And The Environment
Capricorn Marine Technologies Plc regards as paramount the promotion of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) measures at all levels of its operation. It is therefore the company’s policy to do all that is reasonable to prevent injury and protect everyone from occupational hazards whenever they are involved with the company’s activities. Capricorn Marine Technologies Plc will provide and maintain a safe, pollution free and healthy working environment, taking into account all applicable Nigerian and international statutory guidelines, standards and laws.
All employees shall in the course of their duties be trained and be required to act with reasonable care for the occupational health and safety of themselves, other workers and the public, and shall be duty bound to co-operate in the operation of this policy to achieve a sustainable work environment.
This policy commitment is equally applicable to all contractors, visitors and customers who shall also comply with all statutory requirements and laws. All incidents, near misses and potential hazards that might lead to injury or damage must be reported to the Health, Safety and Environmental Manager or a delegated representative. The Site HSE Supervisors are delegated the primary responsibility for Health, Safety and Environmental matters on their sites and are answerable to the Management.Some of the Capricorn Marine Technologies Plc ship and boat building projects, offshore Oil and Gas industry fabrications with pictures of the projects are included in this profile as MILESTONES.
“Quality Assurance Program” specially designed toplan the general requirements and describes the process for implementing, assessing,and documenting a quality program that is responsive to the “Quality Assurance Plan” for the project is applied.
ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE AND PROTECTION ISSUES
Historically, in the Niger-Delta, upheavals from the community which many times lead to work stoppages have been partly linked to insensitivity to the environment by the operators. The Company maintains a safe and healthy work environment and manage its business in ways that are sensitive to the environment. The Company strives at all cost to comply with all environmental, health and safety laws and internally establish and comply with its own strict standards established on behalf of the well-being of our associates and the communities in which we operate in the following areas:
The health, safety and environmental impacts and risks of hazardous materials How to properly use and dispose of used the materials What to do in the event of an accident or a spill
Solid Waste: All solid wastes are properly stored and managed. Storage is tidy and handled in a manner as not to create hazard. These are disposed (by authorized contractors) to Government approved dumpsites. The Contractors should have documentation showing the transportation and final destination of the wastes and ensure appropriate licenses are in place for transportation and reception.
SPILLS AND LEAKS
The facility should have in place a spill response plan including how a spill would be cleaned up, using what equipment and the specification of roles of individuals including who is responsible for evaluating the consequences of a spill.
RISK MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Risk Management involves hazard identification, risk assessment, determination of control measures and their application to reduce risks to ALARP Risk Management also entails the management of change. Generic training of the team is required to develop a common language and methodology to the Risk Management Process.
RISK ANALYSIS AND CONTROL
Once in place, risk control measures will be maintained by the Capricorn Marine Team through: Adequate inspection Maintenance and monitoring procedures Review procedures to examine risk assessment and control measures in the light of changes and technological developments
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY POLICY STATEMENT
Capricorn Marine Technologies Plc will invest reasonably in projects and expenditures that will enhance and improve the lives and livelihood of inhabitants of the area. Capricorn Marine Technologies Plc and all her workers are trained to be environmentally and ecologically sensitive to the locality in which we do business. Rules are put in place to ensure a no tolerance to infractions to this rule at all levels of the organization.
Capricorn Marine Technologies Plc will ensure that whenever situations demand that we leave a site, location, or vicinity, the Company will leave behind lives that have been impacted positively for posterity. These are our FOUR Point CSR Pledge