Occupational Health and Safety
Southland Rubber Occupational Health and Safety Policy in this document elaborates our Health and Safety commitments, guidelines and practices.
- We shall minimize or eliminate any potential risk exposures relating to the health, hygiene and safety issues affecting our Employees, contractors and visitors.
- In addition to compliance with applicable Health and Safety laws and regulations, we shall continuously improve our Health and Safety management and operations to mitigate sicknesses and injuries.
- We shall provide adequate resources, equipment and training to employees at all levels to support their responsibilities in relation to healthy and safe work practices and activities.
- Each Group Company will communicate this Policy to all employees and stakeholders and will advise and engage their increased awareness and continuous improvement.
- A designated Director of each Group Company and/or the Head of a branch unit/factory shall be responsible for the collective implementation of and compliance with this Policy.
Each Group Company shall designate one or several persons and/or teams to be responsible for the following Health and Safety issues:
- Assessments, mitigation and control of potential risks relating to the use of machinery, equipment and processing methods;
- Implementation and compliance relating to this Policy;
- Employee engagement and feedback on health and safety concerns;
- Equipment maintenance to meet health & safety standards;
- Safe handling and use of substances;
- Information, instructions and signage;
- Awareness and competency training for these risks:
- Working at heights;
- Electrical safety;
- Air and dust pollution;
- Defensive automobile and forklift driving;
- Fire emergency and evacuation procedures;
- Natural disasters emergency procedures;
- Accident emergency and first-aids.
- Special investigations into any case of accident and industrial ill-health, installing preventive measures;
- Provision of and enforcement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
As health and safety depends very much on individual attention, care and responsibility, all Employees are expected to:
- Co-operate with supervisors and managers on health and safety matters;
- Not interfere with anything provided to safeguard their health and safety;
- Take reasonable care of their own health and safety; and
- Report all health and safety concerns to the assigned Director or Head of unit/factory.