Child Labour Policy

Policy Statement:

NPLH Drilling is committed to upholding the highest standards of labor practices. We strictly prohibit the use of child labor in any of our operations and in the operations of our suppliers and contractors. This Child Labour Policy affirms our commitment to comply with international labor standards and local laws regarding the minimum age for employment.


This policy applies to all NPLH Drilling employees, contractors, suppliers, and business partners.

Prohibition of Child Labor:

  • NPLH Drilling does not employ or support the use of child labor.
  • “Child” is defined as any person under the minimum legal age for employment as per the local laws in the country of operation or under 15 years (or 14 years where the law of the country permits), whichever is greater.

Verification of Age:

  • Implement strict procedures to verify the ages of all new employees.
  • Maintain official documentation for every employee, which is available for inspection if required.

Supplier and Contractor Compliance:

  • Require all suppliers and contractors to adhere to this policy as part of our contracts.
  • Conduct due diligence and audits to ensure compliance with this policy among our suppliers and contractors.

Training and Awareness:

  • Provide training for our employees, especially those in hiring positions, to recognize and prevent child labor.
  • Raise awareness about the importance of preventing child labor and protecting children’s rights.

Reporting Mechanisms:

  • Establish clear mechanisms for reporting any violations of this policy.
  • Protect the confidentiality and safety of those who report child labor practices.

Remediation Actions:

  • In cases where child labor is identified, take immediate steps to remediate the situation in the best interest of the child, in accordance with local laws and international best practices.
  • Work towards providing support for the education and welfare of the child.

Responsibility and Enforcement:

  • Responsibility for enforcing this policy lies with management at all levels.
  • Regular audits and inspections will be conducted to enforce this policy.

Compliance and Legal Obligations:

  • Comply with all local and international laws and regulations related to child labor.
  • Regularly review and update this policy to ensure compliance and effectiveness.

NPLH Drilling’s Child Labour Policy reflects our unwavering commitment to ethical business practices and the protection of children’s rights. We recognize our responsibility to be a proactive corporate citizen in preventing child labor in all forms.

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