2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Corporate Social Responsability &
Emergency Management/Rescue Plans
Alberto C...
2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Corporate Social Responsability &
Emergency Management/Rescue Plans
• Governm...
2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
CSR & Emergency
Management/Rescue Plans
• Dangerous substances are found in m...
2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
CSR and CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN
• 1) Elimination — the best way to reduce the ...
2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Emergency and Rescue Management
Checklist for good communication
• Required a...
2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Checklist for good communication
• Set up a fire/explosion fighting team, bio...
2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Checklist for good communication
• The information about identified risks and...
2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Key recommendations to promote CSR
and introduction of emergency
managementSU...
2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Key recommendations to promote CSR
and introduction of emergency
management
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2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Key recommendations to promote CSR
and introduction of emergency
management
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2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Key recommendations to promote CSR
and introduction of emergency
management
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2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M
Corporate Social Responsability &
Emergency Management/Rescue Plans
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Corporate social responsability & emergency management alberto cerda mico

  1. 1. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Corporate Social Responsability & Emergency Management/Rescue Plans Alberto Cerdá Micó Senior expert on Social and Economic Development and CSR
  2. 2. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Corporate Social Responsability & Emergency Management/Rescue Plans • Governments and civil society are paying increasing attention on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) • CSR issues include a fair application of international regulations and codes of conduct on labour, occupational health and safety, social security benefits and environental issues. • Emergency management and rescue plans are an essential part of a safe work environment • Effective Emergency Management starts with the identification of potential risks and harms at enterprise level.
  3. 3. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M CSR & Emergency Management/Rescue Plans • Dangerous substances are found in many workplaces • EU has regulations on the classification and labelling of dangerous substances • Information has to be provided by producers & distributors in a standardised way in safety labels, risk symbols and safety data sheets • Employers have to ensure that workers are informed and trained on the hazardous properties of the agents manipulated at each work place
  4. 4. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M CSR and CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN • 1) Elimination — the best way to reduce the risks connected with dangerous substances is to remove the need to use those substances by changing the process or product. • 2) Substitution — if elimination is not possible, then the substitution, or replacement, of the hazardous substance or the process with one less dangerous is the next best option. • 3) Control — if a substance or process cannot be eliminated or substituted, then exposure may be prevented or reduced
  5. 5. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Emergency and Rescue Management Checklist for good communication • Required a good communication between the company, workers and public authorities • Is there a safety data sheet available for each classified hazardous substance used? • Is each container for a hazardous biological or chemical substance labelled with the identity of the product and appropriate hazard warnings? • Has a risk assessment been carried out and its findings communicated to relevant institutions? • A suitable Corrective Action Plan has been formulated?
  6. 6. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Checklist for good communication • Set up a fire/explosion fighting team, biological and chemical risk preventive teams, etc. were workers have been trained and equipted, including on the use of PPE. • Regular excersises are undertaken to prevent and fight the risks, including simulations exercises of evacuation and rescue operations? • Evacuation routes are marked, emergency lights operative, fire resisting walls and doors in place? • First aid information and training is provided and teams are set up to provide emergency aid? • Measures have been taken to avoid the spread of the risk to neighbour communities? Do the evacuation excercises include the participation of neighbourgring communities?
  7. 7. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Checklist for good communication • The information about identified risks and measures undertaken is shared with Public authorities? • The extraordinary diversity and range of emergencies, as well as the needs of material and human resources to be mobilized to address them, make the Emergency Management mainly a problem of organization • A Regional, Provincial or Local Emergency Committee has been set up in order to coordinate all institutions and instructions and guidelines have been provided to enterprises on how to handle emergency situations, including the organization of rescue teams who can easy and quikly access the work places when required?
  8. 8. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Key recommendations to promote CSR and introduction of emergency managementSUPPLIERS & Industry Associations • - Implement performance measurement systems to manage social and environmental issues, including emergency management and rescue plans. • - Improve worker-management communication. Dialogue channels between workers & management including information & training on preventive measures, use of personal protective equipment in emergency situations.
  9. 9. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Key recommendations to promote CSR and introduction of emergency management • COSTUMERS • - Provide clear incentives to suppliers. Incentives for suppliers can include longer contracts, increased price, public recognition and rewards. • - Develop standard industry codes. Suppliers, customers should be encouraged to have common industry standards as opposed to variable standards. They should cover issues related to emergency and rescue planning, including simulation excersises.
  10. 10. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Key recommendations to promote CSR and introduction of emergency management Public Sector Roles • Mandating • Set standards through laws and regulations • Regulators and inspectorates • Legal and fiscal penalties and rewards • Facilitating • Non-binding guidance and support • Capability building through training • Creating incentives and market stimulation
  11. 11. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Key recommendations to promote CSR and introduction of emergency management Public Sector Roles • Partnering • Combining public and private resources • Stakeholder engagement • Dialogue • Endorsing • Political support e.g., through CSR award • Highlighting best practices • Awareness raising
  12. 12. 2nd China Inter. Forum Workplace Emergency M Corporate Social Responsability & Emergency Management/Rescue Plans Thank you for your attention. Alberto Cerdá Micó Contact: acerdamico@yahoo.es www.frameeurope.es

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