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The purpose of the Safety Manual and Site Safety Method Statements is to provide a comprehensive guide to the Health and Safety Procedures and obligations of Remote Electromechanical Co. W.L.L Personnel within the various locations under the control of Remote Electromechanical Co. W.L.L. These procedures and statements do not replace any existing health and safety legislation or existing Company rules or procedures but complement and highlights the correct safe activity by an act of omission both in the geographical and occupational area to maintain an acceptable standard of compliance
1. SAFETY PLOICY
SAFETY OFFICER – Normally an Engineer / Supervisor nominated by the Company to be responsible for the implementation and verification of
the Safety of the Safety Method Statement relevant to his area or site activity.
NOMINATED PERSON – A competent person over 18 years of age who has sufficient technical knowledge to avoid danger.
AUTHORIZED PERSON – A nominated person adequately trained and/or experienced.
HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK
The company recognizes and accepts the inception and will conform in all respects to all or any National or Local acts of Government States
Regulations, By Laws, Codes of Practice or Safety Regulations and will enforce Safe and Healthy working conditions. The Company’s aim is to prevent foreseeable accidents and dangerous occurrences that might put at risk the Health, SafetyBy-Laws, and Welfare of all personnel including the general public and others not employed by us.
1. INDIVIDUAL’S RESPONSIBILITIES
Safety practice is part of the way in that we do and organize our work. Everyone in the Company is responsible for taking reasonable care for health, safety and welfare at work of himself and others, and for co-operating with the Company in the following its safety policy and meeting safety requirements.
The General Manager is responsible for ensuring that the Company recognizes all the health, safety and welfare requirements involved in the work it undertakes and that a satisfactory system exists and is observed for ensuring that all members of Company know and do what is required.
The company Safety Manager is responsible to the General Manager for ensuring that the safety requirements for the
company’s work is clearly set out in manual based on the best up-to-date information available to the Company; that all
concerned receive the safety information and advice they require including appropriate training courses; also for ensuring that all
safety reports required by State or by the Board are properly made; and that he is informed of any changes in Health & Safety Acts – or any other responsible persons which may call for changes in Company practice or policy.
2. ADMINISTRATION / RESPONSIBILITES
4. REGIONAL MANAGERS
Regional Managers are responsible for ensuring that the company’s safety policy as expressed in the Safety Manual is adequate and applicable to the work undertaken in their Region / Branch and that the responsibilities of staff under them are so defined as to secure satisfactory safety practice;
5. PROJECT MANAGERS
The Project Manager provides the link between the Company and its work sites. The exact allocation of responsibility between these persons in any branch is at the discretion of the Regional Managers whose duty it is to see that the Company’s safety commitments and statutory obligations are satisfactorily discharged.
6. SAFETY OFFICERS (NOMINATED)
Safety officers are responsible to the Project Manager or Regional/Branch Managers:-
7.SAFETY OFFICERS (NOMINATED)
8. HEADQUARTERS AND REGIONAL OFFICES
In each Branch there will be a nominated Safety Officer who has had special training, with responsibility for ensuring on behalf of the Regional manager that all necessary safety information is available to, and understood by, the office and workshop personnel, and for giving such assistance as may be required by the Regional Manager, Project Manager or supervisors.
9. HOLDERS OF MANUALS
3. INSPECTION / AUDITS OF WORKPLACES.
This Procedure describes how Remote Electromechanical Co. W.L.L Safety Officers inspect areas of work activity in order to
provide constructive evidence for discussion during toolbox talks or evidence to senior management of inadequacies so that corrective actions can be taken.
2. WORKPLACE INSPECTIONS.
Safety method statements relevant to the workplace and unsafe acts and conditions checklist will be used as a Term of Reference for conducting workplace inspections, additional inspections may be necessary for the event of a dangerous occurrence or near miss.
