«YUZHNIY GOK» Mining and Processing Plant
Safety and health

Safety and health

Ensuring the life and health of workers is the first priority of production activities and one of the important components in the development strategy of the «YUZHNIY GOK» Mining and Processing Plant.

The system of safe working space operating at the plant is based on the following principles:

  • Identification of hazards in the production process and assessment of their risk level.
  • Preventing the impact of risks on workers, the environment and equipment.

The system of safe working space is aimed at preventing occupational injuries, occupational diseases and improving working conditions of employees.

Preventive work is aimed at modernizing production technology, repair process, improving working conditions, and conducting training sessions on occupational safety for workers.

Compliance with the requirements of laws and regulations of Ukraine on labor protection is the main policy of the plant.

The plant has implemented the Occupational health and safety management systems standard ISO 45001:2018. The coordinated work of the plant’s staff successfully confirms the certification on an annual basis.

The plant implements measures on an ongoing basis to increase the level of industrial safety and reduce occupational injuries.

During each shift every employee of the plant is involved in:

  • Training the staff in practical skills required for safe work.
  • Implementation of systematic measures aimed to minimize the impact of hazardous factors on workers in the process of production activities in order to prevent injuries to personnel.

Employees of the plant are 100% provided with overalls, footwear and other personal protective equipment of modern designs, which increases the level of safety and efficiency of the employees’ work.

The company has a system of motivating employees to perform their works in a safely manner. The system is organized by assessing the safe behavior of employees in the workplace, as well as their interaction and exchange of experience during team events and competitions.

The personnel of the plant is trained on labor protection and industrial safety on a regular basis. Seminars are held for managers of all levels, making and demonstration of films on labor protection and industrial safety are organized; such films are a clear example of the need to work in compliance with safely requirements. Seminars are held to teach corporate standards in the field of labor protection, industrial safety and health care.