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FH Contractors Safe at Work HMS

Stay Safe

FH Contractors has a clear ambition to create a safe workplace where accidents and injuries are prevented. "Stay Safe" is at the heart of our work. We prioritize promoting safe execution of work and strengthening awareness and understanding of personal responsibility among each employee to ensure a safe working environment.

General information about health, environment, safety, and quality

As an employee at FH Contractors, it is your duty to:

  1. Follow applicable rules for safety and health in the workplace.

  2. Contribute to ensuring that safety measures function as intended.

  3. Ensure that temporarily removed safety measures (e.g., during repairs) are restored.

  4. Report errors and deficiencies of significance for the environment, safety, and health to the responsible parties.


You must always familiarize yourself with local health, environment, and safety regulations, and any heightened requirements in the workplace always take precedence over FH Contractors' general requirements. FH Contractors' guidelines constitute minimum standards for safety regulations, unless otherwise stated in writing. Local safety requirements from other companies related to your work should be prioritized over FH Contractors' guidelines. You must always comply with the laws of the country where you work. Violations may result in dismissal. Alcohol and intoxicating substances are prohibited in the workplace, and intoxication or influence will not be tolerated. Abuse will result in immediate dismissal at your own expense..

Remember, safety always comes first!

These guidelines constitute the foundation for health, environment, safety, and quality at FH Contractors. By adhering to them, you contribute to our common goal of maintaining a high level of safety in the workplace, which protects both people, the environment, and equipment.


9 Life Saving Rules

Life-Saving Rules FH Saftey Control

Bypassing Safety Controls

Obtain authorisation before overriding or disabling safety-controls:

  •  I understand and use safety-critical equipment and procedures which apply to my task

  • I obtain authorisation before:

    • disabling or overriding safety equipment

    • deviating from procedures

    • crossing a barrier

Life-Saving Rulle  Confined Space

Confined Space

Obtain authorisation before entering a confirned space:

  •  I confirm energy sources are isolated

  • I confirm the atmosphere has been tested and is monitored

  • I check and use my breathing apparatus when required

  • I confirm there is an attendant standing by

  • I confirm a rescue plan is in place

  • I obtain authorisation to enter.

Life-Saving rule Safe mechanical lifting

Safe Mechanical Lifting

Plan lifting operations and control the area:

  •  I confirm that the equipment and load have been inspected and are fit for purpose

  • I only operate equipment that I am qualified to use

  • I establish and obey barriers and exclusion zones

  • I never walk under a suspended load.

Life-Saving rule work authorisation

Work Authorization

Work with a valid permit when required:

  •  I have confirmed if a permit is required

  • I am authorised to perform the work

  • I understand the permit

  • I have confirmed that hazards are controlled and it is safe to start

  • I stop and reassess if conditions change.

Life-Saving rule  drive safe


Follow safe driving rules:

  •  I always wear a seatbelt

  • I do not exceed the speed limit, and reduce my speed for road conditions

  • I do not use phones or operate devices while driving

  • I am fit, rested and fully alert while driving

  • I follow journey management requirements.

Life-saving rule hot work

Hot Work

Control flammables and ignition sources:

  •  I identify and control ignition sources

  • Before starting any hot work:

    • I confirm flammable material has been removed or isolated

    • I obtain authorisation

  • Before starting hot work in a hazardous area I confirm:

    • a gas test has been completed

    • gas will be monitored continually.

Life-Saving rules working at height

Working at Height

Protect yourself against a fall when working at height:

  • I inspect my fall protection equipment before use

  • I secure tools and work materials to prevent dropped objects

  • I tie off 100% to approved anchor points while outside a protected area.

Life-Saving rule energy isolation

Energy isolation

Verify isolation and zero energy before work begins:

  •  I have identified all energy sources

  • I confirm that hazardous energy sources have been isolated, locked, and tagged

  • I have checked there is zero energy and tested for residual or stored energy.

Safety icon FH Conreactors

Line of fire

Verify isolation and zero energy before work begins:

  • I position myself to avoid:

    • moving objects

    • vehicles

    • pressure releases

    • dropped objects

  • I establish and obey barriers and exclusion zones

  • I take action to secure loose objects and report potential dropped objects

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