In addition to excellent quality, system and machine safety is of utmost importance in our product portfolio. From the beginnings of a product or system, to the end of the product life cycle and of active product surveillance, risks and dangers are analysed and solved in a consistent and systematic way, both on product and system level.
From the beginning, occupational health and safety are integral aspects of all operational processes and are factored into the technical, economic and social considerations starting at the planning phase.
Occupational health and safety are taken seriously as a permanent part of managerial tasks starting at the top management and including all levels of the organization. Managers act as role models and encourage employees to maintain safety-conscious behaviour by providing clear instructions. They have an obligation to ensure the health-oriented and safe design of the work stations as well as the activities of their employees.
As fits their knowledge and competences, all employees are also personally responsible for their own safety as well as the safety of others.
The qualification and commitment level of our employees means that they are able to independently guarantee safe conditions in their own work area and are able to correct any detected deficiency correctly, permanently and punctually.
With our safety-conscious behaviour we strengthen the confidence of employees, customers and the public in our entrepreneurial activities – this is also part of our KNAPP spirit and our corporate culture.
Occupational health and safety are always taken into account within our processes to provide safe and healthy working conditions as well as to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses. With the participation of our employees, we are constantly monitoring, analysing, evaluating and improving our processes and their results, by means of the regulations defined in the management system. We regard the adherence to regulations, guidelines and laws as being a matter of course.
Likewise, through ongoing training, we ensure that our employees identify with our occupational health and safety policies. We develop targeted prevention programmes and health projects both with and for our employees.