DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICIES
DSM recognizes the need to fight the abuse of Drugs and Alcohol onboard its vessels. The abuse directly affects the fitness and ability of a seafarer to perform his shipboard duties. It has been ascertained beyond doubt that there is a serious impact of the abuse of Drugs and Alcohol onboard vessels which is a major cause of marine accidents. Seafarers found to be under the influence of Drugs and Alcohol should not be permitted to perform their duties. Therefore, Company Policy towards Drug and Alcohol is to prohibit the misuse of legitimate drugs and the use, possession, distribution or sale of any illicit drug on vessels, and also may substance which causes or contribute to unacceptable job performance or unusual behavior.
The Objective of the policy shall be to have an adequate frequency of any time testing so as to act as an effective deterrent and that Officers/Crew are subjected to surprise not announced random tests conducted by Company’s Doctor at least once in a year. The undersigned further warrants that the policy shall remain in force unless or otherwise specifically notified and that the undersigned shall exercise due diligence to ensure compliance with the policy. It is understood that an actual impairment or any test finding of impairment shall not in and by itself mean that the Company has failed to exercise due diligence.
Seafarer found to consuming Alcohol & Drugs on board will liable to terminate his contract immediately and the repatriation cost will be bear by him and Company will not re-employ.
DSM recognizes environmental protection and management as one of its highest priorities and that every effort shall be made to conserve and protect the environment from marine, atmospheric and other forms of pollution including office-based waste.
To fulfill our commitment the Company will:
Meet or exceed all applicable Regulatory, International and National requirements with respect to environmental compliance.
Understand and apply the requirements of its Customers and Principals towards environment protection compliance, when these are more stringent.
Strive to achieve zero pollution, which we define as an undesired release of any marine and/or atmospheric pollutant.
Apply an environmental significance impact test to all identified Company activities both ashore and on board] with the aim to continuously improve by setting objectives and targets which will be reviewed and revised regularity and which are appropriate to nature. scale and impact of the Company's activities.
Where environmental impacts cannot be prevented. the Company strives to reduce these effects by leveraging industry best practices. Monitor Environmental Compliance onboard vessels by means of regular audits. Inspections, sampling of record-keeping documents. Ensure the availability of information and necessary resources to achieve these objectives and targets by providing our employees environmental compliance education and training, including oil spill prevention. | emergency response, and an understanding of environmental sensitivities.
Promote a culture where employees can suggest steps for protecting the environment as well as report any non-compliance, holding them accountable for the protection of the environment. Reduce our environmental footprint & adopt measures to mitigate the effects of Climate change by: Disposing waste in an environmentally responsible manner and reduce the use of non-environmental friendly material.
Minimizing the impact on air pollution by the use of fuels that meet internationally recognized standards and efficiently controlling the number of fuels burnt so as to control the usage of sustainable resources. Promote the development and use of environmentally safe technology.
All employees are to comply with this Environmental Policy at all times and to take all necessary precautions to protect the environment. The level of compliance of all staff will be a critical factor in their personal evaluation process. Employees. Contractors and consultants shall not be punished or suffer negative consequences for promptly reporting violations of environmental laws, regulations or policies.