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Ibn Sina Polyoxymethylene

Ibn Sina POM

Polyoxymethylene Project

This hand book belongs to :

Polyoxymethylene Project


We assume that the management of Safety,

Health and Environment is a direct
responsibility of leaders and risk prevention is
everyone's responsibility "


Polyoxymethelyne project

Received HSE manual


Standards of Safety and Environment
contained in this book are binding .
Since it is not possible to predict all risk
situations , workers should be aware and alert
during the execution of their work , and
always act with wisdom and prudence .

Delivery date : ____/____/______

Signature of employee:


Intecsa /
Dragados IBN SINA

This handbook is a guide for everyone working in the

Intecsa/Dragados Gulf, POM Project.
Inline with our Health and Safety Management
system, our aim is for everyone to fly home safely,
back to their families, after the completion of this
project. In according with existing Saudi labour law
and Intecsa/Dragados IBN SINA requirements, every
one working in this project is required to follow and
observe the safety and regulations. It is our business
to build the plant incident and injury free.
Keep this handbook to discuss safety with your
friends and family. Together we can achieve an
incident free project.

Together we can all go back home safely

Remember, it is up to you


Table of contents

Responsibilities 7
1. Pom ProjectPom 8
2. Organization 8
3. Training and information 10
4. Access of people,vehicle and machines
5. Emergency 13
6. Work permits (PTW) 18
7. General safety rules 19
8. Legal protections 20
9. Personnel Protective Equipmens(PPE) 21
10. Signaling 22
11. Order and cleanleness 24
12. Access to the workplace 25
13. Working at heights 26
14. Hot works 32
15. Excavation work 34
16. Portable power tools 35
17. Electrical/Substation jobs / 36
18. Lock out Tag out of Equipments
19. Working in confined spaces 38
20. Hydraulic and Pneumatic tests
21. Manual Handling 41
22. Mechanical Handling/suspended loads
23. Radiography 45
24. Hazardous Materials 46
25. Environmental rules 47
26. Work Equipments 51

27. Control of Alcohol and Drugs
28. Extra ordinary and night work
29. Emergency contact 54


Responsible for controlling safe execution of all
works on the project.

Encourage and provide a HSE attitude for

all persons at all level working on the
project. HSE

Provide safety coordination, leadership
and safety advice.

Comments individuals for excellence in
their attitude to HSE and also take
disciplinary actions against violators.

Attend HSE meeting, toolbox meetings
and initiate them if necessary.


Being in constant contact with workers and
register their opinions .

Before beginning any work , should
speak with workers about matters of
safety through toolbox talks .

Should conduct inspections in the
workplace, using a checklist before,
during and after the work period .

They should promote the use of PPE .
Above all, they must lead by example
and have a proactive , consistent and
responsible attitude. ,

Ensure , not only for their
safety and health , but also for
all those who may be affected
by their acts. ,

Carry out a reconnaissance of the
conditions of the workplace before
starting any activity .

If you detect any dangerous situations
you must immediately inform to your
supervisors or higher management.

Must meet established safety standards
and cooperate so that working conditions
are safe.
Using the correct PPE appropriate to the
task. PPE

HSE Manager
To plan, organize, coordinate and
control HSE at the jobsite.

Attend HSE meetings, toolbox meeting and
initiate them if necessary. ,
To promote of interests and
cooperation of the workforce for all
issues concerning HSE.

To assess and analyse situations of

potential danger that may arise on
construction site and to propose
appropriate corrective actions.

To consult with and assists
construction supervision to set up a
job safety program by developing and
promoting interest and participation
in job HSE. HSE

Maintain a good relation with
government and local authority
safety officers.

HSE Supervisor
Responsible for controlling the safe
execution of all work performed by
Dragados and subcontractors in the

Instruct, monitor and enforce
workforce to adhere to the job HSE
To promote interest and cooperation
of the workforce in all issues
concerning HSE. HSE

Ensure that in an event of emergency
the workforce is promptly helped.

To asses and analyse situations of potential
danger that may arise on the construction
site and purpose appropriate corrective

HSE Officer
Inspect work site daily and follw up
Include HSE procedures in the work.
Ensure worksite safety comply with
statutory requirements.

Provide Health,safety and environmental
expertise and advise. HSE

Ensure training,toolbox meeting as a part
of companys HSE program.
Safety is everyones responsibility!

