Safety and health
Safety and Health are priorities for ArcelorMittal Brasil. All the units work with management systems and have certification based on the criteria of the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS), addressing occupational health and safety.
All the units count on Internal Commissions for Accident Prevention (CIPAs) and carry out safety drills, in addition to promoting accident-prevention training.
The World Day for Safety and Health at Work, celebrated annually in all the Group’s units around the world, seeks employee involvement in and commitment to health and safety issues.
The Company’s Health and Safety Committees assist by ensuring that actions are taken to contribute towards the Company’s Zero Accident rate.
In respect of health, the focus lies on disease prevention and quality of life. In addition to complying with the law, the Company invests in health-promotion programs whose goal is to reduce risk factors, such as smoking, high cholesterol and obesity and has outpatients clinics to assist employees and their dependents, as well as operating agreements with large health organizations.