OBT Shipping recognizes its responsibility towards its people and the environment and to providing high quality services. By people, we mean everyone involved in our activities: our own and hired employees, clients, JV partners, subcontractors, suppliers and other parties concerned. By the environment, we mean our role in the responsible use of nature and its resources.
We make no concessions in these areas.
In the general everyday operations of OBT Shipping our constant attention is paid to quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE). This is self-evident and visible. We meet at the industry standards of our various sectors and applicable rules and procedures. Having an unambiguous and recognized reputation in the field of QHSE will have a positive effect on the whole organization.
In order to achieve good QHSE results, while simultaneously guaranteeing continuity and profitability and achieving this in accordance with rules and procedures, OBT Shipping undertakes to ensure the following objectives:
Each employee has his or her own specific responsibility when executing his or her tasks. In addition, all employees have the right to start or cease activities within the rules and procedures when there is impression reasonable belief that these cannot be carried out in accordance with industrial QHSE requirements. Employees are obliged to report this to their supervisor directly.
We ensure this in all our divisions by:
Quality is the responsibility of every employee and must be developed and maintained to ensure a successful business venture. OBT Shipping is committed to a policy of continual training and educational programs for all employees. The objective is to build meaningful and general employee involvement, teamwork, and personal satisfaction, resulting in a cooperative effort that produces a quality service or product within the framework of the competitive business market.
OBT Shipping’s success derives from a policy of providing superior services of unmatched value for clients the world over. It is our Quality Policy to:
Health and Safety
The management of OBT Shipping is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees, our customer’s employees, and the general public. We believe that incidents and injuries are preventable, and that a job is only well done if it is done safely. We have documented Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental policies in place, and have a Safety Management System in operation, which is in accordance with the labor laws of the countries in which we operate.
Health & Safety Aims
Health & Safety Measures
Our aim is to conduct our business in a manner that protects the environment. Everyone working for OBT Shipping has a responsibility to give their best efforts to achieve this goal. We are committed to doing this through our policy principles.
Consequently, OBT Shipping plans and conducts its operations according to sound environmental principles. I.e. striving to always carry out work in a manner best calculated to minimize any adverse environmental effect, to prevent pollution of any kind, and to actively seek out ways of reducing environmental damage.
Where our operations, our conduct or our experience is subject to specific legislation or regulations, our company will comply fully with all such applicable legislation and regulations, and if possible will exceed the minimum requirements, as this is good business practice. Special attention will be paid to ensure compliance with international conventions and regulations which apply to offshore oil and gas operations.
At OBT Shipping we are committed to reducing the environmental impact of our operations.
To achieve our objective, OBT Shipping employees will, in their daily operations: