Health and Safety strategy

Skanska aims to be a world leader in health and safety and aspire to provide an injury free working environment in all of our workplaces every day. Our Care for Life value commits us to work safely or not at all and support health and wellbeing of our employees and contractors.

Skanska Health and Safety Policy

The Skanska Safety Policy Statement commits us to challenging milestones on our way to an injury free workplace including:

  • Leadership in Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Culture
  • Proactive management and measurement
  • Health and Safety Resources
  • Being an agent for change in our home markets

Health and Safety Road Map

A tool has been developed to support development of health and safety in the organization, the Skanska Health and Safety Road Map. It is used to inspire and support management teams across Skanska to meet their health and safety milestones. Work include annual reviews on performance and progress. In 2018 it was extended with a matrix for Health and Well-being.

The Health and Safety Road Map focuses on six key areas of development:

  1. Health and Safety Culture
  2. Improving safety Competency through development and education programs
  3. Improved Communication of health and safety issues throughout Skanska
  4. Developing, implementingand monitoring Controls 
  5. Engagement and supervision with our Contractors
  6. Health and Well-being engagement

All Skanska business units are certified to or will in 2020 finalize implementation of the international occupational health and safety management system standard ISO 45001.

Skanska Group Health and Safety Policy Statement

As an international construction and project development company, Skanska aims to be a leader in health and safety. Consistent with the “Care for Life” value, Skanska strives to provide an injury free workplace and a working environment which supports well-being for everyone.

Skanska Health and Safety Week 2019

May 13-17, our 38,000 employees at thousands of projects in our home markets, along with more than 200,000 subcontractors, customers and other partners participated in activities focused on health and safety in the workplace.