AZERBAIJAN CASPIAN SHIPPING”CJSC
DRUG, ALCOHOL AND GAMBLING POLICY
(ISM Code 2010: Clauses 1.2.1.and 1.2.2.and 1.2.3.)
(ISO 14001:2015: Clauses 4.4.1.and 4.4.2.) OCIMF Guidelines
The Company’s Drug, Alcohol and Gambling Policy apply to all personnel who may sail on or visit the Company’s vessels. Where permitted by Law, to assure compliance, “AZERBAIJAN CASPIAN SHIPPING” “ACS” CJSC reserve the right to test for drug and alcohol use and abuse; this will be undertaken as a means of monitoring adherence to this Policy. “ACS” CJSC may conduct searches in the work place, if there is a reason to suspect a violation of this Policy.
- a) DRUGS
The misuse of legitimate drugs or the use, possession, distribution or sale of illicit or non-prescribed controlled drugs ashore or onboard vessels or by shore Staff/Crew Members on leave IS PROHIBITED.
The Company will not employ any persons who are Users of, or have a recent record of the use of illegal drugs or have abused the use of prescribed drugs.
Any Employee found in contravention of the Company’s Drug Policy WILL BE INSTANTLY DISMISSED AND HANDED OVER TO THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES FOR PROSECUTION. All are reminded, that in certain countries possession of illegal drugs can result in the DEATH PENALTY.
Company have rights to test and screen employees at any moment.
- b) ALCOHOL
The vessels are employed in hazardous environments and the primary concern is with the health and safety of all personnel, the vessel and the protection of the environment.
For this reason onboard all vessels, alcohol consumption by personnel IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN.
Alcohol IS NOT ALLOWED aboard any vessel, no matter what the reason.
- c) GAMBLING
To ensure a healthy and safe working environment onboard the vessels all personnel must co-operate fully with other personnel. Personnel disputes arising onboard threaten the harmony of the vessels operation, for this reason gambling in any form IS FORBIDDEN.
This policy has been reviewed and remains appropriate.
THE COMPANY WILL UNDERTAKE DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES AGAINST ANYONE CONTRAVENING THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS.