[GRI 403-2 (2018), 403-5 (2018)]

To promote safety as a part of corporate culture, EGCO Group is determined to constantly build knowledge, understanding, and awareness regarding occupational and personal safety. Occupational health and safety training courses are provided for employees and contractors to ensure that they can perform their work safely and are capable to respond to accident, incident, and occupational diseases, as provided below.

Safety training prior to operation for employees and contractors.
Safety training for safety officers in management level.
Safety training for safety officers in supervisory level.
Safety training for safety committee.
Safety in workplace training as per legal requirements e.g. safety for working with electricity, safety for working in confined space, safety for working at height, and boiler operator review.
First-aid training.
Emergency response training and drill, comprising fire suppression and evacuation, rescue of injured person, chemical spill response, oil spill response and removal, and flood emergency response.
Training for safety officers on prevention and control of occupational and environmental diseases.
Arrange occupational safety week display with the objective to raise awareness of operators, subcontractors, and employees regarding occupational health and safety to minimize accidental risk during and after working hours.
Training on safety regulations updates during the past year and implementation approaches.
Training on crisis and emergency preparedness and response plan.
Training on safety awareness.

In addition, EGCO Group encourages employees to report unsafe working environments and risky or unsafe behaviors within the organization. The incident shall be recorded, analyzed, and investigated to identify the root cause. Appropriate preventive and corrective measures shall also be established to avoid similar incidents in the future. All operators are allowed to stop work immediately if unsafe working conditions or accidental risk is found without being recognized as faulty action.

Details of occupational health and safety training courses are provided in seeProjects

In 2022, Khanom and Roi Et-Green Power Plants were awarded the outstanding operating establishments on occupational safety and health in national level. Khanom Power Plant has received the diamond award for 6 consecutive years while Roi-Et Green Power Plant has received the platinum award for 13 consecutive years.