Home Safety & Security

BASIC SAFETY RULES

 

We observe the following rules and safe work practices:

  • Anybody with physical handicap or impairing condition, like hernia, loss of hearing, etc. should not be permitted to work on sites;
  • Each employee must know his/her jobs and tasks before performing them;
  • All the workers must be acquainted with the location emergency procedures;
  • Tools must not be kept where they may fall and injure others;
  • Workers must make good use of sanitary facilities provided on the site at all times;
  • Workers must not wear jewellery on the work sites;
  • The use of compressed air to blow to blow out dirt from body must be strictly prohibited;
  • Short cut jobs execution shall not be allowed except Client' representative accepts it;
  • Drunkenness, horse playing or fighting will attract immediate dismissal; and
  • All warnings and signals must be observed.

 

ACCIDENT REPORTING PROCEDURES

In considering accidents as unpleasant events, which have the potential of causing injury to personnel and damage to property, it is pertinent to study, recommend and maintain prospective standards at preventing accidents from occurring. Most modern methods of preventing accidents depend on careful investigation and proper reporting procedures.

 

In reporting accidents:

  • Go to the scene of the accident as soon as possible;
  • Talk with the injured person if possible with witnesses, don't apportion blames, but get the facts;
  • Listen to the conversation of the people around you;
  • Encourage people to give their ideas on the incident;
  • Study the causes (careless or negligent acts or unsafe conditions);
  • Confer or meet with the location management about possible solutions
  • Follow-up to make sure conditions are corrected;
  • Publish corrective measures taken; and
  • Note that some accidents involve unsafe acts and unsafe conditions;
  • Do not blame anybody for any accident.
  • Loss prevention department will be copied in every accident or incident report.

 

BEFORE PROTECTION:

There are basically three classes of fire (i.e. class A, B, C) in homes and industries. Familiarization with emergency procedures applicable to fire occurrence is standard requirement for all workers.

 

EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

Each new employee shall receive an introductory briefing and safety orientation before proceeding for operations. The safety personnel or the supervisor will always meet with new employee prior to their commencement of work. In practice, a one day safety briefing and safety orientation will be given to all new employees. Highlights of such briefing will include the following:

 

  • Scope and size of the job;
  • Responsibility of employer –employee in safety;
  • Safety program;
  • Specific Prospective Equipment (PPE);
  • Specific project rules and regulations;
  • Safety work procedures;
  • Procedures for reporting unsafe acts or conditions;
  • Procedures for reporting near misses;
  • Handling of toxic and other hazardous substances;
  • Fire prevention and loss control;
  • Scaffolds and ladders;
  • Standardization; and
  • Entry into confined spaces.

At the end, the orientation form will be filled, signed and return for filling.