ESH Management

Promoting Group-wide ESH Management

Group ESH Management System

The Teijin Group established the Group ESH Subcommittee under the Group CSR Committee to practice integrated ESH (environment, safety, health) management. The Group ESH Subcommittee holds regular meetings twice a year to deliberate on policy, measures and activities regarding ESH management, which are then expanded within the group.
The ESH Committee members appointed for each business group serve as Chairpersons of the ESH Committee and promote ESH management for each business.

In addition, the Chairperson of the ESH Committee of each business group and the Chief Social Responsibility Officer conduct ESH audits once a year respectively. In the ESH audits, the ESH management status, any accidents occurrence and the status of countermeasures thereof are checked, and then confirmation and guidance are provided in relation to future issues and actions required before the next audit.

ESH Auditing and Training Sessions

ESH auditing

We conduct ESH Audits A and B in accordance with our ESH Audit Regulations, forming a double audit system. Audit A is conducted by the Chairperson of the ESH Committee for each business group and Audit B is conducted by the Chief Social Responsibility Officer.

As part of the audit process, each business group reports on ESH management status, any accidents, the status of countermeasures, and the status of ESH activities. This content is then audited, and confirmation and guidance is provided in relation to future issues and actions required before the next audit.

Outline of the ESH Auditsa red star

  Outline of the audits Auditors FY2016 audit results
ESH Audit A ESH audits at production sites Chairperson of Business Group ESH Committee 20 bases
(14 within Japan, 6 overseas)
ESH Audit B Audits of the results of each business group and unit's ESH Audits Chief Social Responsibility Officer Ten business groups and units, six directly managed companies and three composites factories
(including document auditing for six business units and five directly managed companies)

Group ESH Education

Group ESH educational workshop designed to enhance the level of ESH management is held once per annum. The workshop targets the ESH staff of business groups and group companies as well as production line managers, group company presidents and factory managers.

In FY2016, a basic class in ESH education was held by e-learning, with the participation of 118 employees. In Japan, group training sessions were held in July 2016 at the Osaka head office, and a total of 115 employees participated (51 employees in the management session, 64 employees in the advanced session)


Group ESH Education

ESH Assessment

Through the ESH assessment system, Teijin reviews and verifies the related laws and regulations together with the ESH risk related to project implementation and day-to-day matters, and endeavors to implement appropriate measures in line with compliance and risk.

Training for Internal Auditors of ESH Compliance

To enhance compliance with laws and regulations related to ESH, every year we hold a course to train group employees as internal auditors for ESH compliance. In fiscal 2016, 36 employees were newly certified as 1st-grade auditors and 15 as 2nd-class auditors, bringing the total number of employees certified to 921 since the course was introduced in 2005. Moreover, there were no occurrences of compliance violations related to ESH within the Group.

Group ESH Results Report

Every year, the Teijin Group holds the Group CSR Committee, where Group-wide EHS results and activities status are reported.
In regards the results for FY2016, the Group CSR Committee was held in March 2017 at the Tokyo head office. Reports were made on the results of ESH across the whole business group, the status of ESH activities, as well as future issues and plans, and opinions were actively exchanged.

Responding to an ESH Accident

In preparation for the occurrence of an ESH-related accident, the Teijin Group defines and enforces rules about swiftly reporting any incidents to the responsible persons within the Group.

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