Transneft Upper Volga has reviewed the preliminary results of its work in the field of industrial safety and occupational health in 2018.
Over the past period, more than RUB 283.6 million were allocated to ensuring occupational health and preserving the health of Transneft Upper Volga employees. Among the main measures taken are the control and improvement of equipment, provision of personnel with working clothes, modern means of protection and devices for safe work.
Transneft Upper Volga organised theoretical and practical training in the field of occupational health for 1,056 employees who have the right to perform high-risk works. In addition, 3,767 periodic medical examinations and vaccinations of 3,285 workers were carried out.
In all of the Company’s branches preventive and themed events are carried out on a regular basis such as Occupational Safety Days, occupational health contests. Much attention is paid to improving road traffic safety: seminars, professional skill competitions among drivers and training for the driving staff. The goal is to prevent personnel injuries when operating vehicles.
Since 2009 Transneft Upper Volga has had an occupational health management system. Measures are taken regularly to develop the culture of safety, improve working conditions and increase the competence of specialists involved in ensuring occupational health. The results of this work are assessed annually when conducting external audits for compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHMS) for the requirements of the BS OHSAS 18001: 2007 international standard.
Transneft Upper Volga was previously recognised as the winner of the All-Russia contest Russian High Social Efficiency Company in the industrial sector.