Transneft Volga Region Holds Lecture on Occupational Health at Samara State Technical University

Date of publication: 14 March 2019

Transneft Volga Region has held a lecture on occupational health at Samara State Technical University (SamSTU). The event was dedicated to the Year of Occupational Safety initiated in Transneft in 2019.

The lecture was given by Roman Starosvetsky, Deputy Head of Occupational Health Section at Transneft Volga Region. The listeners were 42 third-year students of the Petroleum Engineering Faculty.

The goal is to popularise the main aspects of occupational health, safety of life and health of workers at the Transneft Volga Region’s facilities, as well as to draw the attention of students and schoolchildren to safety rules and to form a responsible approach to protecting life and health.

Roman Starosvetsky told the SamSTU students, who will do internships at the facilities of Transneft Volga Region in the near future, about the main aspects of occupational health. Using concrete examples, he spoke of how employees of the Company are involved in the process of mandatory compliance with safety requirements when conducting works, including the correct selection and use of special clothes, shoes and personal protective equipment.

 Taking the example of Transneft Volga Region, the students analysed the functioning of the occupational health management system and its constituent elements. On the basis of photographs, cases of violation of occupational health requirements and their possible consequences were considered. 

At the end of the lecture, Roman Starosvetsky answered questions with the audience.

Transneft Volga Region successfully conducts activities in accordance with the increasing requirements for occupational health in the operational process. To that end, all organisational and technical measures developed as part of the occupational health management system implemented at Transneft in accordance with the BS OHSAS 18001:2007 international standard are carried out.