à In addition the issuance of the “Policy on health and occupational safety” which fully complies with the Vietnam’s Labor Code, Law on Trade Union, ILO treaties and social requirements of GRS-V3.0 standard in 2016, STK also issued “Chemical substances management procedure” and “Manual for toxic chemicals usage” as well as “Risk assessment guidance on occupational safety and product safety”, “Policy on fire and explosion prevention and fighting” in order to minimize risks for users and minimize the impact of toxic chemicals on environment.
à The Company appoint some officer in charge of occupational safety who will be responsible for coordinating training plans, inspection and making periodically occupational safety reportsto submit to the government Agency.
à In order to ensure the occupational safety, the Company only uses machines and equipment which met standards and conduct periodical inspection and maintainence seriously. Workers operating machines are equiped with protective devices such as earplugs, face masks, safety shoes, protection hats and gloves, etc. Depending on the position, workers wil be equiped different protective devices. Furthermore, the Company frequently organizes training courses on occupational safety to raise staffs’ awareness. The first-aid training program for workers is carried out once a year and workers attending the training program will be granted certificates.
à As a result of strict compliance to work safety policies, the number of accidents in STK was low.