Safety and Environment
Committed to high standards of health, safety, security and environmental care
We take our responsibilities to health, safety, security and the environment extremely seriously. These responsibilities include compliance with all applicable legislation, the delivery of excellent health, safety, security and environmental performance and the provision of a reliable and secure gas transmission service. We continually strive to improve the safety awareness of our staff and contractors.
Health & Safety
Approximately 167,818 man-hours were expended during the year with the following health & safety performance:
We create a safe and respectful working environment, uphold high human rights standards and are committed to do business ethically through responsible interactions with our business partners.
Download the Ethical Code (PDF 233KB)
Modern Slavery Act
We are committed to the rights and well-being of the people who work for us, and for our suppliers.
For more information, read our statement on the steps we take to comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
UK Finance Act
For more information, please read our tax strategy document, prepared in compliance with the UK Finance Act 2016.
The links below provide downloads of the latest published financial statements.
The auditors accept no responsibility for any changes that may have occurred to the financial statements since they were initially presented on the website. Legislation in the United Kingdom governing the preparation and dissemination of financial statements may differ from legislation in other jurisdictions.
Certification and Compliance
To maintain our social responsibility goals for environmental performance and sustainability we subscribe to certification schemes in the UK and Belgium. We comply with the UK Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010 and with the Belgian VLAREM II regulations.
We are committed to reducing greenhouse and other gas emissions from our facilities. Bacton emissions are within our environmental permit regulation targets for natural gas, oxides of nitrogen, carbon monoxide and sulphur dioxide. Zeebrugge emission concentration levels are within the VLAREM II environmental legislation requirements.
We actively manage and monitor our waste materials. All waste disposals at Bacton and Zeebrugge are carried out by approved and certified waste contractors in accordance with legislation.