health, safety and environment
We are committed to conduct our business in a manner that protects the health and safety of our employees and the communities in which we operate. HSE performance and programs at Engro are annually reviewed at the board level.
We also recognize the importance of protecting the environment while conducting our business and believe that caring for the environment is not only an ethical and legal obligation but also a mechanism for success. Engro abides by all local environmental laws and regulations including National Environmental Quality Standards (NEQS). We continually strive to align our HSE management systems and processes to international best practices including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Dupont Workplace Safety Standards.
Our HSE systems and processes are regularly assessed and audited internally as well as independently by third parties.
The following aspects are hallmarks of our HSE systems at Engro:
Health & Safety
At Engro, health and safety of our personnel forms our fundamental priority. We share an unshakable commitment to providing a safe environment to work in to all our workers and staff. Our dedicated panel of professionals at company level ensures health and safety using proven expertise, tools and training methods. Read More
Core objectives of environmental management policy at Engro include complying with regulatory requirements and reducing our environmental burden and footprint. The Company has shown strong commitment by establishing and upholding high environmental standards while at the same time pursuing capabilities and expertise towards softening impact of our industrial activities on communities and natural environment.
HSE Performance –Facts, Awards and Certifications
Our aim has been to maintain and exceed all our current performance indicators for the year, as well as eliminating all incidences of employee and contractor fatalities. A key measure of our progress has been Total Recordable Injury Rate (TRIR). We also aim at aligning HSE management systems to and processes to international best practices including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Dupont Workplace Safety Standards. We have achieved 31 safety performance awards from National Safety Council, USA, 02 Exxon Basic Chemicals President Awards, and Golden Jubilee award for the best practices in Occupational Safety, Health & Environment.
Urea manufacturing site at Daharki has the following certifications: ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS and 18001:1999 and SA 8000:2001. The intent of OHSAS 18001:1999 is to establish an Occupational Health and Safety Management System that eliminates or minimize risks to employees and others who may be exposed to Occupational Health and Safety risks associated with potentially hazardous activities. SA 8000:2001 certification on the other hand improves social accountability by assuring just and decent working conditions for all workers. In addition to these certifications, preliminary work has been completed for ISO 17025 certification. This certification will ensure the internal Laboratory functions’ alignment with world-class standards. Engro Zarkhez plant has also achieved Environmental Management System ISO-14001:2004 certification, reiterating our commitment towards well-controlled and strong environmental and safety safeguards.