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Safety and Environment

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policy

Our Goal

At Linde we are driven to ensure no harm comes from our actions to people, the environment or the communities in which we operate.  

Our Values & Commitments

  • Safety and environmental responsibility are core values at Linde and integral in all that we do.
  • Compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Linde policies is a license to operate for our employees, contractors, suppliers and partners.
  • HSE Ownership through visible, demonstrated leadership across the organization.
  • Collaboration with the industry and other professional associations to continuously advance the safe management of our products and installations.  

Our Safety Principles

At Linde we believe that:

  1. All incidents and injuries are preventable.
  2. HSE is a line management accountability.
  3. We are responsible for our own safety and that of others around us.
  4. Our employees and contractors are obliged to stop a job or refuse to perform it, if it cannot be performed safely.
  5. All HSE incidents must be reported, and learnings taken from them.
  6. Our commitment to and efforts in safety will yield results.
  7. Acting safely is a condition of our employment and supplier contracts.

We expect our employees, contractors and partners to embrace these principles and reflect them in every aspect of work they perform.

This policy is integral to the Linde business strategy. The Management Committee and Linde’s global leadership is committed to the full implementation of this HSE policy.