Overseas AST is accredited with compliance to the latest standards in IS09001 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environmental), and OHSAS 18001(Occupational Health & Safety).
We operate an online QHSE Portal which is made available to all employees to enable quick access to procedures, standard forms and other procedural information. Also included on the portal is a training and safety alert module which goes a long way to ensuring that dissemination of vital information is maintained.
As Health & Safety are of prime importance in our business, AST invested in risk management software called RISKWORKS which is also an online based system for the management of risk on projects and in the company as a whole.
We employ various environmental consultants to support our ongoing commitment to ensuring as far as possible that our operations do not negatively impact on the environment.
AST takes HSE seriously and monitors statistics and industry benchmarks with an objective to out perform these bench marks on all counts, and to be the leader in the industry in this regard.
QUALITY, HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Overseas AST is a UAE based Company which provides Engineering, Procurement, & Construction Services to the market.
In providing such services, it is essential that all AST Employees demonstrate commitment and alignment in the implementation of the AST Management Systems, and shall set an example in developing the company culture toward performing works in a quality, safe, and environmentally friendly manner in accordance with ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 standards : -
In this regard, all AST Management & it’s employees, shall demonstrate ownership & commitment to achieving excellence throughout the delivery of AST services, by: -
Complying with applicable legal requirements, client requirements and other stated requirements to which the company subscribes, Creating a Company culture wherein the health & safety of people, protection of property & assets, consistently high quality standards, and zero negative impact on the environment are approached with utmost priority throughout the Company – prevention of accidents shall be a primary consideration in all areas of work within AST, Providing required training as required to increase overall employee competence in carrying out the works safely, with due consideration to the protection of people, assets, and the environment, thereby adding long term value to company operations, Continually improving the Company QHSE Management System and processes, preventing pollution, accidents or deviations from requirements which have the potential to negatively affect the well being of all people who are engaged with, or interface with our works, Utilizing appropriate Risk Assessment methods, we shall ensure communication of QHSE aspects and impacts to all persons working for and/or on behalf of the company, in order to promote teamwork & awareness in achieving QHSE objectives and a productive work environment.
Our Policy is to ensure that all our activities are controlled, measured, monitored, analysed and conducted in an effective and systematic manner, where objectives are reviewed and set in each area of the business.
This QHSE policy shall be effectively communicated to all employees, made available to the public, and shall be periodically reviewed for its continuing suitability and effectiveness in meeting our stated objectives.