Ashoka QHSE Policy
We are committed to become an icon in infrastructure development, through innovation, professionalism, active leadership in product quality and sustained growth by delivering value to our customers.
We shall conduct our operations in a manner so that we protect people, property and the environment by identifying, controlling and reducing all associated risks to a level As Low As Reasonably Practicable.
This is will achieved by :
Our commitment to continual improvement of quality, environmental, occupational health and safety management system performance, Commitment to prevention of pollution, injury and ill health, Complying with all applicable legal and contractual requirements, Adopting state of art technology available, Communicating and consulting all associated stakeholders for establishing organizational objectives.
Quality Health Safety and Environmental Objectives
- To improve planning
- To reduce customer complaints
- To enhance motivation of employees
- To improve skills through training
- Complying with all the statutory rules and regulations.
- Minimising Air, Land and Water Pollution & preventing Injury and Ill health.
Your Safety is our Concern
We want you to enjoy benefits of Natural Gas, the gas which is convenient, clean and versatile fuel. But like all fuels it must be handled wisely to ensure its safety and efficiently.
Precautions for daily operation
- Do not tamper with any component of the gas connection
- Always close the main control valve if you are not going to be home for a day or more
- Always use standard ISI mark stoves and burners
- Always ensure that the hot utensils or liquids are not in direct contact with your rubber tube
- If you can smell gas or doubt a leakage, do not ignite a match or lighter
- Gas leakage / gas escape can be easily detected due to its peculiar smell or odour
- It is safe to wear cotton apron or cotton clothes during cooking
- It is always safer to ignite a match first, and then to switch on the gas supply
- Periodically keep checking the rubber tube for any cuts, damage
- In case the gas flow in your house or area is stopped, inform the Company immediately
- When you turn on your gas again after a long duration, make sure all the doors and windows of your house are opened
- Don't ever cover the rubber tubes and regularly clean them with a wet cloth
- When you are cooking, make sure that you do not leave the burner or stove unattended
- Once you complete your cooking, make sure you close the burner knob and gas tap
- If the gas supply stops suddenly, close the knob and open all doors and windows. Only once there is no smell of gas should you turn on the stove again
- Never use a sari to lift any utensils from the stove
- Keep children away from the gas stove and gas connection
Never store combustible or explosive/ flammable items in the kitchen
- When you are cleaning the burner
- Close the main valve and gas tap
- Allow the stove to cool down and then clean the burners with a cloth. Clean the burners with warm water and use soap or other cleaning agents if the burner is oily
- Allow the burner to dry up. Clean the burner head in the similar way. Clean the burner head with a hard brush
- Before you turn on your gas stove every morning, make it a habit to open all doors and windows. Since gas is lighter than air, it would disperse immediately in case of any leakage. This will help avoid any incidents of fire or explosions
- In case you smell any leakage, close the main control valve and inform the Gas Company immediately
- If the leakage is observed in the PE (Poly-ethylene) line, inform the company immediately and do not allow any vehicles near the leakage point
- Inform the company for any digging/ construction work on a gas line by you or any other agency near or around your house
- Always close your gas tap before you go to bed at night
- For any changes in your gas pipeline, always ensure an authorized person makes the changes
- Always ensure your rubber tube is correctly fit
- Never use non-standard unauthorized tubes; always insist on rubber tube supplied/ approved by the gas company
- Do not allow any naked flame, spark or smoking near the leakage point
- In case you smell a gas leakage, do not operate any electrical switches and appliances around there
- Do not ignite a match, a bidi, cigarette or candle lamps etc if you smell a leakage
- STOP cooking immediately if you smell a gas leakage
- Do not carry-out/or allow any digging and construction on gas line. If required consult the gas company
- Never carry out any alteration by yourself and never tamper with any parts of the gas connection
Safety Guidelines for Geyser Usage
- Gas geyser is not to be installed in bathroom as being confined space may lead to accumulation of fumes and suffocation or asphyxiation.
- Gas Geysers should be installed at well ventilated areas like kitchen, utility rooms, halls, terrace and passageways.