In the area of protection of occupational safety and health, the implementation of all legal requirements is targeted at the effective prevention of accidents and health hazards to employees. The superiors are responsible for occupational safety and health protection. Management provides the necessary means. Superiors and employees are equally involved in the continuous improvement of occupational safety and health protection.
There is a particular focus on safety of machinery and the area of ergonomics. The ergonomic design of workplaces is an important component, directly related to longer working lives, in order to maintain the skill of the employees and to ensure the success of the company. During the construction of any new equipment, ergonomic considerations are taken into account, such as the ability to adjust the height. Furthermore, occupational health and safety protection is an important element of the WIKA Kaizen activities.