The New Mangalore Port Association is committed to provide Safe and cost effective services related to the seaport facilities meeting applicable statutory and Regulatory requirements in the Port and the management is committed to implementation of the Health and Safety Policy. The Port follows the Safety committee Management System, wherein the Safety at the Port is managed by the Port Safety Management committee. The Port abides by all the applicable statutory rules and regulations. The safety at Docks area is as per the guidelines laid by the Dock safety regulations and governed by the Inspectorate of Dock safety and DGFASLI.
The Health and Safety has primary importance in all activities of the Port, whether at land or at sea and the Port strives to achieve best safety practices in all its operations. Providing of a safe environment for the employees and all those who work on or travel though the port premises is the priority in relation to other business objectives. The dock workers are provided with necessary safety gadgets / personal protective equipments (PPEs) to eliminate work related illness and to prevent accidents reducing unnecessary loses and liabilities. The Port is proactive and preventive in its approach to safety.
The Port and the management recognizes the employees as a key resource and are committed to promoting a positive work culture seeking continuous improvement in health & safety performance of the port . The management as well as Chairman and all senior officers of the port are responsible for ensuring compliance to the safety standards. The safety management system is monitored, reviewed, bench marked and audited on a periodic basis. The safety audit of the port is regularly conducted and the recommendation given in the audit report is being complied with. All accidents, safety occurrences and incidents are investigated. The schedule for medical examination of workers is strictly followed and also on the job training and training on safety aspects are regularly imparted to the employees.
All safety hazards are identified by risk assessments and the risks eliminated or mitigated where ever possible and adequately controlled. Effective consultation and communication channels exist between management, staff and port users to secure co-operation in maintaining, reviewing and improving safety. All structures, equipments, materials and substances are designed to meet or exceed relevant safety standards and are maintained to ensure high levels of safety. All Marine Operations comply with the Port Marine Safety Code and the International Safety Management standards. A safe working environment is provided in the port so far as is reasonably practical and adequate as regards facilities and arrangements for staff welfare.
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