Everyone at Petrofac must follow our eight Golden Rules of Safety. These rules set out our minimum expectations to control the risk of serious injury from common activities.
The Golden Rules come from a detailed study of fatal and serious accidents in our industry. The lessons learned from those accidents have been turned into a few simple rules which, if properly followed, will help to keep all of us safe.
Entry into confined space will only proceed when:
Work arising from temporary and permanent changes to organisation, personnel, systems, process, procedures, equipment, products, materials or substances, and laws and regulations will proceed only when a Management of Change process is completed, where applicable, to include:
Work that involves a man-made cut, cavity, trench or depression in the earth's surface formed by earth removal will only proceed when:
Where persons are to enter an excavation:
Lifts utilising cranes, hoists, or other mechanical lifting devices will start only when:
Any isolation of energy systems – mechanical, electrical, process, hydraulic and others – will only proceed when:
Before conducting work that involves confined space entry, work on energy systems, ground disturbance in locations where buried hazards may exist, or hot work in potentially explosive environments, a permit must be obtained that:
All categories of vehicle, including self-propelled mobile plant, will be operated only when:
Drivers are authorised and:
Working at heights of two metres or higher above the ground will only proceed when: