The safety of our employees is our responsibility and focus, and the loss of seven colleagues in 2018 alone, clearly underlines the need for change in our safety approach to make sure all employees can go to work not only feeling safe, but being safe” Søren Skou, CEO, A.P. Moller - Maersk.


Our overriding ambition is to ensure that Maersk is a safe place to work and that no colleagues lose their lives working for Maersk.


2019: Develop, plan and execute safety education for top management. Identify top critical risks and follow-up activities. Establish Learning Teams concept for employee engagement. 

2020: Top 300 leaders have completed Leading Safety Differently workshops. Verification of effectiveness of critical controls. Continuous improvement in employee engagement, measured through our Gallup survey.

Progress 2019

We continued our safety transformation journey by establishing training activities, building capability and culture development based on our new Safety Differently strategy. 

Sadly, we saw five fatal accidents in our operations.

Read more on pages 30-31 in our Sustainability Report 2019.

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