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Qssma

Clients

Cetrel's has the companies of the Camaçari Industrial Complex as its main clients, and also develops projects for companies located in the states of Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul. In its contracts, Cetrel offers integrated services to meet the demands of its clients.  Below are some of the services offered to the company's clients:

  • Monitoring and management of environmental licenses;
  • Preparation of reports to meet environmental restrictions;
  • Administration of environmental information systems, external for environmental agencies and internal for the company;
  • Preparation, monitoring and completion of environmental indicators;
  • Compliance check, review and preparation of company environmental standards;
  • Performance in environmental services of scheduled shutdowns;
  • Monitoring of atmospheric emissions, including fugitive, water and effluent resources, diagnosis and remediation of impacted areas;
  • Environmental analysis and assessment of equipment/process changes or new projects;
  • Solid waste management, from receipt to final disposal.

 

Environmental philosophy

Mission To provide sustainable and innovative environmental engineering solutions, adding value for the customer. View To be a world reference in innovative environmental engineering solutions, at the service of people and committed to the sustainable future. Integrated Policy: Cetrel acknowledges sustainable development, the valuing of human beings and ethical behavior as basic business values to achieve excellence and add value to businesses. In addition, the Company guides the stance of its members under the terms of the Code of Conduct, which is signed by all. Thus, it defined the present policy, which represents the commitment of all its members and ensures responsible practices in all of the Company’s activities. Principles:

  1. To reduce the production of effluents, waste and emissions, helping to prevent and eliminate any form of environmental liability resulting from its activities, as well as to practice and encourage the rational use of natural resources.
  2. To ensure maximum efficiency of operational and administrative processes, paying close attention to the quality of management, as well as to issues related to workplace safety and occupational health, in order to ensure safety and promote worker health.
  3. To provide a healthy and harmonious work environment, marked by respect for the rights of members and partners, in a climate of shared social responsibility, not involving or supporting child labor, forced labor or any kind of discrimination.
  4. To maintain a permanent dialogue with its various audiences – customers, shareholders, Company members, suppliers, neighboring communities, environmental control agencies and society in general.
  5. To continuously improve its services, processes and management mechanisms, complying with legal standards and acting on a voluntary basis, as well as permanently stimulating innovation in order to promote positive results for the Company, as well as to meet the needs and expectations of customers and of  society.
  6. To stimulate the development of its members and partners by educating through work, ensuring an environment conducive to the exercise of their potential and able to prepare them to overcome challenges.
  7. To ensure strict compliance with current legislation and regulations, standards, norms and procedures for the protection of the environment, occupational safety and health and social responsibility.

Sustainable Solutions We understand that our business must be sustainably run by continually practicing 3 key factors:

  • Appropriate Technical Excellence
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Economic Viability

Beliefs and Values

  • To practice sustainable development;
  • To achieve levels of technical and operational excellence in its processes and products;
  • To exceed client expectations;
  • To ensure an ethical behavior in it’s actions;
  • To provide the conditions for continuous professional development;
  • To ensure permanent and open communication.

Ethical principles

  • To respect the rights of members as citizens, ensuring their free expression and participation;
  • To ensure full transparency in the relationship with regulatory agencies;
  • To ensure a criteria of honesty in recruitment processes, ensuring equal conditions of participation;
  • To promote communication with stakeholders;
  • To ensure the reliability of the data and information provided to shareholders and customers.

 

History

Cetrel, a 100% Brazilian company, started its operations in 1978, alongside the first companies of the Camaçari Industrial Complex. With nearly 40 years of experience, the company is responsible for the water supply, treatment and final disposal of effluents and industrial waste, distribution and reuse of water, as well as the full environmental monitoring of the Complex. Certified to International Standards ISO 9001; ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 17025, it offers the most complete environmental solutions for the Brazilian industrial sector, investing permanently in projects focused on the development and improvement of innovative technologies. With a strong performance in research and innovation, Cetrel makes annual investments, always aiming to generate the best solutions, adding value and competitiveness to its customers. Created with the initial assignment of treating liquid effluents and disposing of solid waste generated by the Complex industries, Cetrel has gradually expanded its scope of activities and nowadays operates in four areas – Camaçari Water Distributor (DAC), Effluents Treatment Center (ETE), Waste Treatment Center (CTR) and Environmental Management (GAM). Currently, Cetrel is responsible for the treatment, final disposal of effluents, industrial waste, as well as for environmental monitoring in areas of influence of industrial complexes.  

