Health and Safety
Galkynysh Gas Field’s core values include professional performance and responsibility that contributes toward increasing safety on the job. A great deal of emphasis is placed on the safety of our employees at operations, which is also associated with our role as a stable pillar of secure gas supplies. The company aims to continuously improve the level of operational safety, especially in prevention. It is paying due attention to process safety and applying various best practices.
The wellbeing of employees and contractors is of extreme importance to Galkynysh Gas Field, and we promote an active health and safety culture within the Company. Galkynysh Gas Field pays thorough attention to the labor safety aspects, strictly observing all legislative norms of Turkmenistan and International law, considering the main concern to create a safe working environment. QHSE training and procedures are rigorous and are promoted to an international standard. The Company introduced standards for ensuring the safety of food, water supply, and the sanitary and hygienic condition of production facilities, as well as organizing medical examinations for employees.
Galkynysh Gas Field’s system for managing health and safety across the company is regulated by our internal Occupational Health and Safety Policy, which is binding for all employees and contractors, and aims to reduce the risk of injuries and accidents at our production facilities. It is being continuously developed in compliance with advanced international standards, including ISO 45001 occupational health and safety requirements.
We regularly evaluated by outside audit companies whose audits focus on maintaining and improving standards and managing underground repairs at wells, drilling and exploration. In the subsequent year, Galkynysh Gas Field’s ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certifications were defended, affirming its professionalism in quality management, environmental protection and also occupational health and safety. Certification was expanded to cover internationally recognized standards that meet high occupational safety and health requirements.
We actively promote industrial safety culture in all of our facilities and adhere to the principles of zero tolerance to injuries and accidents.
We have ten Commandments of Workplace Safety
Ten life-saving rules to protect the health of Galkynysh Gas Field staff and raise awareness about it. They are an important part of our preventive safety programs and strict compliance with them is enabling Galkynysh Gas Field to avoid unwanted situations. These rules apply to both Galkynysh Gas Field employees and outside contractors.