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The operations of “Oil Company “Northern Radiance” Ltd in the area of industrial security, protection of labor and environment were designed to avoid accidents and injuries, to maintain staff health security, occupational safety and provide a low level of environmental impact and also a sustainable use of natural resources.

Industrial security policy

“Oil Company “Northern Radiance” Ltd has developed a statutes on system of industrial safety management which determines the principal directions and requirements for system of industrial safety management organization and covers all departments of the Company connected with dangerous industrial facilities.

Dangerous industrial facilities were registered in State register of hazardous production facilities according to the Federal law of Russian Federation from 21 July 1997 № 116.

According to the Federal law of Russian Federation as a legal body, “Oil Company “Northern Radiance” Ltd has licenses for the following types of activity in the area of industrial security:

  • Exploitation of dangerously explosion-protected and chemically hazardous production facilities of hazard classes I, II and III.
  • Operations on waste of hazard classes I-IV collection, transportation, management, utilization and neutralization.

According to the Federal law of Russian Federation from 27 July 2010 № 225 “Oil Company “Northern Radiance” Ltd has insurance policies on all hazardous production facilities.

“Oil Company “Northern Radiance” Ltd organizes and implements production control on observance of industrial security policy according to the state laws.

Protection of labor

In order to provide safe working environment “Oil Company “Northern Radiance” Ltd has developed the system of health, safety and security management, which allows to control hazardous operational factors, control operational risks, avoid incidents, emergencies and also minimize any damage caused by misoperations.

To eliminate risks of accidents and emergencies which may cause serious consequences “Oil Company “Northern Radiance” Ltd has organized preparation, attestation and training of its staff in the area of industrial security, protection of labor and protection of the environment.

Protection of the environment

“Oil Company “Northern Radiance” Ltd has developed a Project on emission limits of contaminators. The Company also has a permission to emit hazardous pollutants within the standards approved by the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage.

The Company has developed a Plan on precautions and liquidation of oil, petrochemicals and bottom water spills.

Natural environment monitoring is carried out annually.

When planning its nature protection activities “Oil Company “Northern Radiance” Ltd has its priority in avoiding accidents, emergencies and environmental impact mitigation. The Company has adopted a policy on industrial security, protection of labor and protection of the environment, the main principles of which are the following:

  • Constant improvements in the field of industrial security, protection of labor and protection of the environment;
  • Creation of safe working conditions by the means of reaching a high level of production processes;
  • Reduction of on-the-job injuries, accidents and environmental impact level;
  • Raising the level of industrial and ecological security to the top indexes of the world’s oil companies;
  • Creation and maintaining of an effective and meeting standard international requirements system of management in the field of industrial security, protection of labor and protection of the environment;
  • Provision of the minimal level of negative effects caused by the launch of new objects.