HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY 

APTECH is committed to provide quality education to meet all stakeholder’s expectation. While doing so, APTECH considers the Health and Safety of all personnel using the facility is given the highest importance. To achieve the same, the statement of Health and Safety policy is elucidated as :-

 

·       to provide adequate control of health and safety risks arising from work activities;

·       to consult our employees on matters affecting their health and safety;

·       to provide and maintain safe electrical systems and equipment;

·       to provide and maintain fire-safety equipment for emergencies

·       to provide information, instruction and supervision for employees;

·       to ensure all employees have adequate information to handle emergencies

·       to prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health;

·       to maintain safe and healthy working conditions; and

·       to review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals.

 

Aptech Institute W.L.L, Bahrain was established in 1993 in Bahrain, as a franchise centre of Aptech Worldwide, a renowned Indian IT Training Corporation from Mumbai, India. The Bahraini franchisee is Megchiani International WLL.  

Aptech conducts training for students and working professionals. APTECH training centre is located in Zinj and is equipped with the latest IT Training facility. 

We at APTECH are committed to operate our Facility with a focus on health and safety of our employees, students, visitors and surrounding community as our main objective. We do this by our continual identification of occupational health and safety hazards by eliminating controlling and managing them and being well prepared to deal with them effectively at early stages to minimize adverse impact and risks.

The Health and Safety Policy aims: -

·       to provide adequate control of health and safety risks arising from work activities;

·       to consult with our employees on matters affecting their health and safety;

·       to provide and maintain safe electrical systems and equipment;

·       to provide and maintain fire-safety equipment for emergencies

·       to provide information, instruction and supervision for employees;

·       to ensure all employees have adequate information to handle emergencies

·       to prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health;

·       to maintain safe and healthy working conditions; and

·       to review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals.

 

3.    The HSE organizational chart of APTECH is as follows:    

 4.         HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES 

I.    Working with computer screens:

Computer workstations or equipment can be associated with neck, shoulder, back or arm pain, fatigue and eyestrain.  These aches and pain is sometimes called  as upper limb disorders (ULDs) or repetitive strain injuries (RSI). These problems can be avoided by following good practices.

 Screen:

a) Position at a comfortable angle and distance

b) Adjust brightness/contrast/distance/angle, if causing eye fatigue

c) Position at right angles to windows and to avoid glare from fluorescent lights

d) Keep clean 

Mouse:

a) Position so it can be used with the wrist straight and so the forearm can be supported by the desk

 Desk:

a) Large enough to allow you to change position

b) Sufficient leg room

c) Uncluttered

 

Document Holder:

a) At same height, angle and distance from screen 

Keyboard:

a) Separate from screen

b) Adjustable tilt

c) Keep wrists straight, elbows at 90 and arms parallel to the floor 

Chair:

a) Adjustable height and back rest

b) Good lumber support

c) Adjust to allow feet on floor;  back straight, and arms to rest at right angle to the desk

II. FIRE PREVENTION 

The following measures are to be strictly enforced to prevent fire:- 

1.     Administrator is to take daily rounds of the facility and ensure that there are no loose electrical wirings, all wires have proper plug and sockets, no burning material like waste material is lying around and the hygiene of the facility is maintained. 

2.     Administrator is to monitor that all fire fighting equipment are in service. 

3.     Before closing facility for the day, the office boy is to empty all dustbins and switch of all electrical equipment and lights. 

4.     Smoking is strictly prohibited in the institute.           

III. Fire Mitigation Measures 

Fire Extinguishers 

Eleven fire extinguishers are provided in the centre, and they are periodically checked and maintained to be always kept in working condition.  Only trained fire fighters are allowed to use the fire extinguishers. 

Fire Alarms

Sixteen Smoke detectors can activate fire alarms alerting the employees and students to quickly take action. Two alarms to be activated by ‘In-case-of-fire-Break-glass’ equipment is also installed. 

Exits

Exits are clearly marked so that people can find their way out, using emergency exit lights – even in case of darkness due to power failure.

 

IV. In Case of FIRE 

Notice : “In the event of Fire”

A Notice ‘In the event of fire published by the General Directorate of Civil Defense of Ministry of Interior is posted in the centre. This note of safety instructions to teachers can be helpful in case of a need for evacuation. 

Initiate the following immediately: - 

1.     Raise alarm shouting “Fire, Fire, Fire in _________location. Type of Fire eg. Electric Fire or General Fire.” 

2.     Evacuate all personnel on site. Designated staff is to guide and ensure orderly evacuation without panic. 

3.     In case of electric fire, on completion of evacuation in case of small fire or else immediately; switch off Main Breaker. 

4.     Trained staff to rush to the Scene of Fire for First aid firefighting. 

5.     Dial 999 to inform about fire and location of the institute. 

Fire Assembly Point

In case of fire, or on the sound of alarm, the staff and students will be made to move carefully without undue panic, to assemble at a point indicated to them before hand. Adequate care is taken so that the teachers and students can quickly count if all members are present and if anyone is missing. 

Safety Instructions

One of the responsibilities of the registering staff is to inform all new students about the safety precautions, the availability of fire equipment, and the fire assembly point. Students are asked not to open computer units/ AC units or any electrical equipment without the training center’s notice or without the trainer’s supervision.

III. Health and Communicable diseases 

Instruction and Information

Staff and Students are clearly informed that in the event of their discovering that they have a contagious or a communicable disease, they must avoid attending classes and quickly take appropriate medical help, so as to not put others’ health at risk

H1N1 Virus outbreak – the measures taken  

Information

Posters and information on the swine flu – its nature, its symptoms, precautions and treatment is kept in the notice boards. The information is kept available in Arabic and English 

First Aid

A First aid box - with cotton guaze sponges, elastic bandages, handyplasts, dettol, fast relief sprays and paracetamol and gaviscon tablets - are available for emergencies.  

Thermo Flash

Instant NO contact Temperature reading Thermo Flash is available to monitor the temperature of students.  

Sanitizers

Hand Sanitizers for use by the Staff, Students and visitors are kept in a visible location, with arrows pointing towards it.

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