HSE Management System

HSE Management System


We, at ThermaPrime, commit to provide excellent service to our customers by performing drilling services in accordance with internationally-recognized health, safety and environmental management standards.


Consistent with our aspiration to become an enabling partner to global geothermal and conventional energy developers, we will pursue the goal of no harm to people, protect the environment, comply with the laws and regulations of the communities we work in, regard health, safety and environmental matters as business priorities and promote a sustainable culture in which our people learn, participate and improve.


To honor this commitment, we will:


  1. Evaluate and manage health, safety and environmental risks to our people and the communities we operate in by employing appropriate technologies and safe operating procedures, strengthening cooperation with government agencies and local units, by being constantly prepared for emergencies and by having disaster response and recovery plans;
  2. Provide our people and our partners with a safe working environment, promote awareness of and train them in health, safety and the environment so they conduct themselves in a responsible manner all the time;
  3. Optimize use of energy, water, and other resources, minimize and dispose all wastes through safe and legally allowable methods;
  4. Endeavor to prevent release of pollutants that could cause environmental damage;
  5. Require all employees to conduct themselves in compliance to all company policies and procedures including the exercise of Stop Work Authority and reporting all incidents and observations to their supervisors.
  6. Require contractors and operating partners to manage health, safety and environment in line with this policy; and
  7. Promote active involvement of our people in setting clear and measurable targets for improvement, conducting appraisal and audits and preparing performance reports.


A process used to identify and assess the HSE risks associated
with an activity to ensure that these are managed to an acceptable level


A work control and planning method to ensure that critical activities are conducted in a safe and efficient manner


A behavior-based safety system intended to increase individual awareness, hazard recognition and personnel involvement in daily workplace safety


HSE Management System, Policies and Procedures
conveyed as simple rules for ease of understanding and recall


An organizational methodology that reduces resource and space wastage while increasing operational efficiency


A program to mitigate risks associated with motor vehicle operations


A risk identification, assessment and mitigation program to ensure safe transport of rig equipment and drilling goods


Well being for the public, our people, and our stakeholders

ThermaPrime’s incidence rate of 0.52 in 2013 notably decreased to 0.37 in 2014, an important safety milestone.

In 2015, the incidence rate further improved to 0.22, which is the lowest compared to the global industry rate (0.63), Asia-Pacific-land (0.33) and US-land (1.27).

To accomplish the next breakthrough in HSE performance, a Quality Management System compliant with ISO 9001 standards has been developed.



ThermaPrime Drilling Corporation received the 2015 Corporate Safety and Health Excellence Award from the Safety & Health Association of the Philippines Energy Sector, Inc., in coordination with the Department of Energy. This award is a testament to the efforts undertaken by the Company to achieve Zero Lost Time Accident.



ThermaPrime’s HSE personnel are equipped with the requisite knowledge and skills acquired through the years of experience and exposure in drilling in various geothermal fields in the country and overseas. All are compliant with government required certifications and training.

OSH Practitioner Accreditation

Department of Labor Employment – BWC

Safety Officer’s Permit

Department of Energy (DOE)

Pollution Control Officers Accreditation

Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB)

Occupational Health Nurse

Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC)


Personnel undergo rigorous and continuous training and are periodically assessed to ensure necessary levels of competencies are attained and maintained before deployment to drilling projects.