Keeping in mind the specific nature of the industry, Transneft Kama Region, JSC, pays close attention to safety of workplaces. The system of the employees’ life and health safety during their work activities includes legal, social and economic, organizational and technical, medical and preventive, rehabilitation and other measures and initiatives, one of which is compulsory knowledge of the occupational safety requirements.
In 2007, in compliance with the OHSAS 18001 international standard, the subsidiaries of Transneft, JSC, including Transneft Kama Region, JSC, embarked on adoption of the Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS). The system implies the present-day approach to recognition of occupational health and safety priorities when planning and performing company activities and is an integral part of the respective management system. Transneft Kama Region, JSC, set up the Coordination Board responsible for OHSMS deployment and operation; the Board consists of leading specialists of the Company.
The Policy in Occupational Safety was enacted by Order No. 28 issued by Transneft, JSC, on February 13, 2008 and by Order No. 201 issued by Transneft Kama Region, JSC, on March 11, 2008.
To be recognized as a company compliant with OHSAS 18001, the international occupational safety standard, Transneft Kama Region, JSC, carries out consistent work, which includes several focus areas: information distribution, training, audit, the work of the Coordination Board, identification of hazards and risks. The basic work that included the preliminary and certification audit of compliance of OHSMS with the requirements of the OHSAS 18001 international standard, and the certificate issuing was completed in Transneft Kama Region, JSC, in 2009.