The number of occupational accidents with one or more lost working days decreased by 12.3% in 2020 compared to 2019. In the year under review, 8.4 occupational accidents per 1,000 employees were recorded (previous year: 9.6). The rate includes leased labor (2,425 heads) not on Sika’s payroll. In 2020, lost time accidents caused absences, on average, of 20.2 days (previous year: 21.5 days). In 2020, 11 lost time accidents involving contractors occurred on Sika premises (previous year: 14). There was one fatality of a contractor on the premises of a Sika company and one fatality of a Sika employee due to a road traffic accident.