Armando Iachini: Construcciones Yamaro and the Environmental Protection

Construcciones Yamaro has been always aware that everyday our climate is more variable and different, the winters are not as cold and heat increases and rains can come at any time. Researches in the world show that pollution spread by humans is growing and, responding to that phenomenon, the planet is getting hotter and more polluted space. All this situation is also considered by the company in every work the team starts.

Armando Iachini: Construcciones Yamaro and the Environmental Protection
Thinking Green in Every Work

According to Construcciones Yamaro, companies can obtain new corporate culture in line with the global challenges of today: economic crisis, environmental disasters, climate change, access to water, among others, in order to give that knowledge and consciousness to the communities. Some of the activities that can be considered as corporate environmental responsibility go beyond the own benefit for the company and spread to every participant in the society, as well as the impact on environment. Those activities can be:

  • Carrying out activities in accordance with the standards of environmental protection.
  • Labor protection.
  • Transparent management of human resources.
  • Creation of a department specializing in environment made up of professionals in the area.
  • To promote corporate environmental responsibility as an activity of preventive approach rather than repairing damage.

    Armando Iachini: Construcciones Yamaro and the Environmental Protection
    Considering Sustainability with every Material Used

  • To generate and follow eco-efficiency programs, cleaner production, green production, design for the environment and full responsibility for commercial partners and community.
  • To follow the requirements demanded by the laws for environmental protection.
  • Developing information and environmental education programs in which everyone is benefited and involved with the practice of activities for the environment.

In order to avoid causing more damage to the environment in the Venezuelan environment, Construcciones Yamaro seeks to use materials that do not emit toxic substances neither in the production process nor in construction, in order to avoid unhealthy or dangerous risks for those who inhabit the surrounding environments. In this regard, the work at Construcciones Yamaro must be designed in such a way that the products do not emit pollutants or waste that may change the quality of the environment and create danger to people, animals or plants.

Armando Iachini: Construcciones Yamaro and the Environmental Protection
Avoiding more Damage

The Importance of the Environment for Construcciones Yamaro

What is CSR?

The Importance of the Environment for Construcciones Yamaro
Green planning

Corporate environmental responsibility is much more than recycling initiatives or awareness about the use of energy. The commitment to environmental stewardship is leading the way in terms of policies, strategies and managements of companies in the Venezuelan construction sector and in the rest of the world.

For Construcciones Yamaro, taking care of the environment and the welfare of the communities that live in it, has become as important as the work itself, and the reasons vary in number and in nature. Construcciones Yamaro has a major task in each work it starts: to collaborate in the maintenance of the environment.

The Impact of Construcciones Yamaro

The Importance of the Environment for Construcciones Yamaro
Sustainable ideas

Also, Construcciones Yamaro seeks to use materials that do not emit toxic substances neither in the production process nor in construction in order to avoid unhealthy or dangerous risks for those who inhabit the surrounding environments.

Everyday, more and more entrepreneurs are convinced that the economic success of their companies is not only about creating strategies to increase benefits for their employees, customers and business partners. Companies that consider environmental protection and the practice of social responsibility have perceived the following benefits:

  • The company manages the production activities towards the use of new technological alternatives that allow optimization of work and the protection of employees, thus favoring access to more demanding markets, power continuously innovation and creativity, the diversification of the economy.
  • Corporate environmental responsibility allows achieving sustainable development by favoring the creation of new opportunities and constant re-engineering business activities.
  • Improves image and credibility of the company.

Each day, month and year that pass, construction firm, as well as Construcciones Yamaro, are seeing to the sustainability and environmental situation before undertaking construction work, to the point of valuing waste generated or incinerate to avoid harmful consequences.

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Everyone knows that order and hygiene of spaces for work and the correct use of machinery and tools have to be the first things to consider when talking about industry safe in the construction sector. However, there are other important aspects to consider in order to maintain the standards of industrial safety; those aspects are methods that work to achieve and maintain lives of workers.

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Health and safety

It is important to distinguish that every work and activity in the construction sector has its risks, however, for Construcciones Yamaro all these risks can be handled and avoided in a right way in order to abstain from any health risk. Different aspects about this topic and activities in the construction sector may lead to the most common primary risks, to which workers are exposed, and even supervisors may be victims of those risks if the necessary measures are not taken. For Construcciones Yamaro, this is a priority and that is why, before starting work, the company insists that workers consider these three main aspects:Thinking about how the activity can be performed comfortably and safely.

  • Being alert to the conditions and, if these are unsafe, it is better to notify before the activity.
  • Paying close attention to the work being performed. In this regard, it should follow the instructions fully, not improvise and avoid jokes at the time of carrying out the activities.

After considering these important tips and advices, Construcciones Yamaro enforces the ten most important industrial standards for security at work:

  • Safety and fire protection: in places, processes and operations that involve a fire.
  • Protection systems and safety devices in machinery, equipment and accessories in places where mechanical energy is transmitted.
  • Safety conditions for storage, transport and handling of flammable and combustible substances: in those places where such substances are handled.
  • Health and safety for storage, transportation and handling of corrosive, irritant and toxic substances in areas where such substances are handled.

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    Promote prevention at the workplace

  • Safety hygiene in workplaces where chemicals are produced, stored or handled. Those chemicals are capable of generating pollution in the work environment: these substances are defined according to their properties, concentration levels, lead time and length of exposure to pollute the work environment and affect workers’ health.
  • Safe and healthy workplaces where sources of ionizing radiation are produced, used, handled, stored or transported generating: making sure that the employee does not exceed the limit of exposure to this type of radiation.
  • Personal protection for workers in the workplace: use personal protective equipment in each of the areas and keep it in good condition is essential to preserve the lives and welfare of workers.
  • Safety conditions where static electricity involves a risk: in places that use materials, substances and equipment capable of storing static electrical charges.
  • Warning signs and safety and hygiene: it is better to correct or give warnings of dangerous or unsafe conditions in order to prevent many future accidents.
  • Drugs, curing materials and first aid personnel: any physical damage requires proper care. Once rendered first aid, it is recommended that the worker attends medical service.