At Vee Aar Fabricators (VAF), we work
hard to provide and establish safe working practices at our
work sites. We lay some safety requirements that are
mandatory and should be fully understood both by contractor and
Safety Policy : Each construction firm shall have a safety
policy, which shall deal with matters like :
Arrangements for training al all levels with particular
attention to key workers.
» Safe methods or systems for
» The duties & responsibilities of
supervisors and key workers.
» Arrangements by which
information on safety and health is to be made known.
Arrangements for setting up safety committees.
» The upkeep
and maintenance of tools/machinery/safety appliances in
perfect working condition.
» Feedback system and
corrective measures wherever required.
In-Charge : The contractor at all the times shall designate
a supervisor possessing requisite experience and skill
for safety and health duties. Some examples of duties, which
shall be assigned are :
» Observance of safety action
plan for work conditions stipulated in terms/agreement.
Provision, construction and maintenance of safety facilities
like access roadways, pedestrian routes,
» Construction and installation of
safety signs. v Testing of lifting machineries such as
cranes and goods hoists
and lifting gears such as ropes and
» Transmission of relevant parts of safety
plan to each work group. Information to management, quickly
unsafe practices and defective equipments.
Attend safety meetings and provide all information about
» safety talk to supervisors and workers.
Worker : Each worker is under a
moral and often legal duty to take maximum care for his or
her own safety and other fellow workers. Workers should
participate actively in "tool-box briefing" and "safety
checks". They are also expected to acquire/possess the
knowledge and skill of assigned task.
Safety Committee at site : The
safety commit shall include site-incharge of VAF,
representative from contractor identified as safety
officer/supervisor and representative of workers. The duties
carries by active staff committee will include :
Regular and frequent meetings to discuss the safety and
health programs on site.
» Consideration of reports of
» Discussion of accident and illness
reports in order to make appropriate recommendations for
» Evaluating improvements made.
Examination of suggestions made by workers, particularly by
» Planning and taking part in
educational and training programs and information sharing
» Safety members shall wear a badge a safety
badge supplied by VAF.
Safety Equipments : Safety
equipment/personal protective equipments shall be of
approved make and are essential for avoiding injuries to
workers on the job. A register showing stock and issue of PPE
shall be maintained by the contractor at site and must be
available for inspection.