Transneft Diascan has passed an audit of the occupational health management system (OHMS), the environmental management system (EMS) and the energy management system (EnMS) on compliance with the requirements of international standards.
During the audit, auditors noted that the management systems are developing as per the continuous improvement principle. In particular, all measures as part the Year of Occupational Safety, which was announced in Transneft system last year, were successfully implemented. Transneft Diascan allocated over RUB 750 thousand for these purposes. Employees undergo refresher courses, studying aspects of occupational health and industrial safety.
The auditors positively evaluated the work in the areas of environmental safety and sustainable nature management. The absence of fines and directions of state monitoring bodies related to environmental protection was noted. In 2020, the number of atmospheric air laboratory tests at sanitary protection zone control points was increased; wastewater monitoring is also carried out with the involvement of an independent laboratory. The company’s employees annually undergo refresher courses under the Ensuring Environmental Safety by Managers (Specialists) of General Economic Management Systems and Professional Training of Persons for the Right to Work with I-IV Hazard Class Wastes programmes.
As part of the energy management system, successful implementation of the energy saving programme in 2019 was noted by the auditors as a positive factor. As a result, 35 thousand kWh were saved during the year due to the modernisation of the lighting system (replacement of lamps with LED ones, LED lamps, motion sensors and photo relay installation); more than 7.6 tonnes of oil equivalent were saved as a result of insulation replacement at a heating main. Optimisation of vehicle routes made it possible to save almost 11 tonnes of oil equivalent.
The audit confirmed, that OHMS, EMS and EnMS comply with the requirements of international standards ISO 45001: 2018, ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 50001: 2018. Relevant decisions were made regarding certificates of conformity.