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Occupational Health Management
It is the policy of PETRA ENERGY to ensure the health and welfare of employees by taking appropriate measures in providing clean and healthy workplaces, minimizing exposures to health hazards, and conducting adequate medical fitness screening at the work place.

PETRA ENERGY's occupational health management meets the requirement of Shell Minimum Health Management System (MHMS) which currently at Level 3.13 on the assessment verification done in 2008. The system covers applicable elements within PETRA ENERGY's nature of operations such as risk assessment, performance monitoring, fitness to work, and medical emergency response.

Health risk assessments have been conducted regularly for both offshore and onshore activities and improvement measures have been identified with controls put in place to adequately manage health hazards at the work sites. Exposure monitoring has also being carried out for relevant activities as per statutory requirements.

All employees are subjected to pre-employment medical examination by approved panel doctors according to set parameters by local authority and existing client requirements. These examinations are also required for employees being assigned to different job categories, or after recovering from injuries of an accident. Parameters do include drugs and alcohol screening.

Health performance has also being monitored by the site medical personnel with health return analysed monthly for improvement measures. Health issues are regularly discussed on sites by the site management personnel with related activities such as occupational health hazard identification via Job Hazard Analyses and Accident Control Technique program; securing health awareness via healthy lifestyle campaigns and talks; and audit and inspection activities with regards to occupational health requirements on site.

Structured emergency management procedure has been established within PETRA ENERGY to manage all site related emergencies including medical ones. Medical facilities are made available on site with site clinics, quarantine and medivac procedures, trained emergency response team, and on-shore support.