EXPENDITURES ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
Metalloinvest annually invests in the occupational health and safety of its employees. The Company’s OHS expenditures have been at a constantly high level for many years. Total investment during 2019 exceeded 1.5 million roubles. Over the past six years, Metalloinvest has spent nearly 8 billion roubles to ensure safe working environment and protect its employees’ health.
OHS expenditures, 2014–2019,
PLANS FOR 2020 AND THE MEDIUM TERM
The Company plans to implement a series of initiatives in focus areas.
|Development of a management system||Further centralisation of HSE management.|
Further development of the OHS and Environmental Protection Automated Management System.
|Improvement of the regulatory framework on OHS management||To introduce:
|IT and communications||Development and implementation of an employee’s user account, including information
on the OHS indicators. |
Publishing all corporate health and safety documents on the Company’s website.
|Transport and industrial safety||Equipping railroad and motor vehicles with collision avoidance system.|
Commissioning the motor vehicle control system.
Implementation of a pilot project to launch the LOCKOUT/TAGOUT for a controlled and safe shutdown of industrial equipment.
|OHS innovations||Software development based on machine vision technology.|
|Fostering a safety culture and conducting relevant training||Implementation of the Daily Testing System project (testing employees on OHS before
the beginning of the work shift).|
Conducting behavioural safety audits at all enterprises of the Company.
Setting up training areas “Working at heights” at the Company’s enterprises.
|Health protection||Performance improvement in healthcare institutions.|
Fatal accidents FA (employees) and LTIFR (employees and contractors) dynamics 1 , 2015–2019 2
2 LGOK, MGOK, Ural Steel, OEMK, Metalloinvest, and Ural Scrap Company were included in the calculation.
3 In 2018, within the Company’s policy of information transparency, household injuries that showed signs of a connection with the production were identified and investigated. In this regard, the injury rate LTIFR for 2018 was revised and amounted to 0.72.