Based on its Sustainability Roadmap, Qatar Steel is committed to zero harm to its employees and contractors and will continue to build systems and culture of safety among its operations, backed up with performance monitoring to ensure this objective is achieved and maintained. Qatar Steel is subjected to legal, regulatory and license conditions surrounding occupational health, safety and environmental compliance. We continue to monitor our HSE performance based against world benchmarking KPI’s and are proud to announce that we are amongst the leaders of the Steel industry in this aspect.
Qatar Steel HSE department provides advisory and supportive safety, health and environmental related to all employees, contractors and visitors, in line with current good practice and industry standards, along with working with all departments in identifying and developing suitable systems and procedures to ensure compliance with their duties. Our methodology uses the principles of ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 (PDCA-Plan, Do, Check and Act). Visible Felt Leadership is one of the cornerstones of Qatar Steel’s HSE management strategy, and many leading indicators are monitored throughout the year to ensure plans are put into action. Collaboration and partnerships, including workers engagement further enhances a strong understanding of what needs to be done
by all to achieve the goal of Zero Harm
The focus in 2021 remains on completing the system updates as well capacitating the HSE department to own and sustain the achievements of the Safety Transformation Program. Focus areas will include but are not limited to:
Visibility of HSE coordinators in the plant
Reduce QS employees risk tolerance levels
Improve employees’ perception of risk and ability to identify hazards
Facilitate impactful safety interactions at the frontline using BBS approaches: In-house BBS Training commenced, and 12 sessions were conducted during 2021
Enhance and maintain employee engagement in HSE.
Safety Surveys: Implementation of recommendations from most recent Employee safety survey is underway.
HSE Reward program: To promote positive reinforcement of safe behaviors on frontline, a revamped HSE Award system is being implemented by the Rewards and Recognition Committee.