Health and safety

Tham khảo xổ số miền bắcAt HSBC, we are committed to providing a healthy and safe working environment for our employees, contractors, customers and visitors on HSBC premises and where impacted by our operations. We aim to be compliant with all applicable health and safety legal requirements, and that best practice health and safety management standards are implemented and maintained across the HSBC Group.

Everyone at HSBC has a responsibility for helping to create a healthy and safe working environment. Employees are expected to take ownership of their safety and are encouraged and empowered to report any concerns.

Tham khảo xổ số miền bắcChief Operating Officers have overall responsibility for ensuring that the correct policies, procedures and safeguards are put into practice. This includes making sure that everyone in HSBC has access to appropriate information, instruction, training and supervision.

HSBC is committed to the effective delivery and continual improvement of our health and safety management system and will ensure that:

  • HSBC develops a culture where all our people and stakeholders take responsibility for the health and safety of themselves and others
  • Appropriate resources will be provided to meet our health and safety commitments
  • HSBC’s leaders, managers, employees and third parties are responsible for ensuring they proactively identify, manage and eliminate hazards and reduce risks in the workplace
  • All health and safety risks will be assessed, managed, recorded, monitored and reported according to the HSBC Operational Risk Management Framework and 10 key controls for Workplace Safety
  • Appropriate information, instruction, training and supervision will be provided to employees and contractors
  • HSBC is committed to consultation and participation on health and safety matters with employees, third parties (and their representatives)
  • Employees can raise safety issues and concerns through their line managers, HSBC Exchange meetings or HSBC Confidential
  • Non-HSBC employees can raise safety issues and concerns either with their line manager, the HSBC office or branch manager, or any HSBC employee
  • Health and safety performance goals will be set and met annually to promote continuous improvement
  • HSBC will provide an effective OHS management system that drives continual review and improvement, in accordance with ISO 45001

Putting our commitment into practice

Tham khảo xổ số miền bắcWe delivered a range of programmes in 2019 to help us understand and manage effectively the risks we face and improve the buildings in which we operate:

  • We continued to deliver improvements in health and safety culture, through more than 2,000 hours of education and awareness programmes targeted at our areas of highest risk, which are construction and facilities management. This has helped to deliver continued reductions in the numbers of injuries
  • We developed and implemented an improved health and safety training and awareness programme for all employees globally, ensuring roles and responsibilities were clear and understood. The programme, which included a new section for branch managers and staff, was completed by more than 250,000 people in the organisation
  • We implemented improved systems and processes for hazard identification and remediation. We also updated our suite of management information dashboards to continually improve our awareness and management of our key risks
  • We continue to focus on enhancing the safety culture in our supply chain through our SAFER Together programme, building the awareness and capability to act and behave in the safest ways

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