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Updated On:29/01/2018

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OIL follows an integrated approach for Health, Safety and Environment Management in its multi-faceted activities in pursuit of hydrocarbon resources that are practical, cost effective, sustainable and acceptable legally and morally. OIL’s vision statement "OIL is fully committed to safety, Health & Environment" is reflected in the HSE functions and systems that have become part and parcel of the total management and work culture of OIL. These systems provide structured paths for improvement of communication, accomplishment of goals, development of personnel and overall improvement of business process.
OIL is deeply committed to the preservation of the environment and ecology, sustainable development and enrichment of the quality of life of employees, customers and the community around its operational areas. It is the company policy to ensure that the environment is not in any way degraded so that the ecological balance is not disturbed for which OIL operates with three basic principles:


  • Production without pollution
  • Care and protection of our planet is a responsibility of each individual
  • All injuries and accidents are preventable

OIL has a well-defined HSE Policy that provides broad guidelines on the corporate approach and individual approach to ensure safer, cleaner and healthier work environment. A great deal of emphasis is given by the employees displaying their commitment and concern for Safety, Environment and Occupational Health Services. As such various measures are undertaken to ensure HSE in the Company like, adoption of HSE management system manual, safe operating procedures, Internal Safety Organization (ISO) set up for HSE management, accident/incident/ dangerous occurrence reporting system, Hazard identification and control, incident/accident investigation & analysis, HSE audit, Training Development & Awareness Programme, Sustainable development, environmental protection measures , record keeping/documentation & continual improvement, etc.


It is worth mentioning that OIL achieved the Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR) of 0.274 for FY 2016-17.


In line with the norms of MoEF, the State pollution control boards, OISD & DGMS guidelines/ regulations etc. all possible measures are adopted for the protection of the environment, without compromising on the safety of people as well as installations.