Emergency Responce

Arya Sasol Polymer Company (ASPC) has an on-site Industrial Fire Department comprised of full-time career personnel who trained and certified firefighters including Emergency Management Team (EMT). The Fire Fighting Department is responsible for fire suppression, emergency medical services, mitigation of disasters and rescue activities. The ASPC Fire Department also regularly holds training sessions and drills in conjunction with Operational plants and zone fire department to evaluate and improve firefighting procedures specific to potential chemical plant emergencies.

Each Fire Department member receives training commensurate to the duties and functions they are expected to perform. This includes but is not limited to: CPR, first aid, strategies and tactics for dealing with flammable liquids and gas fires, Incident Command System (ICS), storage tank emergencies, hose handling and water management, portable fire extinguishers and teamwork.

A large percentage of time spent by the career staff is in prevention related activities such as supporting highly hazardous activities such as hot work and confined space activities and ensuring the fire water system is maintained in an optimal state.

To manage all the crisis and emergency conditions, ASPC has adopted a standardized and appropriate approach based on the incident command system (ICS) by focusing on following cases:

  1. Saving Human resources
  2. Environmental protection
  3. Saving company Assets
  4. Build company credit
emergency responce

These approaches fecundated on prevention , preparation, response, recovery, and evaluation instructions integrating all the facilities, equipment, human resources, methods, and communication systems in a comprehensive organizational structure. The incident command system (ICS) applicable for all types of incidents considering their size and complexity and provides the possibility of implementing a reaction system against crisis or emergency conditions. ASPC’s ICS sets out a response structure that facilitates activities in three key areas:

  1. Commanding and controlling incident operations
  2. Strategic planning for incident and production operations
  3. Managing crisis in a bid to stay in business