Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S)

Matom believes that the protection of the environment and the health and safety of our workforce, contractors and the public are fundamental to our business.

Excellence in environment, health (including welfare) and safety (EH&S) is an integral part of our business and essential to our commercial success.

It is of paramount importance to us that no harm to people or the environment should result from our activities and that we will be respected and trusted by our workforce, the public and our stakeholders. In pursuance of this, we will work in partnership with customers, employees and contractors, and will strive to:

  • Provide safe and healthy workplaces with safe equipment and safe systems of work in order to reduce health and safety risks as low as reasonably achievable
  • Maintain high standards of safety in everything we do
  • Eliminate injuries and ill-health at work
  • Reduce radiation doses as low as reasonably practicable
  • Develop controls and set objectives to manage potentially significant environmental aspects
  • Prevent pollution, minimise waste and the use of natural resources as part of our contribution to sustainability and environmental improvement
  • Manage waste according to good industry practice ensuring safe
  • Achieve and sustain an excellent safety and environmental culture, consistently reinforcing appropriate behaviours
  • Learn the lessons from events, implement corrective actions and seek out and use good practices
  • Ensure that our activities, products and services are in compliance with applicable legal requirements, apply good practice and comply fully with all requirements to which the company subscribes
  • Integrate health, safety and environmental management into all relevant business processes
  • Operate an Integrated Management System (IMS) that meets the requirements of BS OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001

In doing this we shall:

  • Make adequate resources and support available
  • Consult our customers, contractors and employees on EH&S matters of mutual interest
  • Listen to and respond to our customers, contractors, suppliers and neighbours
  • Work with our regulators, the rest of our industry and our customers and contractors to raise EH&S standards
  • Inform, instruct, train and develop the people who work for us and ensure that competent EH&S advice is available
  • Set improvement objectives and targets aimed at reducing risks and improving health, safety and environmental performance
  • Audit the management system which flows from this policy, and set and review EH&S objectives and targets
  • Maintain high standards in the conduct of our operations, in particular by ensuring that they are adequately resourced and carried out by suitably qualified and experienced people

The Managing Director is responsible for ensuring that this Policy statement and the mandatory requirements which flow from it are implemented and kept under review.