Safety, security and health at work are among key factors in filed activities. Due to high risk in mining work environment, PT Berau coal implements an integrated safety and security at work program called BeGeMS. BeGeMS also means precious stones, thus PT Berau Coal is committed to become a mining company which considers safety measures as precious as a gem. PT Berau Coal also has a Contractor Safety Management System (CSMS) which must be implemented by all contractors working at PT Berau Coal mining areas.In February 2007, PT Berau Coal received OHSAS 18001 certification, and in March 2011 the company is recertified OHSAS 18001, an international standard on safety and security at work management system.
Health and Safety Performance in 2013
- No fatal events.
- PT Berau Coal received ‘Silver Performance’ award from the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, in recognition of safety management practices. The Assesment criteria reflect both Indonesian regulations and the international safety standard OHSAS 18001.
- Delivery of safety training under a new curriculum, and development of a ‘Safety Passport’ system.
- Creation of a commissioning policy to govern tools and equipment procedures, and inventories performed at all Company-owned workshops.