EKEDC believes that the Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) and Well-being of all employees is vital for business continuity. As such, it is in the best interest of EKEDC and all employees to unanimously ensure that Health & Safety and Well-being is integrated into all aspects of our operations.
Our Policy is aimed to

  • Prevent occupational injuries and occupational ill health or health risk to workers and surrounding communities whose health may be impacted by our activities.
  • Prevent damage to assets and minimize any negative impact on the environment.
  • Avoid or eliminate future liabilities.
  • Meet the requirements for demonstrable due diligence.
  • Pose zero harm to people
  • Comply with national and international occupational health and safety standards.
  • Continually improve HSE performance.
  • Provide stakeholder engagement with focus on “catch them young” by training children and communities on basic HSE training to improve safety culture.
  • Provide prompt accident notification, reporting and investigation.
  • Establish and maintain a healthy, safe and productive working environment.
  • Promote the protection of environment or environmental protection by removing all hazardous wastes and by proper housekeeping.
How we achieve these set objectives;

  • Providing appropriate training supervision and information to our employees to carry out their duties safely.
  • Regular inspection and monitoring of the activities within our network.
  • Complying with all regulations governing Health, Safety & Environment at the job site.
  • Taking expedient actions to correct or isolate unsafe conditions or work practices.
  • By promoting Health, Safety & Environment awareness
  • By having zero accident tolerance
Unsafe work practices by individual / communities that can often lead to accidents even in safe working environment include:

  • Market activities inside/around Transformers and RMUs
  • Spreading clothes in/on transformer/RMU installations
  • Tapping electricity illegally
  • Building on electrical installation right of way
  • Tampering with Transformers
  • Illegal connections/reconnections
  • Vandalism
  • Violence against staff

EKEDC HSE Contact details:

Phone number: 09029820142
Email address: [email protected]