Tema Fuel Company Limited (TFC) passionately contributes to enhancing the environment in which we live, promoting the resilience and prosperity of its clients, staff, and all other stakeholders, thus improving the quality of life around the globe. This contribution is a step in the right direction to achieving a better and more sustainable future for all. In line with its commitment to contribute to sustainability, TFC puts the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the heart of its business activities. The SDGs provide the framework for TFC’s endeavour to create a more liveable and sustainable future, characterized by safe and healthy living conditions, for present and future generations.
Occupational Health & Safety
We are committed to ensuring the Health and Safety of all Employees, Customers, Visitors and Contractors. With the Design and Maintenance of our facilities, safe storage and handling of petroleum products are put in place as preventive measures against environmental pollution and destruction of lives and properties, through strict compliance with construction and HSE Standards and Regulations.
Hazards are carefully and critically identified while risks are reduced as low as reasonably practicable. All employees, from those in the “High Risk Zones” to those in the “Low Risk Zones” of operations periodically undergo Occupational health and safety trainings. Upon compliance with standards and regulations, periodic and sporadic audits & inspections are carried out for continued compliance and identification of hazards. Incident Investigation Is however carried out if an accident or near-miss occurs for thorough analysis to prevent re-occurrence. The success of TFC’s operations depends on a healthy and competent workforce. Our Occupational health policy communicates corporate expectations for identifying and managing health risks related to our operations.
TFC’s robust security measures are designed to protect our personnel and facilities from operational threats and cybersecurity attacks. Our security programs are risk-based, flexible and responsive to the environments in which we operate.
Facilities undergo periodic security analyses to address potential threats. Our HSSE & I.T team continually improve our risk management methodologies, threat-assessment capabilities and technical security management processes through training programs and simulation exercises.
Our environmental management approach is guided by an understanding of the potential environmental impacts of our operations and a commitment to develop, maintain and our depot sustainably, using appropriate standards that enable us to “Protect Tomorrow. Today.” TFC limits spills from our operations by maintaining a strong focus on risk management, operational integrity, and containment capabilities. We take a rigorous approach to managing the potential impacts of a spill on land, where we operate.
TFC implements ISO 45001, 14001 and 9001 management systems in an integrated fashion which helps us further manage potential environmental impacts, safety risks and ensure quality of our systems as we fulfill compliance obligations and identify opportunities for improvement. The Health, Safety and Security of our stakeholders, as well as the wellbeing of the environment is not negotiable.
"Safety First, Last, & Always…Good Health Is Our Greatest Wealth"
Tema Fuel Company Limited (TFC) recognizes that its activities and operations could potentially impact on the wider social, environmental and economic wellbeing of the areas in which we operate. We are committed to ensuring that our business is conducted in all aspects according to rigorous ethical, professional and legal standards.
In this regard, we:
• Are committed to integrating responsible and sustainable business practices across our operations. • Aim to manage our employees openly, honestly and fairly and to be a responsible employer by adopting values and standards designed to help guide our staff in their conduct and business relationships. • Shall respect the privacy and dignity of our employees, suppliers and contractors. • Promote work environment of equal opportunity and will not willfully engage in unlawful discrimination. • Commit to employing diverse workforce, and • Shall commit resources to uplift the community, encourage ethical behaviours and promote socio-economic values.