency response procedures tested.

IMPLEMENTATION AND MONITORING

This HSEMS element addresses the manner in which activities are to be performed and monitored, and corrective action to be taken when necessary.

  • All HSE critical activities executed according to the set standards, procedures and work instructions.
  • HSE performance targets to ensure progression towards the long-term goals.
  • Performance indicators such as KPI (Key Performance Indicator) establish, monitor and report results in a way that can be externally verified.
  • All HSE incidents and near misses are investigated, reported and action was taken to avoid reoccurrence.

AUDIT

An audit programme is in place to review and verify effectiveness of the management system

Audit Plan 

The company establishes and maintains an audit programme for HSE audits to be carried out in accordance with owner and international standards and regulatory requirements

Contractor audits

Contractors have an HSE Audit process and schedule for audits which includes audits carried out by independent auditors.  Records of results of audits, findings and corrective actions are retained.

Typical supporting documentation, records and guidelines:

Documents and Records

  • Contractor HSE Management
  • Audit plan and/or Reports
  • Audit findings and action status reports
  • Certification & re-certification program Audit tracking system

MANAGEMENT REVIEW

Management regularly review the suitability and effectiveness of the HSEMS.

A formal process is in place for top / senior management to review the effectiveness and suitability of the HSEMS in managing HSE risks and ensuring continuous improvement in HSE performance.

  • Results of internal audits and evaluations of compliance with legal requirements.
  • The environmental performance of the organization,
  • Status of corrective and preventive actions,
  • Follow-up actions from previous management reviews,
  • Recommendations for improvement.

HSE Performance Review

Most if not all Subcontractors have defined their own KPIs, set themselves targets and regularly review performance against these.

Annually, EMEC collects HSE performance data from the Subcontractors for a number of parameters with sole purpose of producing corporate performance overviews.  These are used in internal and external reporting.