ISO 18001

18001The health and safety of employees and others is a priority with Iceland Drilling (Jarðboranir hf.) where all are provided with a safe and healthy work environment, promoting an injury-free workplace.

Iceland Drilling is committed to:

• Fulfilling the requirements of laws, regulations, standards and customer demands
• Analyzing risk, setting objectives and making continous improvements
• Providing equipment and facilities that comply with safety standards
• Providing employees and guests with appropriate personal protective equipment
• Providing appropriate emergency plans and first aid training
• Providing the necessary safety training and education
• Encouraging employee participation and cooperation for the maintenance of a safe working environment
• Investigating incidents and risks with the purpose of improvement
• Monitoring the performance of the OHS management system
• Monitoring the impact of operations on employees´ health by regular health inspections

Safety, health and a secure work environment is the responsibility of management, all employees and service providers and is divided in the following manner:
Management:
• Ensures the full implementation of this policy and the OHS management system
• Ensures the active collaboration between management and employees regarding safety issues
• Endeavors to improve safety in cooperation with top management

Supervisors:
• Ensure compliance to the OHS management system
• Ensure employees´ competence to fulfill their assignments
• Report all incidents to management

Employees:
• Know and comply with safety instructions
• Wear appropriate personal protective equipment
• Safeguard their own health and safety and that of others in the workplace
• Report all incidents to a supervisor

Sub-contractos:
• Comply with safety rules for sub-contractors
• Report activities likely to affect the health and safety of themselves and others
• Endeavor to maximize safety in cooperation with employees and management

Iceland Drilling´s board of directors has approved this policy and supports its execution. The policy is reviewed annually in management review meetings.

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