POLICY STATEMENT

It is BLUE-TIDE’S basic policy that activities are planned and executed in a manner that:

  • Preserves the health, safety and security of our employees, sub-contractors and all members of the public who may be affected by BLUE-TIDE INTEGRATED SERVICES LTD operations.
  • Minimize impact of it’s operation on the environment.
  • Shows concern to the needs of host communities.
  • Every BLUE-TIDE employee and sub-contractors’ employee must carry out his or her work in accordance to the laid down polices of the company.
  • An activity, in the view of the employee, which cannot be carried out in accordance with the policy, must be suspended and reported immediately to the relevant BLUE-TIDE’s supervisor.

                                                                              HSE POLICY

It is BLUE-TIDE INTEGRATED SERVICES LTD policy that all activities shall be planned and executed in a manner that:

  • Preserves the health, safety and security of all staff and contracted staff/personnel and members of the public
  • Preserves the integrity and security of company assets.
  • Minimizes the impact of operations on the environment.
  •  Sensitive to the needs of the host communities.

                           Implications of Implementing this policy are that:

  • Arrangements shall be put in place to systematically identify related hazards/ risks and sensitivities and to deal with consequences should they arise.
  • Any activity which is unhealthy, unsafe, and environmentally unsound or may adversely affect relations with the community shall be suspended until an acceptable solution is found.
  • All personnel, including those of contractors, shall be trained and made fully aware of the hazards, risks and sensitivities, and controls in place.
  • Plans and procedures shall be in place to respond to any emergency or loss of control.

Every BLUE-TIDE employee and contractor’s employee should perform his work in accordance with this policy.  Each employee is required to report, and where necessary suspend any activity, which he considers is in contravention of this policy.

ENVIRONMENT POLICY

It is BLUE-TIDE INTEGRATED SERVICES LTD Policy that all new activities shall be planned and executed in such a manner so as to minimize the impact of it’s operations on the environment.

                          The implications of the policy are:

  • The environmental impact of all new activities or developments shall be thoroughly evaluated and the necessary preventive measures shall be implemented.
  • The environmental impact of each operation shall be routinely monitored and corrective actions taken as necessary.
  • All practical and reasonable measures shall be taken to minimize the generation of waste and to manage and dispose unavoidable waste in an environmentally acceptable manner.
  • Waste Management plans shall catalog waste identification, qualification and appropriate disposal methods.
  • Waste stream shall be monitored and recorded and efforts taken to progressively reduce emission or discharge of waste known to have negative impact on the environment with the eventual aim of eliminating them.
  • Waste records shall cover the full life cycle of each stream and shall provide an auditable trail as to its management and disposal.
  • Past-polluted sites shall be investigated and practical and efficient measures put in place to rehabilitate them.
  • Chemicals shall only be used where operationally necessary. In selecting chemicals for use, the HSE aspects shall be considered together with commercial and process performance attributes with the aim of choosing the least harmful.

All chemicals shall be covered with Safe Handling of Chemicals (SHOC) cards, and shall be acquired, transported, used and disposed of in compliance with DPR, FEPA and BLUE-TIDE’s regulations.