At KPO safety is an area of paramount importance. Developing and operating a field of Karachaganak’s technical complexity requires every employee and contractor to work safely at all times. All oil and gas operations carry inherent safety risks: at Karachaganak, this challenge is compounded by extreme temperature fluctuations, the high hydrogen sulphide content in the hydrocarbons we produce and process, and high-pressure sour gas injection.

Good health and safety of the KPO employees is a critical part and focus of its business. We have achieved OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2015, 50001:2011 certifications and work towards maintaining them. Continual improvement and commitment is KPO’s priority in ensuring the health and safety of our workforce.

KPO HSE requirements are extensively communicated and included in all the company’s contracts’ specific schedule. Relevant procedures are in place to mitigate possible risks and ascertain KPO’s activities are safely implemented. In case an incident takes place, a robust process is established and formalized ensuring all notifications are issued in a timely manner.

KPO has an extensive range of HSE trainings, programmes, initiatives and campaigns undertaken each year. These include but not limited to inductions, job specific training, and programmes, such as HSE Card, Life Saver Campaigns, Health Risk Assessment and other.