Shuweihat Asia Power Company - SAPCO

 

Quality, HSE and Business Continuity Policies

 

SAPCO actively promote health, safety and environmental awareness amongst our employees, contractors and suppliers in order to avoid and minimize the risk of injury, incident and environment impacts while they work at site, demanding their compliance with SAPCO’s QHSE policies, procedures and work practices and ensuring that they conform to all applicable legislations.

Everyone is responsible for recognizing that by risking incident or injury, they are putting in jeopardy what they value and those they care for.

 

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH POLICY STATEMENT

As the corporate management of Shuweihat Asia Power Company (SAPCO) and Shuweihat Asia O&M Company (SAOM), we are committed to ensuring that our employees are safe, with no threat of injury or risk to health or security while at work.  We rank occupational safety, health and security (OSHS) equally with all other operational functions.

Our commitment covers:

ü Complying with ISO45001:2018 standard and all applicable legal and regulatory requirements including Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety  and Health System Framework (OSHAD-SF) Version 3.1;

ü Providing and maintaining safe and secure facilities;

ü Providing appropriate OSHS resources and ensuring all hazards/risks to OSHS are identified, assessed and controlled according to work activities and the level of risk, and monitoring and reviewing measures to control hazards/risks;

ü Establishing systems and processes to manage risks, ensure that all workplace incidents and injuries are accurately reported and recorded with lessons learned applied to prevent reoccurrence, and promote OSHS opportunities;

ü Maintaining safe and healthy working conditions and fostering a culture where all parties, including visitors,  work as a team and share responsibility and accountability with management in ensuring workplace safety, injury and illness prevention, and the personnel health and wellbeing;

ü Establishing, maintaining and reviewing measureable objectives and targets to drive continual improvement in OSHS performance and conducting regular audits, inspections and reviews to verify ongoing performance;

ü Ensuring all employees are competent to do their tasks and providing all S3 parties with information, instruction, training and supervision to safely carry out their responsibilities;

ü Consulting with employees in the decision making process on OSHS matters and creating awareness among and consulting with all S3 stakeholders where appropriate; and

ü Reviewing this Policy (and associated systems and processes) annually for effectiveness and communicating it to employees and wider stakeholders, as appropriate.

Responsibilities

       SAPCO / SAOM Management:

·   Promote, implement and support this Policy Statement and associated procedures through communication, education, training and awareness; and

·   Provide resources to meet this OSHS commitment.

   Employees (SAPCO / SAOM plus contractors and others):

·   Comply with the requirements of this Policy Statement and all applicable legal and regulatory requirements; and

·   Notify your supervisor immediately in the event that an incident occurs at work.

 

QUALITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY STATEMENT

As the corporate management of Shuweihat Asia Power Company (SAPCO) and Shuweihat Asia O&M Company (SAOM), we are committed to undertaking activities within an effective quality management system ¾ getting it right first time, every time ¾ and to continuous improvement.  This includes operating our assets in an environmentally responsible manner through life.  Effective Quality and Environmental Management is integral to our Values and viewed equally with other operational functions.

Our commitment covers:

ü Complying with all relevant legislation, standards, codes or practice and operating procedures, including providing and maintaining facilities that respect the environment;

ü Establishing and continually improving, via feedback, risk assessment and management, and training, an Integrated Management System (IMS) based on the requirements of ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 standards;

ü Operating to appropriate policies, procedures and processes that are interdependent and collectively comprehensive and that lead to systematic and sustainable business practices;

ü Undertaking effective environmental impact identification, assessment and control to achieve proactive management, conserving and protecting environmental resources through their efficient use to minimize waste and prevent pollution, and monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of measures to control environmental risks/hazards;

ü Establishing, maintaining and reviewing measureable objectives and targets and undertaking audits of internal processes consistent with continual improvement goals;

ü Fostering a culture where all parties, including visitors, share responsibility and accountability with management in ensuring continual high standards and whereby issues/incidents are accurately reported and recorded with lessons learned applied to limit reoccurrence;

ü Ensuring all employees have access to and are knowledgeable on the IMS and the environmental commitments such that their activities are undertaken with integrity and consistent with accepted practices; and

ü Reviewing this Policy (and associated systems and processes) at periodic intervals for effectiveness and communicating it to employees and wider stakeholders, as appropriate.

Responsibilities

 

        SAPCO / SAOM Management:

·    Ultimate responsibility for management – promote, implement and support this Policy Statement and associated procedures through communication, education, training and awareness; and

·    Provide resources to meet our commitments.

 

   Employees (SAPCO / SAOM plus contractors and others):

·    Responsible for management in their own work areas and thereby ensuring embedding across the business – comply with the requirements of this Policy Statement; and

·    Notify your supervisor immediately in the event of an infringement.

 

BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT POLICY STATEMENT

As the corporate management of Shuweihat Asia Power Company (SAPCO) and Shuweihat Asia O&M Company (SAOM), we are committed to ensuring both now and in the future the continuity of our priority activities to: manage risks; promote occupational safety, health and security; maintain facilities and conduct operations to protect the environment; and safeguard our business interests and reputation in support of our stakeholders and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. We rank business continuity equally with all other operational functions.

 

Our BCM Program includes: this Policy; corporate and site-specific business impact analyses; risk assessments; emergency preparedness and incident response plans; inspection and audit plans; a disaster recovery plan; a BCM manual; and compliance monitoring systems.

 

Our commitment covers:

ü Compliance with ISO 22301:2012; AE/SCNS/NCEMA 7000:2015 standards and all applicable legal and regulatory requirements;

ü Identifying key products/services and the priority activities that could cause a major disruption to our critical business functions;

ü Understanding our key business imperatives and identifying vulnerable areas where risk treatment needs to be proactively developed, including the establishment of response plans;

ü Setting, monitoring and reviewing our BCM targets and objectives;

ü Creating BCM awareness amongst all S3 stakeholders;

ü Conducting at least annually BCM awareness training on response, recovery and standby plans to educate and reinforce with our staff their responsibilities, accountabilities and expected outcomes;

ü Maintaining a program of activities which ensures that we have the ability to appropriately react to, and recover from, adverse situations in line with the BCM objectives;

ü Maintaining appropriate resilience to operational failure per our risk appetite and tolerance to negative impacts arising from failure;   

ü Recognizing our changing business needs and ensuring that our response plans and business continuity strategies are appropriately revised;

ü Continual improvement of our BCM objectives, risks identification and management, BCM plans, audits, inspections and management reviews;

ü Ensuring that our BCM Policy and system is reviewed annually and/or when a significant change in our business structure necessitates such a review; and

ü Applying and communicating this Policy to all employees, stakeholders and other relevant parties.

 

Responsibilities

        SAPCO / SAOM Management:

·    Promote, implement and support this Policy Statement and associated procedures through communication, education, training and awareness; and

·    Provide resources to meet our commitment

                             

    Employees (SAPCO / SAOM plus contractors and others):

·    Comply with the requirements of this Policy Statement and all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

·    Promptly notify your supervisor in the event of a disruption to business continuity.