Safety

Everyone who works for or with Orpic has an important role in making Orpic a safer place to work.

Orpic expects all its employees and contractors to comply with the safety rules and regulations relevant to their work, intervene to prevent unsafe acts and conditions, and respect fellow workers and the communities in which we work.

Orpic is committed to safety systems that are primarily self-driven towards achieving world class safety performance.

Personal Safety is reinforced with ‘12 Orpic Safety Rules’

These rules are internationally recognised and our continued commitment to following them will reduce the likelihood of injuries and help prevent significant incidents.

  • Almost all our significant incidents are related to these few high-risk work activities.
  • The ‘12 Orpic Safety Rules’ help manage the risks associated with these tasks on a day-to-day basis.
  • 1

    Always wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the workplace

  • 2

    Always use Fall-Prevention Equipment when working at a height

  • 3

    Never walk UNDER a suspended load

  • 4

    Always obtain a valid permit to work (PTW) whenever required for the task at hand

  • 5

    Always conduct Gas Tests whenever required

  • 6

    Always VERIFY isolation before work begins and use the specified life protecting equipment.

  • 7

    Obtain authorisation or a valid permit to work before entering a confined space

  • 8

    Obtain authorisation or valid permit to work before overriding or disabling safety critical equipment

  • 9

    Do not light cigarettes, cigars or pipes in no-smoking areas

  • 10

    Never use a mobile phone while driving ... or exceed speed limits

  • 11

    Always fasten your seat belt when in a moving a vehicle.

  • 12

    Do not drive or work under the effect of drugs or alcohol

Consequences of Breaking Rules

All incidents and violations will be investigated.
Failure to comply with any of the 12 Orpic Safety Rules will result in disciplinary action as per HR statements and approved penalties table.

Process Safety is reinforced with the ‘Orpic Process Safety Rules’

Process safety starts at the early design phase of facilities and continues throughout their life cycle.

  • Orpic facilities are operated safely, are well maintained, and inspected regularly to identify and deal with any potential process safety hazards to ensure Process Safety.