Polyoxymethelyne Project

Training information

Whenever a new employee

enters into the yard , and
before perform any job, you
are given a training host where
you are passed the rules of the
site and distributed this
manual. ,

There are other special activities that also require

specific safety training such as:

Work in confined spaces ;

Work at height;
Manual handling;
Heavy equipment operators and flagman;

Hand and power tools;
Permit to work;
Defensive drive
Entry attendent
Fire safety
Fire watch

Each worker must have training specific safety by
your company and Dragados for the activities that
will be carried out in the project .

In the Bulletin Board and in other strategic

locations will be posted the schedules for future
training, bulletin HSE and other relevant
information in terms of Safety, Health and

Access of people , vehicles and machines

Access to people , vehicles and machinery is
subject to the grant of authorization by the
Intecsa/Dragados Gulf and IBN SINA.
Intecsa/Dragados Gulf and IBN
All workers to enter the project or in the live plant,
have to register their presence through your ID card
at existing turnstiles.
, ID

Identification cards are non-transferable


Will be denied access to any person who :

Demonstrate have a negative
attitude to safety, health and
environment; HSE
Flout the rules and safety procedures in
Not abide by the instructions provided to
it by the elements of Technical gathered ,
Dragados gulf and Safety Technicians;

The movement of vehicles in the Project will be

restricted and must conform to the provisions of
the Highway Code, particularly regarding the
mandatory use of seat belts .
The maximum vehicle speed is set at :

15 km/hr

Shall bear a valid SAG licence

Use of cellular phones and walkie talkies

including vehicle mounted units is
prohibited while operation.

All operators or heavy
equipment shall have a
license for operation construction
equipment as applicable.

All personnel shall comply with the site
layout and traffic flow.

Roads shall no to be blocked by any
means without prior notification.

Parking in designated areas-reverse



Incidents and Accidents

It is mandatory to report all Incidents and
Environmental Accidents that occur in the work
area immediately and is according to the following

system :

Important to follow the described communication

system, so that we can immediately begin
investigation of the incident/accident and take the
appropriate corrective measures .

A reporting of Incidents is extremely important

because it allows you to take appropriate actions to
prevent their future recurrence
and a possible accident.

Every worker who suffers an injury at work should
report at the clinic .

Actions to be taken in case of Emergency by all


Raise the alarm.

Keep calm and stop

Shutdown the

Establish wind direction and proceed to the
neareset muster point.

Do not take personnel belongings.

Help visitors if possible wait for further

If emergency team says Go to the ASSEMBLY
Re-enter work area when all clear alarm is
sounded or permission given by the


Must not block access to fire fighting equipment

It is PROHIBITTED to manipulate equipment with
out specific authorization;

For Hot Work in the project area, there must be
an assigned fire watch men.

Maintain good housekeeping, prevent
accumulation of trash.

Even if workers are not affected, fire

incidents are considered and should
be reported following the
communication system explained above.

Fire fighting equipments are

available in the site like
extinguishers and fire points in
the project are equipped with
necessary initial fire fighting equipments for
immediate use in case of fire.

Permit To Work (PTW)
A work permit is necessery to carry out any activity
inside the project.

PTW shall properly displayed in the work site.

PTW shall filled completely , specifies and describes

in detail about precautions , and measures to be
considered for the proper execution of the work
activities. ,

General safety rules

Access to work is only allowed workers
equipped with the required PPE.
It is forbidden to use mobile phones with
camera inside the project.

No use of drugs without doctors

recomentation or work under the infuance of

Photography is strictly prohibitted without


Providing information,photographs or filims
related to the project or work is strictly

Bullying /horseplay is prohibitted.

It is forebidden to bring matches or lighters in

the project and smoking on non designated

Personnel Protective Equipment

Required PPE in POM Project

Safety Helmet

Safety glass/Goggels

Safety shoes/Boots

Coverall/long sleeves as required

Depends on the work

Safety gloves

Ear protection

Respiratory Protection

Face protection

Full body harness (When work on



It is prohibitted
to change or
alter any sign.

