BME employees
Corporate and Social
Responsibility Report 2013
BME
Health and safety training
The company ensures that its workforce receives the
appropriate training in health and safety matters. All new
employees attend an online training course on work-
place risk prevention.
In 2013, the medical service, in collaboration with the
Human Resources Area and the Corporate Communica-
tions Area, published Health Newsletter No. 12 on the
negative and positive effects of sun exposure.
In 2013 as well, BME carried out a training programme on
workplace health and safety for all employees appointed
as Safety Officers on the Health and Safety Committee
and on the Evacuation, Emergency and First Aid teams.
Lastly, the staff of the building security companies
engagedby BMEmeet all requirements put forth inprevail-
ing legislation for the provision of surveillance, property
and personal protection, and auxiliary services. Among
other certifications, the companies hold ISO 14001:2004
issued by Quality Cert, S.L. and SGS ICS Ibérica S.A., OHSAS
18001:2007 issued by LSQA, S.A., SP-2012/0006 issued by
AENOR:ISO 9001:2008 issued by AENOR LSQA, S.A. LGAI
Technological Center S.A. and SGS ICS Ibérica S.A. and ISO/
IEC 27001:2005 issued by LGAI Technological Center, S.A.
These subcontractors also carry out refresher and retrain-
ing courses on occupational health and safety, dealing
with the public, fire safety, emergencies and evacuation,
first aid, and explosives, as well as courses on crowd control
and public liability and courses on personal accompani-
ment security services.
(*) Sick leave figures for 2011, 2012 and 2013 include 199, 239 and 189 employees not attending work due to sickness but who did not present a medical certificate.
This type of leave has a maximumduration of 3 days.
2011
2012
2013
Absenteeism and accident rates
Accident index
1.10%
0.68%
0.41
Sick leave
591(*)
582 (*)
467
Accident leave
8
5
3
Leave of absence
Trade union
0
0
0
Voluntary leave
9
4
14
Special leave
0
0
2
Maternity leave
10
13
13
Paternity leave
21
10
14
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