An integrated management system is a single system designed to manage multiple aspects of an organization’s operations in line with multiple standards, such as those for quality, environmental and health and safety management.
In accordance with the company’s policy commitments to good governance and sustainability, UPG P&C practices the Integrated Management System (IMS) that complies to:
As a complementary sub-system, into the company’s IMS, UPG P&C also integrated:
In implementing the company’s IMS, UPG P&C shall determine the followings.
To effectively implement the company’s IMS, UPG P&C established a structure of committees and teams led by IMS Steering Committee comprising members from the top management to the operational level.
The Managing Director, Executive Directors and the IMS Management Representative are at the head of the IMS Steering Committee. The downstream committees and teams are as follows.
The OHS Main Committee sets the general rules and regulations for the company’s occupational health & safety. This committee is also responsible for the compliance of the OHS rules and regulations. This committee conducts OHS programs including employee health examinations and emergency preparedness. It oversees the HSE Officers, OHS Team-1, Team-2 and Team-3.
The RCMS Committee is responsible for the company’s compliance of the Codes of Practices and Guiding Principles of Responsible Care Management System (RCMS).
The Legal Committee is responsible for monitoring the legal compliance of the company. It also reviews the existing and new legislations related to the company and, if necessary, reports to the IMS Steering Committee through the IMS Management Representative (MR). It also updates ‘Operational Guidelines for Legal Compliance Checklist’ and distributes updated legal information to the HODs.
The Internal Audit Team (IAT) is responsible for annual audit of the whole company. It prepares audit schedule and checklists, conducts audits, raises non-conformance cases, identifies root causes and advises the corrective actions. The IAT reports to ISO Management Representative (MR).
The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is responsible for the company’s preparedness and response of emergency incidents such as fire, earthquake, storm, other natural disasters including public health crisis. The ERT prepares the company’s emergency response plans and procedures, and provides emergency response trainings and facilities to the company. It oversees the First Aid Team, Firefighting & Evacuation Team and Schedule Waste & Chemical Team.
The First Aid Team is responsible for preventing injury or illness from becoming worse during any incident. It also provides first-aid trainings to the employees and the neighboring communities. The First Aid Team conducts First Aid Refreshment Trainings once every two years. It also liaisons with the respective Township Red Cross offices of the company units.
The Firefighting & Evacuation Team is responsible for fire prevention, firefighting and evacuation in case of fire and other incidents. It installs, inspects and maintains firefighting resources at all company units. It establishes fire safety rules and ensures the compliance of it. It conducts the company’s fire & evacuation drills regularly and at random. This team provides Firefighting & Evacuation Refreshment Trainings once every three years. It also shares fire prevention and firefighting knowledge to the neighboring communities. This team liaisons with the respective Township Fire Brigades of the company units.
The Schedule Waste & Chemical Team is responsible for the safe disposal of the factories’ wastes which have potential adverse effect to the social and natural environment. It manages segregation, labelling, temporary storing, transportation and disposition of the scheduled wastes and chemicals in accordance with the company’s IMS procedures and the laws of Myanmar.