Health & Safety
We believe that we can achieve ZERO HARM! in our health and safety performance. Our employees, customer, and supplier employees – where ASM equipment is operated and maintained – deserve to work in environments and with equipment free of harm. We believe that all injuries and incidents are preventable and we continue to challenge our systems to make this belief a reality.
At ASM, we know that it takes a team to create a safe working environment. We foster a cooperative spirit throughout the company in order to strive for zero harm or injury. At ASM, everyone is a safety leader. This includes management support and commitment and every employee setting aside sufficient time before each task to assess potential risks.
We are among the leaders in our industry in Recordable Injury Case Rate (RCR) and we continuously strive to improve. We believe however that measuring all injuries, and not only serious recordable or lost-time injuries, is the right approach toward ZERO HARM!
We believe in empowering every employee to be a leader for safety. We have deployed a safety leadership framework we call “BeSAFE – The 6Es of Safety Leadership” focusing on key elements to being a great safety leader.
At ASM, every employee has the right to STOP WORK for any safety reason, without any repercussions. This applies regardless of the location they are working at or circumstances they are working under. STOP WORK is an ASM employee right in any case of any safety concern.
We believe that prevention is the heart of our program. We continue to strengthen our preventive programs, including our Product Safety Engineering processes to minimize risk related to our products. We focus on building strong relationships around safety with our customers, which improves the safety for both of us. We strongly endorse a “Safety Management By Walking Around” and “Good Catch” program for all employees to participate in. This program encourages everybody to proactively look for and fix hazards in the working environment.
Please see our Annual Report for more information.