ESH Requirements for Sikorsky Aircraft Contractors

ESH Requirements for Sikorsky Aircraft Contractors

Lockheed Martin Environmental, Safety, and Health Policy

Executive Summary

Lockheed Martin is committed to operating in a manner that prevents environmental, safety and health (ESH) accidents and incidents, actively manages risk, conserves natural resources, protects the environment, and ensures the safety of employees, contractors, and the public. Our ESH Policy applies to all Lockheed Martin operations and outlines responsibilities for its successful implementation across all levels of the Corporation.


Our ESH Policy outlines key processes and integration methods for managing the ESH aspects of our business, which include:

  • Execution of the business in compliance with all relevant federal or foreign, state, local, customer, and corporate ESH requirements.
  • Documented ESH policies, procedures, guidance documents, metrics, programs and continuous improvement performance goals.
  • Institution of an ESH Management System is a systematic approach to the identification and mitigation of the risks or hazards of, as well as the realization of the opportunities provided by, the ESH aspects of Lockheed Martin’s operations and services.
  • Integration of ESH into sustainable business operations, including but not limited to product design, services, procurement, supplier selection, manufacturing, and property upgrade/renovation/rearrangement.
  • ESH resources, including technology, best practices, lessons learned, and access to legal requirements of countries in which Lockheed Martin operates, including resources relevant to emerging legislative and regulatory requirements and industry trends.
  • Commitment to the reduction of natural resource usage through efficiency, source reduction and recycling initiatives. Representation of Lockheed Martin on boards, committees, industry associations, and similar organizations that address ESH matters.
  • Communication of Lockheed Martin ESH performance to shareholders and other external stakeholders, including the communities in which Lockheed Martin operates.
  • Performance of ESH assessments for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and real estate transactions.


  • Contractors shall instruct each of their employees and sub-contractors in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions and of the regulations applicable to his/her work environment to control or eliminate any hazards or exposure to illness or injury.
  • All contractors and their subcontractors performing jobs on Sikorsky Aircraft premises shall ensure that all their employees assigned to perform work have been properly trained to the OSHA regulations applicable to the hazards associated with the work they will perform prior to permitting the employee(s) to begin work.
  • Training may include, but is not limited to, on-the-job (OJT) training, toolbox sessions, internal or external formal training, etc. The training must meet the minimum criteria set forth by the state, federal, national, provincial, and local requirements regarding the specific subject matter.
  • Contractors are required to work to the most stringent applicable sections of OSHA 1910 and 1926 at a minimum. The rules and requirements covered in this Sikorsky Aircraft Guidelines for Contractor Handbook are not all inclusive and there may be additional requirements specific to a project or task. Copies of OSHA standards can be obtained from OSHA website:
  • Actual documentation of training is subject to review upon request by Sikorsky Aircraft. Examples of actual training documentation include class rosters, toolbox notes and attendance, certificates, official letter of completion, etc.

Environmental, Safety, and Health Guidelines for Contractors

  • Click here to view Sikorsky Environmental, Safety, and Health Guidelines for Contractors
  • Please review the requirements within this guidebook with all your all your employees and subcontractors. As a contractor working on Sikorsky Aircraft property, you are responsible for your employee’s safety and compliance with all Sikorsky Aircraft, Lockheed Martin, and regulatory requirements.
  • The guidebook contains requirements established from promulgated regulatory standards as well as Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin requirements highlighted to emphasize these points.
  • The guidebook is designed to help communicate requirements intended to assist Sikorsky Aircraft in the implementation of best management practices to ensure the safety of our employees as well as the contractors working on behalf of Sikorsky Aircraft.
  • The rules and requirements covered within this guidebook are not all inclusive as there may be additional requirements specific to a project or task.
  • If you have any questions regarding any information contained within this document, please contact your Contractor Coordinator or Site Environmental, Safety, Health Representative.

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