The company promotes shares and consolidates a culture of health and safety through training to increase employees’ awareness of risks and encourage responsible conduct.

Accordingly, Ansaldo STS promotes training and updating activities to develop the expertise of its personnel, as personnel can affect health and safety in the workplace through their activities.

In 2016, 6,352 hours of safety training were provided, between production sites and office sites included in the reporting scope of this section.

 PRODUCTION SITESOFFICE SITES
TRAINING IN HEALTH AND SAFETY 2014 2015 2016 2014 2015 2016
Total hours of health and safety training 2,644 2,293 2,152 31,858 8,124 4,380
Total hours of training 10,024 6,906 5,742 77,946 60,232 42,916
Health and safety training as % of the total 26% 33% 37% 41% 13% 10%

2014 data, especially for the office sites, are considerably higher because the company implemented an ambitious training plan in Italy during that year, in collaboration with Fondimpresa.