People

FOCUS ON PEOPLE Cetrel cares about the People inside and outside the Organization. With a solid talent retention program, the company enables the participation in trainings and other development actions, offers market-compatible compensation, and establishes Action Programs that encourage Members to challenge themselves and grow within the company, besides caring for the environment where they live with their family and friends, monitoring the areas under its influence. With a strong corporate culture (TEO), Cetrel has as its premise the commitment to serve Customers and the trust in Human Beings, in their capacity and desire to evolve, valuing the communication between the leaders and those who are led and between peers; diversity, collective intelligence, creativity, innovation, flexibility, agility, productivity, results generation and social responsibility. TEO Based on humanistic values, TEO is a do-it-yourself business philosophy focused on Education and Work. The articulated set of its Principles, Concepts and Criteria provides Organization Members with the ethical, moral and conceptual foundations that allow them to act with common strategic direction, unity of thought and coherence of action. CETREL JOB OPENINGS Marked by the attitude of commitment to the environment, translated into the efficient and responsible operation of environmental control and pollution prevention systems, Cetrel, a reference company in its area of activity, operates nationally in four distinct businesses – Water Production and Distribution. (DAC), Effluents Treatment Center (ETE), Waste Treatment Center (CTR) and Environmental Management (GAM). Certified to International Standards ISO 9001; ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 17025, it offers the most complete environmental solutions for the Brazilian industrial sector, investing permanently in projects focused on the development and improvement of innovative technologies. We stimulate people's development and establish our relationships based on trust and autonomy, so that our Members can trail their own paths.

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INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Cetrel offers internship opportunities for undergraduate students in various areas to enable young people to develop their potential and contribute to the improvement of people's quality of life and to the growth and perpetuity of the Organization. Working with highly qualified and experienced professionals, interns will have the opportunity to broaden their academic knowledge and improve their professional formation. Some of the higher education courses for which we offer internship opportunities are: Business Administration, Biology, Accounting, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Geology, Chemistry and related fields. Students who want to be part of Cetrel’s team need to be available to intern from Monday to Friday, from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm (30h per week). Applications for the 2018 Internship Program are not yet open. TECHNICAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Cetrel offers internship opportunities for technical course students in various areas to enable young people to develop their potential and contribute to the improvement of people's quality of life and to the growth and perpetuity of the Organization. Working with highly qualified and experienced professionals, interns will have the opportunity to broaden their academic knowledge and improve their professional formation. Some of the technical education courses for which we offer internship opportunities are: Automation, Electronics, Environment, Chemistry, Occupational Safety. Students wishing to be part of Cetrel’s team must have completed the theoretical part of their courses and be available to intern from Monday to Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (40h per week). Applications for the 2018 Internship Program are not yet open. Also follow the IEL website – www.fieb.org.br/iel – to stay on top of the openings we provide.  

Strategic pillars

For 40 years Cetrel has demonstrated its great transformative capacity to contribute to our society. This result arises from the direct participation of each client, employee and member in the growth and efficiency of the company's guidelines. This commitment belongs to us all! Get to know our strategic pillars.

QHSE

The Integrated Management System consists of the combination of processes and practices adopted by the organization to systematize its corporate values and policies aiming to achieve more efficiently its objectives in Quality, Health, Safety and Environment, thus ensuring the prevention and control of environmental impacts, and the risks to the health and safety of workers and other stakeholders. The Integrated Management System Manual represents the basis for the systematization of this management, being supported and complemented by rules, procedures and instructions. INTEGRA is Cetrel's Integrated Management System, designed to provide all Guidelines and Requirements applicable to Cetrel's business and support areas. It is formed by six dimensions distributed as follows:

  • QHSE Management
  • Investment Management
  • Financial Management
  • Industrial Management
  • Administrative Management
  • Commercial Management

The structure is also composed of the Compliance System and the Process Improvement Program (FLUXUS), which must be applied to all dimensions and respective processes, as can be seen in the figure below (Figure 1). INTEGRA has as its superior document the Integrated Policy of Cetrel (Figure 5), it should also be oriented to include in its processes the Strategic Pillars of the Organization (Figure 3). Figure 1 – INTEGRA Structure The structure and organization of INTEGRA as well as the QHSE Dimension are described in documents D-INT-001 – INTEGRA Strategic Guideline and D-INT-002 – QHSE Management, respectively. The activities are developed based on the following rules and regulations:

  • NBR ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management Systems
  • NBR ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management Systems
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 – Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems
  • NS13 – Safety, Health, Industrial Hygiene and Environment Audit Guide of the Camaçari Industrial Complex.

