Our VTTI HSE Policy is a statement of intent:
a set of beliefs, standards and actions aimed at achieving world-class levels of personal and environmental safety.
We subscribe to the belief that only things that get measured get improved.
Our own safety record has shown consistent improvement since 2006 but this is never allowed to give rise to complacency. No terminal can ever be ‘too safe’.
We actively track safety through monthly reporting of any injuries (the Total Injury Rate, or ‘TIR’). This is communicated to the whole company every month.
However, the TIR only shines a light on the past. In addition, we adopt pro-active Safety Observation Rounds, encouraging discussion and learning as our people go about their roles each day.
We also positively encourage blame-free ‘near-miss’ reporting, to make sure that any incident is logged, studied and acted upon.
VTTI Energy Partners LP operates in heavy industry, and also handles products which have the potential to be hazardous to people and the environment.
Each country has its own legislation on environmental performance and in recent years licence requirements have become increasingly stringent. We are committed to comply with all environmental regulations.
In particular, our investment and focus are centred on three areas: