Occupational Health, Safety & Environment Policy

Broadview is totally committed to providing a Safe, Healthy and Environmentally sustainable workplace for its employees, subcontractors, client and members of the public who may be affected by our operational activities.

In fulfilling this commitment, the management of Broadview has dedicated itself to providing leadership and adequate resources in order to maintain Health, Safety and Environmental programs to implement this policy, in compliance with applicable Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental legal requirements and other requirements to which Broadview subscribes that relate to its Occupational Health and Safety hazards and Environmental impacts.

Broadview shall provide workplaces where Occupational Health and Safety hazards and Environmental impacts have been fully assessed and appropriately mitigated to prevent personal injury, work-related ill health, property damage and to protect the environment. Broadview shall ensure the prevention of pollution in relation to those of our activities or services that have or may have significant impact(s) on the environment.

Broadview is committed to the effective operation and continual improvement of the Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management System and performance and measure this by setting Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental objectives consistent with this policy at relevant functions and levels within the organization annually and before the commencement of any project. These objectives shall be monitored and reviewed at regular and planned intervals and adjusted as necessary.

Broadview will incorporate social responsibility as a key feature of its operation to encourage sustainable development and promotion of the communities we interact with. A program has been implemented to ensure the security and protection of personnel and assets.

This policy shall be communicated to all persons working under the control of Broadview with the intent that they are made aware of their individual Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental obligations, and are properly trained to undertake them diligently. This policy shall be available to all interested parties.

This policy shall be reviewed annually by Top Management to ensure it remains relevant and appropriate to the nature and scale of Broadview’s business and identified risks.

Broadview expect all employees to comply with this policy because its success depends on everyone; and serious breaches of the policy shall be treated as disciplinary offenses.

Quality | Exceeding Standards & Customer Requirements

Broadview is committed to providing adequate resources to establish, implement, maintain and continually improve a Process-Based Quality Management System, to enhance the overall performance of the organization and customer satisfaction, and provide a sound basis for sustainable development initiatives.

The Management of Broadview shall promote the use of the process approach and ensure that the processes adopted for its Quality Management are documented in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 International Standard, and managed by applying the plan-do- check-act cycle of continual improvement with risk-based thinking at each stage, and that all activities of the organization comply with the Quality Management System as well as documented information, customer requirements, applicable codes and other legal requirements to which Broadview subscribes.

Quality objectives consistent with this Quality Policy shall be established at relevant functions, levels and processes within the organization. These objectives shall be relevant to conformity of products and services and to enhancement of customer satisfaction; be monitored and updated as appropriate; and formally reviewed by management at management review meeting which shall hold at least once annually.

Broadview shall continually make efforts aimed at improving the suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness of the Quality Management System by adapting acceptable industry best practices as well as implementing necessary actions from the results of analysis and evaluations, the output from management review and other continual improvement programs and policies.

Broadview shall ensure that this policy is effectively communicated within the organization and available to relevant interested parties as documented information, in a manner that will ensure that the policy is properly understood and applied.

This quality policy shall be reviewed periodically by Top Management to ensure it is appropriate to the purpose and context of Broadview and supports its strategic direction.

Broadview is committed to long-term success through customer satisfaction by continually determining and meeting or exceeding customer requirements in a Total Quality Management effort by which quality is embedded in all aspects of the organization’s operation, and all members of the organization participate in continually improving processes, products, services and the culture in which they work.

Broadview expect all employees to comply with this policy because its success depends on everyone; and serious breaches of the policy shall be treated as disciplinary offenses.

Alcohol & Drug Policy

The use, possession, distribution, purchase or sale of alcohol or illegal drugs while on duty, or conducting any official business in connection with Broadview is strictly prohibited and will result in disciplinary actions up to and including termination.

Likewise, reporting to work under the influence of alcohol or drugs or any other substance that impairs mental or physical capacity other than the properly reported and authorized use of medication as part of a prescribed medical treatment program is prohibited.

