Owner/approver: Head of ESG & Quality
Valid from: 2022-04-11
Lerøy Seafood Group ASA (Lerøy) has a goal to be the leading and most profitable global supplier of sustainable high-quality seafood. In order to achieve this goal, it is crucial to establish priorities and direction, and to clearly define what factors are strategically important for success.
Lerøy Seafood Group is committed to providing safe and healthy workplaces, by preventing work-related injuries and ill-health, as well as proactively improving its health and safety performance, fulfilling legal and other relevant requirements and working towards achieving defined health and safety objectives..
This policy provides a brief and principal description of how Lerøy shall establish and further develop sustainable and proactive occupational health and safety management in relation to own and our business partners’ activities. It also outlines the long-term direction for Lerøy to support and continually improve its occupational health and safety performance providing an overall sense of direction, as well as framework for setting occupational health and safety objectives.
Lerøy aims to have zero injuries in the workplace and prevent all occupational illness. This is achieved through robust health and safety management which is decisive for succeeding with identifying, preventing and mitigating significant negative occupational health and safety impacts.
Systematic occupational health and safety measures shall be an integral part of all our activities. Lerøy and its activities shall be organized in a manner which ensures that the employees and workers are protected from harm to life and health. Prevention of injuries and accidents shall always be the company’s top priority. Lerøy welcomes and encourages proactive incident and hazard reporting as it is crucial for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. There shall be no reprisals against either employees or workers as a consequence of reporting of hazards and/ or hazardous situations.
Lerøy shall work continuously with developing a strong and positive occupational health and safety culture which is supported by the company’s values, managerial practices, patterns of activities and competencies – core elements for ensuring and maintaining sustainable health and safety culture.
All employees and workers shall be welcomed to participate in dialogue regarding occupational health and safety thus influencing and developing a transparent two-way communication, consultation and participation practice. Lerøy shall ensure that employees and workers receive necessary and regular occupational health and safety training, and shall make active contributions to reinforcing occupational health and safety awareness in the company.
Lerøy is committed to:
This policy applies to all employees and workers in the Group. Contracts with business partners operating in relation with Lerøy shall include requirements for compliance with the contents of this policy.
Employee - an individual who is in an employment relationship with the organization, according to national law or its application. Employees have a written employment contract directly with the organization.
Worker – an individual who performs work for a certain period of time (for example, seasonal workers etc.) and who is hired via manning agency. Workers have a written employment contract with manning agency.
Framework and principles
Lerøy is committed to complying with prevailing occupational health and safety regulations, guidelines and principles, defined in the following documents:
Roles and responsibilities
Policy ownership and implementation