In 2021, a new HSE Communications Plan was introduced involving all HSE functions: Safety, Asset Integrity, Operations HSE, Projects Execution HSE, and Corporate Environment — in order to coordinate all HSE activities, including upcoming and current events, meetings, schedules. 97 % of the planned joint activities were implemented as per schedule.
As a part of the HSE Communications Plan, the KPO and Contractor Senior Management HSE Forum was held in December 2021. KPO Senior Management and representatives of 54 contractor companies participated in the Forum which was conducted in a hybrid format — some attendees were present offline in the Forum venue and others participated online. The purpose of the Forum was to jointly review HSE performance, experience and hold conversations revolving about Safety culture and its elements, the level of Safety Culture ladder Karachaganak project implements and what can we do in order to improve it.
The new «Learning from Incidents» database was rolled out in the past year where everyone can find Lessons Learnt archive both for internal (KPO) and external incidents, as well as useful Safety Moments for different HSE topics. It includes an advanced search engine which allows finding a particular case upon specific parameters (i.e. Related Life Saving Rules or types of injuries, activities, etc.).
In order to support and boost-up the KPO COVID-19 Vaccination Program, the vaccinated employees were suggested to share their experience and their motivation to take the vaccine. All the stories were transmitted via pop-up messages on PC screens.
Together with Radio-Aksai we conducted a drawing contest amongst the kids of Aksai, devoted to the International Day for Protection of Children, to make them think and talk about road safety. The award was held through radio and Instagram. In addition, the «Safety Starts at Home» presentation was rolled-out for review and discussion by KPO employees. It described the risks and hazards their kids could have faced in daily life, and what need to be done to avoid adverse consequences of unsafe actions.