The Gulf Boring Engineering Est, HSE Plan represents the working standards / practices to be observed and implemented within the organization. The Gulf Boring developing additional policies / procedures / practices to promote health, safety and the protection of the environment as may be dictated by the job, work. This plan covers all the work and factory areas including temporary facilities and applies to all Gulf Boring site employees. below.
The Gulf Boring Health, Safety & Environment Plan seeks to promote continuous improvement to the working conditions of our Company activities. Our goal is Health, Safety, & Environment improvement is the elimination of losses in all activities involving people, equipment, and material in addition to protecting the environment. We shall seek to effectively control all hazards and reduce the risk to all personnel to a zero-accident level.
To achieve these long-term objectives, Gulf Boring shall continuously improve the existing Health, Safety & Environmental Management System. This mechanism is in the form of procedures and set policies and rules based on the various International HSE&S Standards.
Gulf Boring Main Target is to have quality of work with Zero Accidents.
|First aid||LTI||Frequency Rate||Environmental accident|
Responsibility and Authority Matrix
|Document||Prepared By||Approved By|
|HSE plan||HSE Engineer||GM|
|Risk Assessments||HSE Engineer||OM / GM|
|Job Safety Environment Analysis||HSE Engineer||OM / GM|
|Resource Requirements||Project Engineer / HSE Engineer||Management|
- On the award of the new contract / project, Head of the department will identify the experienced project team, depending on the nature of the job.
- HSE related customer’s requirement will be shared with the HSE Engineer.
- If not trained, then Project Manager, Site Manager / Engineer & other concerned staff will be trained on how to prepare Specific HSE Plans.
- HSE Engineer will be responsible to prepare the HSE Plans in consultation with Project Manager for approval
- Customer / consultant may Comment or approve the HSE Plan after their review.
- HSE Plan, once approved by the Management, the copy will be distributed to the following members:
1 Site Copy (with site HSE Officer or site in charge.)
2 Office copy (with Document controller)
- Project Manager will ensure the effective implementation of the HSE Plan at the site.
- Effectiveness of the same will be monitor during HSE audit.
Health: - The immediate objectives are:
- To provide adequate medical facilities through established sufficiently equipped first aid clinic & first aid station. Safety: The immediate objectives are:
- Prevent all occupational accidents by implementing the necessary HSE procedure for such purposes.
- To prevent off duty accidents by implementing proper HSE control procedures.
- Address critical activities during the work and present methods and procedures for preventing accidents.
- Promote HSE awareness and consciousness in employees and ensure implementation of HSE procedures through a proper awareness program.
- To establish audits for monitoring the implementation of the HSE Plan and Procedure. Environment: The immediate objectives are:
- Implement the environmental awareness to developing friendly attitudes and promote understanding, and acceptance of environmental responsibilities among employees.
- To reduce or eliminate the creation of pollution through efficient use / reuse of raw material, energy or other sources.
- Restore work areas to environmentally acceptable level.
The purpose of this plan is to provide a systematic approach to manage HSE activities and services associated with Gulf Boring scope of work in the Project. This HSE Plan reviews the responsibilities and procedures in accordance with the Health & Safety and Environment Policy Statement.
It is a process of identifying and preparing the HSE requirements to ensure that a certain activity takes place as scheduled and in a safe manner. It is based on the periodic Look-ahead Risk Assessment, conducted to identify, analyze and provide Mitigation measures for hazards and risks of the activities and tasks. English and other languages will be used for communicating Health, Safety, and Environmental and Security issues on site.
HSE Program Structure
Once in a week HSE tool box meeting will be held presided by the Gulf Boring Operation Manger Representative including hazards identified during the weekly HSE inspection. The Site Operation Team will monitor follow up actions. This will be a weekly HSE safety walk around of the factory including those factories that have camp and kitchen facilities. A walkthrough will be conducted for Health, Safety, Environmental and Hygiene. Communicate developments in HSE matters
General HSE (Induction Programs)
- All Gulf Boring personnel shall be deployed to the workshop and construction site area without attending the required HSE induction.
- This induction will be given daily or as required by the numbers of personnel to be inducted.
- The HSE Department will conduct the induction. Construction site the main contractor HSE induction will follow
Gulf Boring shall implement action aimed at ensuring that the environmental impacts which could arise during marble processing and installation activities of the Project, as indicated in the environmental impact assessment are maintained within acceptable limits.
Air Quality Control
Dust and sand emissions in populated and sensitive areas will be kept to a minimum by proper mitigation measure (e.g. spraying water or Dust arrestor). A specific procedure will be developed that addresses the practical means to be applied to minimize this impact.
Waste Management (Where Applicable)
- Solid, liquid and hazardous waste generated during processing and commissioning activities shall be properly separated and disposed of according to waste disposal requirements.
- A specific procedure will describe sources, quantities and characteristics of waste generated and guidelines for handling, transport, storage and disposal of waste will be recommended.
- Inspect good housekeeping in working areas during day-to-day operations.
- Ensure that all employees are aware of the waste management procedures
- All Gulf Boring employees who handle hazardous material will be trained to handle such material, and will wear all manufacturers recommended safety equipment (PPE).
- Hazardous waste shall not be disposed on-site; they shall be temporary stored in tightly closed, leakage proof containers in a designated on-site area prior to be collected and transported to an approved waste management facility.
Oil Spills Management
- All environmental incidents (e.g. spills, releases) shall be reported to HSE immediately.
- A specific procedure will describe action to be applied to prevent spills and release, pollution response action in the event of a land spill, according to the size of the spill, and action to be implemented for handling, reporting and notifying spills.
