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Safety and health

Managing safety and investing in health and wellbeing programmes are at the core of Anglo American’s strategy to achieving our vision of zero harm.

Employees read the safety boards before their shiftEmployees read the safety boards before beginning their shift


Safety is always first on our agenda. We truly believe that all injuries are preventable and that by working together we can make safety a way of life, inside and outside the workplace.

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Employees at Landau colliery read their Shift to Wellness bookletEmployees at Landau read Anglo Coal's Shift to Wellness booklet

Health and wellbeing

Another of our core values, care and respect, forms the basis of all of the Group’s health programmes. Our vision is that no employee is harmed by working at our operations, and that the health of those who work for us is improved.

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Peer educators providing HIV/AIDS awareness training Peer educators at Rustenburg Mine provide HIV/AIDS awareness training


We run the world’s largest private sector testing and treatment programme. We are also tackling TB, a disease that has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa, especially in the mining industry. TB and HIV often go hand-in-hand, so we try to test and treat for both diseases as early as possible.

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