Health and Safety

Nothing is more important to Ilim than health and safety of its people. Ilim Group allocates significant investments in the corporate programs to ensure safety, perform upgrades, and improve working conditions and occupational safety.

Programs and activities for the safety of life and health

  • It's about LIFE program

    The program is aimed at eliminating the risk of injury in the injury-hazard areas of the P&P industry. Program elements:
    Behavior-Based Safety program:
    The program focuses on engaging the Company’s personnel in identifying and adjusting unsafe behavior and unsafe conditions to prevent injuries.
    Programs to recognize near misses and minor injuries:
    The program is aimed at ensuring reporting of all incidents, including minor incidents, and investigating them to prevent more serious injuries.

    The purpose of the program is to eliminate the risks of injury in the main traumatic areas of the pulp and paper industry.

    • Fencing of machines and mechanisms Zero energy
    • Fall Protection
    • Hazardous Substances and Agents
    • Safety of Drivers
    • Motorized equipment
    • Safety of contractors
  • Volunteer Rescuer project

    Volunteer Rescuer project is aimed at improving employee safety culture. At the moment, the project is being implemented in the Company’s HO, Bratsk, Ust-Ilimsk, and Koryazhma branches. Within the framework of the project the employees, who will enroll in the project, will get to know rescue operations, learn how to ensure prompt and timely emergency response, and minimize the consequences. Volunteer Rescuer project is a long-term project, which engages the maximum possible number of employees.

    The project involves training of the employees who decide to become part of the project in the following areas:

    • First aid
    • How to act in case of a fire
    • Gas rescue activities
    • RTA rescue activities

The life and health of our employees is Ilim's core value

In terms of health and safety, Ilim Group closely cooperates with its partner - International Paper. Our EHS standards are based on the EHS global best practices. In order to ensure compliance with Russian legislation and the Company’s internal regulations, managers and workers undergo a training. Training is done by the Company’s in-house trainers.Ilim also has specialized training centers In order to reduce the number of unsafe situations in the workplace, Ilim Group implements corporate programs to engage all personnel in safety culture, improves work processes and procedures, upgrades equipment, and implements technical solutions.