Protection of the lives and health of its personnel in its daily business PJSC LUKOIL’s key priority. To solve this task, the Company implements a whole set of measures provided for by the effective legislation, including legal, social and economic, organizational and technical, sanitary and hygienic, preventive medical, rehabilitation and other measures.
The Company ensures full compliance with the legislative requirements in terms of the guarantees and compensations payable to the employees, and assumes a number of additional obligations under the 2015—2017 Agreement between the Employer and the Trade Union Association.
Based on the SWA results, the Company fully compensates its employees for harmful labor conditions in the form of a shorter working week, additional leave, higher remuneration depending on the extent of personal injuries sustained at the workplace. A separate clause of the Agreement makes it impossible for the employer to impair the compensation terms for the employees who were eligible to compensations as of the effective date of the SWA legislation, unless the respective employees were transferred to the improved category (sub-category) of labor conditions.
There are the following types of compensations provided to LUKOIL’s employees:
high quality certified special clothes, safety footwear and other types of personal protective equipment shall be provided free of charge for the employee at the employer’s expense;
milk or other equivalent food products, healthy meals, cleaning fluids and decontaminants shall be provided free of charge in compliance with the applicable norms;
workplaces shall be provided with potable water; hot shops and production sites shall be provided with carbonated salt water, etc.;
mandatory initial (pre-employment), periodic and thorough medical examinations, as well as unscheduled medical examinations shall be provided at the employees’ request, in compliance with medical recommendations, at the employer’s expense, with the workplace and average salary retained for the period of medical examination (including payment of travel expenses to occupational pathology centers, if appropriate);
professional retraining and transfer of employees to other positions, provided that they have medical contraindications to the previously conducted operations (subject to vacancies);
biennial payment of travel expenses to the vacation destination located in the RF provided to the employees and their non-working family members and the Far North residents.
Upon employment, when attending occupational safety trainings the employees are informed of the following:
harmful substances utilized in production processes,
harmful and hazardous production factors available at the workplace,
existing health risk and SWA materials; compensations payable and personal protective equipment;
industrial injuries and their causes.