TKK Srpenica d.d. policy for preventing major accidents and reducing their effects

In doing our business we at TKK d.o.o. strive to ensure process safety and health of both our manufacturing plant employees and people living near our plant as well as environmental protection. Our goal is to operate without major accidents which could have harmful effects on our employees, environment and our operations.

In doing our business we handle dangerous substances. Therefore there is a possibility of uncontrolled release of these substances into the environment, which could have harmful effects on humans and the environment. We have therefore decided to establish a high level of protection against extraordinary events in the plant by making our best efforts to prevent them and reduce their effects, if any. This obligation is reflected in this policy which we are implementing with the support of the Management and with cooperation of all employees and which is made known to our contractual partners and general public.

On the basis of adequate programs, TKK will:

  • defines responsibilities and competences of employees to ensure safe operation of the plant and reduce risks for major accidents;
  • ensures that operations comply with the requirements laid down in regulations in the field of process safety, environmental protection, management of chemicals, health and safety at work and protection against natural and other disasters;
  • prescribes the content and methods for training the employees for safe work and reduction of risks for the occurrence of major accidents, and carries out such trainings;
  • strives to minimize the risk for the manufacturing plant employees in the event of a major accident that could occur in the plant;
  • ensures planning, construction, maintenance and operation of all segments of the plant and thereto related systems, while observing good engineering practice and principles of the best available techniques for the prevention of major accidents and minimizing their consequences;
  • plans measures to eliminate hazards and reduce risks for health and safety at work;
  • encourages efforts of all employees to prevent a major accident and reduce its effects;
  • ensures adequate measures for preparedness to act in the event of major accidents or events that might lead to major accidents;
  • consults workers with regard to the management of changes affecting safety and health at work;
  • ensures adequate preparedness for a major accident based on the adopted protection and rescue plan to be used in the event of major accidents in TKK d.o.o.;
  • cooperates with the local community and informs it on the accident protection status in a timely and adequate manner;
  • informs the near-by population of a possible major accident in the TKK plant.

We hereby declare:

  • that the organization and operations of TKK are suitable for prevention of major accidents and reduction of their effects;
  • that we inform our employees about possible causes that could bring about a major accident in the plant and adequately train them to prevent major accidents and reduce their effects;
  • that we inform our contractual partners and external contractors about possible risks for major accidents, that we inform them about the responsibilities and request from them to act safely and prevent circumstances that could lead to major accidents;
  • that we encourage our employees to act responsibly and to notify the company of any possible safety deficiencies;
  • that we provide adequate equipment to train our employees for the prevention of major accidents;
  • that we take into consideration all procedures for the handling of hazardous materials during the risk assessment, as well as all aspects of the usual and unusual actions of the plant/devices etc.
  • that we recognize the risks of possible major accidents and assess their possible effects and define necessary measures to be taken to prevent the accidents and/or to reduce their consequences;
  • that we take care of adequate control of all operations in the plant that could lead to major accidents;
  • that we compile the necessary internal documents for securing adequate operation of all activities, and that such documents are subject to regular maintenance and revision;
  • that we check all changes in the company from the viewpoint of the possibility of major accident occurrence.

The policy of TKK d.o.o. is subject to regular revisions and amendments.

The Director of the company is responsible for the establishment of a safe operation system, as well as for its maintenance and for the implementation of this policy. The person responsible for employee training as to the prevention of major accidents is the Representative of the Management in charge of quality, environment protection and health and safety at work in cooperation with the Officer in charge of the environmental protection and health and safety at work. The Manager of Technical Department in cooperation with the Product Managers of certain programs is responsible for the safety policy of plant operation.

UroŇ° Lozar

Srpenica, 24.11.2020