Our Employment Regulations clearly state that "No employee shall be treated in a discriminatory manner on the basis of Nationality, Creed, Gender, or Social Status" as Equal Treatment.
Furthermore, we comply with various laws and regulations such as "Prohibition of Forced Labor", "Prohibition of Inhumane Treatment", "Prohibition of Child Labor", "Restrictions on Dangerous and Injurious Jobs", and "Restrictions on Dangerous and Injurious Jobs for Expectant or Nursing Mothers".
We also focus on "Working Hour Management" in order to comply with the relevant laws and regulations and to reduce long working hours.
We have also formally participated in UN Global Compact proposed by the UN in October, 2011, and put up our original poster in each of our departments including our group companies and overseas distributors in order to comply with the 10 rules.
We are thoroughly instructing the importance to respect and cooperate with each other for pursuing work through personnel training courses described below.
We carry out various activities toward "Creating a healthy and comfortable workplace". As part of such efforts, we maintain "ISO45001" certification, an occupational health and safety management system.
In improvement activities, we are working to raise awareness of employees' occupational health and safety.
|Health and Safety Committee meetings |
(12 times a year)
|Health and Safety Committee is formed with both labor and management, and meetings are held every month to prevent occupational accidents.|
|Health and safety patrols|
(Twice a year)
|We have company-wide health and safety patrols in the national safety week and the national labor health week, so as to find potential problems and to improve them.|
|Health and safety patrols [Factory]|
(6 times a year)
|By the members of the Health and Safety Committee, we conduct checks (patrol) to see whether there are any place where employees are likely to get hurt, and whether workplaces are well organized, etc. at the factory manufacturing site where there are many dangerous parts, once every two months.|
|Patrol of occupational environment by Health Representative|
|Health representative performs a weekly patrol of workplaces from a professional point of view. While the health and safety patrols are conducted by members of the Health and Safety Committee, this patrol identifies potential problems from a professional perspective and leads to improvement activities.|
|Internal health and safety audit|
(Once a year)
|Auditors are certified internally, and conduct audit to identify any issues.|
|Factory Environment Survey|
(Twice a year)
|Health representative and members of Health and Safety Committee measure illuminance, noise and dust in each factory to improve factory environment.|
|Office Environment Survey|
(Twice a year)
|Office environment survey is performed for atmospheric environment, lighting and illuminance to improve office environment.|
|VDT (Visual Display Terminals) Operation Survey|
(Once a year)
|VDT Operation Survey is performed with questionnaire to all employees to improve working environment.|
|Risk assessment and improvement activities||All employees in the company participated in the risk assessment for workplaces and jobs, so as to address to improvement activities.|
Photo 1: Case of improved risk
(Phosphorescent tape that was set up in the stairs for emergency evacuation.)
|Young Drivers Club activities||In the national safety week and the national labor health week, members of Young Drivers Club inspect fastening of seat belt and call for safe driving.|
|Disaster Drill||We perform company-wide disaster drill in the national labor health week.|
We prepare for emergency by performing a training of report to the fire department, evacuation training, fire extinguisher training, fire hydrant training, operation of pump car by self-defense firefighting team, explanation of AED operation and understanding emergency response procedures.
|Health and safety education||In addition to the education for new employees, we conduct health and safety education for the members of Health and Safety Committee, and we work on raising awareness of health and safety to all the sections of the company through the training and activities of the committee.|
As part of our business practices to promote DX in the Company, we have been constantly improving our operation efficiency and productivity as well as securing more time margin of the employees by upgrading old systems to new ones with better operability, by using Cloud Computing to reduce the man-hours required for the system management, by using web conferencing with no restrictions on venues, and by implementing the workflow for various approval and work processes, and are planning to introduce AI-OCR to simplify data entry.
As the labor shortage is expected in the near future in Japan, we hope that these improvements may reduce workload and time of the employees and lead to relaxation of mind and body and reduction of labor man-hours.
We shall actively participate in revitalizing the local communities where we operate and in resolving the local issues, and shall strive to contribute to the development of the local communities and the people there.
We shall also respect the unique culture and history of each country, region, and ethnic group (including Indigenous People and Ethnic Minorities), comply with not only the laws and regulations of the relevant location but also the international standards, and conduct responsible business operations in consideration of the local communities.
·Acceptance of Workplace Experience Applicants
From the viewpoint of Community Contribution and Youth Development, we do our best to accommodate the students of junior high school, high school, and university as well as working adults and the disabled wishing for participation in Workplace Experience Program. However, due to the spread of Covid-19, we couldn't accept any applicants in 2020. As soon as Covid-19 goes down, we will actively resume accepting the applicants, starting from the neighboring junior high school students.
|«Tracking Record of accepting the applicants in 2019»|
|February||College Students (Internship)||18||3 days|
|March||Children of employees (Factory Tour) *Elementary School||2||1 day|
|May||Student of Harutomi Junior High School (Internship)||1||2 days|
|May||Students of Minami-Minowa Junior High School (Internship)||2||2 days|
|May||Students of Nishi-Minowa Junior High School (Internship)||2||3 days|
|August||Students of Komagane Industrial High School (Internship)||2||2 days|
|September||Students of Tobu Junior High School (Internship)||2||2 days|
|September||College Students (Internship)||3||1 day|
|October||Students of Ina Junior High School (Internship)||1||2 days|
·Promotion of Local Firefighting Activities and Japanese Red Cross Service Activities
We promote cooperation with and participation in community activities. Local firefighting activities and local Red Cross service activities are especially important for local active disaster prevention and local welfare. We treat absence due to participation in such activities as paid holidays.
·Tonouchi Memorial Park
In the park, within the Company campus, more than 100 cherry trees were planted, of which majority are turmeric cherry trees carried from Yuri-honjo City of Akita Pref., and as well some red peony cherry blossoms and weeping cherry trees.
It has been open to the community and has become a place for relaxation.
·Lending the baseball stadium
We have a Rubycon stadium equiped with lighting for night games. While the company baseball team is away from hometown due to expedition or else, the stadium is open to community. It is used by various organizations, including local youngstars baseball team practices.
1938-1 Nishi-Minowa, Ina-shi, Nagano 399-4593 Japan TEL:2021-09-2611 FAX:2021-09-2614