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Latest news on Covid-19

At voestalpine, the health of our employees is of paramount importance. Immediately following the emergence of the coronavirus, the company started taking appropriate measures, drawing up recommended courses of action for its employees, suppliers, and partners. All the measures meet current regulations and are reassessed and adjusted on an ongoing basis.

A broad range of communication measures ensure that the global workforce is supplied with comprehensive information which is updated daily. voestalpine is in constant, close contact with the authorities and works council, and is permanently monitoring the situation. All the relevant Group units are represented on a Corona Task Force which is continually coordinated with the Chairman of the Management Board of voestalpine AG.

Thanks to the commitment and flexibility of all our employees, the steel and technology group has quickly adapted to this new and challenging situation.

3G in the workplace from November 1

On November 1 the Federal Government’s new regulation to prevent the spread of COVID-19 comes into effect. voestalpine lives up to its corporate social responsibility and is therefore adjusting its internal regulations accordingly. From this date onwards, all employees must carry valid 3G documentation (proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative test) when arriving at the workplace. Random checks will be made by the respective managers. It is the responsibility of the individual employee always to carry the relevant documentation. Employees unable to produce this documentation may not enter the workplace.

Vaccination progress at voestalpine

voestalpine is in contact with the authorities regarding vaccine for third vaccinations and hopes it will also be able to offer employees these booster jabs.

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