Improving the health and safety of the employees is a top priority for Danfoss.It is a priority within Danfoss to protect the environment and improve the health, working environment and safety of the employees.
“Safety First!” is Danfoss’ systematic approach to a safe workplace. Focus is on clear, aligned procedures and standards to ensure a safe working environment and avoiding accidents across all Danfoss sites. The global “Safety on the Shop Floor” initiative enhances the focus on safety in all factories around the world.
In 2016, Danfoss continued the dedicated management focus on safety with highly dedicated management, safety staff and employees at all Danfoss’ factories around the world.
The total LTIF – Lost Time Injury Frequency – was reduced to 3.3 in 2016 from 3.4 the previous year – a reduction of 3%. LTIF is the number of incidents that result in absence from work of one or more days per one million hours worked. In 2017, the focus will be on reducing the LTIF by the targeted 10%.
The lost day rate (LDR) in 2016 was 63 (the number of days of absence, due to LTIs per one million hours worked). This is a slight increase from 59 in 2015.