3. SAFETY AUDITS
When safety audits are conducted by the Safety Manager or visiting Safety Officers a safety report will be complied to cover the venue, topics and any actions that may be required
4. SITE SAFETY METHOD STATEMENT
1. PROJECT HANDOVER MEETINGS :
An important part of safety management planning is during the project handover meeting, the personnel responsible for carrying out safety procedures will be nominated. The nominated personnel will review the safety Method Statement against potential hazards and with the assistance of the Safety Manager reviews the safety method statement applicable to the project.
2. PRE-START MEETING
When pre-start meetings are called by the Client, the Site Safety Officer (and the Safety Manager when required) will present the Safety Method Statement and explain how this will be implemented and/or managed in regards to the controls.
3. SAFETY SEMINAR
When site supervisor has been nominated, supervisors will be given a seminar during the initial project period, to show leadership in safety in these key positions and reinforce their responsibilities for safety and the operatives they supervise.
4. TOOLBOX TALK MEETINGS
Toolbox talks compromise of a 10-15 minute session to be held on a regular basis. Toolbox talks are mandatory and are conducted by the Front Line Supervisor to National Electro Mechanical Company. Topics for toolbox talks are provided by the Safety Manager Completed records of toolbox talks, including the names of the operatives attending will be maintained by the Site Safety Officer and made available to the Main Contractor.
5. MAIN CONTRACTOR’S SAFETY MEETINGS.
When safety meetings are called by Main Contractor the Safety Officer and/or Project Manager must be available to attend. This also applies to Juma Al Majid Group – Contracting & Services sub-contract safety representative, when applicable
1) SAFETY MANUAL
Personal will be instructed in relevant parts of the company’s Safety Manual and the Chain of communications will be explained.
2) PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.
Personal will be required to dress suitably at all times for work, which will include the wearing of protective clothing as necessary :
SAFETY HELMET - (Compulsory)
SAFETY FOOT - (Compulsory)
ADEQUATE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - (Compulsory)
EYE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING - (Where Appropriate)
EAR DEFENDERS - (Where Appropriate)
FACE MASKS - (Where Appropriate)
3) FIRST AID FACILITIES AND LOCATIONS.
With the aid of the site plan, personnel will be instructed in the location of First Aid Center. All injuries must be reported and treated at the First Aid Center.
All accident/injury reports should be accompanied by sketches or photographs as appropriate. Minor accidents shall be reported to the immediate supervisor in charge, who will, in turn, will report to the Safety Officer. A serious accident or dangerous accidents will be investigated by ECC and witness may be called as required.
4) FIRE PROTECTION AND EVACUATION
A no smoking policy will be enforced whilst working on the works area, and locations of areas where smoking are permitted to be indicated on
the site plan.
5) ACCIDENT PREVENTION / REPORTING
Personnel will be informed of ways to prevent accidents and to be more aware of the environment that they are working in. All accidents no matters how trivial must be reported and all steps are taken to minimize repetitions events.
Personnel will be instructed to ensure that all tools, whether hand or machine operated are in good repair, guarded as necessary and
appropriate for the task being undertaken. All electric tools to be 110V DC voltage or less.
7) SCAFFOLDING / LADDERS.
Personnel will be instructed that for any work being undertaken at high-level scaffolding or ladders must be used.
8) PERMIT OF WORK
On any task where there is a specified risk, i.e. welding, burning, working on MV or HV connections, confined spaces, etc. a permit to work must be raised by the Supervisor from his Engineer.
“A clean site is a safe site”. This is a policy which will be strictly adhered and ALL personnel will be enforced to keep his place of work a tidy, clean area.
10) WORKING IN THE DESERT
Personnel will be informed of the high temperature which may occur on site and to utilize the chilled water available at various locations on
site. Shaded, sheltered areas to be utilized for meal and rest periods.
11) HAZARDS ON SITE.
Personnel will be instructed to be aware of all excavations, and any existing services, which may be buried on site, or overhead (power lines) and electricity.
5. SAFETY TRAINING