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MMK invests in Occupational Safety Management

Steel News - Published on Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works representatives took part in the Second Congress of the Russian Steel Association on labour protection, industrial and environment safety held in Stary Oskol. MMK invests around RUB 2.5 billion in occupational safety every year. The event was held on 10-11 September on the site of the Oskol Electrometallurgical Plant (belonging to Metalloinvest group). It brought together representatives from leading metallurgical companies and other sectors of the economy, such as scientific, educational and governmental bodies and other expert institutions.

Director for Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Protection Grigory Shchurov and Head of the Department for Labour Protection and Industrial Safety Alexei Beltyukov represented MMK at the forum. MMK has been successfully implementing a comprehensive programme to improve safety at work for a number of years, which has led to a significant reduction in injuries.

Mr Alexey Beltyukov said during the forum. "The analytical indicator LTIFR (Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate), which is accepted internationally, has reduced by 15% for the specified period. The LTISR (Lost Time Injury Severity Rate) has reduced by 44%."

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Thu, 19 Sep 2019
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