HSE Policy

Health, Safety and Environmental Policy

  • SEMT considers safety, health and environmental management to be of prime importance to its business and is committed to continual improvement in safety, health and environmental standards.
  • The continuing intention of this Company is to provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions, equipment and systems of work for all our employees and to provide such information, training and supervision, as they may need for this purpose.
  • Our operations will be carried out with all reasonable and practicable safeguards against exposing other persons to risks to their health and safety of the environment.
  • All employees are required to accept responsibility for ensuring, as far as is reasonably practicable, a safe and healthy environment in all their places of work. It is the duty of everyone to take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and their fellow workers, or any other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
  • It is the Company’s policy to comply with current and future Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation and to co-operate with those responsible for its enforcement.
  • The policy will be kept up to date, particularly as the Company changes in nature and size. To ensure this, this policy and its effectiveness will be reviewed every year.
  • Employees are reminded that it is a criminal offence for anyone to intentionally interfere with, or misuse, anything provided by the Company in the interests of Health and Safety as required by Law, or fail to use it properly.
  • The policy statement shall be displayed in the offices of the Company, will be part of the site documentation available held by each supervisor, and shall be brought to the attention of all employees at the induction process and throughout the year by means of toolbox talks and audit systems. A copy shall be made available to any party interested on demand, including employees.
  • It is the policy of SEMT to pursue high standards of safety, health and environmental management as an integral of efficient management of the business and ensure that decisions about other priorities take proper account of safety, health and environmental requirements.
  • Comply with all legislation requirements and Company policy pertaining to safety, health and the environment as the minimum standard.
  • Develop systems and procedures that deliver the high standards sought, and in particular provide for:
  • Well maintained plant and systems of work that are safe and without risk to health or the environment.
  • Suitable arrangements for selection, use, handling, storage and transport of articles and substances.
  • Adequate information, instruction, training and supervision to enable work to be carried out safely and without risk to the environment by persons with the necessary competence,
  • Safe premises and work places, including access to and egress from them.
  • Safe and healthy working environment to prevent personal injury or damage to property.
  • Design which recognise, include and apply safe practice during preparation, construction and subsequent operational use and maintenance after completion of the New Sealine construction, and which consider environmental impact.
  • Prevention of polluting emission to air, land or water.
  • Control of noise, dust, smell, vibration, traffic movement or other nuisance or environmental effects which may cause offence to the local community or environment.
  • Waste management including recycling were appropriate.
  • Communication, health surveillance and advisory facilities as required.
  • Develop and review clear safety, health and environmental performance indicators including:
  • Accident and incident performance,
  • Annual safety, health and environmental objectives,
  • Training achievements,
  • Audits.
  • Overall responsibility for Health and Safety in the Company is that of the Managing Director.
  • General Manager has the delegated responsibility for ensuring that the conditions of this Policy are observed at all the Company’s worksites. In these matters, he reports directly to the Managing Director.
  • Company Safety Advisor shall work with all departments, co-ordinate, consult and advise, to achieve a safe work place, ensure all legislation is fore filled and all controls are in place to achieve the spirit of the company’s policy.
  • A Nominated Site Safety Officer will be appointed at each workplace.
  • Has the day-to-day responsibility for ensuring that the spirit as well as the letter of this Policy is carried out.
  • Reports directly to the General Manager
  • 1Liaise with the Company and Clients Safety Co-ordinator, with particular reference to permits to work.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all equipment, tools and personal protective equipment (PPE) are in good condition and used only for their intended purpose.
  • Responsible for ensuring that only recognised good, safe working practices are observed on the site.
  • Whenever an employee encounters a Health, Safety or Environmental problem, they must report it to their Site Safety Officer or his deputy, as soon as practicable.
  • All employees have a responsibility to co-operate with the Company management and Safety Advisor or any person they may appoint, to work to achieve a healthy and safe workplace and to exercise all reasonable care of themselves and any others who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
  • Consultation on Health, Safety and Environmental matters, between employer and employees will be ongoing on a regular basis.
  • Responsibility for safety training, carrying out safety inspections, investigating accidents and monitoring maintenance of plant and equipment is undertaken by the General Manager and the Safety Advisor.


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