Occupational health and safety in the KMG Group of companies are managed in accordance with the requirements of national legislation and international standards.
The practice of registering household fatal casualties has been introduced; earlier such statistics have not been conducted. In general, the main causes of fatalities not related to production are as follows: cardiovascular diseases: ischemic heart disease, stroke and long-term illnesses of workers.
As part of achieving the strategic goals of the KMG group of companies in the field of health and hygiene, a work is being carried out to introduce initiatives aimed at improving employees' health. At the initial stage, the Recommendations "10 Steps to Recovery" were developed, which, above all, are aimed at increasing physical activity, eliminating unhealthy habits (malnutrition, smoking, alcohol), and are effective in improving health.
Further work will be focused on the following: improvement of work conditions and work places; improving the quality of medical services and providing first aid to the injured; control and monitoring of employees under observation; training and promotion of a healthy lifestyle.
Every year, a set of measures is taken for vocational training and professional development and for providing personnel with personal protective equipment. Annual medical examinations are conducted to identify possible occupational diseases. In addition, professions related to harmful and hazardous impacts have been identified, as well as hazardous and harmful production factors have been identified at each workplace, measures have been developed to reduce them. All personnel of the KMG Group of Companies are insured against accidents in the performance of their work (official) duties.