Improving the HSE System at BST

The HSE Policy of Black Sea Terminal (BST) aims to achieve 0 (zero) Lost Time Injury (LTI) and to do no harm to the environment. BST closed 2020 with a zero rate of LTI. This is a remarkable achievement, particularly considering the safety challenges of the terminal.


Safety is a core priority at BST. By creating a safe environment, and implementing the best safety practices for all daily activities, the company is committed to maintaining a safe workplace for its employees, contractors and visitors. Setting an ongoing target of zero LTI is a clear indication of its aim to keep all employees safe, and achieving it is a huge credit to the sizeable team at BST. On a continuous basis, Black Sea terminal implements and improves Safety Observation Cards, Permit to Work, Risk Assessment, Safety Meetings, Joint Site Inspection and daily Toolbox talk sessions.


All safety procedures are updated date on a timely basis. The safety culture among employees is also improved on regular basis. The company focuses on mastering safety tools in everyday operations and has established regular procedure reviews and continuous performance tracking. These drive a safety culture and continuous alertness for both visitors and employees, which together play a crucial role in ensuring that work at BST is carried out with safety as a priority.


Good planning, correct execution of the procedures, forward thinking and caring about others, while having well-maintained infrastructure and equipment are the basics of a safe workspace. It is important to follow the “Safety Comes First” concept. BST management continues to implement and improve upon the ‘BEST SAFETY CULTURE” system.

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