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Part of Boskalis

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global dredging and marine expert providing services to the dredging, inland infra and energy offshore sectors.
Through SMIT we are active in towage and salvage.

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SHE-Q policy

Concern for Security, Safety, Health, Environment and Quality is an integral part of SMIT's business conduct. Every employee is required to exercise personal responsibility and commitment towards safe working practices, maintaining secure and healthy working conditions and remaining conscious of the importance of the environment, whilst delivering the highest level of service to our customers.

Safety first

SHE-Q policy objectives entail:

  • A firm intention to prevent any form of harmful incidents to people, property or the planet
  • Effective management of security threats, hazards, ill health, and environment aspects so as to keep operational risks as low as reasonably practicable
  • Compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and appropriate standards
  • Provision of resources to achieve and maintain secure, safe, healthy and environmentally friendly working conditions
  • Use of appropriate protective and preventive controls
  • Setting of demanding targets and key performance indicators to measure achievements
  • Regular inspections, audits and conduct of investigations in order to identify weakness and areas for improvement in the management systems and work practices, as well as to implement effective corrective actions
  • Continual improvement of the management system and work performance
  • Leading and motivating employees through training, promotional programmes and appropriate incentives to sustain responsible behaviour
  • Meeting and where possible, exceeding customers' expectations