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Corporate Responsibility

Corporate Responsibility

At Smiths Medical, we believe that to grow and maintain a culture of responsibility, we must behave ethically, work safely, reduce our environmental impact, attract and develop our people and contribute to our communities to create long-term value for our shareholders and our wider stakeholders.

Read more about our HSE approach,  strategy and performance by reading our Corporate Responsibility Brochure

Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE)

Read the Health Safety & Environment Policy

Business Ethics

Our Code applies to all businesses and employees of Smiths Medical worldwide. Compliance with our Code helps to sustain and enhance the good reputation of the Company and contributes to long term value creation for shareholders. We believe that every employee plays their part in building and strengthening the Company.  As an operating Division of Smiths Group, we are fervent supporters of the Smiths Group Code of Ethics

Policies and Statements

Smiths Medical manufactures products across the globe and respects how each
Country handles its waste management issues. As an international manufacturer, Smiths Medical works diligently to maintain full compliance with all relevant directives. For instance, European countries require compliance with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE), the Batteries Directive, the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS), the EU Packaging Directive and of course the REACH regulations (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & Restriction of Chemicals).

For further information on compliance scheme documentation and certificates please contact our customer support team or click on one of the following links:

REACH Statement
EU RoHS Directive and Non-Electronic Products
EU RoHS Statement

 

WEEE and Batteries Compliance Scheme

Smiths Medical subscribes to a WEEE Compliance Scheme and provides a recycling program for its customers thoughout Europe. The program enables customers to send  ‘end of life’ electronic equipment for recycling to nominated waste recycling facilities. The scheme varies from country to country.

Instructions for customers using Smiths Medical products and Recycling/Treatment facilities wishing to obtain information are provided by following the links below:

Phthalates

For information click here:

Smiths Medical Customers

Please contact customer services

Recyclers / Treatment Facilities

Please contact customer services

Community Support

Smiths Medical contributes positively to the communities in which we operate. In addition to providing employment opportunities and playing a beneficial role in local economies, we support community involvement through charitable giving, service projects and education initiatives.  In addition to local support efforts with various non-profit organizations, Smiths Medical is a global partner of the Red Cross/Red Crescent and in 2013, Smiths Medical was awarded the Red Cross Platinum Award for global support and partnership with the international chapters of the Red Cross.  In 2014, Smiths Medical hosted over 75 events for its employees to support the Red Cross around the world.  Smiths Medical is also a long-time supporter of the Pan- Mass Challenge with a team of employees biking across the State of Massachusetts (USA) to raise funds to fight cancer.

Great Place to Work

We believe in providing our employees with opportunities to develop their talent and to contribute to the business they work in. We support them by investing in their safety, upholding their statutory rights and creating an ethical, supportive environment where colleagues are treated fairly and with respect.

We welcome diversity in our workforce, not only to adhere to our legal obligations but also because we believe that everyone needs to challenge constructively and to contribute ideas from their own perspective to support our business objective.

We believe in and support only fair and ethical hiring and work practices and are compliant with all applicable labor laws and standards. 

We have well established arrangements in place to encourage and develop employee engagement. To ensure we can monitor progress we periodically conduct ‘My Voice’ surveys. Actions plans are drawn up by focus groups and local champions to developed to address the most siginifcant issues highlighted in the survey. 


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