This policy covers Broadview employees, subcontractor personnel, visitors and client and all are required to comply with this policy and its implementation. Policy implementation: Enhancement of this policy shall include:

  • Education and training: Broadview shall put in place an education and training programe designed to create awareness on the danger and consequences of alcohol and drug abuse for employees Testing: Broadview reserve the right to conduct on-going drug and alcohol testing in a manner prescribed by this policy and implementation program. Such tests may be unannounced, unplanned, periodic or random. Testing for drugs and alcohol shall be in accordance with national legislation and recognized international standards of health and hygiene with due concern for the dignity of all employees.
  • Rehabilitation: Broadview shall provide any employee who has tested positive or who comes forth on their own to seek advice and assistance of a problem with drugs or alcohol, with information regarding rehabilitation. The cost of such rehabilitation shall not be borne by the Company. Participation in rehabilitation program shall not protect the employee from disciplinary action for continued substandard job performance or rule infractions.
  • Searches and Inspections: Unannounced searches or inspections for drugs and alcohol shall be conducted by Broadview or Broadview’ Client on work locations at the discretion of management.
  • Consequence Management: Any employee, subcontractor, visitor or client who test positive to alcohol or drug shall be liable to the consequences as follows:
    • Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) greater than 0.039 mg/Litre will result to immediate removal from work site and termination of employment.
    • BAC greater than 0.019 mg/Litre will be relieved from duty and denied access until next regularly scheduled duty period. The employee will lose the day’s pay, and be subjected to Return-To-Duty/Follow-up Testing and rehabilitation measures.
    • Self-declaration of alcohol will result in removal from site as if the BAC were greater than 0.019 mg/Litre.
    • Employees who refuse or make themselves unavailable to be tested will be terminated.
    • All non-employees including visitors, subcontractors and client who violate this policy will be removed from Broadview workplace.

Corporate Security Policy

Broadview is committed to protecting the company’s employees, properties, information, integrity, reputation, and customer’s assets from potential threats in the supply chain.

This policy is guided by the company’s basic core values, code of conduct and business ethics which fashion and influence the way we operate throughout the supply chain. All security activities must adhere to the principles lay down below to provide the basis by which Corporate Security will shape the direction and conduct of security.

Broadview Security policy and procedures shall be implemented according to the national and international laws and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The security and protection of employees, subcontractor and client personnel is the overriding priority of all Broadview business activity.

All Broadview employees, subcontractors and clients must always be aware of and take responsibility for the security aspect of the Broadview’ business activities.

Broadview shall procure the services of non-armed guards and a qualified and accredited professional security outfit to provide security for the organization, and shall contact government authorities to provide armed security within the scope of legality and approved practices when there is the need for such. These security organization and resources must reflect this commitment.

Incident prevention is the first priority. Threats analysis and risk evaluation should be carried out on a continuous basis.

Preparedness is essential to mitigate incidents rapidly and effectively. Response plans are to be developed and tested to deal with assessed risks. In the event of an emergency, Broadview’ response to security threats will be tailored towards the protection of people, environment, equipment, and reputation (the PEER principle) in that order. In such cases, Broadview will ensure the situation is managed in-line with established contingency plan.

Security measures and procedures must be subject to regular inspections, validations and verifications by security auditors so as to maintain high levels of security standards in Broadview operations.

Broadview shall ensure that the level of professionalism, knowledge and integrity of staff involved in security matters on behalf of Broadview must be tightly controlled and exemplary. Appropriate training plans, recruitment, contracting and termination procedures must be established and implemented.

All incidents, including security breaches and irregularities must be reported and recorded. Corrective actions should be taken and followed up through the regular verifications to improve overall security standard.

As far as possible, security procedures and guidelines reflect the seamless integration of security and business activities; thus this policy will be reviewed, and if necessary revised annually to keep up to date.

Incident Reporting & Investigation Policy

Broadview employees are to report all incidents including accidents, emergencies, near‑misses, dangerous occurrence and ill health which takes place while working at Broadview’s offices, shops and field locations, and while visiting or working at all Client work locations immediately to their Supervisors. A competent Investigating Team is to investigates and record all OSHA recordable, serious near misses, and customer-requested incidents in an appropriate and timely manner according to Broadview Incident Reporting and Investigating Procedure and legal requirements utilizing the best practices and techniques available.

This policy and its implementation procedure aims to provide a structured, proportionate and timely approach for determining and dealing with the immediate and underlying (root) causes of incidents and implement corrective action that are necessary to prevent future occurrences.

