Building a mid-tier gold producer

Health & Safety

Asanko is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees and contractors. We are building a culture of safety and operational excellence to achieve our objective of Zero Harm. All our employees and contractors undergo regular safety briefings and training programs.

Our employee health programs are focused on disease awareness and malaria and tuberculosis control programs.

Our 2016 Performance

Zero fatalities
Strong safety performance record
1 Lost Time Injury (LTI)
298 LTI free man days
0.20 LTIFR (per million hours worked)
Fihankra Safety and Health Management System implemented across all business units

Asanko's Occupational Health and Safety Charter

  • Our employees are at the heart of our safety culture.
  • Safety has to be our first consideration at work.
  • We will communicate to all employees the importance of working in a safe and healthful manner.
  • We will identify the hazards associated with our activities and ensure that they are effectively managed.
  • We will ensure our employees have the necessary skills, training and equipment to safely undertake their work.
  • We will require all contractors to conduct their activities in a manner consistent with this Charter.
  • We will develop and implement policies, systems and procedures for managing the OH&S aspects of our business.
  • We will routinely set and review targets for OH&S performance within a framework of continuous improvement.
  • We will comply with host country laws and regulations and will augment these with international guidelines and best practice management.

“Superstar” Safety Awards at the monthly safety meeting

safety trainers

People based safety trainers