3.4. Availability of Resources
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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 3.4 of the Statute Policy mandated by DE&S states;
Operating Centres, Project Teams or equivalents shall ensure the availability of resources necessary to establish, implement and maintain the safety and environmental management system and detail these in a through life safety and environmental management plan.
- Policy Clause 3.4 Availability of Resources
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
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.
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.
Environmental Impact Management
This procedure focuses on the management and reporting of high and medium priority environmental impacts associated with the project.
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.
This procedure guides the development of a Safety Management Plan which defines the Safety strategy, ensuring acceptable Safety performance through life.
In-Service Safety Management System
This procedure provides guidance for sustaining safety performance by ensuring in-service arrangements are recognised and operated.
Audit Question Set
Audit Question Set Section 3.4 Availability of Resources
The Audit Question Set used as assurance in order to adhere to the policy described in policy clause 3.4.