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Hilti's commitment to health, safety and the environment

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

17 %

of accidents
are related to hand-held power tools.

15,000 euros

average cost
of one accident for the company.

20 %

more new reported work-related illnesses
in construction than in other industries.

90 %

more cases of musculoskeletal disorders
are reported in construction compared to the "all-industry" average.

10 %

of global CO2 emissions
can be attributed to the construction of buildings.

OUR Community ON HEALTH, SAFETY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

  • Jahangir (Jan) Doongaji, Hilti AG
    1 / 3
    “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

  • Eugen Tschann, Hilti AG Plant Thüringen
    2 / 3
    “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

  • Peter Cavada, Hilti AG
    3 / 3
    “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

Milestones on our HSE journey

  • Hilti CO2 Strategy decision
    1 / 14
    2018

    With our CO2 Strategy, we are setting ourselves ambitious targets as regards proactive energy management, taking on the global responsibility for a sustainable future.

  • Hilti Competence Center HSE Technologies in Kaufering
    2 / 14
    2016

    Establishment of Competence Center HSE Technologies within the development area in Kaufering.

  • Hilti in-house gym
    3 / 14
    2015

    Free local gym available to head office staff in Sydney.

  • ISO 50001 certification
    4 / 14
    2012

    Achieved ISO 50001 certification for our plants in Kaufering and Nersingen.

  • Hilti HSE 3-year strategies development
    5 / 14
    2011

    First development of HSE 3-year strategies for Manufacturing, Logistics and global Tool Service.

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    6 / 14
    2010

    First International HSE Manager Conference held in Schaan, Liechtenstein.

  • Hilti plant 4 in Thüringen, Austria
    7 / 14
    2008

    DGNB certification of the plant in Thüringen, Austria.

  • Establishment Corporate HSE Team at Hilti Headquarters
    8 / 14
    2008

    Establishment of Corporate HSE Team at Hilti Headquarters.

  • Hilti joins UN caring for climate
    9 / 14
    2007

    Hilti joins the UN "Caring for Climate" Business Forum.

  • Hilti joins UN Global Compact
    10 / 14
    2006

    We join UN Global Compact.

  • Hilti TE-76 ATC
    11 / 14
    2000

    First tool with Active Torque Control, TE 76-ATC.

  • Hilti TE 905-AVR
    12 / 14
    1999

    First tool with Active Vibration Reduction, TE 905-AVR.

  • Achieved ISO 14001 Certification
    13 / 14
    1996

    Achieved ISO 14001 Certification in Environmental Management.

  • Hilti TE 5 rotary hammer drill
    14 / 14
    1995

    First tool with an integrated Dust Removal System, TE 5A.

Our key initiatives relating to health, safety and the environment

Technology and products

Designed with productivity, safety and the environment in mind

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Hilti services

Services

Increasing user health, safety and productivity

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Hilti occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety

Learn more about Hilti as a responsible institution with regard to its employees

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Environment

Learn more about Hilti as a responsible institution with regard to the environment

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