Vessels at Fehmarn Belt
FACTS

Our goal is: No Injuries No Accidents (NINA). This is embedded in our company’s culture and supported through Values and Rules. All employees, including our sub-contractors, are expected to take these values and rules to heart.

Safety Statement

Our people are our most valuable assets, making safety a core value. Our goal is: No Injuries No Accidents (NINA). This is embedded in our company’s culture and supported through Values and Rules. All employees, including our sub-contractors, are expected to take these values and rules to heart.

 

Values

  • I am responsible for my own safety
  • I approach others about working safely
  • I take action in case of unsafe operations if necessary, I will stop the work
  • I accept feedback about my safety behaviour regardless of rank and position
  • I report all incidents, including near-misses, to inform others and build on lessons learned

Rules

  • Prepare a risk assessment for each project, vessel or location
  • Obtain a permit to work for defined high-risk activities
  • Make a job a hazard analysis for hazardous non-routine activities
  • Be informed about risk and control measures
  • Be fit for duty and wear the PPE required
Project Manifesto Femern A/S and FBC
Manifesto values

My role according to NINA

AS AN EMPLOYEE

  • Always check the safety of Yourself, Equipment and Surroundings (YES)
  • Ensure that you are informed about risks and control measures for the job and work environment
  • Inform your supervisor of hazardous situations
  • Always follow the values and rules

AS A MANAGER/SUPERVISOR

  • Lead by example by demonstrating safety leadership
  • Create an atmosphere and conditions within the organisation where employees are encouraged to work safely and to address safety issues
  • Ensure compliance with the values and rules for the area of control
Fehmarn Belt Construction site

NINA rules in practice

Prepare a Risk Assessment for each project, vessel or location
  • Responsible Manager/Captain coordinates the Risk Assessment and must involve supervisors
  • The Risk Assessment is reviewed periodically and updated when necessary (such as change in work scope or method or following an incident)
  • The measures defined in the Risk Assessment must be implemented
Obtain a Permit to Work for defined high-risk activities
  • Identified high-risk activities: – entering enclosed/confined spaces – working on energized systems (including ‘Lock Out/Tag Out’)
  • Based on the Risk Assessment, other high-risk activities can be defined
  • Defined control measures must be implemented
  • Responsible supervisor issues a Permit to Work 
Make a Job Hazard Analysis for hazardous non-routine activities
  • In case of hazardous and non-routine jobs, the supervisor should do a JHA (Job Hazard Analysis)
  • Defined control measures must be implemented
Be informed about risk & control measures
  • Everyone on projects, vessels and offices is informed about the relevant risk and control measures
  • Before starting the work, a toolbox meeting is held: – in case of Job Hazard Analysis or Permit to Work – as a result of the Risk Assessment
  • Updates in the Risk Assessment will be communicated with relevant persons on site 
 
Be Fit for Duty and wear the PPE required
  • “Fit for Duty” means not under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • PPE on site: – safety shoes and hard hat – high-visibility clothing – life vest during embarking/disembarking or if floating equipment lacks a railing
  • Additional PPE are job-specific and based on the Risk Assessment, Job Hazard Analysis or Permit to Work