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Bahrain Trainning Institute
Understanding Health & Safety in The Workplace

“ Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company “

Task1: Company background
Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) is the only petrochemical producing company headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain and sells its products both locally and exports to other gulf countries and beyond, including U.S., China, India, Pakistan among others.
There are several health and safety legislations and regulations GPIC should follow to ensure the safety and security of their employees, and these are some of the main regulations : * providing and maintaining safe plant and safe systems of work (such as controlling entry to high risk areas because the building consists of 2 floors, controlling work place and frequency and providing systems to prevent falls from heights) * maintaining the workplace in a safe condition (such as ensuring fire exits are not blocked, emergency equipment is serviceable, and the worksite is generally tidy) * providing workers and contractors with adequate facilities (such as clean toilets, cool and clean drinking water, and hygienic eating areas) * making sure workers have adequate information, instruction, training and supervision to work in a safe and healthy manner ( Giving them guidelines in how to act in case of emergencies ) * ensure that other people (such as your customers, visitors and the general public) are not endangered by the conduct of their business (for example, by providing protection from falling debris around construction sites, controlling traffic access to your workplace and limiting public access within your workplace). * manufacture, importation, transportation, supply, storage, handling or use of dangerous goods ( provide instructions of everything ) * design, manufacture, importation, supply, erection or...

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