Broadview shall not retaliate against employees for reporting a workplace injury and illness and will adopt and train employees in user-friendly reporting procedures that do not discourage or deter employees from promptly and accurately reporting injuries and illnesses, with the overall aim to prevent the under-reporting of incidents.

The results of incident investigations and Lessons learnt shall be communicated within Broadview and shall provide feedback into the processes for hazard identification, risk assessment, emergency response, HSE performance measurement and monitoring and management review, so that improvements can be made.

The privacy and confidentiality of personal and health information pertaining to all persons shall be maintained.

Broadview expect all employees to comply with this policy because its success depends on everyone. Failure to report incidents and/or comply with investigation processes by employees shall be treated as a disciplinary offense.

Seat Belt Use Policy

Broadview recognize that the use of seat belts has a significant effect in reducing the number of death and severity of injuries resulting from traffic crashes. Broadview care about the employees, and wantto make sure that no one is killed or injured in a tragedy that could have been prevented by the use of seat belts.

To assure the safety of all employees; therefore, it is the policy of Broadview that seat belts shall always be used by all employees of Broadview when operating a company-owned vehicle, or any vehicle on company premises or on company business; all occupants are to wear seat belts throughout the vehicle or, where appropriate, child safety restraints when riding in a company-owned vehicle, rentals or in a personal vehicle being used for official company business.

Purpose: To establish mandatory seat belt use as an organizational priority and designate responsibility for implementation and enforcement, thus reducing death or injury as a result of motor vehicle crashes “As Low As Reasonably Possible”.

Recommendation: All employees and their families and other occupants of vehicles are strongly encouraged to always use their seat belts and the proper child safety restraints whenever they are driving or riding in any vehicle while in an off duty capacity to further reduce the risk of death or injury.

Responsibility: Managers and supervisor must demonstrate their commitment to this policy by communicating it to Broadview employees, monitoring compliance, evaluating effectiveness and ensuring that disciplinary action is taken against infringing employees.

Belt Systems Maintenance: Seat belts in Broadview vehicles are to be maintained so that they are clean and in good working order.

Employee Education: Information on the benefits of seat belts, as well as Broadview commitment to their use will be emphasized in new employee orientation, training, handbooks, safety rules and internal communications. Managers and supervisors are encouraged to promote and provide time for employee awareness programs to explain the benefits of seat belts both on- and off-the- job.

Enforcement: The driver of the vehicle is responsible for enforcing seat belt use by all occupants.

Broadview expect all employees to comply with this policy because its success depends on everyone, and shall take disciplinary action against any driver or passenger who violates this policy.

Workplace Violence Policy

Broadview is committed to providing a workplace free from violence or threats of violence for all employees, customers and visitors. Broadview does not tolerate behavior, whether direct or through the use of company resources that is violent; threatens violence; harasses or intimidate others; interfere with an individual’s right of movement or expression; or disrupts Broadview’s workplace and/or ability to provide services to customers.

Violence and threats of violence may include:

  • An act of verbal abuse or physical assault
  • A substantial, communicated or suggested intent to harm another, endanger the safety of others, or destroy property.
  • Behavior or actions that carry a potential for violence (throwing objects, waving fists, destroying property, etc.)
  • Obsessively directed behavior (i.e., stalking, intensely focusing on a grudge, grievance, or romantic interest in another person).

This policy applies to all Broadview work locations including offices, vehicles, and field locations.

Broadview have established a workplace violence program that implements this policy. It include measures and procedures to protect employees from workplace violence, a means of summoning immediate assistance and a process for employees to report incidents, or raise concerns.

Threats of violence and incidents of actual violence should be reported as soon as possible to a supervisor, security personnel, Human Resources (HR), or any member of senior management with specific and detailed information.

Broadview shall thoroughly investigate and deal with all concerns or incidents of actual violence in a fair and timely manner. Broadview will guard against retribution and adverse treatment of employees who bring forth concerns or incidents or who participate in an investigation.

Any employee found to be responsible for threats of or actual violence or other conduct that is in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination, and advice to appropriate authorities. If the offender is not an employee, other appropriate action will be taken including advice to the person’s employer and to appropriate authorities.