Building a Better Future
Health, Safety and Environment – embedded in our purpose
Our purpose – We passionately create enthusiastic customers and build a better future – reflects our corporate strategy and is focused on sustainable value creation through leadership and differentiation.
This credo not only runs through our products, services and operations, but also extends to the importance we place on health, safety and the environment (HSE) at Hilti and it reflects the great responsibility we feel towards our employees, customers, partners and suppliers, society and the environment.
OUR CEO ON OUR HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT STRATEGY
Facts and figures
a year occur on construction sites in Europe alone.
are related to hand-held power tools.
of one accident for the company.
more new reported work-related illnesses
in construction than in other industries.
more cases of musculoskeletal disorders
are reported in construction compared to the "all-industry" average.
of global CO2 emissions
can be attributed to the construction of buildings.
OUR Community ON HEALTH, SAFETY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
“All of our new product designs take into account the resources used and emissions generated throughout their entire life cycle, together with the highest possible health and safety standards for users.”
Jahangir (Jan) Doongaji, Hilti AG, Member of the Executive Board, Electric Tools and Group Research
“We focus on improving resource and energy efficiency in our plants, for example, by using environmentally friendly systems to regulate temperature, or renewable energy sources to provide power.”
Eugen Tschann, Hilti AG Plant Thüringen, Maintenance and Facilities Manager
“We have strict rules on how to behave onsite, how to take precautionary measures and what personal protective equipment is necessary.”
Lawrence Waterman, Park Health and Safety Partnership, Founding Partner
“Our HSE Manager Conference is a shared platform for the construction industry where we can discuss ways of keeping sites safe, share best practice and talk through customers’ needs.”
Peter Cavada, Hilti AG, Head of Corporate Health, Safety and Environment
“For us it’s very important to have no loss of productivity. Our partnership with Hilti ensures that products are in perfect working condition together with safety training and support.”
Emilie Boutounet, Eiffage Construction IDF1, HSE Responsible
“The support provided by Hilti helps our staff to make construction sites safer and to manage them more productively. It’s a truly constructive partnership.”
Bengt Tykesson, NIMAB Entreprenad AB, HR Manager
Milestones on our HSE journey
With our CO2 Strategy, we are setting ourselves ambitious targets as regards proactive energy management, taking on the global responsibility for a sustainable future.
We have already trained more than 20,000 workers worldwide in health and safety aspects.
Establishment of Competence Center HSE Technologies within the development area in Kaufering.
Opening of in-house gym InnoFit at Hilti Headquarters.
First health an safety training courses offered in Switzerland.
Launch of the Hilti Clean-Tec Chemical Anchor, HIT-CT1.
First system nominated for the German "Bundespreis Eco Design" – Installation Systems MM.
Achieved ISO 50001 certification for our plants in Kaufering and Nersingen.
First Clean-Tec product launched, direct fastening cartridges.
First development of HSE 3-year strategies for Manufacturing, Logistics and global Tool Service.
First International HSE Manager Conference held in Schaan, Liechtenstein.
DGNB certification of the plant in Thüringen, Austria.
Establishment of Corporate HSE Team at Hilti Headquarters.
Hilti joins the UN "Caring for Climate" Business Forum.
We join UN Global Compact.
First tool with Active Torque Control, TE 76-ATC.
First tool with Active Vibration Reduction, TE 905-AVR.
Achieved ISO 14001 Certification in Environmental Management.
First tool with an integrated Dust Removal System, TE 5A.
Our key initiatives relating to health, safety and the environment
Occupational Health and Safety
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