QUALITY, HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT
UPSB develops and communicates strategic intentions, guides principles regarding Health, Safety and Environment (HSE); and translates the aforementioned into Policies. It aims for continuous improvement in performance by:
- Reviewing and incorporating Performance Improvement Initiatives in the yearly HSE Management Plan.
- Evaluating the HSE documents in UPSB facilities
- Quality Policy Statement
- HSE Policy Statement
- Drug & Alcohol Policy Statement
- Stop Work & Make Safe Policy Statement
- Smoking Policy Statement
HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (HSEMS)
UPSB’s HSEMS describes the way the organisation is managed with respect to its stated objectives. Critical activities are controlled and measurements are implemented and reported to enable monitoring on overall performance and indication on areas for improvement.
HSEMS strives to achieve operational continuity and excellence with a consistent and structured approach. It identifies improvement opportunities and ensures that controls supported by procedures and documentation are in place.
QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (QMS)
The Quality Management System defines the principles by which quality control is implemented in operations. To ensure that clients’ expectations are fulfilled consistently, the following are advocated:
- Operations are efficient and effective, and fully subscribe to regulatory requirements and applicable standards.
- Operations are managed with the interests of the clients.
- Every staff understands and knows who is responsible for doing what, when, why, where and how.
- Quality documentations are maintained to support continuity in development.
- Continuous improvement with conformance checks.(On day-to-day standards and procedures (controls), on the management system (correction), through modifications to the management system (improvement)).
Management must communicate the Quality policy to all employees, customers, contractors, and business associates. Each must provide positive evidence of conformance to the system.
UPSB is working towards ISO 9001:2008 certification in the provision of Hydraulic Workover Units (HWU) for oil and gas industry by end 2010.
Overall HSE performance significantly improved in 2009 as compared 2008.
In 2009, one hundred ninety four thousand and eight hundred thirty six (194,836) man-hours worked were recorded and zero (0) target on Total Recordable Case Frequency(TRCF) was achieved.
Throughout the year, there were one thousand and seventy (1,070) reports of Unsafe Acts and Unsafe Conditions (UAUC), thirty three (33) reports of near misses and one (1) First Aid case.
Despite the lower number in UAUC reports in 2009 as compared to the preceding year, awareness and efforts to ensuring safe work environment have consolidated through the actions taken.
Recently, we achieved the remarkable safety record of 1,000,000 Safe Man-Hours with Zero LTI through HWU UP GAIT II and UP GAIT III from PCSB. UPSB also launched an enhanced safety campaign- Towards 100% UAUC Participation with Increasing of Good Practices.
As a result from the aforementioned launched safety campaign, the safety observation reporting has drastically increased with UC report = 4135, UA = 2102, GP = 2190 as of September 2010.
Way forward for Year 2011, we are committed to be certified with ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001:2007) company.
HSE Performance from January to September 2010