Actions from Copel Geração e Transmissão

Guided by its Occupational Health and Safety policy, Copel Geração e Transmissão (Copel GeT) has as a guideline that everyone is responsible for safety and understanding that all accidents can be avoided. 

Several actions are developed throughout the year always guided by the risks raised. Among these actions we highlight:

Integrated Management System

Copel Geração e Transmissão S.A. seeks excellence in specialized services for the operation and maintenance of power plants, with a commitment to

  • Preventing occupational injuries and diseases, mainly caused by traffic and electricity;
  • Adopt a preventive systemic approach in order to eliminate hazards and reduce risks, with the aim of preventing accidents and ensuring safe and healthy working conditions;
  • Promote consultation and encourage worker participation in forums and environments suitable for information and discussion of occupational health and safety issues;
  • Protect the environment, through the prevention of pollution, especially that caused by industrial oils, the optimization of material, water and energy consumption, and the environmentally correct disposal of waste
  • Rationalize costs;
  • Optimize the indices of availability and reliability;
  • Meet the relevant legal requirements and other applicable requirements; and
  • Implement continuous improvement in the performance of quality, health and safety, and the environment, in alignment with corporate policies and guidelines.

In the scope of Work Safety, Copel GeT’s three largest plants have the certification in the OHSAS 18001:2007 standard – Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, according to the scope “Energy Generation Infrastructure operation and maintenance processes”.

The certified plants are:

  • UHE GBM – Gov. Bento Munhoz da Rocha Netto Hydroelectric Plant (Foz do Areia);
  • GNB – Gov. Ney Aminthas de Barros Braga Hydroelectric Power Plant (Segredo); and
  • GJR – Gov. José Richa Hydroelectric Power Plant (Salto Caxias).