CORPORATE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

DIRECTORATE OF ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, SAFETY AND SECURITY

The Directorate of Environment, Health, Safety and Security is responsible for the Authority’s mandate in the areas of Quality, Health, Safety, Security, Social Affairs and Environment

(QHSSSE).

The Directorates’ corporate goals are as follows:

1) Ensure that oil and gas activities are undertaken in a manner that conserves the environment and biodiversity

Under this goal, the Directorate’s strategic objectives are:

  1. a) To ensure availability of the necessary regulatory framework to address environment and biodiversity issues relevant to oil and gas activities
  2. b) To ensure presence of the necessary capacity and facilities to monitor the impact of oil and gas activities on the environment and biodiversity
  3. c) To support self-regulation and use of best practices by operators in ensuring environmental protection and biodiversity conservation
  4. d) To ensure operations are in line with regulations, standards and international best practices

2) Ensure that oil and gas activities are undertaken in a manner that preserves human health and installations

Under this goal, the Directorate’s strategic objectives are:

  1. a) To ensure licensees take the necessary measures to prevent incidents, hazards and accidents and limit their consequences to human health and the environment

 

  1. b) To ensure licensees take the necessary measures to prevent and reduce the number of accidents among employees that are likely to result into loss of time for work, disability or fatality to the employees
  2. c) To ensure licensees take the necessary measures to ensure that occupational safety and health in all petroleum activities is satisfactory for the health of employees and the environment
  3. d) To ensure licensees take the necessary measures to ensure that economic value which the facilities and vessels represent include operational availability
  4. e) To ensure licensees take the necessary measures to ensure that the level of safety and health is at all times concurrent with technological development
  5. f) To ensure licensees take the necessary measures to comply with the requirements under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 2006
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