At the core of our business lies an uncompromising commitment to health, safety and the environment.. SMC has systems and equipment, in place in line with international standards and practices that comprehensively addresses all HSE issues.
HSE Department is divided into four main sections:
Environmental Protection Section: It ensures compliance with environmental laws/specifications, acquisition and renewal of permits and management of waste. The Company has developed comprehensive environmental protection programs and policies in coordination the Directorate General of Environment & Climate Affairs in Dhofar.
Occupational Health and Safety section: Its main responsibilities lie in upholding the basics of safety in operations, maintenance, storage, and transport processes. Of equal importance is maintaining risk-free surroundings. This is done by comprehensively analyzing safety risks, regularly raising awareness of various risks, and providing an around-the-clock clinic as well as ambulance services. Staff health reports are also continually monitored. The Department also conducts awareness programs on health and safety for different groups including schools, associations and neighborhoods near the methanol plant.
Fire Safety section: The main responsibilities are for Fire Prevention, Fire Protection and Firefighting and emergency handling. This section makes sure all Fire and Emergency systems, equipment, vehicle and Emergency response team are fit for service at all times. They conduct regular checks, inspections and function test of fire and emergency response equipment’s according to international standards. They planning and coordinate Emergency Mock Drill with various emergency scenarios to check the effectiveness as well as preparedness of system and team members.
The main responsibility is to keep the site free from any security threat and control all the movements of Manpower, Machinery and Materials across the gate. This section keeps round the clock vigilance of all the company assets physically as well as through cameras. They are also responsible to make sure that all the persons entering the plant premises adhere to the safety requirements of the company.