01.01 Policy & Objectives

  • · Implementation & Communication of Group H&S Policy & Rules (Up to Date BUGM signature on H&S Policy Posters, Policy Rules & Expectations referred to during induction and training programs)

  • · Is the policy well understood & actively promoted by the line management? Are H&S aspects driving the operational & business decisions?

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  • · Site H&S Priorities & Objectives - check relevance of items, selection and decision making process, effectiveness of internal communication and delivery vs. target completion dates

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  • · SMART H&S Objectives clearly defined for all Etex employees, H&S objectives should be aligned to the individual’s H&S responsibilities and they should be provided with the tools and training to achieve them.

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  • · Does the plant managers promote a personnal safety vision with challenging objectives for the site?

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02.01 Plant Management Engagement

  • · Does the Plant Manager engage employees in health and safety discussions (VFL) on a frequent & regular basis?

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  • · Does the Plant Manager recognise and praise individuals who are performing their work in a safe manner?

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  • · Are the managers on site driving the H&S processes and personnally involved in all H&S matters?

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  • · Are the managers on site demonstrating real leadership in safety showing personal commitment?

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  • · Are local initiatives and improvements communicated and shared with all members of the workforce?

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  • · Are all health and safety incidents, regardless of severity fully investigated by site management and a relevant root cause identified?

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02.02 Site Health & Safety Management System

  • · Site HSMS is aligned and achieves the objectives of the Group HSMS.

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  • · Site H&S Management Organisation & Responsibilities have been defined for all Key functions outlining what is expected of them in terms of their contribution to the management of H&S at the site.

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02.03 Site H&S Improvement Plan

  • · A Site H&S Improvement Plan is in place and reviewed and updated quarterly. It references A roadmap and the key Division / BU H&S Priorities and previous performance related issues.

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  • · The Site’s H&S Priorities and KPIs have been reviewed and approved by the BUGM, Industrial Director & BU H&S Manager.

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  • · Site H&S plan is part of a quarterly review process and the associated revenue and capital expenditure required is included in the Site & BU’s Budget Requirements.

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02.04 Visible Felt Leadership (VFL)

02.04.01 Deployment

  • · Has the Site Management Team been trained to practice VFL interactions effectively?

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  • · Does everyone at site understand the objective of the VFL process and been involved in an interaction either as interviewer or interviewee?

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02.04.02 Application

  • · Does the VFL process at site ensure that the findings are regularly reviewed and trends analysed?

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03.01 Employee Involvement

  • · Is there a process to actively seek the feedback & suggestions of employees?

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  • · Are employees freely engaging each other on safety issues (including unsafe behaviour)?

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03.02.01 Safety Committee Involvement

  • · Have Safety Committee meetings been organised at least four times per year, held and chaired by the site manager?

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  • · Do the SR’s contribute to the effective implementation of the Site HSMS and the Site Improvement Plan?

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  • · Is there a strong sense of partnership between the management team and the employees/contractors and is this leveraged to support the site’s top priorities and performance improvement objectives?

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03.02.02 – Feedback From a H&S Committee Member

  • · Is there a regular survey to collect employees’ opinions about the site HS culture?

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  • · Are the outcomes addressed in the Site H&S Improvement Plan?

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04.01 Risk Management

  • · Is there a procedure or process to manage the risks associated with any new equipment or activities prior to them being introduced into the workplace?

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04.04 PPE

  • · PPE standard from Etex has been followed and implemented timely

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04.06 Energy Isolation (EI) & LockOut TagOut TryOut (LOTOTO)

  • · Is there a clear Site EI Deployment Strategy, to assess risks and determine the corrective actions required?

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  • · Has site revenue & CAPEX been defined referencing Group & Divisional standards based on risk control?

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04.07 Conveyors - Machinery

  • · Has a risk assessment been performed to prevent any ‘black spot’ exposure?

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05.01 Emergency/Crisis Management

  • · Is the Emergency Policy held on site and is the system operating fully on the site?

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  • · Is the Crisis Management organisation formally in place to deal with critical HS issues (e.g. death, explosion, fire or flood)?

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05.02 Fire Safety

06.01 Incident Management

  • · Serious Event Review’s (SER) and Good Practices circulated by the Group/Division are reviewed by the site management team and any relevant key learning’s are implemented effectively.

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07.01 HR Processes

07.01.01 Organization and Human Resource (OHR) Review

  • · H&S is fully integrated into the OHR review process. An individual’s H&S Performance is taken into account and has an influence on their career path

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08.01 Communication

  • · The site has established a dialogue with local community, industry-related associations, governments and NGOs about H&S via a Stakeholder Relations program.

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  • · Success stories are widely communicated: special follow up of publications and implementation is included in the H&S Management system of the BU / Site to make sure new ideas are captured and used timely and appropriately. · Accomplishments and milestones are recognized and celebrated through special Awards ceremonies, at the site / BU level and represent a real motivational process for employees

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10.01 Management Review

  • · Does the Plant Manager regularly review the site Health and Safety Improvement Plan and confirm that corrective actions are closed out in a timely manner?

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  • · Are the findings of RCA or internal and external audits & inspection, worker suggestions implemented and reviewed by the management and prioritization set up accordingly?

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