A report from practice

Systematically ensuring health and safety at the precast plant

Returning from work safely every evening – this is the guiding principle behind the health and safety activities at marbeton. However, the actual accident rate at concrete and precast plants conveys a different message: our industry is among the “worst offenders” with about 80 injuries per 1,000 full-time employees. In addition to all the suffering at the personal level, cases of injured employees can become extremely costly, for instance with regard to continued payment of wages and salaries, remuneration of an employee replacing the injured person, payment of fines to the...

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