Environmental, Health and Safety Policy

As a world leading manufacturer of welding consumables, welding equipment and cutting systems, we shall, in all our operations:

• Continuously improve our Environmental,
  Health & Safety (EHS) performance by
  conserving natural resources, preventing
  pollution and providing safe workplaces
  and products

• Ensure that our facilities and products meet
  or exceed applicable governmental requirements
  and ESAB standards

• Use a lifecycle approach in our efforts to
  minimize the EHS impact of our products and
  services, from the extraction of raw materials
  to product end life 

• Educate, motivate and engage our employees to contribute to our EHS commitment and to
  comply with this policy

• Encourage our contractors, suppliers and consultants to adhere to the same standards we do

• Openly communicate our EHS performance and participate in external initiatives that improve
  our knowledge and performance

• Ensure prompt reporting of any incidents, adequate monitoring and measurement of our EHS
  performance, and regularly provide assurance that our processes and management systems
  are working effectively