Accident Prevention and Occupational Health & Safety

Accident Prevention and Occupational Health & Safety

Recognizing that safety is the basis for its business activities, Tokuyama practices safety as the first step to maintaining good relations with the communities in which it operates. Based on this approach, the Company carries out stringent accident prevention measures and occupational health and safety initiatives in its efforts to create a positive and safe work environment that is free of accidents.

Fiscal 2021 Company-Wide Safety Management Policy

Tokuyama operates a safety management policy and actively implements safety initiatives as a good corporate citizen.

  • Implement safety initiatives involving all employees, under the leadership of upper management.
  • Comply with laws, regulations, and internal rules.
  • Foster and enhance a culture of safety, for the safety of people, facilities, and the public.
  • Create comfortable workplaces to ensure the mental and physical health of the people who work there.
Fiscal 2021 Tokuyama Safety Management Objectives and Key Action Items

Policy Objectives

  • No compliance violations
  • No accidents or accidents requiring work absence
  • Reduce the rate of work absences

Key Action Items

  • Improve process safety management
    Improve hazard awareness
    Promotion of smart safety
  • Identify sources of risks and resolve
    Deepening risk assessment
    Respond to risk assessments for chemical substances
  • Make progress in risk management and hazard management
    Business activities in the COVID-19 era
    Respond to natural disasters
  • Promote facilities management
    Enhance management of older facilities
  • Promote physical and mental health

Comprehensive Safety and Accident-Prevention Measures

Tokuyama has adopted three principles for ensuring safety: fulfill the obligations of a good corporate citizen, give safety priority over all business activities, and ensure that everyone is aware of their responsibilities and acts accordingly. Based on the safety management system of the Tokuyama Factory, the Company works to identify and eliminate hazards by assessing risks in work, facilities and processes. Tokuyama also strives to stop unsafe behavior by conducting studies into behavioral characteristics. As part of occupational health and safety activities, worksites carry out basic safety activities, including safety patrol, kiken yochi hazard prediction, and near-miss activities.

Comparison of Accident Frequency Rates , Comparison of Accident Severity Rates and Expenditures for Accident Prevention and Occupational Health and Safety