The group has Health and Safety Committees which task is to improve the methods of safe work organization and check the status of workplaces. The Committees include 623 employees of the Group. The safety of workers and ensuring the safety of production processes are strategic priorities of Inter RAO Group. The continuous improvement in these areas is inextricably linked with the adaptation of the best world standards and practices in the Group's subsidiaries.
The main tasks of the health, safety and environmental protection development management within the framework of strategic priorities.
The continuous improvement of the processes providing the safe work execution is inextricably linked with the adaptation of the best world practices in the field of industrial safety.
The priority direction in the field of labor protection and industrial safety is to reduce the level of industrial injuries and accidents.
The Group implemented the following projects in the field of digitizing in 2018.
The project of video recording
The project aim is the introduction of stationary and mobile video recording tools when conducting the primary work authorization during the high-risk works and when switching the electrical installations.
The Briefings Automation project
The project aim is the organization of briefings based on the specially designed programs with obligatory video recording of employee.
In order to minimize the injuries:
- the targeted, integrated, planned and extraordinary audits on the technical safety of production activities are to be carried out;
- The effectiveness of the developed measures for the prevention of accidents, occupational diseases and accidents is to be evaluated;
- the corrective and preventive measures, including the measures aimed at improving the level of safety and reliability, are being taken.
The total injury rate coefficient among the Group employees did not exceed the value of the target indicator (≤0.3560) 1 and amounted to 0.2684, due to the measures taken in the reporting year.
Improving the labor safety and labor protection of the workers are traditional strategic priorities of Inter RAO Group.
The strengthening of the control over the activities of enterprises in the field of labor protection, industrial, fire and environmental safety.
The management of labor protection, industrial, fire and environmental safety (MLPIFES).
Improving the management system of labor protection, industrial, fire and environmental safety The special assessment of working conditions is carried out to identify the actual levels of harmful production factors. Inter RAO PJSC and its subsidiaries carried out the special assessment of working conditions (SAWC, certification of workplaces) at 6,942 workplaces with planned values of 6,645 workplaces according to the results of the reporting year. Following the assessment results within the Group, the majority of workplaces was assigned to class 2 (permissible), 3.1 and 3.2 (harmful). It is planned to carry out the SAWC for 10 054 work places in order to improve working conditions at workplaces in 2019.
The Health and Safety training programs
14,957 employees of the Group passed the training courses in labor protection and industrial safety in 2018. The traditional types of Group compulsory training courses are emergency and fire fighting training of operational personnel, which are carried out in accordance with the developed schedules and programs. The training programs are updated annually, and the results of accidents investigations occurred at power facilities are taken into account. The fire training is carried out with the participation of the fire departments, providing the fire protection of energy facilities.