Health and Safety Protection Policy

The Company, its Directors and Senior Management are fully committed to ensuring the health and safety of all crew members and staff on board its vessels and in its offices, contracted personnel and any other persons who are directly or indirectly linked with its business and operations.

The Company is committed to conducting its business with integrity and in accordance with all international, national and local laws and other requirements to which its business activities are subject.

The Company will ensure that the concept of safe operations is conveyed and understood by all employees and that safe working practices are fully implemented on board all its ships.

The Company System complies with the requirements of OHSAS 18001 ‘Occupational Health and Safety Management System’

Battal Marine aims to achieve the following objectives, through implementation of our Health and Safety Protection Policy in line with our OHSAS 18001 Certification:

  • Safety at sea
  • Injury, occupational diseases and human loss prevention
  • Prevention of damage to property (vessel and cargo)

Responds quickly, effectively and with care to emergencies or accidents resulting from its operations, in co-operation with industry organizations and authorized government agencies.

Undertakes appropriate reviews and evaluations of its operations to measure progress and to foster compliance with this Policy.

Conducts and supports research to extend knowledge about the health and safety effects of its operations and promptly applies significant findings and, as appropriate, shares them with employees, contractors, government agencies and others who might be affected.

Relevant procedures and operational instructions are included in the Safety Management System (SMS) which the Company implements, maintains and monitors.

The Company goal is to achieve the highest standards of health and safety through continuous improvement

This Policy has the full support of Top Management and applies to all employees of the Company.