OUR QHSE POLICY STATEMENTS
Quality Policy Statement
We are committed to providing cost effective and high quality services that meet our clients’
requirements in Project Management Consultancy, Manpower Supplies, Inspection and
Quality Management Services in oil end facilities, power plant construction, piling and
foundations, buildings, roads and bridges.
It is our commitment to ensure effective implementation of the requirements of NIS ISO
9001:2008 standards and the continual improvement of the effectiveness of our Quality
Management System, while making arrangements to commence the process of third party
Quality Objectives are established at the corporate, departmental and project levels which are reviewed as necessary especially with different projects.
CHARLES U. OBISIKE
Chairman/CEO February, 2017
Health Policy Statement
The activities of CABOTA Energy Services Limited (CESL) shall be carefully planned and
executed in a manner that is safe enough to ensure the sustained well-being of the employees.
To ensure the successful implementation of the Health Policy, CESL shall,
- Ensure any newly engaged staff of the company undergoes a Medical Fitness test
prior to employment, and subsequently, periodic medical checks during the course of
employment with the company.
- Ensure that smoking of Cigarettes, Cigars or Pipe are prohibited within work locations
and a designated ‘No-Smoking Area’ is adhered to.
- Evaluate the risk to health associated with exposures to hazards and take action to
eliminate, substitute or adequately reduce them.
- Ensure all catering premises and activities, over which she has prevailing influence,
present no risk of illness to personnel or third parties.
- Protect food and water from the risk of contamination of any kind.
- Accept the use of hazardous products, provided precautions are taken to completely
eliminate the hazards associated with the use of such products during operation or
reduce their inherent risks to ‘As Low As Reasonably Practicable’ (ALARP) levels.
- Dispose of hazardous waste in strict accordance with company, Client and
Government approved disposal procedure.
CHARLES U. OBISIKE
Chairman/CEO February 2017
Community Affairs Policy Statement
- CABOTA Energy Services Limited (CESL) is highly committed to developing and maintaining a
- friendly and mutually beneficial relationship with her host communities.
In-line with this, CESL shall:
- Establish and maintain an effective communication channel with her host communities. These could be through regular meetings with an agreed structure.
- Ensure full compliance with the Guidelines developed in the CONTRACT for the management of relations with communities impacted by our PROJECTS.
- Identify and implement fair procedures for hiring of necessary local personnel and award of sub-contracts to competent subcontractors in order to give economic empowerment to the people from the communities.
- Establish a rapid response approach to complaints from the communities and ensure a fair and timely resolution of all issues raised.
- Respect the employment policies established by COMPANY and shall not make any
payments to communities which have not been previously agreed by COMPANY. Not allow sit-at-home payments or payments to ghost workers and payment for goods not delivered or services not rendered and for equipment supplied which do not meet minimum agrees specifications and standards.
- Ensure COMPANY Community Liaison Officer’s do not make commitments to communities without prior approval from Management. Honour all commitments made to communities.
- Where possible, provide on-the-job training to available local unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled manpower through sustained on-the-job training programs.
- Sponsor a number of people from host communities on skill acquisition programs
CHARLES U. OBISIKE
MD/CEO February 2017
Drugs & Alcohol Policy Statement
It is an offence for any employee to indulge in the following activities while working with CABOTA Energy Services Limited (CESL) or residing in the work location operated by CESL or its clients.
- To be under the influence of alcohol.
- To be in possession of or under the influence of any non-prescription drug.
- To be in possession of other illegal or controlled substance
- To smoke within prohibited areas.
Environment & Waste Management Policy Statement
CABOTA Energy Services Limited (CESL) shall protect and preserve the environment within
her areas of operation.
To achieve this;
- The workforce shall ensure that company operations do not have any adverse effect on the air, water, soil, plant or animals within work environment.
- Waste bins shall be colour coded.
- All waste generated in the course of executing projects are collected, segregated,
treated and disposed-off in such a way as not to have any adverse impact on the
- Regular Environmental/Waste Management audits shall be conducted.
- All operations shall be carried out in conformity with National laws and regulations on
- Daily clean-up exercises shall be conducted to ensure all debris and obstructions are
removed to reduce the risk of potential injuries to lives; and reduce the risk of any
adverse effects on the environment.
