Health and safety
The safety and good health of our employees and contractors are a top priority for ABB. We have a duty of care and know that our ability to carry out business successfully depends on robust health and safety performance.
Our ultimate goal is to achieve zero incidents. Given the diversity of our global operations, across many locations, this represents a significant challenge: processes and best practices are in place to continuously improve our performance in Health and Safety, and enhancing the safety and security of our employees and contractors is of our Sustainability Objectives for 2014-2020.
Our policy aims for excellence through Group-led programs and business-specific initiatives. As part of these efforts, we are increasing and deepening training, increasing the monitoring of work conditions at customer sites and strengthening business responsibility and accountability for our performance, At the same time, we press ahead with the long-term development and continuous improvement of our existing programs.
We aim to ensure safe work environments and create a culture of health and safety within the company that supports an optimal business performance.