The employees in the industrial areas are instructed six times a year, those in the engineering and commercial areas once a year. The existing instructions have been extended to other areas, for example a special altitude training for transformers.
In the 2019 reporting period, five reported accidents occurred at 50Hertz, which were commuting accidents. There were no on-sitework-related accidents. The goals set for the accident rate and accident severity were accomplished in 2019. In an effort to prevent future accidents at work, every accident was intensively evaluated and occupational safety measures were put in place. With a total of 18 accidents at third-party contractors, the number of accidents increased compared with the previous year (11 accidents). 16 accidents involved minor injuries (cuts, tripping, and falls). There were no fatal accidents in the year under review.
1 Number of work-related accidents resulting in downtime (at least one day)x 1,000,000 ÷number of hours actually worked.
2 Number of calendar days of downtime due to work-related accidentsx 1,000 ÷ number of hours actually worked.