1. INTRODUCTION

Section 11 (g) of the Energy Act, 2019 mandates the Authority to formulate, set, enforce and review environmental, health, safety and quality standards for the energy sector in coordination with other statutory authorities.

To achieve this, the department works in collaboration/consultation with statutory authorities such as National Environmental Management Authority(NEMA), Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health Services (DOSHS) and the Kenya Maritime Authority.

Role of EPRA in EHS

  • Formulate, enforce and review environmental, health and safety and quality standards for the energy sector
  • Monitor energy sector EHS compliance
  • Enforce environmental, health, safety and quality standards for the energy sector
  • Investigate accidents and incidents
  • Check EHS compliance for license or permit application
  • Requesting and analyzing Licensee EHS performance records