Transneft Baltic has summed up the results of its occupational health measures for the first half of 2020. The company allocated RUB 44.5 million to improve working conditions and employees’ health during the reporting period.
Of those, RUB 37.5 million were spent on protective clothing, footwear and other personal protective equipment. During this period, 56 employees of the company underwent training in areas related to occupational health. Where possible, the educational process was carried out remotely, otherwise, compliance with all sanitary and epidemiological standards and regulations was ensured.
Information materials on vaccination against tick-borne viral encephalitis and other issues of safe work and health preservation are available in places accessible to employees (information stands, occupational health corners, classrooms, etc.).
Meetings were held with the branches of the company to prevent occupational injuries and to analyse performance in this area over the past year.
The results of the Best Occupational Safety Business Unit for 2019 were summed up. First place was taken by the mechanical and power equipment repair and adjustment site of the Ust-Luga oil depot. The results of The Best Occupational Health Blue-Collar Worker 2019 contest were also summed up remotely.
Special safety measures are taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection COVID-19 among the employees of the company. In particular, remote operation was organised, and for those employees who, pertaining to the nature of their duties, cannot work remotely, special work protocols were established taking into account their functions. Additionally, personal protective equipment against the virus is purchased.
Safety instructions were given to all employees of the company during the spread of the coronavirus infection COVID-19.
Transneft Baltic pays special attention to prevention of occupational injuries and occupational diseases. The company's activities in this area are based on the principles of Transneft, which establish priority of employees’ life and health over the result of operational activities, involvement of personnel at all levels in improving the occupational health management system, industrial safety, the environmental and energy management system, as well as openness of the relevant information.