Medical support

Primary health at workplaces

KPO Medical Support team provides emergency medical care to the Company employees from on-scene first aid to medical evacuation and repatriation through five fully equipped clinics functioning 24/7. There are regular and all-terrain heavy ambulances equipped as resuscitation units.

Medical support staff perform pre-shift check-ups of the safety-critical personnel, including random alcohol testing.

In 2018, 9 medical staff successfully passed mandatory Emergency medical training. In 2019, Health department plans to continue mandatory Advance Cardio Life Support, International Trauma Life Support and Base Life Support training for the medical staff in line with set international standards.

Apart from that, KPO Health department finalized an ambulance driving risk assessment in 2018, and published the document ‘Speed Limits and Unconventional Driving Tactics for KPO’.

In 2018, KPO launched AED Installation programme. The aim of installing Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at the workplace is to provide the emergency help to employees as soon as possible within three minutes.  AED’s deployment within KPO field premises to help resuscitate potential victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The first steps of the Programme implementation involved the purchase of training equipment for using AED, certification of one training instructor and the start of first aid training with the use of AED.

Pre- and post-shift medical check-ups

There is a legislation requirement for some categories of occupations to undergo pre- and post-shift medical assessments.

Oil and gas production operators and electricians working at the 220V or above units are subject to pre-shift medical check-up. The medical check-ups are performed by the Medical support personnel of the Health department.

All drivers working at KPO are subject to pre-trip and post-trip medical check-ups. These check-ups are performed by the personnel of the KPO Medical Support Sector and medical staff of healthcare contractor providers.