The signs that we can see in the site are:


Naked Flames and Smoking

Entry to Authorized persons

15 Maximum speed 15 km/h

Using Mobile Phone

Non Potable water (Do not drink)


Toxic Substance

Corrosive Substance


Flammiable materials

Radioactive (emssion of ionizing radiation)

Harmful or irritating substance

Suspended Load

Danger zone



Eye protection

Head protection

Foot protection


All are RESPONSIBLE for keeping the signs and

lights in good condition , preserving the function
for which they were designed .


The order and cleanliness of the workplace is

essential to eliminate or decrease the number of
accidents ,

The following principles should be followed:


Work place,equipment and facilities must be kept
clean and tidy all times.

All work areas must be free of
obstacles,projections or spills or any unwanted
materials ,

All waste must be seggregated and stored in
designated areas/skip.
All work platform shall kept free of loose
Cables and hoses shall kept in a way that will not
block access or as a tripping hazard

Do not allow waste to

All materials and
equipment must be
packed securely and
stored in appropriate containers;

Machines and tools should be cleaned at the end
of each workday.

Access and Egress

All workplace should be provided with safe access
and protect against fall from height or at same
level, allowing the employee for a free movement
and rapid evacuation in case
of emergency.


Access can be passages,

stairs or ramps.
Use designated walkways.

Working at height

It is neccessary to
wear full body
harness with double
lanyards when
working above 1.8

100% tie-off is
required when ever working above 1.8 meters
or above. 1.8
Full body harness with deceleration device
(shock absorber) is mandatory when working

above 6 meters. 6


Horizontal lifelines shall be designed, install as a

complete personal
fall arresting

When vertical
lifelines are used,
each employee shall be attach to a seperate life
line. ,

Lanyards and vertical lifelines shall have a
minimum breaking strength of 5000 pounds.

It is prohibitted to use
life lines that has not
been inspected and

Life lines shall be
protected against being
cut or abraded.

Ropes and straps (webbing) used in lanyards,
lifelines and strength components of full body
harness shall be made from synthetic fibre.


Scaffolds shall be designed, erected

and maintained according to the
applicable regulations and standards

Certified scaffold supervisor shall

inspect scaffolding after erection
and in case of any modification and

Scaffolding tag shall affixed to each scaffold access.

All scaffolders shall attend internal qualification
program by Dragados prior to start of work in POM
Project. POM

Designs for scaffolding over a height of 12 meters

height shall be prepared and approved by qualified
engineer. 12

Before erection/dismantling of
scaffold the area must be barricaded
and proper sign boards shall be
posted. /

Extra precautions shall be taken

against fall of objects during raising
and lowering process of scaffold materials

Scaffold compnents shall be inspected physically

before use. All damaged/worn-out/corroded
components shall be discarded and replaced.

A guardrail system consists of toprail, midrail and

toeboard shall be installed along all open sides and
ends of platform.

Each platform shall be planked fully with the space
between the platform and upright not more than
one inch with minimum two planks.

Scaffold materials shall not be thrown or dropped

from heights.

Use 100% tie off is

mandatory while working
at 1.8 meters or above

Before ascending a scaffold the user must:

1) Be equipped with safety harness if it
is required.

2) Ensure that the scaffold is tagged as

green prior to use.

It is strictly forbidden to use

scaffold that do not have tag or a
scaffold with red tag

Report any damages or modification required to

your supervisor;

Access to the scaffold can

be accomblished through

Maintain good house keeping while working on
scaffold platform.

Maintain scaffold walkways free from


Do not store
materials on
scaffold platform.

Scaffolders shall continuously wear full body
harness with shock absorbing and double lanyard
while erecting, modifying or dismantling scaffold.

Make shift devices shall not be used on top of

scaffold platform to increase working level height.

Mobile scaffold:

o Do not climb on the scaffold if the wheels
are not locked.

o Do not move scaffold with person on
o Do not use mobile scaffold on slope or
uneven floor.

Use of ladders

Use of ladder is only permitted to

perform work timely and for short

Always maintain three point

contact with the ladder;

Ladder shall positioned

at an angle of 75 angle

Ladder shall extend 1

meter above the
landing platform or
step off point.

Use non conductive ladder near potential
electrical hazards.

Ladders shall not be used

as platforms,runway or

Climbing higher than

three rungs from top of
stright or extension ladders are prohibited.

Only one person at a

time on the ladder.

Face the ladder while

ascending or decending.

Do not carry materials while ascending or

decending the ladder.

Only one person at a time on the ladder. .

