ECS only exists and creates wealth because of its people. We recognise that our operations have a potential to impact on the safety and health of our team – as such, we will take measurable steps towards achieving zero harm to our people; both at work and at home.
ECS recognises that our operations and people impact on the broader environment and that these impacts need to be minimised and mitigated.
ECS commits to providing a workplace where it is possible to work without harm to our people and the environment and thus commits to applying best practice in health, safety, security and environmental management in all that we do.
To ensure compliance with all local and national laws, regulations and standards applicable to our business activities
To set specific objectives for managing health, safety, security and the environment
To monitor and report on health, safety, security and environmental objectives by including these as targets in our Key Performance Indicators
To review health, safety, security and environmental targets annually to ensure appropriateness and enable continuous improvement
To document, implement and maintain this policy and ensure that it is communicated to all employees with the intent that employees are made aware of their individual responsibilities
To make this charter available to interested and affected parties by displaying it publicly in key areas
To review policy annually to ensure it remains relevant and appropriate
To report on health and safety matters in the Risk Register
The employees of ECS also have a duty to be familiar with, comply and adhere to their responsibilities in terms of company policy, local, national and international laws, regulations and standards applicable to our business. ECS commits to developing our employees to allow them to make the right decisions in all that we do. – Dr Mark Rawlins, MD