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The health and recreation resort of Uralkali has received new medical equipment

05.11.2013
The health and recreation resort of Uralkali has received new medical equipment

Concern about the health of employees is an integral part of social policy of the Company. As part of the prevention and treatment activities Uralkali regularly invests in technical equipment of health and recreation resorts located near Berezniki and Solikamsk

In October 2013 the Berezniki resort received new equipment worth about 1 million rubles. The following equipment was added to its inventory:

  • pressure therapy device which allows to treat venous edema, varicose veins, cellulite and obesity using lymphatic drainage massage;
  • device for intratissual electric stimulation using the method of Academician Gerasimov, allowing treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system by stimulating the affected areas of the spine with currents of a certain frequency;
  • device for the treatment of sexual dysfunctions in men and women.

The range of procedures has also been expanded. The visitors of the resort can now use such treatment options as acupuncture and hirudotherapy.

Marina Drobysheva, Head of the Social Department of OJSC Uralkali :

Workers’ health is directly related to the labor quality. As a socially responsible company Uralkali cares about the health of its employees, giving them the possibility of health resort treatment. Health and recreation resorts are also popular with the residents of the Kama region and other regions of Russia.

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Health resorts of the Company meet the standards of health resort treatment and help successfully cope with diseases of the cardiovascular system, musculoskeletal system, respiratory apparatus and nervous system.

All employees of the Uralkali Group have the opportunity to get a health resort voucher at any time of the year at a discounted price. During the summer the employees can take a holiday with their children. Depending on the size of the salary, each employee pays from 10 to 50 percent of the voucher price.

Every year the health and recreation resorts receive over 1,300 employees of Uralkali , about 200 employees of its subsidiaries and about 400 veterans. In 2013 the resorts of the Perm region received 230 vacationers.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBLIITY POLICY OF OJSC "URALKALI"

OJSC "Uralkali" (OJSC "Uralkali", Company,) is one of the world’s leading potash producers. Our aim is to produce potash fertilizers to satisfy the worldwide demand for the high-quality food; we develop potash deposits in an efficient and responsible manner in order to ensure continuous development of the Company.

We follow the principles of social responsibility and we know how important it is to respect the interests of all our stakeholders (employees, partners, investors, shareholders, government authorities, public organizations, the media and the residents of the regions of Uralkalis corporate presence). We know that, as a large industrial company, we are expected to be reliable, open and stable. We aspire to fully meet these expectations in full by consistently implementing the strategy of sustainable development.

Planning our work for years ahead, we care about the well-being of the future generations and honor the obligations that we have undertaken voluntarily:

  • Securing the well-being and personal development of our employees;
  • Taking into account the unique social features of the regions where we work both when solving current problems and when making decisions regarding the Companys new projects;
  • Taking all necessary actions in order to reduce the negative impact on the safety, health and living conditions of our employees, partners and residents of the territories of Uralkalis corporate presence;
  • Maintaining an open dialogue with all the Companys stakeholders, regularly informing all interested parties of the situation in the Company and the status of the actions taken in order to reduce and eliminate environmental and social risks;
  • Taking into account the opinions of the stakeholders when making decisions in the sphere of industrial, environmental and social safety when realizing current and future projects.

Our social policy serves as a guide for each employee of OJSC "Uralkali" and it is reflected in all our programs and plans. We understand how important it is to fulfill our obligations in a full and timely way and we are committed to finding a balance between the interests of the Company, its employees and other stakeholders. We believe that this balance is the only true foundation for the harmonious growth and development of OJSC "Uralkali" and society as a whole.

URALKALIs Health, Safety and Environment Policy

OJSC “Uralkali” aims to be a leader in every aspect of its operations.

Health, safety and environment are key priorities for us and serve as a framework for every action and decision we make, irrespective of the type of activity.

We fully realise that no achievement or economic benefit may justify death of people or damage to human health and the environment of our planet. Each and every employee of OJSC Uralkali has the right to be provided with safe and comfortable conditions of labour. With that, the Company expects that every employee will strictly abide by safety regulations and will demonstrate responsible attitude towards own and fellow colleagues life and health. Only through maintaining a mutually responsible behaviour in health, safety and environment will we be able to achieve a greater level of development for our business.

Our goals are very simple and clear:

  • Zero accidents;
  • Zero industrial emergencies;
  • Reduction of environmental impact.

To achieve these goals and to ensure the maximum compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, we must create a health, safety and environment management system based on established standards.

An efficient management and continuous improvement of the corporate health and safety culture will enable us to gain significant progress in preventing and/or mitigating HSE-related issues.

We strongly believe that a successful implementation of these efforts will create conditions for the sustainable development of OJSC Uralkali.

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