Mechanical Elevated Work Platform

Only autorized and trained
personnel shall operate
and ariel lift.

It is mandatory to use full body harness and

lanyards should attach to the proper anchorage
point on the basket by the personnel who use
ariel lift.

Tying to a adjuscent pole, structure, or equipment

while working from an ariel lift is prohibitted.

Personnel shall always
stand firmly on floor, and
shall not sit or climb out
while working.

Never exceed
manufacturer specified
load limits.

Daily inspection of ariel lift shall conduct prior to

operate and make sure that
the lift controls are working

Any defeciencies in the lift

shall immediatly reported to
the concerned supervisor.

Follow manufacturer

Wheel chocks/wedges shall be installed before

using an areil lift on an inclined surface.

If operation takes place in proximity of other lifting
equipment such as mobile crane, tower crane, etc.
the persons involve must be in visual distance.

Articulating boom and extendable boom platforms

are primarily designed as personnel carriers, and
shall not be used for any other purposes.

Hot works
All personnel involved in hot work in Pom Project
must be qualified, and must attend specific training
by Intecsa/Dragados Gulf. Pom

In addition the following

measures shall also be

Inspect all tools and

equipment prior to use.

Make sure that proper

work permit is available
for your work.

Area must be free of combustible materials.

Provide proper
containment of spark.

Fire watcher with fire

fighting equipment
must be available.

Wear appropriate PPE while working.

Keep gas cylinders away from spark and splatter,

must be in vertical upright position (cart) and it
must be chained.

All compressed gas cylinders shall be clarly

marked stating its

Oxygen and
acetelyne cylinders
shall store seperate
(6 mtr). Anti-flash back arrestors and check valve

shall be installed on all oxygen and acetylene
cylinders. 6

Compressed gas cylinders can be only hoisted in

engineered designed cages/cradils and shall not
to be hoisted with

chokker slings or use
valve protection caps
for lifting.


Safety devices that are part of the

cylinder,regulator or any accessories shall not be
tampered with. ,

Leaking or defective compress gas cylinders shall

not be used and should remove from the site.

The work areas where compressed gas cylinders

are being used shall be well ventilated.

Close valve of the cylinder when not in use.

Collect the remains of welding electrode in
suitable containers.


Appropriate work petmit shall be obtained prior to

start of the work.

Location of underground services

shall identified before excavation.

Excavation deeper than 1.2 meter

is considered as confined space.
Any excavation deeper than 1.2 meter shall be
protected by sloping, benching or shoring.
1.2 ,
Any excavated area shall be barricaded at least 1
meter away from the edge of barrication.

Flashing lights shall be

installed at night if the
excavation is not in a
well-lit area.

Excavated materials shall be impounded minimum
one meter away from the edge of the excavation .

A suitable means of access/egress shall be provided

at a minimum spacing of 30 meter in open
excavation and for every 7.5 meters in trench
excavation 30
, 7.5

Stand away from any vehicle being loaded or

unloaded to avoid being struck by any spillage or
falling materials

Excavation work shall be suspended and report to

the supervisor if any unusual condition are found.

Hand and power tools

All hand and power tools shall be inspected prior to

use and periodically after and color coded.

Correct tools shall be selected for the job intended.
faulty tools shall not be used.

Tools shall be regularly

cleaned and where Inspect tool before use
necessary, lightly oiled as
a protection against
Any portable hand tool shall be connected to
ground fault interruption or earth leakage circuit
breaker (ELCB).

Damage cords
can kill
Tools shall not be altered or repaired without

Appropriate Personnel Protective Equipments shall

be worn while using tools.

Do not carry tools by cord.

Drills shall not kept

unattendedwith the power on .
Grinding wheels shall never be used at greater than
the rated speed

Electrical Work

Only authorized personnel shall perform work on

or near electrical equipment/electrical system in
accordance to their autority limits.
Electrical equipment shall only
be used for its intended purpose
as indicated by listing, labeling
and certification.

Entry into high voltage area and substations shall
be prohibited for unauthorized persons.

Electrical Lock-out Tag-out system shall be used

when working on/or near electrical equipment.

Entry to High voltage rooms and substation are


Always use appropriate ppe while working with

electricity. PPE

Lock-Out and Tag-Out (LOTO)

All live parts to which an employee may be exposed

shall be de-energized and locked and tagged out
before the employee work on/or near to them.

