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Health & Safety

The health and safety of our employees is of the utmost importance and drives the competitiveness of the company. At Hankook Tire, we have taken substantial steps to foster a safe and healthy environment for all employees and have achieved clear results.

The health and safety of our employees is of the utmost importance and drives the competitiveness of the company. At Hankook Tire, we have taken substantial steps to foster a safe and healthy environment for all employees and have achieved clear results.

Key Achievements

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Background

Corporate responsibility for employee safety and health is further being enhanced than ever due to increasing awareness of chemicals and tightening regulations on serious accident prevention and employee protection. In response, companies are required for preemptive prevention activities aimed at protecting employee safety and health in a sustainable manner.

Risk & Opportunities

Safety and health of employees are critical to our sustainable growth. Hankook Tire experienced that their safety and health can make enormous effects on corporate reputation and business operation through the fatal accident occurred in October 2017. In response, we are upgrading safety devices and improving working environment. Moreover, we are committed to strengthening field-centric safety & health management system to establish safety culture.

Management Direction

Employee health and safety is at the heart of our business philosophy and at the same time, the key driver of our sustainable growth. To ensure zero accident and zero disaster, Hankook Tire is executing safety trainings by position and role, field-centric safety management programs, musculoskeletal rehabilitation programs, and antismoking programs

Responsible Organization

EHS Committee
• Chaired by: EHS Department Director
• Supervised by: EHS Planning Team
• Members: CSR Team, Safety & Environment Team of each plant, Facility Maintenance Team of each plant, R&D Corporate Management Team

Impact & Scope

Global car makers put emphasis on our efforts for protecting employee safety and health. They also inquire and inspect our activities for creating healthy and pleasant working environment as well as ensuring product quality. On top of that, relevant regulations are being tightened as safety accident has emerged as a national issue.

Plans & Outlooks

Hankook Tire will establish its unique safety culture by evaluating the level of employees’ awareness of safety and health and identifying improvement tasks. What’s more, we will build the global safety & health management system (ISO45001) and promote preemptive safety risk management to raise our safety & health management activities to the global top-tier level.


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