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WPPCO Safety & Loss Prevention Plan


7.0 Incident Reporting

This section defines the requirements for investigation and reporting of incidents for all employees and other specified personnel working on sites.

7.1 Incident Recording and Reporting Requirements

In addition to the Reportable Incidents detailed below, First Aid Cases, Near Misses and non-injurious Incidents should also be recorded.

7.1.1 Reportable Incidents

The following incidents shall be reported:

  • Fatalities
  • Personal Injuries
  • Occupational Illness
  • Explosion/Fire
  • Spill
  • Equipment Failure
  • Equipment Damage
  • Property Damage
  • Material Loss
  • Vehicle Accidents
  • Security
  • Near Miss
  • Act of Nature, etc.

7.1.2 Categorization for Incidents and Accidents Accidents

are categorized as follows according to the seriousness of the consequences:

Category I:
  • Fatalities (including third parties)
  • Damage in excess of SR 700,000 (inclusive).
Category II:
  • Serious injuries that result or may result in Permanent Partial / Total Disabilities, Lost Workday Cases
  • Damage more than SR 35,000 (inclusive) but less than SR 700,000.
Category III:
  • Restricted Work Cases
  • Medical Treatment Cases (no lost time)
  • Near Misses
  • Damage less than SR 35,000.

7.1.3 Procedures for Notifying Reportable Incidents and Accidents:

An immediate report is issued to the first Line Management of any accident injury, near miss, unsafe act or unsafe condition and any adverse effect on the environment. The first Line Manager informs the Line Department Manager who informs the QA & HSE Manager. Within 24 hours after the occurrence, an initial report shall be drafted and issued to the construction manager and copied to the client.
For category I or category II accidents, arrangement for an immediate report to:

  • Chairman and General Manager
  • Corporate QA & HSE Manager
  • Line Department Manager
  • Client

7.1.4 Accident Investigation Reports

  • For all accidents categories, a first level accident investigation by first Line Management, Section Manager and Sub-Contractor Site Manager (if applicable) in order to identify cause and implement the necessary corrective action to prevent recurrence.
  • For category I and category II accidents, a second level accident investigation by the HSE Manager and the Line Department Manager.
  • A report to be compiled within 7 working days by the Line Department Manager and issued to the QA & HSE Manager.
  • Follow up within 15 days by the Line Department Manager to ensure corrective action is implemented.

7.1.5 Assessment of Hours as Exposure Hours

Exposure hours are hours worked including overtime and training but excluding leaves, sickness and other absences. There are a number of situations where this definition may prove insufficient to ensure a consistent approach.

7.1.6 Violent Assault

If an assault is conducted against a person for a work-related reason or because there is intent to damage company property or remove property from company premises, then the assault is a Reportable Incident. If the assault can be shown, without reasonable doubt to be a private, non-work related matter then it is not recordable for Accident statistics.

7.1.7 Medical Treatment and First Aid Classification

Medical Treatment Cases and First Aid Cases are Injuries that do not result in disability, lost time or restriction of work. The distinction between them is one of severity. Medical treatment includes some forms of treatment, which are normally required to be administered by a physician, but not generally the simple or one-time treatments, which are or could be given by a first aider.



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WPPCO is name of a very fast growing entity was established in Eastern Region, Saudi Arabia in Year 2011. WPPCO has experienced sustained and steady growth just in the last five years. WPPCO strength points are its well trained team and wide range of modern construction equipments.