health, safety and environment

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policy

  • Al-Futtaim Engineering is committed to conducting its operations in a responsible and ethical manner, paying due attention to protecting the health and safety of its employees, contractors, stakeholders, the general public and the environment.
  • Al-Futtaim Engineering considers that health, safety, respect for the environment and safeguarding of assets are essential to the efficient operation of its activities and the wellbeing of its employees, contractors and stakeholders.
  • Al-Futtaim Engineering is committed to operating an operational excellence management system, which recognises that safe operations depend not only on technically good facilities, but also on competent personnel and an active and vibrant health and safety culture.
Specifically, Al-Futtaim Engineering will:
  • Integrate operational excellence (the systematic management of health, safety, environment, reliability and efficiency) into every aspect of its business activities, and continually seek opportunities for improvement.
  • Fully comply with all health, safety and environment laws or regulations.
  • Establish adequate control over its activities with the aim of achieving incident-free operations, safe working conditions and protection of personnel and public from harm.
  • Seek opportunities to participate in the formulation of health, safety and environmental legislation or policy issues that may significantly impact our business.
  • Follow relevant standards, good engineering practices and principles of risk management to ensure the integrity, reliability and efficiency of Al-Futtaim Engineering facilities.
  • Insist on socially responsible leadership and demonstrate exemplary health, safety and environment performance.
  • Conserve company and natural resources by careful management of emissions and discharges and by curtailing unnecessary waste generation. This also includes the wise use of energy in operations.
  • Conduct hazard and risk assessments, as needed, to identify, characterise and safely manage any present or future potential hazards from company products and operations.
  • Ensure conformity with this policy through a comprehensive compliance programme including audits.
  • Assign adequate resources to implement this policy recognising the fact that operating safely is good practice.
  • Provide suitable and appropriate training for all Al-Futtaim Engineering employees and contract personnel to ensure they have the requisite competence to make safety their number one priority at work.
  • Communicate this policy widely to all personnel and contractors to ensure that they understand that working safely is a condition of employment, and that they are each responsible for their own safety and the safety of those around them.
  • Ensure that our joint ventures, affiliates, contractors and governments worldwide understand our commitment to this policy and support the associated expectations.
  • Al-Futtaim Engineering adopts a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to health, safety and environment (HSE) breaches and all breaches of HSE policies, procedures, rules and regulations are dealt with to the fullest practicable extent.