An approved copy of work permit (PTW) shall be

displayed at the work location .

Lock-out Tag-out is performed to prevent
unexpected start up or release of stored or residual
energy that can cause injury to worker or damage to
property. ,

Only Autorized personnels are allowed to perform

lock-out and Tag-out.

Unauthorized removal of a lock or danger tag shall

be considered as a serious breach of HSE regulations
and the employee(s) or person(s) found to have
removed anothers lock and/or Tag shall be
permenently removed from the project.

Working in Confined Spaces

A confined space is any enclosure having a limited

opening for entry and exit, unfavorable natural
ventilation which could contain or produce
dangerous air contaminants, presents serious
hazards to occupants.
Confined spaces include, but not limited to, storage
tanks, process vessels, ventilation and exhaust
duct, manholes, Pits, sewerlines, trenches, tunnels,
excavation deeper than 1.2 meters in depth.
,,,,, 1.2
It is forbidden to enter in a confined space with
out valid work permit.

Work permit shall displayed at the entrance of the

confined space

No Permit
No Entry

Access to confined space without permission is

prohibitted. Those who attend specific training
from Dragados can only enter in to any confined
space in POM Project.
POM Dragados

Confined Spaces shall be identified and sign boards

shall be posted at all entry points of the confined

It is mandatory to provide
sufficient illumination and
ventilation inside the
confined space.

Confined space entry attendent (stand by man)

shall be continuously present at the confined space
entry. He should have a communication equipment
to seek assistance incase help is needed .

Entry attendent shall maintain entry log.and all personnel
enter and exit from the space shall log in the log

Gas testing shall be conducted to ensure that

environmental conditions and that employees will
not be exposed to harmful concentrations of toxic
substances or oxygen deficient atmospheres.

Use appropriate PPE while entering/working inside

the confined space.

All electrical equipment used inside the confined

spaces shall be properly insulated and grounded
with approved ground-fault circuit interrupters
(GFCI) for personnel protection.


Pressure testing (Hydrostatic/Pneumatic)


Work Permit shall obtain before conducting any

pressure testing in POM Project.

Prior to commencing testing operations, reponsible

persons shall inspect test heads to confirm that all

components are in good condition and meet with
working pressure requirement. ,

Authorized persons are

only allowed in testing

Do not enter or otherwise be present at a pressure

testing event unless you are a part of the testing
team. ,

Warning signs such as DANGER-HIGH PRESSURE

TESTING IN PROGRESS shall posted at the work
site. -

Wear appropriate PPE for the task being

Inform all personnel of assignments,
responsibilities and test requirements.
Never tighten connections that are under pressure,
If leaks develops depressurize to a safe level then
retight. ,

Incorporate general worksite safety precautions

and procedures as applicable.

Attend required training before working on the

Manual Handling
Use mechanical aid whenever possible to avoid
manual handling.
Employee selection in work assignments should be
matched to the job in terms of knowledge and
physical abilities.

Objects over 23 kilograms (50.7 pounds) should be

handled by two or more employees depending up
on the shape of the object. 23 (50.7 )

All containers should be examined for identification

and special handling precations.

Required PPE shall be used during handling.


Do not lift weight with the BACKUse your

Plan the work! ASK


Cranes and Lifting

Before using in the

project all new lifting
Verify certificate and
equipments shall be third party certified and
undergone inspection by Dragados.

Cranes shall be positioned in firm level surface with
fully extended outriggers with sand pads and steel

The lifting radius shall barricaded and signs posted
in such a manner as to prevent being struck or
crushed. ,

Loads lifted by crane shall always under the

direction and signals form a trained rigger.

Radio communication shall be established with

rigger and crane operator if visible contact is not

Know the radius

of the boom
Slings are
Properly suitable
with fully
riggers Know the
weight of the
Tires are off load/no over
the ground crane capacity
Tag lines shall used for controlling the lifted load.

Daily inspections shall be performed by crane

operator as defined by manufactures

Crane working near excavations shall be kept twice

the distance of the depth of trench or excavation.

Do not stand under load, hook

or boom.
Use softners to prevent damage/cuts on sling

Anymodification/ INSPECT THE CRANE AND

alteration shall not LIFTING EQUIPMENT PRIOR TO

be performed on the crane on project sites.

