Occupational Health and Safety Management System (ČSN OHSAS 18001)

PSG established, implemented and maintains the occupational health and safety management system in conformity with the requirements of the specification ČSN OHSAS 18001 in order to eliminate or minimize risk to employees and other interested parties who may be exposed to OH&S risk associated with its activities. PSG determined all elements of a successful OH&S management in its OH&S policy, planning, implementation and operation, checking and corrective action, management review and continual improvement. The OH&S management system forms part of PSG’s integrated management system.

PSG ensures that all employees are involved in the OH&S management system on a daily basis through communication with their managers and at operational meetings.

The top management of PSG shows a strong commitment to protecting its employees’ health and safety. Employees are involved in the development and review of policies and procedures to manage risks, they are consulted about changes which affect their workplace health and safety, and are informed of the potential consequences of departure from specified operating procedures.

OH&S is periodically, reviewed by the top management on the basis of the reports prepared by specific management representative and safety specialist. External communication with suppliers and customers is ensured by the respective project managers, communication with authorities and institutions (including reporting) are on the level of the safety specialist, specific management representative or a statutory representative if prescribed by law.

The certified system brought into the company:

  • Awareness of the responsibility of health and safety in the workplace at all levels of management and in all workplaces
  • Safety for employees
  • Necessity to comply with legal requirements
  • Decrease in accidents, injuries and illnesses

Occupational Health and Safety Policy

The top management of PSG defined its occupational health and safety policy in terms of its overall health and safety objectives and a commitment to improving health and safety performance of PSG. The policy complies with the valid legal occupational health and safety requirements and with the objectives and targets of the OH&S management system. The Policy is declared by the Chairman of the Board of PSG and is communicated to the personnel at meetings, by means of PSG’s information board or through the internet. It is available to the public.

The Policy is defined by the following principles:

  • Occupational health and safety forms an integral part of the process management system in PSG. OH&S is implemented and controlled in conformity with the Corporate Basics.
  • Responsibility for achieving OH&S targets and objectives is defined concretely at all levels of organization’s management.
  • All actions within PSG are carried out with regard to prevention in the area of OH&S while meeting the requirements of all interested parties. Fundamental is also the prevention of accidents and incidents. PSG uses all available technical and organizational measures to minimize risk of incidents, accidents and emergency situations.
  • Occupational health and safety concerns every employee of PSG. PSG communicates the objectives of the OH&S policy to all persons working for or on behalf of PSG, raising so the awareness and motivation of workers to follow the principles of OH&S.
  • PSG develops programmers for continual improvement of processes and services in order to achieve the defined OH&S targets and objectives.
  • PSG periodically reviews and evaluates the adopted OH&S management system to reflect changing conditions and information. For this purpose PSG determined objectives, responsibilities and resources.
  • PSG is committed to the compliance with the respective legal requirements and other requirements related to occupational health and safety.
  • PSG communicates its environmental policy to the public, to local authorities, public associations, all persons working for or on behalf of PSG, as well as to the suppliers and contractors working at PSG’s facility.
  • PSG commits to continual improvement of the OH&S management system, within the available resources, in order to maintain and improve the occupational health and safety performance.
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