Safety Control system
1. Safety policy statement
2. Strategic Plan of Implementation
4. Pre-job Meeting
5. Start Job Meeting
6. Safety Meeting
7. Employee Routine Inspection
8. Safety inspection
Personal Protective Equipment
10. Foot Protection
11. Head Protection
12. Eye Protection
13. Hand and Body Protection
14. Full body Harness, safety belts
15. Hearing Protection
Fire Hazard & Prevention
16. Storage Area
17. House Keeping
18. Fire Protection
19. Fire Extinguisher
FAMCO recognized the importance of an effective safety policy and system program to protect the well being of each employee, client and public.
FAMCO is committed to provide employees with safe and healthful working condition, sufficient safety training, materials and equipment, perform work safely, company with the Saudi Construction Safety and relevant instruction, occupational Safety and Health Act and other applicable industrial Standards.
Strategic Plan of Implementation
The company recognizes that the responsibility for safety and health are shared “Safety is the Responsibility of Everybody”. In Behavior-Based Safety, an employee is responsible for his safety and his worker.
The Project Manager, safety supervisor, and other key personnel should meet to discuss loss prevention. Job layouts, plans, and schedules should be studied to determine safety requirement. In the event that the nature of job involve the probability of damage to adjacent property, if should be decided whether or not a survey of the adjoining property should be made prior to the start of work. Precaution and procedures should be established.
Start of Job Meeting
Supervisory personal assigned to the job should confer as soon as practical, review initial planning, discuss any condition changes and accordingly, after safety plans. Further, it should be determined that procurement of safety needs has been provided for that safety policies and proceeded amicable to the work are reviewed and that authority and responsibility have been clarified.
Safety meeting should be held regularly, the safety supervisor will contact meeting .the topics to be discussed are selected and related to the safety program and hazard son the job. Duration of the safety meeting should be 30 minutes safety lectures and 30 minutes discussion. A report on the safety meeting will be prepared. A copy of minutes will be made available at threw contractor’s on site office.
Employee Routine Inspections
Employee routine inspections are not scheduled. It is a part of employee’s daily activity. Any employee shall from time to time contact routine safety inspection in his work area, and ensure a safe working environment. Whenever an employee’s will notice any unusual condition, that in his understanding will produce an accident, he will correct the situation, he it is within his responsibility and /or capability. Other ways, he writes on the unsafe logbook and informs his supervisor or foreman for immediate corrective action. He will give copy to the site engineer and /or the safety manager for information and /or action.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
It is the responsibility of both the supervisor and the employee to see that equipment is available and is used in every case where the nature of the work being performed indicates the end for such equipment.
The care of these safety equipments is primarily the employee’s responsibility.
b) Foot Protection
c) Head Protection
Approved type safety hat (hard hats) shall be worn by all employees while engaged in construction and maintenance work, and in area with posted “hard hat area” warning sign. Hard hats will wear at all times on the job site. This includes Visitors.
d) Eye Protection
Eye and face protection should be worn when warranted by the exposure. Safety glasses are recommended in all circumstances there is an exposure to flying particles. Side shields offer additional protection.
e) Hand and Body Protection
Appropriate protective equipment shall be worn by employees for protection against heat, flame, hot metal, and radiation, chemical or against abrasion, wherever applicable.
f) Full body harness, Safety belts and Life lines
Body harness shall be used for works on heights, where fall restraining and arresting protection are required. Safety belts are used to restrain the wearer at his place of work. Body belts will only be acceptable as part of positioning devices. Studies have proven that body belts can cause back injuries and create the possibility of workers falling of the belt. The new rule requires the use of full body harness with centered “D” ring that is attached in the back for safety line attachment to all arrest equipment
Full body harness, life line lines found to have signs of abrasions or cut shall be taken out of service immediately.
g) Hearing protection
Hearing protection shall be worn during helicopter trips and in all places where the noise level exceed 85 dBA, or as posted areas requiring hearing protection.
Fire Hazard & Prevention
a) Storage Areas
A high standard of house keeping should be implemented during construction work. Good house keeping is an important of an accident prevention program. The following should be strictly followed
Safety trash cans with closing lids should be provided in several convenient locations, and especially where oily waste is produced. Trash cans should be properly emptied regularly.