Environment, Health & Safety Policy
Hess Corporation and its subsidiaries recognize that excellence in Environment, Health & Safety performance is an essential part of our goal of becoming the leading global independent energy company. To accomplish this, we will:
Identify, assess and manage the environment, health & safety risks and impacts of our existing and planned operations. Set objectives and targets that result in continuous improvement of our environment, health & safety performance. Provide the leadership and resources that will enable our workforce to meet improvement objectives and targets. Require every employee to take personal responsibility towards meeting environment, health & safety objectives. Include environment, health & safety performance when evaluating managers, employees and contractors for compensation, rewards, and recognition. Comply with applicable environment, health & safety laws and regulations. Recognize that no task is so important that it be performed at the risk of health and safety. Provide internal standards for our managers and employees where controlling laws and regulations do not exist or are considered insufficient. Communicate regularly with the communities where we operate to develop and maintain a mutual understanding of goals and expectations. Promote the conservation of energy and natural resources and reduce waste. Routinely monitor, assess and report on the Company's environment, health & safety performance and on our conformity with this policy.