Many employees join the Company following in the footsteps of their parents and grandparents. In the Uralkali Museum, visitors can trace the history of numerous families tied to the potash industry.

Uralkali hugely values the loyalty of its employees and works hard to continue to create attractive employement conditions for younger generations.

The Company runs various projects aimed at promoting the health, education and physicall fitness of children and adolescents living in the cities where Uralkali operates:

  • With Uralkali’s support, the Centre for Children’s (Youth) Scientific and Technical Creativity opened laboratories with children’s clubs for learning about robotics, 3D modelling and prototyping. Every year, pupils are given access to a multi-level programme, starting with an introduction to IT technologies and finishing with robot digital control and design
  • In 2019, children were able to join ice hockey and figure skating groups and participate in group sports events and hockey competitions in the new Berezniki sports arena, the construction of which was sponsored by the Company
  • Uralkali allocates funding for the purchase of vehicles and furniture for children’s medical institutions, and the creation of children’s play areas in doctors’ waiting rooms
  • The Company provides recreational opportunities for children at one of the best summer health camps in the Perm region, as well as a health resort on the Black Sea coast
  • Uralkali holds charitable events in orphanages and children’s hospitals and supports children from low-income families, and also equips preschool institutions with new playgrounds
  • The Company runs an ongoing Kali-Basket project to promote basketball with young people in the cities of Berezniki and Solikamsk, and sponsors tournaments for sports including boxing, sambo, judo, Greco-Roman wrestling and others.

Uralkali has created an efficient and multi-level training and retraining system for highly-skilled professionals from the potash industry.

The Company carries out targeted recruitment of school graduates by sponsoring them through industry-specific higher education. Starting from the second year, the Company pays a scholarship to students involved in the programme, the amount of which depends on their academic performance. In addition, the students receive paid practical training at Uralkali’s divisions. All graduates of the programme are guaranteed to receive employment from Uralkali as well as additional payments depending on their results averages.

Since 2006, Uralkali has been paying personal scholarships to students under a cooperation agreement between the Company and the Perm National Research Polytechnic University (PNRPU) and its Berezniki branch.

A total of 3,000 roubles is paid to each student at the end of each semester. The main candidate selection criteria are excellent academic performance, engagement in potash-related scientific work, successful internship and active participation in the social activities of their universities.

In addition to university students, Uralkali also offers personal scholarships to students from the Berezniki Polytechnic and Solikamsk Mining and Chemical Colleges.

The Company is constantly expanding the network of educational institutions it cooperates with for the training and recruitment of young professionals.


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 Uralkali’s 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 Company’s 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 Uralkali’s corporate presence;
  • Maintaining an open dialogue with all the Company’s 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.


ПАО «Уралкалий» стремится к лидерству во всех сферах своей деятельности.

Охрана труда и здоровья, промышленная безопасность и охрана окружающей среды являются для нас ключевыми приоритетами и должны составлять основу всех наших действий и решений, к какому бы направлению работы компании они ни относились.

Мы понимаем, что никакие достижения, никакая экономическая выгода не могут оправдать гибель людей, вред их здоровью и ущерб, нанесённый экологии планеты. Любой человек, работающий в ПАО «Уралкалий», вправе рассчитывать на благоприятные условия труда. В то же время Компания ожидает от каждого сотрудника неукоснительного соблюдения правил техники безопасности, ответственного отношения к собственной жизни и здоровью, а также к жизни и здоровью коллег. Только поддерживая взаимное ответственное отношение к вопросам охраны труда, промышленной безопасности и охраны окружающей среды, мы сможем вывести наш бизнес на более высокий уровень развития.

Наши цели предельно ясны:

  • отсутствие несчастных случаев;
  • отсутствие аварий на производстве;
  • снижение негативного воздействия на окружающую среду.

Для достижения этих целей и для того, чтобы максимально соответствовать законодательным требованиям, мы должны организовать систему управления в области охраны труда, промышленной безопасности и охраны окружающей среды согласно разработанным стандартам.

Благодаря эффективному управлению и постоянному повышению культуры труда и безопасности в Компании, мы достигнем значительных результатов в деле предотвращения неблагоприятных ситуаций, связанных с охраной труда, промышленной безопасностью и охраной окружающей среды, и/или минимизации их последствий.

Мы твердо верим, что успешное решение этих задач обеспечит условия для устойчивого развития ПАО «Уралкалий».

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Cardinal rules

Smoking in mines is prohibited.
Work at heights without wearing a safety harness is prohibited.
Work in electrical installations under voltage is prohibited.
It is forbidden to perform work and stay in the bottomhole zone during the operation of the mining machine.
Loading and unloading operations when people are in the danger zone are prohibited.
Working in underground mines with unsecured and/or unassembled roofing is prohibited.
It is forbidden to carry out repairs and maintenance of conveyors without disconnecting from energy sources, use of conveyors for transfer of people and goods (materials and/or equipment), crossing (either above or under) operating conveyors by employees are not allowed.
It is forbidden to carry out welding and flame work in underground mines and mine buildings without the necessary safety measures preventing fire.