HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY
The company believes that responsible management of health and safety concerns is an integral part of its business ethic.

Through strategic management of health and safety, Commitment to our mission, vision and values, and by a culture of health and safety awareness and responsibility, we strive to:technilaw

  • Apply sound health and safety management principles and operating practices.
  • Protect health and promote safety of personnel, customers and community.
  • Be alert to customer needs, technological advancements, and socio-economic priorities.
  • Minimize any detrimental impact our business might have on society.

OUR POLICY IN THIS REGARD IS THEREFORE TO:

  • Provide a safe and healthy working environment for the well being of our employees and their families, through staff participation and ownership of health and safety responsibilities.
  • Ensure that the health and safety of the public and neighboring communities is not compromised by our operations.
  • Meet corporate requirements by complying with health and safety laws and regulations, conduction business according to recognized standard for our type on industry, and committing the necessary resources.
  • Build and maintain a constructive relationship with regulatory authorities, meet all operating permit and license obligations, and provide prompt advice on relevant issues.
  • Commit ourselves to sub-contractor health and safety during the tenure with us, and to enforce standards and procedures laid down by us as a minimum code of conduct for sub-contractors and third parties.

TO ACHIEVE THESE OBJECTIVES, WE UNDERTAKE TO:

  • Motivate, educate and train employees to assume personal ownership of health and safety issues, and in this way to accept the implications of their actions on health and safety.
  • Endeavour to keep the public informed about our operations though timeous communications.
  • Focus on the application of appropriate health and safety standards, including fire protection, good operating practices and sound management principles, to ensure that all possible measures are taken to minimize loses and avoid accidents.
  • Promote health and safety awareness among sub-contractors and to reinforce responsible b
    ehavior and practices that should be followed when performing work for us.
  • Enlist the commitment of all staff to comply with the Act and Regulations and to manage and counter hazards of our business through well practiced health and safety programmes.
  • Make sub-contractors aware of their obligations regarding education and training in health and safety matters, supporting their efforts where appropriate.
  • Cooperate actively with professional bodies in formulating health and safety standards, with the intent of making these realistic while achieving a fair balance between health and safety priorities and economic realities.

SAFETY ACCREDITATIONS

  • 14 April 2008 Five (5) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (Richards Bay Minerals) – Technilaw
  • 18 April 2008 Four (4) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (Philco Systems HQ) – Technilaw
  • 7 May 2009 Five (5) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (Richards Bay Minerals) – Technilaw
  • 25 May 2009 Five (5) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (Philco Systems HQ) – Technilaw
  • 2 August 2010 Five (5) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (Richards Bay Minerals) – Technilaw
  • 3 August 2010 Five (5) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (Philco Systems HQ) – Technilaw
  • Technilaw–Africa, Health and Safety best improved
    company 2011 nomination
  • 23 August 2012 Five (5) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (PhilcoSystems HQ) –Technilaw
  • 05 September 2014 Five (5) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (Philco Systems HQ) – Technilaw
  • 17 September 2015 Five (5) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (Philco Systems HQ) – Technilaw
  • 31 May 2016 Five (5) Star Risk Management
    Occupational Health and Safety Grading
    (Philco Systems HQ) – Technilaw
  • PhilcoSystems Health and Safety Plan and Standard
    issued 8th revision for use January 2016.
    (Copies to be submitted on request)
  • TITAN Award –Best Safety Performance
    (Contractor Company) Richards Bay Minerals 2014

SAFETY RECORD

Since 1992 Philco Systems has managed to
obtain a lost time injury free working environment on
all active sites including Philco Systems HQ