IGD 1001: ENVIRONMENTAL, SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH POLICY

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PURPOSE

 

 

 

This IGD ensures the continual development, review and approval of the Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policy Statement. This IGD applies to all of our personnel (Headquarters and Depot) and those working on our behalf, as well as applicable business units. This IGD also ensures specifically that the we adhere to the ESOH Policy Statement and that the ESOH Policy Statement is reviewed at least annually by the Directorate of Material Management.

 

 

2.0

PROCESS

 

2.1 

Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policy Statement

The Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policy Statement establishes the framework for our ESOH. As such, the ESOH Policy Statement provides the foundation for controlling the environmental impacts, safety and occupational health risks of its activities, commodities, and services and establishing environmental goals and objectives. The key elements of the ESOH Policy Statement include:

             

 a)

Addressing the ESOHMS Policy’s support of mission objectives.

 

 b)

Complying with the requirements of all relevant environmental, safety and occupational health laws and regulations, and our policies and procedures.


 c)

Fostering a dialogue with employees, those persons working on behalf of the government within DLA Strategic Materials, and the public regarding the potential impact of our operations including host and tenant agencies as appropriate.

 

 d)

Promoting environmental stewardship through the prevention of pollution.

 

 e)

Addressing Legal and other requirements as applicable.

 

 f)

Continually improving environmental, safety and occupational health performance through training and integrating environmental, safety and occupational health considerations for our business planning processes.

We adopt the ESOH Policy Statement and will conduct our business activities and operations in a manner that is consistent with our policy statement.

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2.2  

Directorate of Materials Management

The ESOH Policy Statement will be reviewed annually and scrutinized as indicated in the ESOHMS manual by the directorate of Materials Management. 

     The Director of Materials Management is responsible for the following:

a)
 Directing the formulation, development, implementation, and modification of the ESOH Policy Statement, as appropriate.

 b)
Coordinating reviews of the ESOH Policy Statement by the ESOH Policy Review Committee, and/or any interested directorates or strategic business units.

 c)
Obtaining approval of the ESOH Policy Statement from the Administrator.

 

                     
 2.3

Communication of ESOH Policy Statement


 

The ESOH Policy Statement will be communicated and made available, through various media, to all employees, those working on our behalf, contractors, tenants, hosts, and external constituencies (as applicable).

 

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EXAMPLES OF ESOHMS SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION REFERENCES

 

The references listed below are not intended to be all inclusive but rather to provide examples of typical documentation and records, illustrative of the ESOHMS and are not necessarily controlled by this ESOH Manual.

 

3.1

Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health (ESOH) Policy Statement

 

3.2

Interpretive Guidance Document

 

3.3 Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Plan

 

           

 

           

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