Health and safety

All work-related accidents are preventable

At every SKF facility, health and safety issues are paramount. Our people are our most valuable resource and safeguarding their health and safety is of the utmost importance. Above all, it is the right of every employee to having a safe and motivating work environment. Hence it is our responsibility as employer to protect our employees from work-related hazards and risks.

Find out more in the following about how we work progressively to create a safe and healthy work environment:

How do we address occupational safety and health issues?

  • Goal
    Zero Accidents

    to eliminate work-related accidents at SKF, by focusing and driving home two messages -
    • that accidents are preventable rather than inevitable, and
    • that our ambition is highly achievable.
  • Approach
  • Actions
  • Progress

Did you know that...?

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO):
  • Some two million people die every year from work-related accidents and diseases;
  • An estimated 160 million people suffer from work-related diseases;
  • An estimated 270 million fatal and non-fatal work-related accidents occurred per year;
  • 4% of the world's annual GDP is lost as a consequence of occupational diseases and accidents.
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