Health, Safety and the Environment are important to Castrol. As a customer or Castrol distributor, we aim to ensure that your operations have minimal or no adverse effects on health or the environment. A defined framework of tools and processes within our operating management system (OMS) guides our daily actions and approach, and embeds a sense of responsibility at a personal level. Castrol employees are individually and collectively responsible for ensuring that we meet our own standards as well as your expectations of us, to:
People working for our distributors and contractor companies are expected to demonstrate the highest prioritization of health, safety and environmental care at all times, which is why we enforce HSE policy and a process of operational management:
We embed health and safety into our daily operations, including blend plants, storage and transportation processes.
We comply with all applicable international, regional and national laws and we constantly look at ways to reduce the environmental impact of operations at our production and administration sites worldwide, for example through site certification such as ISO 14001.
We focus on the safe use of our products and work closely with government agencies, the scientific community and regulators to develop and enhance product health and safety standards. We participate in working groups and industry trade associations:
We comply in full with all international, national and regional laws regulations governing the handling of chemicals, aimed at protecting human health and the environment, and our internal product stewardship standards.
REACH and GHS have generated, and will continue to generate changes across the chemical industry:
Our Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) play a key role in communicating hazards along the supply chain. In addition to their current content, our SDSs also outline identified uses and exposure scenarios, and provide advice on safe handling. Castrol is fully aware of the relevant obligations and complies with their legal requirements.