Work environment

Norcospectra Group is to offer safe and healthy working conditions in order to prevent work-related injury or illness. The aim is safe and healthy business operations in which hazards are eliminated and work environmental risks are reduced. Norcospectra Group considers their employees to be its foremost asset. Attracting, involving and developing the employees is a decisive factor for the business. Norcospectra Group’s aim is to be a responsible employer that attracts and retains employees.

Skills development and Career opportunities

Motivation, job satisfaction, commitment and participation are central factors for the Group’s employees to be able to develop within the Norcospectra Group; they are also important elements in the Group’s ability to continue to grow.

General

Health and safety work are to cover systematic analysis, surveys and risk assessments as well as measures and follow-up.

The work must as far as possible be handled consistently throughout the Group with Group-wide rules and prioritizing good communication. The work is to be run preventively together with the employees and their representatives in all areas with focus on risks and safe behavior's. Particular attention must be paid to health and safety in the event of changes.

Norcospectra Group is to make demands on suppliers, requiring them to comply with the local work environment rules.

Safety

Norcospectra Group is to create a safe workplace. Safety equipment shall always be in place. For all activities involving health and safety work there shall be procedures describing what to do, how to do it, when to do it and who participates. Accidents, incidents and risk observations must be reported, analyzed and result in remedial action. Norcospectra Group’s objective is that no accidents in the workplace shall occur.

Norcospectra Group is to identify risks in possible situations regarding fire, chemicals spills, machinery stoppages and power cuts and for these situations establish evacuation and action plans to minimize the risk of injury.

Health

The psychological and social work environment is as important as the physical work environment. Norcospectra Group is to emphasize good leadership and attentiveness in handling these issues. The work environment must be adapted to the varying circumstances of employees as far as reasonably practicable. The importance of participation and influence for employees regarding their work must be emphasized, including clear information on duties, relevant expectations, responsibilities and scope for action.

Procedures for surveying risk of ill-health, bullying and harassment must be in place for all operations. Discrimination, offensive treatment, harassment, abuse and threats are not accepted in the Norcospectra Group. Employees must be able to feel comfortable, safe and respected in their workplace.

Norcospectra Group is to work preventively to reduce the need for sick leave and rehabilitation. Employees that are, however, injured in an accident or fall ill are to be given work-related rehabilitation with the aim of returning to work as soon as possible. When handling information regarding work adaptation and rehabilitation, rules on confidentiality according to work environmental legislation must be followed, which means that information about an individual's personal circumstances is to be treated as confidential information.

Responsibility

Norcospectra Group’s employees shall contribute to their own and their colleagues’ healthy and safe work environment by acting safely and following the instructions and procedures in place, and for reporting risks and incidents that occur. Each employee is expected, if applicable, to participate in suggested rehabilitation.

CEO bears overarching responsibility for work environment issues and this is to be delegated, in one or more steps. Delegation and further delegation is to be set out in writing.