Health and Safety Group Overview policy
Veolia company has adopted Prevention, Health and Safety as a major ongoing goal for its businesses. The aim is to strengthen the initiative, support the efforts already underway and involve all employees at every level of the organization as well as outside stakeholders, in order to ensure their physical safety and mental well-being. More than just a strategy, Prevention, Health and Safety are an integral part of all the company’s fundamental activities and processes.
Veolia has pledged to provide even better protection to all employees against occupational risks and improve safety in the workplace. That’s why more than 45% of employee training programs focus on health and safety at work in 2018.
Since 2013 Veolia has been a signatory of the International Labor Organization Seoul Declaration recognizing the fundamental right to a safe and healthy working environment.
Health and Safety in Veolia Middle East
Prevention in health and safety matters is a top priority for Veolia in all its activities. Across the Middle East, we are committed to ensuring the physical and psychological integrity of our workers.
In 2018, 68% of employees attend a safety training program across Middle East.
Actively involved in ongoing occupational health and safety programmes, dedicating one week each year to workplace safety, our plants and sites have received numerous
certifications reflecting the involvement of teams in this area and the effectiveness of our initiatives for continuous improvement.
“ Keeping Veolia’s workforce safe and healthy is paramount for Veolia. To ensure that all employees are trained in safe work practices, regular toolbox talks are organized. Our unconditional commitment to a culture of occupational hazard prevention is part of our DNA, and first priority of the group”
Sébastien Chauvin, CEO of Veolia Middle-East
In Veolia Middle East, we have launched our own Golden Rules
Every year since 2015 all around the world, Veolia’s International Health and Safety Week in September is organized to raise our employees’ awareness of risk management. The goal? Zero accidents in our workplaces!