Occupational health and safety


Employee health and safety are a priority for PJSC Aeroflot. The Company complies with all relevant rules and requirements of Russian occupational safety laws, takes measures to prevent hazards and minimise work-related injuries.

PJSC Aeroflot’s health and safety system complies with all applicable requirements and best industry practices and includes a set of measures to minimise hazards, such as induction trainings and health and safety trainings, root cause recording and analysis of work-related injuries and occupational diseases, comprehensive occupational safety inspections and regular medical examinations. All accidents are investigated to establish whether they are work-related, with the investigation outcomes used by business units to develop measures to avoid such incidents in the future.

The injury frequency rate (the number of injuries per 1,000 employees) was 0.94 in 2019 (1.27 in 2018). The injury severity rate (the number of work days lost per injured person) was 27.4 (29.0 in 2018).

Induction trainings were carried out for 2,200 new employees and 117 contractor employees in 2019. Assessment of working conditions was carried out for 5,285 workplaces, of which 4,251 workplaces were found acceptable. Employees receive a 4% to 24% premium on their pay when a safety assessment has revealed exposure to harmful working conditions.

Cockpit and cabin crew members are provided with a 24% premium on their pay and and vacation days for the nature of their working conditions. Work and rest schedule for cockpit and cabin crews is determined in line with the applicable Russian laws and the Regulations on the Work and Rest Schedule for Cockpit and Cabin Crews of PJSC Aeroflot.

The total flight duration in all aircraft types must not exceed 80 hours per month and 800 hours per calendar year. With the employee’s written consent, the total flight duration can be increased to 90 hours per month and 900 hours per calendar year.