Elevator and escalator safety is a top value at Schindler. We design and build our elevators and escalators with many safety features to help give riders peace of mind while using them. We are also active in providing information to passengers, and work together with those who manage or operate elevators and escalators to maintain and improve safe usage and operation.
We do not compromise on the safety and health of those who use our products and work for our business. We believe that all injuries, work-related illnesses and accidents are preventable, and we have the highest standards of safety and health performance in place.
We move more than 2 billion people every day. Delivering safe and reliable products and services is an essential element of the way we work.
Today's elevator, escalator and moving walk systems adhere to strict safety codes and standards and incorporate a wide variety of product safety features. These features are designed encourage proper ridership, prevent accidents and give passengers a quick, dependable ride.
At the end of each day, we want employees to return home safely. We work hard to continuously improve safety within Schindler.
As a Corporate Social initiative Schindler aims to embrace responsibility through its employees and encourage a positive awareness on the safe use of its products and creates impact through its activities on the environment, its consumers, communities and all members of the public sphere who may also be considered as stakeholders.
Being aware of potential risks and how to avoid and mitigate them are key elements of being safe on the job. In comprehensive behavior-based safety trainings Schindler promotes a sophisticated safety culture amongst all employees. We also conduct management-led safety jobsite visits and training sessions, on-the-job pre-task risk assessments by supervisors and technicians to build an incident free culture.
Around the world, we regularly conduct safety and health awareness workshops to help employees regard safety as a personal asset and practice an open feedback culture among colleagues. These events also touch on personal conduct in general and how to stay safe on the jobsite, on the move and at home.