3.6. Accountability

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This clause is part of policy clause section 3 Safety and Environmental Management System. These Clauses place specific requirements upon organisations and individuals and represent the minimum requirements for a safety and environmental management system. They include the requirement to plan for safety and environmental protection, to enact that plan, check that the plan is working and to make changes where necessary to improve the system.

Clause 3.6 of the Statute Policy mandated by DE&S states;

Within Operating Centres, Project Teams or their equivalents, named individuals shall be appointed who shall have defined roles, responsibilities, accountabilities and authority for ensuring safety and environmental management systems are established, implemented and maintained in accordance with the requirements of ASEMS.

- Policy Clause 3.6 Accountability

This page links to all of the guidance and assurance that is necessary to fulfil in order to adhere to this policy.

Procedures Subject to Policy

EMP01

Environmental Management Plan

A fully resourced plan to manage potential impacts to the environment should be developed. It is likely that aspects will be known to the project team prior to commencement of the POEMS Process. This procedure should allow the project team to budget, resource tasks that may be required to assess the significance of the impacts from the project and to demonstrate that any significant impacts are minimised or reduced, as far as reasonably practicable.

EMP02

Stakeholder Communications

This procedure will enable the project team to ensure that environmental issues are appropriately managed, with all environmental responsibilities communicated. EMP02 will assist the project team in identifying stakeholders, define and agree project environmental responsibilities, produce an effective communication plan and assemble an environmental committee.

SMP01

Project Safety Initiation

This procedure describes the start-up of safety management activities on a project. It identifies safety stakeholders, and legislative and other standards that should be satisfied. The procedure also creates the key elements of the safety management organisation for the project.

SMP02

Safety Committee

This procedure describes the implementation of a Safety Committee, in order to ensure effective co-ordination between persons holding safety responsibilities.

SMP03

Safety Planning

This procedure guides the development of a Safety Management Plan which defines the Safety strategy, ensuring acceptable Safety performance through life.

SMP09

Risk Acceptance

This procedure provides guidance for the acceptance of risks based upon the evidence presented in support of the ALARP statements.

Audit Question Set

Audit Question Set Section 3.6 Accountability

The Audit Question Set used as assurance in order to adhere to the policy described in policy clause 3.6.

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