World Day for Safety and Health at Work (OSH) is held today with the slogan “Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH”, an issue defined by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Agbar is carrying out various actions in this sphere, based on the programme “10 life-saving rules”, one of the company’s principal projects in the framework of occupational safety and health, a sphere to which it is firmly committed.
The aim of the “10 life-saving rules” is to preserve the physical integrity of people, whether professionals from the company, contractors or external companies. Fulfilment of these rules is likewise related to the individual and group commitment to stakeholders and to the creation of a working environment which allows these rules to be respected with the aim of reducing fatal accidents to zero.
Not using the phone or other mobile devices when driving, not passing below suspended loads, ensuring that there is no fire risk before undertaking hot work or staying outside the path of machinery and moving vehicles, are some of the “10 life-saving rules”. You can consult them by clicking on this link: REGLAS_QUE_SALVAN.pdf
In the framework of World Day for Safety and Health at Work (OSH), Agbar has started up various activities which invite each of the employees to participate in building a culture of prevention. On the one hand, a mural has been created through a work dynamics, symbolizing how the company’s commitment to occupational safety and health is the sum of the individual commitments of the employees.
A video has moreover been created which shows the sum of these efforts, starting from daily gestures made on carrying out professional activities. Click on the video to view it. A campaign is likewise being carried out on the corporate social networks, such as Twitter and LinkedIn.
Overall, the company’s challenge is to go from having safety and health as part of the company to being a company which integrates safety and health into its DNA. Only then will a culture of proactive and shared prevention be achieved.