Lima, February 12, 2022. The sea and beach cleanup work is being carried out on time and with all the guarantees thanks to the nearly 1,800 active workers who. The safety and health of these people is a priority for Repsol, which has deployed an extensive structure to guarantee both.
According to the procedures established by the company, before starting work spill clean-up experts test the techniques to be applied in the field. Once it has been verified that there is no risk to people, training sessions are held and the work begins.
Repsol also gives daily safety talks on the beaches. Before the start of the day, 60 specialists in occupational risk prevention, distributed in the different work areas, meet with personnel to inform them of the safety and health protection measures to be applied.
These specialists, who have been hired specifically for these tasks, tour the beaches to analyze the correct use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the performance of the tasks with all the safety measures. Likewise, Repsol personnel, experts in prevention and health, make daily reports to record any aspect that needs to be corrected to increase the protection of the health and safety of workers.
In order to respond quickly to any incident, Repsol has 10 ambulances on duty at the beaches where activity is concentrated. These ambulances with paramedic teams can attend to any potential worker issue and also make recommendations to combat the heat, improve cleanliness, etc.
In addition, the company has set up catering tents and distributes water and food on a regular basis. During working days, all workers are supervised to ensure that they are adequately fed and hydrated.
Repsol is also conducting rescue and care drills, especially in areas that are difficult to access. In areas where the company has installed scaffolding to allow access, the installation and status of equipment is checked daily