Health, safety and environment targets and actions

action plan 2019-2021
Targets Main actions

We invest in safety culture and effective HSE processes and practices 

  • 100% of employees participate in a safety dialogue training by 2021
  • 85% of employees covered by HSE certification by 2021 
  • Safety observations 3 per person per year
  • Create roadmap for transition to ISO 45001 and expansion of HSE certificates coverage for all workshop locations
  • Put safety dialogue training concept in place and start implementation
  • Establish local action plans towards 2025 HSE targets for own operations 
  • Implement activities to increase understanding of the environmental impacts of our work
  • Implement preventive safety initiatives

We collaborate with customers and partners to improve HSE results

  • LTIF* < 3  and TRIF** < 6 for external workers under Valmet’s supervision or on worksites under Valmet’s control by 2021
  • Elimination of life-changing injuries (own employees and external workers)
  • Continue to define and implement safety management processes for the main external workforce categories
  • Develop systems and tools to support external workforce safety management processes and collaboration activities
  • Improve safety on customer sites by proactive planning with customers and partners

*Lost time incident frequency
**Total recordable incident frequency

Main achievements in 2018
  • Certification of global management system according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Valmet’s health and safety program renewed with 2025 targets
  • HSE audits of 13 customer sites and 14 locations
  • Toolbox talk practice started in all workshops
  • Three HSE workshops held with contractor management
  • Safety booster action plans in 10 locations
  • Local environmental action plans started towards Valmet’s 2030 environmental efficiency targets
  • Global standard for HSE compliance management launched
  • Continued with Valmet’s wellbeing at work concept through global and local activities
  • Global PPE* standard for roll service operations launched

*Personal protective equipment