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Environment, Health and Safety Policy

                   

Environment, Health and Safety Policy

Karachi Port Trust (KPT) is committed to achieving excellence in Environmental, Health and Safety management systems by implementing the following Policy according ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards.

Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management systems have primary importance in all its activities, whether on land, sea or where both interact, to achieve best practices in all its operations and create an injury-free and environmentally responsible workplace.

Policy reflects Top Management’s commitments which are summarised as follows:

  • Compliance with national and international relevant laws, regulations, statutory and other requirements which KPT subscribes, and monitoring of compliance through periodic assessment.

                                                    

  • Prevention of pollution, conservation of natural resources of the harbour and protection of marine life, including mangroves.

 

  • Implementation of waste reduction, reusing and recycling strategies, and provision of facilities for collection of oily waste and solid waste from ships in accordance to MARPOL 73/78 convention.

 

  • Prevention of injury, ill health, hazard reduction and protection of human health.

 

  • Continual improvement in EHS management system and performance.

 

  • Compliance with the Port Marine Safety Code and the International Safety Management Code in all Marine Operations.

 

  • Effective capacity building system to ensure that all associated with KPT are competent and fully aware to fulfil their EHS responsibilities.

 

  • Using internal / external communication channels between management, staff, port users and all stakeholders to ensure co-operation in maintaining, reviewing and improving Environment, Health and Safety.

 

  • Integration of EHS considerations in all KPT projects /activities.

 

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