Our Management Approach
We believe balancing the need of global development with the well-being of our employees, clients, suppliers, subcontractors, communities, and the environment is critical to the long term success of our business. We strive to successfully execute complex projects is a safe and environmentally sound manner.
We engage regularly with our employees, customers, and suppliers as part of our everyday health, safety and environmental operations, at our jobsites, our fabrication facilities, our equipment yards, and office locations. When specific HSE issues arise, we evaluate any hazards, specify mitigation measures and identify all of our supervisors, clients, and other affected stakeholders.
Health and Safety
Our health and safety statistics represent real people-our employees who are responsible for our success. Managing health and safety issues to the lowest possible risk level is an essential part our strategy, a core value, and integral to the way we do business. We strive to follow best-in-class health and safety principles and procedures in all of our operations.
Health and Safety Performance
PSC continued to sustain a strong safety record in 2012, with total man hours increasing by almost 30%.
For the fifth consecutive year since PSC started to track environmental performance data in 2008, we have not received any Notice of Violation for environmental issues and no resulting monetary or other sanctions of non-compliance. In addition, PSC had no significant spill in 2012.
Our Carbon Footprint
PSC established its carbon footprint for Scope 1 and 2 in 2008 and used 2009 as the baseline for its offices, and off-road equipment used on jobsites. We did not include our fleets, and scope 3 GHG emissions. We are expecting to include our fleet into our total number for 2013 data. We follow, and use the World Resource Institute (WRI) for our inventory, and equivalent carbon dioxide (CO2e) as the quantification metric. We continue to identify appropriate ways to reduce our carbon foot print through energy efficiencies, construction methods, people behavior, fuel and engine types, recycling, and conservation efforts.
The number and type of projects PSC builds each year influences our total GHG emissions. As our business grows, the company's GHG emissions increases, when business degrease, the company's GHG emissions decreases. When we normalize our absolute GHG emission by revenue and man hours worked the effects of our efforts in reducing GHG emission is revealed.