Health & Safety Bulletin – Safety Leadership – Oct 19

Safety Leadership

Effective health and safety management starts at the top of the organization. At Tasman Oil Tools, managers, staff and subcontractors understand their health and safety accountabilities and responsibilities.

The strategies used by Tasman management team are described below:

  • Being involved in completion of safety training.
  • Taking responsibility for the maintenance of the safety management system by participating in the risk assessment reviews.
  • Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) clothing.
  • Raising awareness and promoting exchange of ideas by providing safety leadership training.
  • Participation in the safety meetings.

In addition to these strategies, Tasman managers promote positive cultures by showing commitment to:

  • Systematic management of risks.
  • Consultation and communication with staff.
  • Compliance with procedures.
  • Organizational training necessary for the completion of tasks.
  • Managers are accountable for the health and safety performance of the business, and the implementation and communication of HSE policies.

HSE Performance Objectives

Managers demonstrate visible leadership and proactive commitment to achieving Health and Safety excellence and continual improvement.

  • There is specific and measurable HSE Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) available annually.
  • Managers ensure that staff and subcontractors understand that they have the right and responsibility to stop work or refuse to work until conditions are made safe.
  • Managers ensure compliance with laws, regulations, permits and customer requirements relating to HSE.
  • Managers shall ensure that customer requirements are determined and are met with the aim of enhancing customer satisfaction.