ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH &
We are committed to the protection of the environment, including the prevention of pollution and continual improvement of Environmental performance through an Environmental Management System.
Fulfill our compliance obligations
Minimize the release of pollutants to air, water and land
Minimize the generation of general waste and schedule waste
Optimize the usage of hazardous chemicals and gases
Minimize the consumption of natural resources
Foster employee and contractor awareness of environmental issues through training, campaign and promotions
Safety & Health Policy
SilTerra is committed to adopting the best industrial practices in providing a safe work environment meeting or exceeding applicable legal and other requirements. We are also commited to continual improvement of Occupational Safety and Health performance through excellence in our Occupational Safety and Health Management System.
We adhere strongly to the following safety and health principles:
All injuries and ill-health can be prevented
Working safely is a condition of employment
Everyone will be trained to work safely
All hazards can be controlled
Everyone is responsible for safety
Environmental Management System (EMS)
We have implemented an Environmental Management System to improve the environmental performance of our business. SilTerra’s EMS received the ISO14001 certification in August 2002.
We monitor all environmental regulatory requirements to ensure compliance.
We also establish environmental goals to go beyond compliance in the areas of pollution prevention, minimization of toxic and hazardous materials, water and energy conservation and solid waste reduction.
The facility is equipped with wastewater treatment and exhaust systems that ensure compliance to environmental, health and safety regulations at the workplace. We ensure compliance with stringent international and local environmental protection regulations on industrial effluents and air emissions through:
In addition to the above, scheduled (toxic) wastes are managed to comply with stringent regulatory requirements.
Waste Water Treatment
As per international standards, SilTerra analyzes and monitors the quality of waste water throughout the year. All waste water analytical results consistently adhere to the waste water standard of the Environmental Quality (Sewage & Industrial Effluents) Regulations 1979 in Malaysia.
Air Emission Facility
SilTerra is equipped with various exhaust systems such as scrubber systems, VOC abatement systems, general exhaust systems, to name a few. These state-of-the-art systems are designed to treat hot air, corrosive, flammable and hazardous fumes respectively from various buildings in SilTerra.
We systematically identify ways to reduce or eliminate waste primarily through source reduction and recycle, reclaim and reuse. Activities include: