ŽĎAS, a. s. in the Sphere of Safety and Protection of Health at Work
ŽĎAS, a. s. pays considerable attention to safety and protection of health at work. Every year, the investment plan incorporates investment projects for improvement of the safety and protection of health at work. Since 1980, investments in the sphere of safety and protection of health at work for hundreds of millions CZK have been implemented. On the basis of measurements, concentrations of harmful factors mainly in hazardous workplaces have decreased and thereby working conditions of employees have improved and in recent years the number of work injuries has even decreased.
With respect to harmonisation of legislation of the safety and protection of health at work of the European Union with Czech legislation from the sphere of the safety and protection of health at work, the company is monitoring changes in this sphere continuously and taking measures ensuring compliance of the safety and protection of health at work in the company with requirements of legal norms and decisions of state administration and supervision bodies. ŽĎAS, a. s. continues to endeavour to improve working conditions in workplaces, gradually decrease the number of work injuries and vocational diseases, i. e. produce high-quality products, however, with respect to as acceptable working conditions as possible, and gradually decrease risks in the production process.
By reason of continual improvement in the sphere of safety and protection of health at work, the company has successfully established a system of safety and protection of health at work acc. to OHSAS 18001: 1999 since the year 2005. In years 2006 to 2008, the company defended the established system at audits acc. to a new standard OHSAS 18001:2007. The system is a part of the integrated management system of ŽĎAS, a. s. that also includes the quality management system acc. to EN ISO 9001:2000 and environment protection system acc. to EN ISO 14001:2004.