Labor practices
and decent work

Occupational health and safety

G4-LA6

Injuries, absenteeism, and work-related fatalities

See also Directors’ Report, section “Occupational health and safety.

LTIF and SAR

2017

2016

LTIF1

SAR2 (%)

LTIF

SAR (%)

Continuing operations

0.36

2.5

0.42

2.6

Discontinued operations

0.00

1.5

0.10

1.5

Total

0.30

2.4

0.36

2.4

1) Total number of lost-time injuries per million possible working hours.

2) Total hours of sickness absence per possible working hours (full year average).

16 lost-time injuries were reported. Most injuries occurred at the regular workplace (e.g. in offices or shops) or in traffic. There have been no fatal accidents involving Telia Company employees reported during 2015-2017.

Omission: we do not consider reporting by gender relevant, as there are no differences in work tasks. We are working on developing supplier reporting, see Directors’ Report, Responsible business, sections “Responsible sourcing” and “Occupational health and safety.”

Training and education

G4-LA11

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews

See Directors’ Report, section “People”, YouFirst.

Supplier assessment for labor practices

G4-LA14

Percentage of new suppliers screened using labor practices criteria

See Directors’ Report, section “Responsible sourcing.”

Omission: we are unable to report separately on the percentage of new suppliers. As we develop our supplier assessment processes, this data might become available.

Labor practices grievance mechanisms

G4-LA16

Number of grievances about labor practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

See Corporate Governance, section “Enterprise risk management (ERM) framework”, Whistle-blowing process.