- At the completion of any activity, our ultimate goal is to leave the environment in a tidy
and acceptable state
Journey Management Policy Statement
In pursuance of our goal of having an effective Transportation Management System in operation in CABOTA Energy Services Limited (CESL), the company shall ensure the following.
- The company shall appoint a Transportation Management Officer (TMO).
- Drivers will at all times, inform the TMO of every trip, stopovers and termination points.
- The TMO shall regularly call the drivers to ascertain exact locations of company vehicles and trucks.
- All drivers and operators will be trained, tested and certified before engagement with the company.
- The HSE Department in conjunction with the Training Supervisor, will organize relevant
Driving Training courses for the drivers to improve their productivity.
- Written and oral test will be organized for all new drivers prior to engagement.
- Use of Seat Belt will be enforced in company vehicles. Speed limits shall also be set and enforced for various roads.
- Driving at night (18:00-06:00Hrs) is highly discouraged except in emergency situations. In such situations, the Managers approval must be sought.
- Routine vehicle maintenance checks would be conducted on company vehicles to enhance roadworthiness of vehicles, trucks and earth moving equipment. Maintenance history of all vehicles shall be maintained.
- Vehicles are selected based on specific requirement and application.
- Transportation accidents shall be investigated to ascertain route causes, identified lesson points and disseminate.
- Regular inspections will be carried out on all company vehicles and equipment
Safety Policy Statement
CABOTA Energy Services Limited (CESL) shall ensure the Safety of all personnel and
equipment in all her operations by meeting and exceeding all required Safety standards and
legislations. We also aim to ensure the safety of the environment where we operate. To achieve this:
- Only equipment that have been inspected and certified fit-for-purpose shall be used by the company in her operations. Also, only competent operators shall be employed to operate equipment at our work locations.
- The relevant Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shall be provided to the entire workforce
to mitigate against the effects of on-the-job hazards.
- Before the commencement of any task, a Job Hazards Analysis (JHA) shall be conducted to outline the risk(s) associated with the execution of the task. The JSA also states the control measures needed to eliminate the risk, or reduce it to As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP) levels.
- Any work considered “unsafe” would not commence, while any work that has commenced and later observed to be “unsafe” shall be discontinued. All personnel to have been empowered to implement the Stop Work Authorization Program (SWAP) for all jobs with poor Safety procedures.
- All work shall be covered by the appropriate Work Permit, Safety Codes, Standards and
- Sub-contractors shall comply with all the company’s Safety Rules.
- All observations and recommendations towards improving the company’s SSE performance shall be implemented.
- Regular Safety Awareness Trainings shall be organized to for staff.
- Competent SHE personnel shall be employed to supervise and monitor all safety-related activities at company’s operational locations.
SECURITY POLICY STATEMENT
CABOTA Energy Services Limited (CESL) is highly committed to ensuring that the security of
its workforce, equipment and all stakeholders are of utmost priority.
In line with this goal, CESL shall:
- Ensure the protection of all CESL, Client and Sub-contractor personnel.
- Pro-actively discourage attacks on project personnel, equipment, and facilities
- Establish and maintain an effective communication channel with host communities.
- Ensure full compliance with security guidelines developed in the CONTRACT for the
management of PROJECTS.
- Identify and implement fair procedures for hiring of necessary local security personnel and award of sub-contracts to competent Security Labour Suppliers in order to give economic empowerment to the people from the host communities.
- Establish a rapid response approach to complaints from the communities and ensure a fair and timely resolution of issues raised.
- Respect the employment policies established by the client.
Seat Belt Policy Statement
To ensure compliance to this policy;
- Seat belts shall be provided in company vehicles for use
- All drivers shall prior to take off have their seat belts fastened at all times and remind
their passengers to do same.
- The use of seat belt while on company business is mandatory.
- Security officers at work locations and company premises gates should carry out
visual inspections of any company or other vehicles entering or leaving company
premises to ensure all occupants comply with this directive.
- Security officers should bar any vehicle from leaving or entering the premises until all
occupants of the vehicle have complied with the directive.
- While in at work locations, it is the responsibility of the HSE personnel, foreman,
supervisor and indeed any member of line management present to monitor and
ensure that every one in company owned vehicle fastens his/her seat belts.
- Warning signs shall be placed at designated areas
Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against any staff that violates this policy.
CHARLES U. OBISIKE Chariman/CEO February, 2017