For HELLENIC PETROLEUM Group, Health and Safety is its most important priority in all its activities.

For this reason, all necessary safety measures are taken concerning staff, colleagues and visitors in all workplaces, in line with the International Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 3) for Good Health.

The Group continuously invests in the prevention, staff’s and partners’ training and infrastructure on health and safety to ensure that it complies with the strictest criteria at both national and European level. In 2017, approximately €14.5 million was invested in safety improvements in all of the Group's facilities in Greece and abroad, while the training for the Group's staff and our associates exceeded 80,000 man-hours.

LWIF Index7

7 Lost workday injury frequency: Number of accidents of absence (LWIs)/ 1 million manhours

LWIS Index8

8 Lost workday injury severity: Lost manhours due to LWI/ number of accidents of absence (LWIs)

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All Group facilities set targets in regards to overseeing and improving their performance in Health and Safety, with a regular periodic review of the targets.

In 2017, the Group's ambitious holistic safety program continued, which led to establishing and improving of important safety procedures for the three refineries and the individual plants.

Overall, in 2017, out of a total of 9,252,179 man-hours, 42 work-related accidents related to staff and contractors employed in the refineries and chemicals plants belonging to HELPE SA and EKO ABEE, were reported.

It is worth noting that DIAXON has continued operations for many years without any accident.

AIF Index9

9 All injury frequency: Sum of deadly accidents+LWI+limiting capacity+healthcare/ 1 million man-hours

Process Safety Events Rate Index10

10 Process Safety Event Rate: Number of process safety incidents / 1 million man-hours