  This Manual outlines the Policy, Commitment and Guidelines regarding the requirements that make up Cetrel's GIS in alignment with Cetrel's INTEGRA Integrated Management System, designed to provide all Guidelines and requirements applicable to Cetrel's business and support areas.  

4.0 THE ORGANIZATION

Created on October 14, 1977 and having started operations in June 1978, Cetrel is responsible for water production and distribution, effluent treatment and disposal, industrial waste treatment, disposal and allocation and environmental management of the whole area under the influence of the Camaçari Industrial Polo Complex, operating without interruption ever since. In addition, the Company invests in differentiated projects whose main focus is the development and improvement of innovative technologies, capable of acting both in the production processes and in the reuse of products that would be transformed into environmental liabilities. Since its conception, Cetrel has adopted integrated effluent and industrial waste treatment systems, which are practices carried out in the most modern industrial complexes in the world. The integration of systems contributes to environmental sustainability, within the conception of eco-efficiency practiced by Cetrel – rational use of natural resources, with maximum efficiency and minimal impact on the environment. In addition, system integration provides a greater economy of scale and greater environmental safety, compared to the older concept of dispersed industrial hubs that still adopt individual environmental protection systems. Currently, Cetrel S.A. has its shares distributed among private companies, that hold 81.43% of the shares, and the State Government of Bahia, holding the remaining 18.57%. Among the private sector shareholders, Braskem S.A. stands out, holding 63.66% of the shares. Figure 2 – Cetrel’s Business Model The management of QSSMA is one of the dimensions contemplated within the structure of INTEGRA as defined in document D-INT-001 – INTEGRA Strategic Directive and aims to provide guidelines and guidance, ensuring the integration of Quality, Safety, Health and Environment processes, and the adoption of best practices aligned with the Zero Loss principle as well as the establishment of safety as a non-negotiable value. QHSE management is organized into the following elements:  

  • Element 01 - Organization

To ensure that quality, health, safety and environmental issues are considered in the management of all organizational processes and in the relationships with all stakeholders. CETREL leaders should take responsibility for all aspects of QHSE related to their activities and manage and control the implementation, maintenance and enhancement of the QHSE management program in the areas under their responsibility. The commitment of all members makes up the basis for QHSE improvement in all business areas. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Commitment and Leadership
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Skills, awareness and training
  • Communication
  • Accident and Incident Management
  • Efficiency and Effectiveness
  • Legal Compliance

 

  • Element 02 - Risk Management and SEPRO

To systematize the identification, assessment, control, minimization and prevention of risks and impacts related to processes, activities, services and products, and their consequences for the organization's people, environment, facilities and image, by determining the acceptability criteria, the structure and the tools implemented, in accordance with best practices and national regulations, focusing on the Zero Loss principle. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Risk Scenarios
  • Change Management
  • Barrier Management

 

  • Element 03 - Human Reliability

Leaders must demonstrate their commitment, establish and monitor procedures and programs that ensure human trust and discipline from all persons performing activities in the organization, so that they assume their responsibility for all aspects of SSMA potentially impacted by their activities. Everyone, leaders and members, should identify opportunities to avoid the different types of human error, whether they are due to lack of proper training or instruction, to violation or non-compliance, or to inadequate human activity and possible slips and lapses of attention. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Human Factors Management
  • Technological Aspects
  • Culture and Behavior

 

  • Element 04 - Worker Safety

To ensure that worker safety management processes and effective controls are in place, reflecting the dangers and risks of activities, processes and services, and in particular ensuring regulatory compliance and loss prevention. Ensure that worker safety processes and/or requirements are established and communicated in all Cetrel business and support processes, as well as complied with by all Cetrel members and partners. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Identification of Hazards and Risks
  • Life-Critical Activities
  • Standards and Procedures
  • Personal Protective Equipment

 

