Safety Policy

JSC Tsivilnefteorgsintez Refinery is aware of of its responsibilities towards occupational, fire and industrial safety, and its continuous improvement through the operations of SEMS (Safety and Environmental Management System) in complaince with the effective environmental regulations and standards.

Our objective in relation to health and safety is to develop and implement projects aimed at the prevention of injuries, emergencies, incidents and also the observance of environmental standards and requirements in accordance with an established procedure. The Industrial Safety Management System was developed to set out the key areas, tasks and requirements of the system, and use to prevent or management incidents at the harzadous production facilities.
The primary tasks of the industrial safety management system are as follows:

  • recognition of the priority of the life and health of the employees over their performance;
  • constant monitoring of the technical condition of harzadous production facilities, timely equipment repair and replacement;
  • strives to sustain a high level of preparedness for containment and remediation of after-effects of possible contingencies
  • industrial safety training and certification of the company personnel;
  • reporting to the company on the industrial safety activities;
  • conducts medical examination and vaccination of the employees and workers, provides special meals for the personnel working with harmful operational factors, implements programs for health resort treatment in Russian recreation centers.

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The occupational & industrial safety management develops and documents the occupational safety improvement programme, including:

  • development of the occupational safety and work environment improvement programme;
  • identification and purchase of necessary production process controls, equipment (including computers and instrumentation), personal and collective protection means for the personnel;
  • explanation to the employees of the level of compliance of jobsites with the relevant occupational safety standards, as well as training of the personnel to achieve the required occupational safety level;
  • improvement and updating, if necessary, of the occupational safety management methods and controls;
  • reporting to the company on the industrial safety activities;
  • identification of the occupational safety trends, including evaluation of the possible overpass by the company of the current engineering standard of occupational safety;
  • identification and control of safety hazards when the preliminary and periodic medical examination is required.

The safety policy for hazardous production facilities of the company is based on the industrial safety policy of the government subject to the specifics of production operations of the company.
The industrial safety policy is part of the company’s management policy and is implemented through the industrial safety management system.
The occupational and industrial safety management system is developed and installed by the company in accordance with GOST 12.0.230-2007 and BS OHSAS 18001:2007, the labour laws and regulations of the Russian Federation, including industry-specific standards, and is continuously improved. The priority objective of the company’s occupational and industrial safety management system is total compliance.
The key areas of the industrial safety policy for hazardous production facilities of JSC Tsivilnefteorgsintez Refinery are as follows:

  • recognition of the priority of the life and health of the employees over their performance;
  • application of the Management by Objective methods for the purpose of integrated solution of the industrial safety problems;
  • development and introduction of economical approaches to the solution of the industrial safety problems, including evaluation of the social and economic effectiveness of the mitigation of industrial risks;
  • reporting to the company on the industrial safety activities;
  • achievement of the industrial safety level at which the risk of accidents is minimized.

In 2015, the company quality management system and the environmental management system were successfully audited (inspection audit) for compliance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, GOST R ISO 9001 and GOST R ISO 14001 and the company occupational safety management system was re-audited for compliance with BS OHSAS 18001, GOST R 12.0.230-2007.