Occupational Health Promotion

Prevention is better than healing: ALTANA companies worldwide gear their occupational health-protection activities to this principle. The most important goal is to reduce absenteeism. Furthermore, we seek to enhance the wellbeing of staff at the workplace.

In spite of the various measures that have been implemented, the sickness rate at our German sites increased slightly last year. It amounted to 4.8 percent. This trend is comparable with the data of the chemical industry as a whole. The chemical industry also registered a slight increase. Experts assume that this development has to do with the growing average age of the workforce.