Polski Koks S.A.

Responsible business
Wałbrzyskie Zakłady Koksownicze „Victoria” SA

Increased risk

According to art. 261A Environmental protection law OJ. Of 2013. Item. 1232 as amended ("the Act") Wałbrzych Koksownicze "Victoria" S.A. (WZK) as a permanent establishment classified as an increased risk of major industrial accidents, the following information on the Against industrial failures.

 

1. Operator designation:

 

Wałbrzyskie Zakłady Koksownicze „Victoria” S.A.

ul. Karkonoska 9,
58-305 Wałbrzych

Phone: +48/ 74 888 06 00 
Fax: +48/ 74 888 06 04
e-mail: 
zarzad@remove-this.wzkvictoria.pl

NIP: 886-000-01-91,
NIP UE: PL 8860000191
REGON: 000025780
KRS: 0000056561

Composition of the board:

Małgorzata Zydek – Acting Chairman of the board, member of the Board for production

Patrycja Wolska – Member of the Financial Affairs Board

Michał Bednarek – Member of the Board for Commercial affairs

 

2. Company Description:

 

The subject of the action of the WZK is the pursuit of business activities in the production and sale of Foundry Coke, mainly foundry Coke IS with granulations + 100 mm.

 

3. Tackling industrial failures:

 

The Wałbrzych coking plant "Victoria" S.A. was placed in establishments with an increased risk of a major industrial accident ("ZZR") on the basis of calculations and analyses made in accordance with the Decree of the Minister of Economy of 29 January 2016. On the types and quantities of dangerous substances to be placed in the establishment, whether it is to be placed in an increased risk facility or at a high risk undertaking of a major industrial accident.

 

The WZK has filed a bet in accordance with art. 250 paragraph 1 of the Act to the municipal command of the state fire brigade in Wałbrzych and to the provincial inspector of environmental protection in Wrocław delegation in Wałbrzych and forwarded the crash prevention Program to these authorities.

 

 

The above documents are constantly updated and the procedures contained therein are implemented and are periodically checked during training sessions involving the employees of the plant and the field PSP units.

 

In line with the establishment's policy to prevent major industrial accidents, WZK has undertaken to:

• Major accident prevention;

• Strive to improve the security situation;

• Comply with the legal requirements and other requirements of our company;

• Continuous improvement of major accident prevention measures;

• Provide all necessary measures to implement the disaster prevention programme;

• Raising the qualification and training of workers in the field of major accident

prevention.

 

4. Characterization of stored hazardous substances deciding on the placing of the plant in an establishment with an increased risk of industrial accidents ("ZZR"):

 

Lp

Name of substance

Qualification of the substance

1

Coke Oven Benzol

Flammable liquids, Category 2 H225

Aspiration Hazard, Category 1 H304

Skin irritation, Category 2 H315

Eye irritation, Category 2 H319

Germ cell mutagenicity, Category 1B H340

Carcinogenicity, Category 1A H350

Reproductive toxicity, Category 2 H361

Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure, Category 3, narcotic activity H336

Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure, Category 1 H372

Hazardous to the aquatic environment – chronic hazard, Category 2 H411

2

Rinse oil

Aspiration Hazard, Category 1 H304

Skin irritation, Category 2 H315

May cause allergic skin reaction, Category 2 H315

Eye irritation, Category 2 H319

Suspected of causing genetic defects, Category 2 H341 Carcinogenicity, Category 1A H350

May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, Category 2 H373

Hazardous to the aquatic environment – chronic hazard, Category 2 H411

3

Coke Oven tar

Skin sensitisation, Category 1 H317
Germ cell mutagenicity, Category 1B H340
Carcinogenicity, Category 1A H350
Reproductive toxicity, Category 1B H360
Hazardous to the aquatic environment – chronic hazard, Category 3 H412

4

Coke oven gas

Acute toxicity (inhalation exposure), Category 3 H331 Carcinogenicity, Category 1A H350

Reproductive toxicity, Category 1A H360

Specific target organ toxicity – exposure Category 1 H372 Hazardous to the aquatic environment – Acute hazard, Category 1 H400

5

Fuel oil

Skin irritation, Category 2 H315

Harmful after inhalation, Category 4 H332

Carcinogenicity, Category 1B H350

Hazardous to the aquatic environment – chronic hazard, Category 2 H411

 

Other significant substances occurring WZK "Victoria" S.A.:

Lp.

Name of substance

Qualification of the substance

1

Liquid Sulphur

Skin corrosion/irritation, Category 2, H315

2

Sodium hydroxide

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage, Category 1A, H314 Causes serious eye damage, Category 1, H318

3

Acid Phosphoric

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage, Category 1B, H314 Corrosive to metals, Category 1, H290

4

Sulphate (VI) iron (III) – PIX 113

Harmful if swallowed, Category 4 H302

Skin corrosion/irritation, Category 2, H315

Serious eye damage, Category 1, H318

5

Iron (II) chloride – PIX 100

Skin corrosion/irritation, Category 2, H315

Eye irritation, Category 2 H319

Harmful if swallowed, Category 4 H302

6

Hypersperse MDC772

Causes serious eye damage H314

7

Ferrocid

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage, H314

Serious eye damage, Category 1, H318

May cause allergic skin reaction, H317

Poses a threat to the aquatic environment – chronic Category 3 threat. H412

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Methods of warning in the event of an industrial failure:

 

How to alarm crash in WZK:

 

An employee who has noticed a failure immediately, as far as possible, assesses the severity of the hazard, notifying at the same time in any available way:

• Nearby colleagues

• The supervisor/master of the branch or the person replacing it.

 

A fire Alarm or other local hazard shall be announced by means of:

• Local alarm Syren-actuated automatically by gas detection systems or fire;

• Manual Fire Alerts (ROP); Phones Radios Messengers

• Other ways (e.g. loud cry).

 

As soon as the crash message is received, the master begins organizing the intervention activities, assesses the magnitude of danger and notifies:

• The company's rescue service;

• Change manager;

• State fire Brigade;

• Chairman of the WZK board.

 

The President shall decide on the extent of the removal action and, if necessary, refer personally or through the appointed representative to any authorities or institutions outside the WZK.

 

Emergency calls:

·         Company Rescue Service: (74) 888 0 666

·         Rescue Notification Center: 112

·         Fire Brigade: 998

·         Ambulance: 999

·         Police: 997