QHSE – Quality, Health, Safety & Environment

Quality Policy

To ensure quality and continual improvement, GDS personnel shall:
  • Consistently meet customer, API Q1, and applicable API 8C requirements for the design, manufacture, service, and supply of drilling and hoisting equipment for the petroleum, natural gas and other industries
  • Continually improve the effectiveness of our quality management system
  • Focus on the customer satisfaction and perception

Quality Manufacturing

Each Global Drilling Machine is manufactured under API 8C License No 8C-0161, using the highest quality US built components – from gear case to bearings, motors to washpipes. The design is based on decades of top drive service.

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Health & Safety Policy

GDS International is committed to the protection of our personnel, property, the environment, and the public throughout the countries and communities in which we work.

In fulfilling this commitment to protect both people and property, management will provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment, in accordance with industry standards and in compliance with legislative requirements, and will strive to eliminate any foreseeable hazards that may result in property damage, accidents or personal injury or illness.

We recognize that the responsibility for health and safety is shared. All employees will be equally responsible for minimizing accidents within our facilities and on our work sites. Safe work practices and job procedures will be clearly defined in the company’s Health and Safety Manual for all employees to follow.

Accidental loss can be controlled through good management in combination with active employee involvement. Safety is the direct responsibility of all managers, supervisors, employees, and contractors.

All management activities will comply with company safety requirements as they relate to planning, operation, and maintenance of facilities and equipment. All employees will perform their jobs properly in accordance with established procedures and safe work practices.