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Occupational Safety and Health

Our Policy

The POLA ORBIS Group thoroughly manages safety and health to eradicate occupational hazards, prevent epidemics, and improve worker's ability to maintain their health.

Safety and health policies

Based on the principle that safety and health take precedence over everything else, all employees of POLA CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES recognize that ensuring safety and health is the source of sound production activities and an irreplaceable value and will cooperate with each other to promote safety and health activities with the aim of developing a comfortable workplace environment.

  1. We will develop a health and safety management organization to accurately identify issues that affect employees' safety. We will develop a health and safety management program to promote risk assessment activities. In this way, we will strive to make continuous improvements within the scope possible in terms of the economic and technical aspects and prevent industrial accidents.
  2. Mental and physical wellbeing is the basis of everything. We will strive to maintain and promote good health and prevent occupational illness through the promotion of the physical and mental health of all employees and the creation of a comfortable workplace environment.
  3. We will work to ensure that all employees are fully aware of our labor safety and health policies and comply with laws and regulations regarding safety and health, agreements with the management and matters prescribed in the internal rules.

Our System

The POLA ORBIS Group manages through the personnel and general affairs departments in each Group company in compliance with the Labor Standards Act and other laws and regulations. In particular, POLA CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, the production base for the POLA ORBIS Group, is implementing management based on our health and safety policies with the goal of zero accidents which lead to leave or time off.

Our Initiatives

We are responding to employee safety and health by monitoring of long working hours, performed by the Safety and Health Committee, as well as working to improve the working environment and improving the implementation of patrols, based on the Industrial Safety and Health Act.

Our Achievements

Occupational safety and health Applicable parties 2015 2016 2017 2018 Unit
Number of accidents resulting in operational suspension Our Initiatives companies in Japan - - 4 4 Cases
Number of accidents not resulting in operational suspension - - 8 4 Cases
Number of fatal accidents - - 0 0 Cases
State of enforcement regarding the safety and health committee Our Initiatives companies in Japan POLA ORBIS Group companies in Japan enforce the safety and health committee at their business facilities where 50 or more employees work.