Health and Safety Policy Of EGAS Pvt. Ltd.

EGAS Pvt. Ltd recognizes that leadership in safety and health supports our strategy for excellence and growth. We are committed to protecting the safety and welfare of our employees, visitors and the community of which we are a part by conducting our business in a safe manner, consistent with our corporate standards and applicable safety and health regulations.

Providing safety leadership is a fundamental part of our business and we encourage all employees to take responsibility and ownership for their safety and that of those around them. It is our commitment to manage safety and health aspects as part of and in parity with EGAS's operational objectives. EGAS Pvt Ltd continually strives to improve its safety and health systems and increase proactive involvement by all employees in those programs.

EGAS Pvt Ltd commits to the continuous reduction of occupational injuries and illnesses and to the creation and maintenance of a culture in which all employees have full ownership and involvement in safety and health decisions, supported by management. EGAS Pvt Ltd recognizes that we are part of, and affect the communities in which we operate. We will keep our employees well informed about the safety, health and security consequences of our activities, and we will maintain an open dialogue with the public about these issues.

It is the policy of EGAS Pvt Ltd to:

  • - pursue the goal of no harm to people
  • - protect the environment
  • - use material and energy efficiently to provide our products and services
  • - respect our neighbours and contribute to the societies in which we operate
  • - develop energy resources, products and services consistent with these aims
  • - publicly report on our performance
  • - play a leading role in promoting best practice in our industries
  • - manage HSSE & SP matters as any other critical business activity
  • - Maintain a safe and healthy workplace for all employees in compliance with country, federal, state or equivalent, and/or local laws and regulations;
  • - Establish safety and health objectives for all levels of management and employees;
  • - Commit appropriate and sufficient resources to protect company property and employees/others in their respective working environments;
  • - Encourage all employees to take responsibility and ownership for safety;
  • - Assure compliance with all company safety, health and security policies/practices, and to train employees to comply with those policies;
  • - With regularity, review and evaluate safety, health and security programs and practices to assure they are effective and up-to-date;
  • - Provide technical support for development of effective approaches to control workplace risks;
  • - Hold all employees accountable for the safe execution of their work; and
  • - Assure timely and thorough reporting and investigation of all unplanned events including the identification of causal factors and establishment of timely and effective corrective actions aimed at minimizing recurrence.
  • - Our goal is an accident- and injury-free workplace, with 100 percent safe work practices and conditions throughout our operations.
  • - We are committed to environmental protection and emphasize, to the extent practical, resource conservation and the minimization of wastes, emissions and releases throughout our operations.
  • - We are dedicated to being a good neighbor in the communities where we work. We will conduct our operations safely and responsibly and we will consult proactively with stakeholders on issues of mutual interest.
  • - Security and emergency preparedness are vital functions and the responsibility of management, supervisors and employees at all levels. We will maintain emergency plans to protect everyone in and around our facilities, the environment and our corporate resources.
  • - Management of risk is fundamental to safe operations, products and services. We will systematically identify potential hazards, assess their relative significance and develop reduction measures to ensure risks are properly addressed.
  • - We will comply with all applicable HES laws, regulations and other requirements to which the organization subscribes. Within our sphere of influence, we will actively participate in the development of responsible laws, regulations and standards regarding HES issues.
  • - We will ensure that employees understand their HES responsibilities and that they are trained and competent to perform their assignments effectively. We will support education and research on the health, environmental and safety effects of our products and processes.
  • - We will provide information to and work with applicable parties to foster the safe use, handling, transportation, storage, recycling, reuse and disposal of our materials, products and wastes.
  • - Our HES performance will be measured regularly using key indicators. Our operations will also be monitored for compliance with applicable HES legislative and regulatory requirements through periodic reviews and audits.
  • - Our management systems provide a framework for setting targets, measuring performance and reporting results. We will employ these systems to achieve continual improvement in our overall HES performance.
  • - We will clearly communicate our HES commitments, responsibilities and performance to our employees, and other key stakeholders.

The company:

  • - has a systematic approach to HSSE & SP management, designed to ensure compliance with the law and to achieve continuous performance improvement
  • - sets targets for improvement and measures, appraises and reports on performance
  • - requires contractors to manage HSSE & SP in line with this policy
  • - requires joint ventures under its operational control to apply this policy and uses its influence to promote it in its other ventures
  • - engages effectively with neighbours and impacted communities
  • - includes HSSE & SP performance in the appraisal of all staff and rewards accordingly

EGAS Pvt Ltd has developed safety, health and security standards which cover the key elements, obligations and responsibilities embodied in this policy statement. EGAS Pvt Ltd will apply these standards in its business, demonstrating its commitment to continually improving its safety, health and security management systems, and maintaining its status as a good corporate citizen.