The company will comply with all local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations applicable to its operations and will implement programs and procedures to assure compliance. Strict compliance with EHS standards will be a key ingredient in the training, performance reviews and incentives of all employees. Where existing laws and regulations are not adequate to assure protection of human health, safety and the environment, the company will establish and meet its own EHS quality standards.
The company will manage its activities so as to prevent environmental pollution and avoid causing unnecessary or unacceptable risk to the safety and health of its employees and non-company personnel in the communities in which the company operates by employing safe technologies and operating procedures, as well as being prepared for emergencies. The company will also exercise its responsibility to minimize the effects of its products and production process on the environment through the conservation of natural resources by using material and energy more efficiently and implementing the concepts of waste minimization.
The company will continually seek opportunities to improve its environmental health and safety performance through effective management systems, and will periodically report progress to its top management.
The company will communicate its commitment to EHS policy to its employees, vendors and customers. The company will solicit their input in meeting its EHS goals and in turn will offer assistance to meet their goals.