Do not stop lifting while loads are suspended.

Mobile cranes travelling with a suspended load is


Slings and other lifting gears shall be inspected

prior to use and if found defective shall be removed
from the service.

All crane travel on construction area shall be with

normally mounted boom only,boom sections shall
fully retracted and hook blocks must secured from
swinging while travel.

All radiography work to be carried
out on the project shall be in
accordance with the Radiography

Radiography permit with plot plan and radiogrphy
notification shall be submitted 12 hours prior to

Barricades, signboards and lights shall installed at a

safe distance from the source according to the plot
plan (verify safe distance using survey monitor).

All unauthorized personnel shall be removed from

the radiography area prior to start the activity.

All phases of radiography both gamma and x-ray

shall be performed by autorized personnel only.

Ensure that all radiographic exposure devices,

storage containers,and radiation sources are kept
locked and physically secured when not in use.

Radiography should be take place during lunch

break or after normal working hours to eliminate
potential of accidental exposure.

Hazardous materials

A The following requirements shall be taken in to
consideration before working/handling with any
type of chemicals/hazardous materials in the
project; //

It is PROHOBITTED to use any

chemical/Hazardous materials without relevent
material safety data sheet (MSDS)
containing identification of
material, composition, handling,
storageand disposal, PPE to be
used and emergency measures.

Ensure that proper control measures are taken

before using to prevent harm.

Storing of chemicals and hazardous materials

shall be in designated well ventilated areas with
proper signages in minimum quantity.

Personnel who all are dealing with hazardous

materials shall undergo training by Dragados.

Any container that contains or has contained
chemicals or hazardous materials, regardless of
the quantities, shall be properly identified and
labelled. ,

Chemicals and hazardous materials shall be stored

in approved containers only.

Follow the procedures and
standards in MSDS while
handling waste materials.

Minimize the production on
waste and hazards related.
Focus on reduce,reuse,recycle
of the waste.

Waste shall be collected and
segreggated according to its
nature. Mixing of waste

All waste shall pack in suitable

containers and labelled and
transffered to the waste storage

area .

Wastes that are suspected to be

hazardous shall consider as
hazardous waste until proper
classification or profile
determination has made.

Waste paint,solvents their
containers and other
contaminated materials are
considerd as hazardous waste.

It is mandatory to collect
contaminated fuel or oil spill
and treated it as hazardous

Soil that are contaminated by

spill shall collected and
disposed .

Soil that do not contain

hazardous materials can be

reused,preferably in the original
If you notice a spill report it
immediatle to your supervisor.

Notify company/supervisor
when you think that the waste
skip is almost full.

Waste should be kept on the

site as little time as possible,and
shall removed from the site and
disposed according to the local

Employees that can have an
impact on waste wate or water
contamination shall be trained .

Discharge of potentially
contaminated waste water to
soil or to the drainage net work
is strictly prohibitted.

Minimize the movement of
vehicle in the project.

Control dust in the generating

area it self.

Observe changes in weather

condition and take immediate
actions if condition changes.

Spray water in unsealed roads
and tracks where there is a
possibity or dust generation .

Impliment control measures to

ensure that dust is not
generating while the site is

Work equipment

Work equipment can be only used in the project
after initial inspection by Dragados .

It is the responsibily of operator to inspect the

equipment prior to start of the work on daily basis .

Do not operate any equipment if you are not


It is mandatory to attend training by Dragados
before operating any equipment in POM project;

Equipment shall inspect according to the checklist

Disciplinary Actions


POM EMERGENCY: 051 522 15 32

SITE CLINIC: 051 522 15 30
EPC HSE MANAG: 055 220 16 28
EPC MANAGEMENT 055 357 84 59
PMT HSE: 050 723 86 64

First (Minor violations) : Verbal warning

Actions that do not result fatality or personal injury,but can affect employees

health and safety .The employee will be notified verbally.

Second (Major violations) : Written warning

Actions that can lead to serious injury to personal ,damage to environment

and property ,the employee will be notified verbally and in writing of

recommended actions to be taken.

Third (serious and immenent danger situation) : Termination/Suspension

Actions that can lead to fatality or any actions that can lead to a immenent
dangerous situation,the employee will be suspented for working in the

project or will be immediately terminated depend on the potential of the