The Company places a priority on personnel health protection and personal insurance activity focused on performance and professional longevity improvement, ill-health prevention and improvement of the quality of life of employees, and healthy lifestyle promotion. Main activity lines here are as follows:
In 2015, in order to implement unified standards for provision of medical support to employees, the Regulation on Organization of the Emergency Medical Aid at the Sites of the Group Subsidiaries was developed and put into force. The work is in progress to fit the medical aid stations with modern medical equipment in accordance with the above Regulation. In order to improve professional skills of medical staff of the medical aid point, the training program in the areas of cardiac intensive care and emergency medical response in case of injuries and bleeding, is being implemented. The testing of knowledge and skills acquired by the medical staff is carried out after the training.
The Company views recreation and rehabilitation of employees and their family members as an efficient tool of preventive health care and ensuring professional longevity of oil workers. In 2015, more than 54 thousand employees, retirees and family members enjoyed recreation and rehabilitation in the health resorts of Sochi, Anapa, Belokurikha, Crimea and other regions of Russia.
In accordance with the approved program to promote healthy lifestyles, themed health days with engagement of leading medical professionals and modern diagnostic equipment were implemented and received positive feedback in the Group Subsidiaries.
In 2015, more than 190 thousand employees of the Group Subsidiaries and Headquarters were covered by voluntary healthcare insurance. The company is constantly striving to improve the quality of service and to expand insurance coverage for the VHI program by increasing opportunities for employees to obtain the necessary medical care in the best regional medical institutions in Russia.
For 170 thousand employees of the Group companies, insurance coverage is effective in the event of death and total or partial disability resulting from an accident, and employees are insured not only for the period of performance of their duties but also outside the normal working hours. Successful implementation of approaches to voluntary insurance of employees against accidents also started at the Company’s contractor organizations.