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Health, Safety & Environmental Presentation

  1. 1. Health, Safety & Environmental Presentation An Abdul Qudoos Presentation
  2. 2. Responsibilities of Company Staff <ul><li>Following all applicable HSE rules and practices as outlined in this Manual and by the HSE Officer or supervisors; </li></ul><ul><li>Using and wearing personal protective equipment and clothing according to instructions; </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting all health and HSE related incidents to the HSE Officer or supervisor; </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting any perceived unsafe conditions to the HSE Officer or supervisor; </li></ul><ul><li>Attending all training courses as directed by supervisory personnel. </li></ul>
  3. 3. General HSE Principles
  4. 4. General HSE Principles <ul><li>Wear suitable lab coats and gloves when handling corrosive, toxic or flammable materials. Do not wear contaminated gloves or clothing outside the company. Remove such items before leaving the company. </li></ul><ul><li>Use company equipment only for the purpose for which it is designed; </li></ul><ul><li>Confine long hair and loose clothing; </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands on completion of company activities (especially after using ingredients) and remove all protective clothing; </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that supervisors are informed of any unsafe conditions or unsafe practices perpetrated by your colleagues. Also point out any perceived malpractice to the colleague involved. </li></ul><ul><li>Continues... </li></ul>
  5. 5. General HSE Principles <ul><li>Know the location and correct use of all HSE equipment such as fire extinguishers, eye wash, emergency showers and first aid boxes; </li></ul><ul><li>Determine the potential hazards and appropriate HSE precautions before implementing any new operations or using new or unfamiliar equipment Ensure that existing HSE equipment is adequate for the new procedure. Seek supervisory assistance in confirming this, where necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid disturbing or distracting other employees whilst they are performing company work. Horseplay is strictly prohibited; </li></ul><ul><li>Continues... </li></ul>
  6. 6. General HSE Principles <ul><li>Ensure that only authorised visitors are admitted to the company and that they are issued with appropriate and approved HSE equipment or clothing. The authorised status of visitors should be confirmed by issue of a Visitor’s Policy Form. Individuals who enter the company without proper authorisation shall be asked to leave immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>Consult the appropriate materials data sheet before handling any unfamiliar potentially hazardous material and follow the proper procedures when handling or manipulating hazardous agents; </li></ul><ul><li>Follow proper waste disposal procedures particularly for hazardous materials or materials that pose a risk to the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Continues... </li></ul>
  7. 7. General HSE Principles <ul><li>Do not attempt to move heavy objects in the wrong way. This may cause minor or more serious disabling injuries. Observe commonsense rules for lifting and carrying as displayed in the posters located in relevant areas of the company. </li></ul><ul><li>  Do not smell or taste ingredients for identification purposes; </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid unnecessary exposure to ingredients by any route; </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that all hazardous chemical or microbiological agents are labelled and stored in the correct manner; </li></ul><ul><li>Be familiar with the food company Hygiene conditions to ensure your personal safety and that of your colleagues; </li></ul>
  8. 8. Housekeeping <ul><li>Work areas must be kept clean, neat and free of obstructions. Work areas should be cleaned and tidied on completion of the company operation; </li></ul><ul><li>Stairways and halls must not be used for storage of equipment, samples or personal property; </li></ul><ul><li>Access to emergency equipment or exits must never be blocked; </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment, ingredients and chemicals must be stored in the correct manner. </li></ul><ul><li>Spilled material must be cleaned up quickly and using the proper methods; </li></ul><ul><li>Wastes, particularly hazardous wastes, must be placed in appropriate, labelled containers; </li></ul><ul><li>Obsolete materials or samples must not be allowed to accumulate and must be disposed. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What injuries and illness must be reported? <ul><li>Work-related injuries that cause or are likely to cause your worker to be off beyond the day of the injury </li></ul><ul><li>Injuries that require modified work beyond the day of the injury. </li></ul><ul><li>Injuries that require ongoing medical treatment (physical therapy, prescription medications, etc.). </li></ul><ul><li>Injuries that may result in a permanent disability (amputations, hearing loss, etc.). </li></ul>
  10. 10. When to report an injury? <ul><li>Under the legislation, you must report work-related injuries within 72 hours of being notified of the injury. If you fail to report an injury within this period, you may be fined. </li></ul>
  11. 11. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT <ul><li>Personal protective equipment (P.P.E.) is designed to protect many different parts of the body. It acts as a primary barrier between the potential hazard and the worker. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>It is the responsibility of anyone working in the company to ensure that the required P.P.E. is utilised and the responsibility of supervisors to advice on the need and suitability of various forms of P.P.E. in different situations. </li></ul><ul><li>All personnel in the company should wear appropriate P.P.E., not just those actively working. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Gloves <ul><li>Glove materials having the correct resistance to chemical or other forms of hazard to the hands should be selected. The integrity of gloves should be checked before commencement of working. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the correct procedures to remove the gloves after working and to dispose of them if irrecoverably contaminated. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Eye Protection <ul><li>Approved HSE glasses with side shields are recommended for use in sections of the company where workers are exposed to possible eye injury. Goggles and face shields may be required for certain activities, as determined by the HSE Officer. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Skin Protection <ul><li>Clothing should provide maximum coverage of skin. </li></ul><ul><li>Company coveralls should be: </li></ul><ul><li>Removed and hung up prior to leaving the company; </li></ul><ul><li>Laundered separately from other clothing; </li></ul><ul><li>Fully buttoned when worn. </li></ul><ul><li>Close attention to personal hygiene is the simplest way of avoiding skin disorders such as dermatitis. Wash hands, forearms, face and any other exposed areas regularly with a good quality proprietary skin cleanser. Never use abrasives. Any skin problems should be reported as soon as possible to a medical practitioner, and to the supervisor. Wherever practicable, the use of suitable gloves and/or barrier creams should be mandatory. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Respiratory Protection <ul><li>Proper use of fume hoods should generally eliminate respiratory hazards. In special circumstances, the HSE Officer may recommend the use of a respirator and will be responsible for its selection and for instructing the wearer for its fit and safe use. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Hearing Protection <ul><li>Hearing protection is generally required where ambient company noise pressure levels are in excess of 90 dB(A). The HSE Officer recommend the use of ear muffs or ear plugs having suitable noise attenuating properties where this is considered appropriate. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Foot Protection <ul><li>HSE footwear suitable for protection against mechanical impact, wet surface, compression or chemical splashing should be available where required. </li></ul>
  18. 19. Head Protection <ul><li>Hard hats or other HSE helmets are required where workers risk injury from moving, falling or flying objects or when working adjacent to high voltage equipment. HSE headgear is designed to resist penetration by objects hitting the head or from limited electrical shock or burns. </li></ul>
  19. 20. CONCLUSION <ul><li>Target: </li></ul><ul><li>Zero accident, </li></ul><ul><li>Zero health damage, </li></ul><ul><li>Zero fires. </li></ul><ul><li>Our focus is on to create a safe workplace and a surrounding area that is not damaged by our process or procedures. </li></ul>
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