Control of Illegal Drugs, Alcohol Beverages
Gulf Boring policy regarding illegal drugs and controlled substances, alcoholic Beverages:
- The use, possession, distribution, purchase or sale of any illegal drugs or other controlled substances by any person is prohibited.
- The use of any illegal drug or other controlled substances or alcohol that cause or contributes to unacceptable job performance or unusual job behavior is prohibited.
- The unauthorized use, possession, transportation, or sale of alcoholic beverages by persons is prohibited.
Workshop & Camp
A workshop HSE Map shall be prepared, indicating the site and camp’s HSE provisions and equipment and posted at principal workshop and camp locations. The map shall include as a minimum the following details:
- Location of first-aid
- Location of firefighting equipment
- No smoking areas
- Emergency exits
- Special or limited access areas and permits required
- Access roads and speed limits
- Limited vehicle access
Workshop & Office Rules
- Drugs, alcohol or alcoholic beverages are prohibited on work place.
- Fighting, romping and horseplay are prohibited.
- Smoking is prohibited, except in specifically designated smoking areas. Any person found smoking in restricted areas is liable to be permanently removed from the workplace.
- Beverages in glass bottles are discouraged. Thermos, paper, metal or plastic containers are preferred.
- Private torches, portable radios, tape recorders or other non-spark-free equipment may not be permitted on the workplace.
- Where applicable, work shall only be carried out in accordance with the applicable permit regulations.
HSE Inspection / Auditing Program
A "HSE Inspection Program" will be tailored for pump repairing workshop and installation work area (project). The following points will be addressed in more detail in the HSE Inspection Program prior to start of the actual work:
- Program of HSE inspections by HSE Engineers
- Program of HSE inspections by line supervisors
- Inspection timetable
Construction supervisors and the HSE Engineer shall conduct weekly site inspections in each work area.
The Operation Manager or Project Manager, who will ensure that remedial advice is implemented, will review the results of the inspections and the remedial actions to rectify unsafe conditions or practices found during the inspections.
HSE Engineer shall be copied on all reports relating to these inspections.
Accident / Incident Reporting & Investigation
Accident / Incident investigation involves the methodical examination of an undesired event that did, or could, result in physical harm to people or damage to property and the Environment. Investigation activities are directed toward defining the facts and circumstances related to the event, determining the causes and developing remedial actions to control the risks. The benefits of effective reporting of accidents / incidents include:
- Assurance that all accidents / incidents will be investigated
- Discovery of the causes
- Reduction of recurrences
- Identification of program needs
- Provision of information in case of litigation
HSE&S Corrective Action
The Accident / incident investigation and analysis is ineffective if remedial action is not carried out. A written procedure is in place to delegate responsibilities and time frame to ensure that Non-Compliance Reports are closed as per the corrective actions recommended. All accidents / incidents shall be reported to the HSE dept, all lost time accidents shall be reported within 24 hours to the Management Team.
Reporting shall include all:
- Lost Time Injuries
- Any damage to equipment or property
- Crane and heavy equipment incidents/accidents
- Accident scenes shall not be disturbed, until the appropriate investigation has been carried out.
Near Miss and Property Damage Investigation and Reporting
Near Miss: an incident that, under different circumstances, could have resulted in harm to people, property and/or the Environment. All near misses shall be reported to the HSE and General Manager within 24 hours, or within the next working day. The above reports must be documented and kept on file.
- Improper housekeeping is an important cause for most of the accidents
- Proper identification and segregation of all materials shall be done
- Keep all gangways, aisles, doors, passages and stairways clear of materials.
- Sufficient waste bins shall be kept at applicable locations
- Maintain the floors in un-slippery, dry and oil free
- Remove all stumbling or protruding hazards
- Remove all loose material under foot or on gratings
- Warning sign boards, protective barriers or preventive rope fencing shall be put as applicable.
- Allocate proper dump-yard and dispose off the debris and wastes regularly
Following precautions shall be taken while using the hand tools:
- Use right spanner depending upon dimension and shape of screw-head of nut.
- Use serviceable handle without cracks or other damage for every file, Screwdriver and Hammer.
- Striking tool’s head shall be securely wedged on their shaft.
- Screwdrivers shall not be used with the object held in hand.
- Eyes shall be protected using goggles, while using striking tools.
- Scrap the tools, which are worn out or beyond repair.
- Tools shall not be laid down giving a change to roll, fall or be knocked over.
- Tools shall not be left lying in walkways or at places they could be tripped over.
- Where appropriate, tools shall be hung from racks.
- Employees shall be trained in using the right tool for the right job, after analyzing the underlying safety hazards.
- Supervisor/Foreman shall monitor each employee for correct usage of tools
- Regular weekly inspection of tools and all possible repairs shall be promptly carried out.
- Goggles and screens shall be used wherever needed
- Only insulated tools shall be used for electrical maintenance work
Plant, Machinery & Vehicles
- Plant, Machinery and Vehicles are responsible for ensuring that the HSE requirements for cranes, JCB etc.
- HSE&S Manager shall be notified of all such equipment entering the Work place for initial inspection.
- Protective and warning devices e.g. overload switches, reversing horns, shall be in working order always.
- Plant, Machinery and Vehicles maintenance team are responsible for ensuring that such devices are operative on all equipment.
A HSE violation is a case of disregard for a HSE procedure, which reason or could have caused an accident.HSE Officer shall immediately correct and report any violations seen. These reports will be kept on file and will give details of the violation, work area, date and time, perpetrator, etc. Disciplinary action will be considered for repeated offenders. Disciplinary action might incur termination when necessary.