  • Element 05 - Occupational Health and Hygiene

To anticipate, recognize, assess and control workplace hazards arising from processes, activities, products and services to prevent or minimize their impacts on human health. To ensure that health risks are known and understood by everyone in their area of activity and ensure that everyone assumes responsibility for the use of personal and collective protections related to their activities. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Occupational Health
  • Ergonomics
  • Health Promotion

 

  • Element 06 - Environment

To guide the treatment of environmental issues at Cetrel, complying with the principles of Cetrel’s Integrated Policy and Applicable Legal Requirements, in order to systematize the identification, assessment, control, minimization and prevention of aspects and impacts related to processes, activities, products and services, as well as the consequences to the environment. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Aspects and Impacts
  • Effluents
  • Solid Waste
  • Atmospheric Emissions
  • Energies
  • Bordering Noise
  • Liability Management

 

  • Element 07 - Crisis and Emergency Management

To establish guidelines to ensure effectiveness in crisis and emergency management by eliminating or minimizing the effects related to the safety and health of people, to the environment, to the safety of facilities and to the image of the Company. To ensure that crisis and emergency management processes and effective controls are in place, reflecting aspects and impacts to ensure regulatory compliance and to avoid undesirable outcomes and possible losses. To ensure that crisis and emergency management processes and/or requirements are established and communicated in all Cetrel business and support processes. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Protection and Fire Fighting Technology
  • Emergency Management
  • Crisis Management

 

  • Element 08 - Product Safety

To establish requirements to systematize the control of product information in order to keep it always up to date, available and understandable to the people (members, third parties and other stakeholders) involved with the processes and products, respecting an adequate level of information confidentiality control. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Information and communication

 

  • Element 09 - Partner Management

To define criteria that ensure service providers (partners) are effectively qualified, selected and supervised to ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements and Cetrel QHSE procedures and standards. To ensure that processes provide assurance that Cetrel's QHSE requirements are provided and communicated to contractors prior to performing work or services. To ensure a clear communication, motivation and performance-based recognition process for QHSE to service providers (partners) who are active within Cetrel facilities. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Selection and Contracting
  • Monitoring and Performance
  • Motivation and Recognition

 

  • Element 10 – Transport and Distribution Security

To define criteria that ensure adequate control of the movement of products and hazardous waste between Cetrel facilities or external senders, managing known and assessed risks, with defined control and protection actions, considering the different modes and routes. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Transport of Waste and Hazardous Products
  • Risk Management in the Transport of Hazardous Products and Waste
  • Qualification and Training

 

  • Element 11 – Property Security

To define criteria to ensure that measures are taken to identify threats or vulnerabilities of internal or external origin that could damage the integrity of people, property, products, processes, information systems and image. The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Property Security Management
  • Access Control

 

  • Element 12 – Quality

To ensure the effective management of Cetrel's documents and define systematics for proper management of incident handling, in order to ensure continuous improvement in the loss prevention process and improved quality management of services and products. To establish requirements to define the process of conducting QHSE audits as well as maintaining Cetrel Integrated Management System’s Certification (ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001) and SGL (ISO 17025). The requirements associated with this element relate to:

  • Documented Information
  • Occurrence Treatment
  • Audits

 

  • Golden Rules

Golden Rules are ten simple, tangible behaviors that aim to support the CETREL principle of ZERO LOSS. The criteria for application and operationalization of the “Golden Rules” at Cetrel are described in document PR-INT-001 and is applicable to all Members and partners. The Golden Rules are:

  1. We only authorize critical activities to be performed by qualified personnel and by applying risk management tools.
  2. We only authorize non-routine work by using a Work Permit, released at the service location and implementing all necessary safeguards.
  3. We ensure the availability of security and alarm systems and perform their disabling only upon risk analysis and formal authorization.
  4. We only perform activities for which we are qualified and authorized, as well as in full health conditions.
  5. We perform all activities with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and appropriate tools.
  6. We perform any activity only under safe, conditions and refuse to do so if there is evidence of lack of security or unavailability of safety barriers.
  7. We use vehicles and mobile equipment suitable for the activities and in safe operating conditions, in compliance with current traffic and local regulations.
  8. We only perform maintenance on equipment that is securely labeled and insulated and always ensure that hazardous energy sources are isolated and blocked.
  9. We only implement changes to our facilities, temporary or permanent, after analyzing and managing the associated risks and formally approving them. We ensure communication to all parties involved.
  10. We record, report and investigate 100% of accidents and all incidents considered to be of high potential severity.

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