Safety is the responsibility of every person in the workforce. The large, heavy and mechanical nature of moving containers, both from ship to shore and within the storage yards, as well as the process of securing or lashing containers to ships and transport trucks, require particular attention to be executed in a safe manner.
Sogester is committed to the safety of employees, contractors and the general public. We recognize that integrating a sound HSE program into our business is key to our success.
- Not accept that incidents and injuries are part of our business.
- Not compromise our health, safety and environmental performance for profit or production.
- Hold our leaders accountable for the health, Safety and environmental performance of our business.
- Tool Box Talk every single morning for risk awareness previous to work and enforcement of safety culture
- Risk assessment and permit to work issue to every high risk activity (working at height and lone work)
- No pedestrian circulation around terminal
- Mandatory use of PPE per activity
- Zero tolerance for alcohol and drug use while present in the terminal
- Focus on the prevention of incidents before they happen by proactive risk assessment and mitigation using the hierarchy of controls.
- Care about the community and focus especially on children, because they are the future.
- Drills and Exercises carried out on timely basis for assurance of response capacity in real case scenarios and security compliance
Sogester is committed to providing a safe, secure, and smooth business environment for its personnel, customers, contractors, and visitors.
The transportation of cargo or any movable properties within the terminal is protected against theft and vandalism.
Over the last few years, a variety of container terminal security policies and procedure options have been proposed and applied to reach the best practices in security and safety, namely:
- Port departure inspections.
- Around the clock security patrolling and CCTV monitoring.
- Physical security measures.
- Scanners operated by customs.
- Controlling and monitoring access.
- Safety and security awareness.
- External party violation procedures.
By way of these practices, we fully complied with The International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) and certified as a secure port.