The objective of this Policy is to promote occupational health and safety initiatives continuously at Kurita Group in accordance with a policy which is common to Kurita Group, by positioning occupational health and safety as the top priority in operating businesses, so as to ensure the occupational health and safety of directors and employees and create and maintain a comfortable work environment.
- (1)Compliance with laws
Kurita Group will observe laws and regulations related to occupational health and safety which apply in each country or region where it conducts business activities.
- (2)Investment of management resources
Kurita Group will strive to maintain and improve a safe, comfortable work environment by investing its management resources such as human resources, equipment, and funds.
- (3)Clarification of roles, authorities, and responsibilities
Kurita Group will clarify the roles, authorities, and responsibilities of occupational health and safety organizations and occupational health and safety managers of Group companies, so as to conduct voluntary, sustained occupational health and safety activities.
- (4)Setting occupational health and safety targets and developing and implementing plans
Kurita Group will have the occupational health and safety organizations of Group companies set targets for their occupational health and safety activities in accordance with business contents and regional characteristics of each company, as well as the laws and regulations which apply in each country, develop plans to achieve the targets, and implement the plans through the united efforts of operators and employees. In addition, Kurita Group will conduct appropriate reviews based on the results of implementation and make continuous improvements.
- (5)Elimination and reduction of risk factors and hazards
Kurita Group will conduct risk assessments, identify risk factors and hazards to make improvements, and eliminate or reduce the risks.
- (6)Education and training
Kurita Group will provide education and training on occupational health and safety to its directors, employees, and business partners and inform them thoroughly of the Occupational Health and Safety Policy and the objective, plans, and measures of its occupational health and safety activities.