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EGS HSEQ Management

Since being founded in 1974 EGS has gained a global reputation of excellence, always delivering the highest standards of service to our customers. We are focused on meeting their requirements and exceeding their expectations, maintaining regular communication to always understand what it expected of us.

Our global offices and vessels are regularly audited by independent accredited certification bodies and world leading Oil & Gas, Telecoms and Utilities companies. This helps us ensure that we always meet or exceed our client’s high expectations in the areas of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ).

EGS key objectives are:

  • To set targets and objectives to ensure that we continuously improve on our Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality performance therefore, ensuring continued certification to international standards;
  • To make ‘risk management and reduction’ an integral part of our business strategy and operating methodology;
  • To provide a high-quality integrated approach to project planning and survey execution;
  • To provide customers with cost effective, innovative solutions using the latest technology;
  • To provide monitoring and measurement activities at appropriate stages of the project management process, to verify that our customers requirements are being met;
  • Implement where possible an integrated HSEQ management system so that the best HSEQ practices are always considered for all processes and operations – We shall ensure compliance by using the frame work set out in ISO International standards.

EGS advantages include:

  • Global services delivered from a portfolio of International companies with offices in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australia;
  • High quality measurement services based on efficient and cost effective geophysical, hydrographic, oceanographic and other maritime survey services.
  • Active research and development facilities for developing unique solutions, survey systems and software, an invaluable resource that continually upgrades our capability and assures our future
  • A fleet of vessels that can operate globally and have the capability to survey from full ocean depth to the water's edge.
  • A dedicated vessel management company which provides marine crew and manages six of the vessels in the EGS fleet.

EGS provides a fully integrated approach by:

Bringing together the interdisciplinary skills of:

  • Experienced, dedicated and focused Leadership Team to always deliver what is expected from our customers;
  • Engineers with the expertise to design and deliver costs effective solutions for working in harsh environments;
  • Experienced Geoscientists and Engineering Geophysicists for data collection, analysis and validation to achieve customer project deliverables;
  • Qualified HSEQ professionals to support all operational activities;
  • Regulatory Permitting specialists to ensure all permits are obtained throughout our global operations;
  • Surveyors with the expertise of working on multimillion pound off shore projects;
  • Construction and offshore installation specialists.

Health, Safety and Environment Policy

EGS recognise that people are vital to maintaining our hard-won reputation of the company. It is our belief that the key to a safe and healthy workplace stems from the hearts and minds of all individuals working for the organisation. Our expectations are that everybody working for us will adhere to our high standards of health and safety management in the workplace, this included whilst they are travelling, and in the services, they are delivering to our customers.

We believe that we also have a responsibility to the environment beyond legal and regulatory requirements. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact where reasonably practicable, by setting targets and objectives to ensure that we continuously improve on our performance making it an integral part of our business strategy and operating methodology. We actively encourage clients, suppliers and other interested parties to do the same.

The Leadership Team of EGS regards health and safety at work and protection of our environment as a matter of the highest priority but we understand it may not be possible to ensure a totally hazard-free environment. Therefore, our statement of general policy is to, so far as reasonably practicable will ensure that practical measures are taken to:

  • Prevent injury, ill health, for all personnel effected by EGS operations;
  • Comply with relevant statutory and contractual Health, Safety Environmental requirements;
  • Effectively manage hazards and risks and continually monitor and improve the management of hazards and risks;
  • Effectively manage hazards and risks and continually monitor and improve the management of hazards and risks;
  • Provide adequate protection, advice, information, and training to combat risks that cannot be eliminated;
  • Train all employees to be aware of their own responsibilities in respect of relevant health and safety matters and ensure they participate in the prevention of accidents and co-operate with measures taken to prevent occupational diseases;
  • Promote environmental awareness and responsibility with our employees, suppliers and clients;
  • Seek to reduce consumption of materials in all operations, re-use rather than dispose whenever possible, and promote recycling and the use of recycled materials;
  • Maintain the highest level of integrity with our clients, government officials and the public in addressing environmental concerns, being especially diligent in recognising that trust is difficult to build but easy to shatter;
  • Undertake inspections, audits and review of activities to ensure the Company’s objectives for Health, Safety the Environment targets are being achieved;

We demonstrate by our actions, at every level of the organisation, that EGS and all its employees are truly committed to pollution prevention and continual improvement while fulfilling compliance obligations.

We proactively produce plans and conduct our operations according to sound environmental principles. Our activities bring our staff into daily contact with the Earth’s resources and ecosystems, including areas of high environmental value and sensitivity. Our commitment is to strive to minimise our impact, with the target of zero long-term effects caused to the environment by our activities.

Some aspects of our activities are subject to specific laws or regulations, with which we shall comply fully. Moreover, we shall go beyond the requirements of compliance and endeavour to use the best practical environmental standards and procedures even in the absence of any legal requirements. Accountability for the successful implementation of the HSEQ management system, including all policies, resides with Leadership Team. All employees, however, are responsible for performing their duties according to the HSEQ management system principles and policies.

Quality Policy

EGS provides high quality measurement services based on efficient and cost effective geophysical, hydrographic, oceanographic and other maritime survey services. The company’s goal is to provide surveys, to the highest standards, while meeting the requirements and exceeding the expectations of our clients. To achieve this goal, we are committed to implementing, maintaining and continually improving and assessing operational systems and processes. We firmly believe in the concept of customers and suppliers working together in pursuit of a continuous improving working environment to ensure a high quality of service is maintained. The Quality Policy is based on 3 fundamental principles:

  1. Ensuring that we fully identify and conform to the needs of our customers;
  2. Look at our service provision processes, identifying the potential for errors and taking the necessary actions to eliminate them;
  3. Ensure everyone has the competence to do their job and do it right first time.

The Leadership Team regards the quality of our product and services as one of our core values and will ensure that practical measures are taken to:

  • Ensure the structure of our management system meets the requirements of BS ENISO 9001:2015 standards;
  • Communicate throughout the organisation the importance of meeting customer needs and all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • Assign designated personal to ensure the management system effectiveness on behalf of the Leadership Team;
  • Actively engage with our employees to ensure effective communications and training is delivered so they fully understanding the requirements of the management system and know how to use it;
  • Continuously strive for improvement in the quality of our products and services delivered to our customers.

Accountability for the successful implementation of quality management systems, resides with Leadership Team. All employees, however, are responsible for performing their duties according to the quality principles and policies established by EGS.

This policy is a key element of EGS Business Management Systems strategy and applies to all EGS Companies, management, employees, contractors and others associated with EGS operations.